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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 […]

Allocations of REIT Gaining Momentum in Europe

Allocations of REIT Gaining Momentum in Europe

December 5, 2012 No Comments

The CEO of EPRA (European Public Real Estate Association), Philip Charls spoke exclusively to reporters at the 2012 REITWorld – the annual convention of NAREIT (National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts) for all real estate assets in Europe. Founded just before the turn of the millennium, EPRA offers a platform for the listed property […]

Spanish Banks in Trouble

Spanish Banks in Trouble

October 23, 2012 No Comments

The Bank of Spain published data which revealed that the total lending proportion of bad loans increased to 10.5 per cent in the month of August 2012. The figure was already at 10.1 per cent in the previous month as loans worth 9.3 billion Euros were classified as defaulted. Spain’s growing liabilities have caused increasing […]

Bond Auction Sees Spain Pay Lower Rates

Bond Auction Sees Spain Pay Lower Rates

August 24, 2012 No Comments

Spain is in desperate need of finances, and a short-term arrears auction earlier in August, 2012 saw the country pay sharply lower rates of interest to raise 4.51 billion Euros. Speculation surrounding the country’s agreement to take assistance to help manage its finances is growing. The Treasury revealed that it sold 3.5 billion Euros in […]

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....