Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
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US home prices rising at lower pace
The rise in US home prices decelerated in August but was still up 5.6 percent year-on-year, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller index.

Foreign demand still up Down Under
Foreign buyers are actively buying new properties in Australia, a survey shows - accounting for 16.8 percent of total demand for new property in the third quarter.

A Landmark Community in Vancouver
Over the past two years, the exchange rate of the Canadian dollar has hit a historical low, creating a favorable opportunity for overseas buyers looking to invest in the Canadian real estate market.

High prices here to stay
Despite the ongoing Occupy Central protests, expensive secondary market prices and strong take-up of primary homes at launches indicate fundamental demand continues to support the market.

To the nines
The London skyline will soon welcome western Europe's tallest residential project, One Nine Elms, on the South Bank of the River Thames at Vauxhall.

Arsenal way
Occupying a prime location along the River Thames in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Royal Arsenal Riverside is one of southeast London's most exciting riverside developments.

Resort living meets inner-city sophistication
T he Brisbane property market is expected to provide some of the best opportunities for capital growth over the next three years compared with other major Australian cities, according to a recent report from BIS Shrapnel.

Power play
People will know they have arrived somewhere truly extraordinary when they pull up at the door.

Flats rush in TKO hits used homes market
With more than 3,000 new flats coming on stream soon and competitively priced, the secondary market in Tseung Kwan O is expected to feel the pain.

Singapore fund buys Tokyo tower
Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC said it has bought a Tokyo office tower from the real estate unit of Asian private equity firm PAG - in a deal a person with knowledge of the matter said was worth about 170 billion yen (HK$12.3 billion).

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