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Keep abreast of the latest global real estate news across 7 continents that impacts on your business.

GLOBAL: June 18, 2018

Indian developers go green in push to reduce carbon footprint

Developers in India are increasingly focusing on green building projects, as businesses start to value the economic benefits of such developments and as the country strives to reduce its carbon footprint. India has the highest number of sustainable real estate projects after the United States, at more than 4,300 developments, according to the Mumbai-based property consultancy Anarock. Read more on: ...

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GLOBAL: June 18, 2018

Property Prices Continue To Surge In China Despite Government Cooling Measures — Here’s Why

There have been many metaphors thrown up over the years on the state of China’s real estate market. From warnings of a bubble about to burst to predictions of ghost cities haunting its future, the alarm bells have been ringing loudly. Many observers have drawn parallels with the U.S. subprime crisis. Yet within China, despite the government’s curbs on speculation, demand continues to push prices upwards in the major cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangz...

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GLOBAL: June 18, 2018

Women and property

If you are a non-Muslim female property owner in Dubai, how do you protect your property? A new statistic released by the Dubai government says that around 30 per cent of Dubai’s property is owned by women. The information came from Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, director general of the Dubai Land Department, who said that this shows the accumulation of large amounts of wealth in female hands. This shows the UAE as an open and progressive country where men and women are f...

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GLOBAL: June 18, 2018

US coast dwellers pushed out as storms bring wave of wealthy

When Hurricane Irma reached Florida’s Big Pine Key in September, it caused the floor of Terry and Sharon Baron’s cream-coloured mobile home to collapse. Irma was only the start of their troubles. The Florida Keys building code effectively prohibits replacing or substantially repairing damaged mobile homes because of their vulnerability to hurricanes. That leaves people living in one of the nearly 1,000 trailers and RVs damaged or destroyed by the storm with three...

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GLOBAL: June 18, 2018

A real restate conumdrum: space and affordability

While the growing number of competitively priced housing in Dubai has opened the property market to a much larger slice of the population, it also comes with a consequence: smaller residences. The days of “bigger is better” catchlines are now being replaced by greater focus on space and cost efficiency. Read more on: ...

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GLOBAL: June 10, 2018

Alternative real estate sectors luring investors in Asia Pacific

Investors in Asia Pacific are looking beyond offices and shopping malls for the next big thing. Read more on: ...

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GLOBAL: June 10, 2018

Digital ways try to go mainstream in Dubai’s real estate

Digital may just be starting to go mainstream in Dubai’s real estate marketplace. Read more on: ...

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GLOBAL: June 10, 2018

America’s Housing Crisis Is Spreading To Smaller Cities

Dubai: “Have you considered the racket and the lights and the crowds and the traffic, and everything that’s going to happen to those of us who live here?” Read more on: ...

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GLOBAL: June 4, 2018

Buyers in Dubai pile into ready properties

Dubai: Property buyers in Dubai are once again showing their preference for homes they can look at and move into. Rather than just thumb through the brochures. Read more on: ...

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GLOBAL: June 4, 2018

Indian property market shows early signs of pickup

Developers are starting to see signs of more buyers returning to the residential property market following what has proved to to be a tumultuous period Read more on: ...

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