Saturday , February 23 2019

Real Estate

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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Singapore eases property curbs after housing prices decline

  Bloomberg Singapore is rolling back some property-market curbs after a three-year decline in prices made homes more affordable in the city state. Shares of property developers surged after the surprise announcement by the government that stamp duty imposed on sellers will be reduced and some mortgage restrictions eased. City ...

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