Real Estate

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Dow Jones

The S&P Dow Jones Indices and MSCI have given the real estate sector its own class, separating it for the first time from the rest of the financials arena. The decision to make real estate a distinct class has come in part due to the huge success that the sector

Australia's banking regulator could be forced to step in if property investment across the country continues at its current rate, it has been confirmed. Economists in the country have warned that lending could well be curbed by the Australian Regulation Prudential Authority (APRA) if property investment growth continues unabated for

Auckland property market

According to the 2016 National Business Review rich list for New Zealand, which was published in early August, property has become the go-to investment for many of the country's richest people. The review found that many New Zealand residents, who are worth at least $50 million, began their road to

A new report has revealed that 54 million Americans consider real estate to be their favoured long-term investment strategy, highlighting the zero-risk, zero-return mentality of many of today's investors. The report from Bankrate.com found that 25 per cent of Americans saw real estate as their top investment option for savings

us real estate chinese investors

According to new research, Chinese nationals have become major players in the US real estate investment sector, accounting for the largest proportion of foreign purchases of US property. On the hunt for safe offshore assets, Chinese buyers have injected billions into the US real estate market, with a major surge

REIT investment condominium

According to industry experts, asset managers who traditionally played a major role in the real-estate investment trust (REIT) arena now have far less influence due to passive index funds attracting increasing amounts of money. A far wider range of investors are now ploughing money into the stocks, according to industry

According to new research, the majority of US commercial real estate executives predict 'solid prospects' for their sector over the coming year. The 2016 Commercial Real Estate Outlook survey, which was carried out by commercial lending and leasing services provider CIT Group and overseen by Forbes Insights, found that the

british colombia real estate

Wealthy real estate investors in British Colombia are making use of a loophole to avoid paying property transfer tax. However, the Government has confirmed it is looking to stamp this practice out. The real estate market in British Columbia is booming at the moment and is bringing millions of dollars

australia real estate

According to new data from the Foreign Investment Review Board, interest from international investors in Australian real estate has soared by a massive 75 per cent over the last financial year. The data showed that the value of foreign investment approvals for residential real estate in the country grew by

Germany real estate

Germany has been named as the most attractive country in Europe for commercial real-estate investment by an annual survey of global real-estate investors. The 2016 EMEA Investor Intentions Survey was carried out by property brokers CBRE and surveyed 423 global real-estate investors over the first two months of this year.