Chinese investors, particularly those from the mainland are set to become the biggest group of investors in London with a relaxation of the amount of money that can be moved overseas due to be implemented soon, it is claimed.
The changes in the stock market may also play a key role as wealthy Chinese investors turn away from their domestic market to explore new investment opportunities overseas, says upmarket estate agent Harrods Estates.
Existing home sales in the United States steadily increased for the third consecutive month in July, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
However, stubbornly low inventory levels and rising prices have resulted in sales to first time buyers falling to their lowest share since January.
Law aims to prevent landlords from raising rents for new tenants to more than 10% above local average, but there are no penalties if a landlord is caught
The price of prime residential development land in Asia slowed to 1.1% in the first half of 2015, down from 3% in the previous six months, but prime office land increased to 3.6%, up from 2.5%.
The latest prime Asia development land index from international real estate firm Knight Frank also shows that Phnom Penh in Vietnam recorded the strongest increase in both prime residential and office land price.
Half a million are on the waiting list for rent-controlled flats in Stockholm, meaning a two-tier system, bribes and a thriving parallel market
Federal Reserve policymakers thought conditions for a US rate rise "were approaching" when they met last month, but that the economy was not ready yet.
Minutes from the Fed's meeting on 28-29 July show one policymaker was ready to vote for a rate rise at the meeting.
Sales of private homes by developers in Singapore more than tripled in July compared to a year earlier, government data showed on Monday.
Americans are renting more than twice as long before buying their first home as they did in the 1970s, new research has found.
Aspiring home buyers are now renting for six years compared to an average of 2.6 years compared to 40 years ago, according to an analysis from real estate firm Zillow.
As Chinese policymakers struggle to arrest a slowdown in growth, July home price data due later on Tuesday looks likely to confirm the housing market as a rare counterpoint to a growing list of grim economic indicators.
Property sales bottomed out in January-June after declining for more than a year, propped up by a barrage of government support measures since last September, including a series of interest rate cuts and lower down-payment requirements.
Short of cash and unsettled in their careers, young Americans are waiting longer than ever to buy their first homes.
The typical first-timer now rents for six years before buying a home, up from 2.6 years in the early 1970s, according to a new analysis by the real estate date firm Zillow. The median first-time buyer is age 33 _ in the upper range of the millennial generation, which roughly spans ages 18 to 34. A generation ago, the median first-timer was about three years younger.
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