Friday , April 27 2018

Real Estate

Myanmar luxury property reels from foreign-buyer confusion

  Bloomberg Confusion over a law allowing foreigners to buy condominiums in Myanmar is prolonging a slowdown in its residential property sector, highlighting the challenges of regulatory flux in the frontier market. The legislation adopted in January 2016 leaves unanswered questions such as whether it applies to existing apartments, hurting ...

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Omran Properties unveils AED2.47 billion projects

  Sharjah / Emirates Business As part of a massive investment drive, Sharjah-based Omran Properties is to launch three real-estate projects in the emirate worth AED 2.47 billion. The unprecedented developments, the first Omran have made in Sharjah, bring new residential, retail, commercial and hospitality opportunities to Sharjah’s existing and ...

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Australia housing market may face more lending restrictions

  Bloomberg Australia is facing a period of “heightened risk” in the housing market, the nation’s top banking regulator said, amid rising speculation further lending curbs may be imposed to cool runaway housing prices. Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Chairman Wayne Byres said that while he refused to ever use the ...

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Real estate sector dominates Abu Dhabi foreign investment

  Abu Dhabi / Emirates Business Foreign investors continue to pour billions into the Abu Dhabi real estate market, as new international standards and property regulations increase investor confidence in the sector. According to Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) investors outside of the UAE pumped $40.3m last month into the ...

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Realtors investigated for Hong Kong overseas property sales

  Bloomberg Hong Kong’s securities regulator is investigating whether realtors selling overseas properties are illegally marketing investment plans, according to a lawmaker helping investors who lost money on such deals. Buyers argued that developments promoting guaranteed rental income are so-called collective investment schemes, which need approval from the Securities and ...

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China home price rises gain speed, defy purchase curbs

  Bloomberg China home prices rose last month in more cities despite increased restrictions on property transactions by local authorities. New home prices, excluding subsidized housing, gained in February in 56 out of 70 cities tracked by the government, compared with 45 in January, the National Bureau of Statistics said ...

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