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Development land prices in England up 7.3% year on year

Development land prices in England increased by 0.8% in the first three months of the year, to take the annual increase in values to 7.3%, according to the latest data from property firm Knight Frank Development land prices in prime central......[MORE]

2014-04-18
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Over half of homes for sale in major US markets are unaffordable for typical buyers

More than half of the homes for sale in several major markets in the United States are unaffordable for average buyers, according to a new report. Buyers in places such as Southern California, Denver, Portland and Miami may have trouble fin......[MORE]

2014-04-14
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Prices in Australian capital cities up 2.3% but growth unlikely to be sustained

Prices in capital cities in Australia increased by 2.3% in March with values up in every state month on month, the latest real estate index show After a flat February result, the RP Data Rismark Home Value Index finished the March quarter i......[MORE]

2014-04-10
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Distressed sales fall in the US as transaction increase overall, latest index shows

US home sales increased by 8% year on year in February and 3.8% month on month, according to the latest data from CoreLogic. Sales rose to a non-seasonally adjusted annual sales pace of 4.09 million and the monthly rise was the highest sale......[MORE]

2014-03-25
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US home prices expected to rise 3% in next 12 months, says latest forecast report

US property prices are expected to rise 3% in the next 12 months but growth will depend on location, according to the latest real estate market report from Zillow. The Zillow Home Value Index rose to $169,200 in February, up 5.6% year on ye......[MORE]

2014-03-21
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Property prices not expected to fall in Brazil in 2014

Real estate prices in Brazil have been cooling since the end of 2011 but they are not expected to decrease in 2014 due to supply and demand inbalances, according to a new report. However, although statistical data are scarce and there is a......[MORE]

2014-03-17
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New rail network in London already boosting property transactions, new research shows

Crossrail, Londons major transport innovation, is already having an impact on the property market with transactions within 500 metres stations increasing by 23% last year. Also, within a mile of the stations sales are up by 21%, both signif......[MORE]

2014-03-14
Industry News

Previous price record broken in New Zealand as values continue upwards

Prices are rising in New Zealand with the latest index recording a rise of 4.3% taking the median high price for property to $425,000, some $17,475 above the previous record high. Auckland, Canterbury/Westland, Wellington and Waikato/Bay of......[MORE]

2014-03-11
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Quarterly property prices gains in the US notably lower, says latest index

National home price gains in the United States were notably lower over the quarter to the end of February, down to 1% from 2.5%, according to the latest data from real estate valuers Clear Capital. This is the largest drop since 2010, when......[MORE]

2014-03-07
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Housing market in England and Wales benefitting from wider economic recovery

The housing market in England and Wales is reaping the fruits of a wider recovery in the UK it has been suggested after the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics showed prices increased by 1% in January. This took the averag......[MORE]

2014-03-03
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Residential building in Australia fell back in December, latest data shows

The recovery in residential construction activity in Australia took a backwards step in the December quarter of 2013, according to the Housing Industry Association, the voice of Australias residential building industry. The assessment comes......[MORE]

2014-02-28
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Home owners view of house prices at their most positive for five years, latest index shows

Households in the UK perceive that the value of their home rose at the strongest rate in five years in February, according to the latest house price sentiment index from Knight Frank and Markit Economics. Households in every region also exp......[MORE]

2014-02-24
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Latest index shows US national home value growth has slowed

National residential property values in the United States increased by just 0.2% in January compared with the previous month, confirming expert opinion that after a year of high increases, price growth is likely to be slower this year. The......[MORE]

2014-02-21
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House prices will keep falling in 2014, says analysis from Fitch

House prices in Spain will continue to fall during 2014 and bottom out in 2015 when the demand for housing is likely to improve, according to a new analysis of the nations residential real estate market. The report from Fitch Ratings points......[MORE]

2014-02-18
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Property prices not expected to fall in Brazil in 2014

Real estate prices in Brazil have been cooling since the end of 2011 but they are not expected to decrease in 2014 due to supply and demand inbalances, according to a new report. However, although statistical data are scarce and there is a......[MORE]

2014-02-13