Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Australia plans fees for foreign property investors

March 03, 2015 - Australia
New foreign-investment rules could lead to civil penalties and fees being imposed on property investors who are not Australian citizens.

Did Hong Kong's punitive stamp duties work?

February 26, 2015 - Hong Kong
The Hong Kong government racked up in the excess of HK$37.7 billion revenue from stamp duties in 2014.

Miami saw record demand for property in 2014

February 19, 2015 - Miami
The Miami real estate market continued to perform robustly in the fourth quarter of 2014 due to renewed consumer confidence and increasing demand from both domestic and international buyers.

Mainland Chinese buyers make cautious comeback in Hong Kong

February 17, 2015 - Sheung Shui
Investors from across the border are slowly snapping up luxury homes in Hong Kong after staying away following the imposition of heavy taxes

Are Russians leaving London?

January 14, 2015 - London
Wealthy Russian homebuyers are vanishing from London after driving a wave of foreign investment that lifted property prices to records.

Foreigners can own homes in Vietnam starting next July

December 01, 2014 - Vietnam
Vietnam will allow foreigners to buy houses for the first time with one simple requirement, they must enter Vietnam legally.

Sharjah opens up residential investment to all expats

November 21, 2014 - Sharjah
Sharjah is opening up its residential property market to direct investments by non-Arab expatriates holding a UAE resident visa.

Chinese developers invest in Sydney’s luxury markert

September 17, 2014 - Sydney
Chinese property developers are increasingly favouring Sydney for real estate investments, as the city’s housing boom shows no end in sight.

Thailand top for Russian buyers

July 21, 2014 - Thailand
Property buyers and investors from Russia are searching for homes in Thailand in ever increasing numbers.

Vietnam real estate attracts more foreign investors

June 13, 2014 - Vietnam
Foreign investors are eyeing more projects in the Vietnamese property sector as the market increasingly becomes more open to overseas investment opportunities.