Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Friday, November 28, 2014   




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.

A different class
With people moving around the world much more easily in these days of globalization, new asset classes have emerged. Of these, an exciting new investment class is student housing, said Yolande Barnes, director at Savills World Research.

Park pleasures
Sited in the affluent and prestigious Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Holland Park is a luxury residential development set inside a visually impressive building.

Double take
Known for developing properties in prime locations and with outstanding designs, the award-winning specialist developer Mount Anvil is launching two London luxury developments in Hong Kong this week.

No deal free of risk
Beware of property purchases with a history involving deeds of gift or assignments at nil consideration as they may involve risks.

Eye-popping shop rents past prime
Sky-high rents in prime local retail districts have likely hit a ceiling as spending by tourists on luxury items has dropped this year, resulting in yield- hungry investors turning their attention to shopping malls and stores that sell mass-market goods.

Down Wembley way
The residential development North West Village is a part of the dynamic Wembley Park regeneration spanning more than 80 acres, bringing excellent connectivity and amenities.

Luck of Irish still holds
The housing market in Northern Ireland continued to enjoy strong price gains in October, marking the 17th monthly increase in a row, according to a survey by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Stable Investment in Vancouver
Occupying a prime spot in the city known for its stability, the Granville at 70th development in Vancouver's West Side offers residents full access to what matters most on the livability scale - education, culture, environment and infrastructure.

Upgraders show signs of return
In a market still dominated by first-home buyers, those looking to upgrade their apartments appear to be staging a comeback amid modest pricing for new projects.



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