Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

New Rules For Portugal's Golden Visa Residence Programme

August 28, 2015 - Portugal
The Portuguese government has reduced the minimum required amount for its golden visa for those investing real estate from €500,000 to €350,000 for certain locations.

Turkish agent sees 250% rise in inquiries from Chinese

August 25, 2015 - Turkey
A surge in visitors from China is transforming the Turkish market, with one agent seeing a 250% rise in inquiries this year.

Shenzhen Real Estate Hits Record High

August 17, 2015 - Shenzhen
Prices of new homes in Shenzhen rose 7.84 per cent last month to 33,698 yuan per square metre.

Milan sees positive surge of Chinese real estate investment

August 04, 2015 - Milano
Fosun, one of China's leading privately-owned groups, has purchased the former Milan headquarters of Italian bank UniCredit.

A Bubble in Bangkok?

July 27, 2015 - Bangkok
A bubble in Bangkok? The Thai capital could be flirting with an oversupply of residential property.

Loss-making property transactions on the rise in Singapore

July 20, 2015 - District 10
Japanese tycoon Katsumi Tada's $15.8 million loss on a penthouse unit at St Regis Residences may be the largest but several other sellers have also taken hefty losses at the project this year.

Miami Condos Seek Chinese Buyers

July 09, 2015 - Miami
As South American buyers slow down, Miami developers and real-estate brokers are setting their sights on China

Hong Kong parking investment craze raises bubble fear

July 01, 2015 - Hong Kong
Investment risk is greater than for residential properties as a whole, with new parking spaces slightly more volatile than second-hand

Property tax rules changing in New Zealand

June 29, 2015 - New Zealand
New Zealand lawmakers have begun considering new regulations aimed at closely monitoring overseas property buyers.

Indonesia to allow foreign ownership of property

June 26, 2015 - Indonesia
Indonesian Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro is considering proposals allowing foreigners to own luxury property in Indonesia.