PETALING JAYA (July 20): The Malaysian Institute of
Professional Estate Agents and Consultants (MIPEAC) says more foreigners should
be encouraged to take up the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme and to
invest in Malaysian properties as this could help ease the current glut in the
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Airports are shaping business location and urban development
in the 21st century as much as highways did in the 20th, railroads in the 19th,
and seaports in the 18th, according to property research.
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Limits are being placed on immigration in New Zealand.
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Slowing oil demand growth and a persistent global glut will
cap oil prices and keep them from rising too much, barring serious escalations
in geopolitical tensions, Fatih Birol, the executive director of the
International Energy Agency (IEA), said on Friday.
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Silicon Valley property values continue to rise, but not as
much as they did a couple of years ago, according to San Jose appraiser Tim
Tolbert. Tolbert, who recently spoke at a Silicon Valley Association of
Realtors district meeting in Los Gatos, said the market was insane from
February through June last year, but by the end of fourth-quarter 2018, prices
had dropped close to their 2017 values. Tolbert said he is now seeing values
rising by about 3-4 percent.
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How do you solve a problem like London’s private rental
market? For years it has been an expensive race to the bottom as our capital
quickly became the epicentre of Britain’s housing crisis. It is now a city of
wild extremes – a place where steel-boned, gleaming glass high-rises sit empty,
the flats within them bought by offshore investors, while elsewhere, living
rooms have become the height of luxury, so rare are they, and people on middle
and low incomes cram into crowded HMOs (houses in multiple occupation) because
it’s all they can afford. And even then, they’re not that cheap: according to
the Greater London Authority, the average private rent for a one-bed home in
the capital is now more than the average cost of a three-bed in every other
region of England.
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The real estate industry’s revenue from residential property
sales fell about 3% compared to a year ago, but in Auckland the decline is more
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OPINION: “So, are you glad to be out of Auckland?”
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The United States will surpass current market leaders
Australia and Qatar to become the world’s biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG)
exporter in 2024, a high-ranking official at the International Energy Agency
(IEA) said on Tuesday.
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The Zumper Austin Metro Report analyzed active listings in
June 2019 across 13 metro cities to show the most and least expensive cities
and cities with the fastest growing rents. The state median one bedroom rent
was $949 last month.
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