Archive for International Property

Property Taxes in Greece are the Highest in the EU

Property Taxes in Greece are the Highest in the EU

November 23, 2013 No Comments

Property owners and purchasers in Greece are obligated to pay the most amount of money towards real estate tax contributions in the entire continent. The latest Single Property Tax is expected to come into play by January 2014, and residents and property buyers are highly sceptical about their chances of survival in such an economy. […]

Mumbai, India’s Sky-High Metropolis

Mumbai, India’s Sky-High Metropolis

November 6, 2013 No Comments

Mumbai is the capital of a rapidly changing nation. The growth of India’s economy is reflected in Mumbai’s changing skyline and the aspirations of a growing number of newly-wealth Indians, and Mumbai has grown to become one of the world’s top ten cities in terms of financial flow. It’s also the centre of India’s financial, […]

Could Buying Abroad be the Best Way to get on the Property Ladder

Could Buying Abroad be the Best Way to get on the Property Ladder

October 16, 2013 No Comments

For many first time buyers it’s becoming increasingly difficult to get on the UK property ladder. Huge deposits and soaring house prices mean strenuous financial demands that many first time buyers simply can’t afford. The best way to get yourself on the first rung could be to think outside the box, or rather outside the […]

Prelisting Inspections for Sellers

Prelisting Inspections for Sellers

October 7, 2013 No Comments

Prelisting inspections are a very important part of making sure that you get the best value on a house. The fact that there is a huge number of houses up for sale in today’s volatile financial market means that there are more options than ever. Studies have shown that while in previous times the major […]

2013 Top Ten Cities to Live in

2013 Top Ten Cities to Live in

August 19, 2013 No Comments

When you’re looking for a city to live in, maybe you’ll consider the quality of transport links or the number of good quality schools.  Maybe you’ll think of healthcare accessibility or even whether the summers are unbearably hot. The Economist’s Intelligence Unit (EUI) has compiled a list of the most ‘liveable’ cities of 2013, relying […]

Russian Urban Planners Follow the American Road Away From Downtown

Russian Urban Planners Follow the American Road Away From Downtown

July 23, 2013 No Comments

(photo by Vokabre) Large American cities are renowned for the difficulty you can have in walking around them. In a culture that deifies the car and venerates speed and directness, a new network of major arterial roads has taken the blame for draining the lifeblood from downtown streets, to the benefit of out of town […]

Backyard Luxury

Backyard Luxury

June 27, 2013 No Comments

The latest trend in home outfitting takes the modern, modular living room – and puts it in the back yard.  Furniture, fixtures and fittings, entertainment, cooking and heating, are all being modified to be taken outside as luxury property owners seek to capitalise on their views and catch some air without the downsides. While backyard […]

Six Australian capitals record property price declines

Six Australian capitals record property price declines

June 5, 2013 No Comments

Average residential property prices in six of Australia’s eight state and territory capital cities fell last month, new figures show. According to May’s RP Data Rismark Hedonic Home Value Index, only Perth, Western Australia, and Hobart, Tasmania, recorded property price rises last month, with house values rising by 1 per cent and 2.2 per cent […]

Overseas property laws in 2013

Overseas property laws in 2013

May 14, 2013 No Comments

It looks like investment in overseas property markets will continue to be cautious in 2013, as UK investors continue to grapple with the ongoing uncertainty in the Eurozone. Financial analysts believe that overseas property law changes are having an effect on demand for property in traditional strongholds like France and Spain – but don’t let […]

World’s Top Ten Ghost Towns

World’s Top Ten Ghost Towns

April 10, 2013 No Comments

The world is increasingly populated, and we’re more used to seeing towns filling up and growing as populations rise, or people are attracted to the jobs and vibrancy of the big city. But there are towns where the opposite is true. These ghost town are home to almost no-one, though a few tough sticklers often […]

Page 1 of 812345»...Last »

Spanish Property Sales Jump by 8.8%

Spain’s National Statistics Institute has released data showing that residential property sales surged 8.8% year-on-year in June of 2014....