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A newly published study from Barclays has delivered a three-to-five year forecast of investment hotspots on the residential property market, revealing the best areas in the UK for increasing house prices and rental income. Based on a range of factors, the study takes into account rental trends, employment levels, commuter

Houses across Sydney are emerging as the latest 'must-have' real estate collectibles as Australians increasingly look out for distinctive houses with a unique style or a famous history. "People just love finding something different to an ordinary cookie-cutter kind of house," said Langulin agent Louisa Jackson. "A lot of houses

Germany is the most attractive target for real estate investment in the EMEA thanks to its stable and transparent investment environment. In a new report from property consulting firm CBRE, the current investment trends for the real estate sector revealed that Germany continues to be the preferred destination for real

Cities in Asia Pacific represent some of the fastest-growing real estate in the world but they still have work to do if they are to match investment levels in their European and North American counterparts, according to a new report. The latest Investment Intensity Index by JLL – which compares

south korea commercial real estate

Foreign buyers are heading to South Korea’s commercial property market as its capital Seoul starts to establish itself as one of the busiest cities for dealmaking, new research suggests. The Financial Times reports on a study from Real Capital Analytics showing that property transactions in South Korea reached a record

us real estate chinese investors

A record amount of global real estate investment was made by Chinese buyers over the course of last year, according to new research from JLL Global Capital Flows. Chinese buyers snapped up $33 billion worth of property, both commercial and residential, last year, which represented a staggering rise of almost

uk retail shops

Landlords in the UK are abandoning the buy-to-let strategy that has been their mainstay over the past several years, investing instead in high street shops. The investors are switching from buy-to-let – buying a property to let it out, rather than live in it – to commercial property as they

Investors will have spent just under £17 billion on office blocks in central London in 2016, a decline of around 15% on the year before, Savills has predicted. The property consultant said that investment turnover for central London office buildings during 2016 will be around £16.8 billion, on the assumption

dubai real estate

The top real estate investment destination for 2017 has been named as Dubai in a new survey ranking the most appealing property investment locations. Cluttons' Middle East’s Private Capital survey revealed that Dubai had overtaken London as the most attractive real estate investment location, with a swarm of new investors

Seattle has seen huge leaps in its commercial property sector, with many Chinese and other international investors snapping up properties, as well as starting building projects in the state themselves. Foreign investment has long been the buzzword in Seattle's hot property market, but most of the focus has been on