Shanghai property market gets a bit of a chill

Since the 19th century, Shanghai has been China’s financial hub, as well as its centre of shipping and trade — its relatively relaxed regulations make it the “showpiece” of mainland China’s booming economy. Property prices soared last year, prompting regulators to enact measures to take out some of the heat in order to avoid a…

Tokyo house prices shoot up ahead Olympics 2020

House prices will continue to rise in the coming months as demand and construction is being boosted by Tokyo’s successful bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics. Condo prices in 23 wards of Tokyo have increased by 13.7% in 2017 compared to January 2016, according to the Real Estate Economics Institute. Low interest rates in…

Why are Koh Samui and Phuket so popular with investors?

Thailand is best known to the rest of the world as a beautiful, exotic tourist destination. Non-Thais move to Thailand to enjoy the paradise-like destination and some are moving there permanently — even with under the dark clouds of political instability. The warm and welcoming Thais and their striking culture make living in Thailand interesting and…

Has the Germany property market reached its peak?

Germany is characterized by its prime architecture and rich history that have long attracted non-Germans in the country. Germany is a prime destination in Europe and living in Germany is affordable — despite the high standards. Costs vary across the country — in the more industrialized city centers like Berlin, Cologne, and Bonn, prices tend…

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Why buy in New Zealand property market?

With its majestic bays, islands and rolling hills, New Zealand is a dream destination — a once-in-a-lifetime place to visit for some travelers. With plenty of habitable land, low costs and good yields and a low population density, New Zealand property market is attractive for investors. Auckland has the country’s most expensive apartments, where prices are US$611…

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The time is right to buy in Spain’s real estate

Spain is the third most popular tourist destination after France and United States making it a very attractive place to invest in real estate. Its good weather means that people to travel there all year round and in 2016, 75 million tourists visited Spain. Stunning architecture, rich history, and magnificent views are only some of…