Archive for January, 2013

Your Ticket to Canada – Follow the Money… And Welcome A New Job & Lifestyle

Have you ever imagined starting fresh abroad? Wouldn’t it be great to transfer your skills, earn a superior salary while enjoying a high quality of life and leisure time? Well, if you feel its time for a change then read on… This article focuses on the province of Alberta in the Western…

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Polish Property Market Puttering

The Eurozone debt crisis continues to plague real estate markets in many countries and Poland is no exception. Studies show the country’s house prices have been falling since 2008, with some Polish cities suffering more than others. House prices in Lodz have dropped more than 35% when compared…

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German CRE Market Breaks Records

The German commercial real estate (CRE) experienced record-breaking growth in 2012, according to Savills. CRE investment transaction volume was the highest it’s been in the past five years, trumping an already banner year in 2015 by an 8.5% margin.

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Bahamas Property Market Bust

Improved tourism and a better economic outlook have not helped property prices in the Bahamas, which have fallen as much as 40% by local realtors’ estimations. The Bahamas Real Estate Association has introduced a new listing system and a more robust economy are the hope of a turnaround in the…

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CMBS Loans Making Comeback

Experts report that the market for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans is making a comeback thanks to lower rates and spurred by a strengthening recovering recovery in the real estate market. The CMBS market came to a halt during the country’s financial crisis and issuance is still..

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CMBS Loans Making Comeback

Experts report that the market for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans is making a comeback thanks to lower rates and spurred by a strengthening recovering recovery in the real estate market.

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Chinese Luxury Property Market Up

The last quarter of 2012 proved positive for the Chinese luxury property market as both prices and rents increased through to the end of the year in the country’s major mainland cities, according to Knight Frank. Analysts believe the increase is partly explained by falling supply, particularly..

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates jump; 30-year up from 3.42% to 3.53%

The typical interest rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage shot above 3.5% early this week for the first time in more than four months, according to the widely watched Freddie Mac survey.

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SEC Drops The Ball With JOBS Act

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) broke the law when it failed to meet its Dec.

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Shopping Space Converted for Seniors

Anticipated demand for seniors housing in the next 20 years may result in more unused retail space being converted to seniors housing, according to experts. Developers are eyeing abandoned retail spaces that are off the beaten path but still situated in residential areas. Ideal locations are retail..

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