Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Saturday, January 31, 2015   




Dubai downturn looking imminent
Dubai house prices will fall by up to 10 percent in 2015 after rising almost 60 percent in two years, with the emirate's robust economy helping it avoid a repeat of a crash in 2008-9 despite a slump in oil prices, property consultants said.

Investing in the Philippines
While traditional markets continue to draw capital, some like the Philippines are getting more attention from cash-rich Asian investors.

Most potential investment city in Greater Vancouver
International investors often find Vancouver a desirable place to retire because of its livability and relaxed lifestyle.

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.

Living with fashion
Famed for its rich history, cultural influence and its important status as a leading world fashion center, London attracts fashion talents from around the world.

Anchor aweigh
Offering a wide spectrum of quality residences, Anchor Point is a new beacon of luxury, quality and contemporary lifestyle in the heart of London. It is ideal for home or investment.

A taste for Jam
Located in southeast London, the newly refurbished Jam Factory Apartments offer excellent travel connections and quality living standards.

Demand set to build further
With the intention of easing the housing shortage, Chief Executive Leung Chun- ying is raising his supply target of private residential units to about 20,000 flats per annum over the next decade, as mentioned in this year's policy address.

Looking at drop in prices
While those in the market breathed a sigh of relief after the government's housing toolkit failed to impress as announced in the policy address, some warn that seeds of a downturn have already been sown - not just by the increased supply.

Heady rush for small flats set to continue
Affordable homes are becoming rare in Hong Kong as anxious buyers relentlessly grab smaller units, driving up prices in the primary, secondary and even rental markets.



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