Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Buying Property in France

December 12, 2012 - France
Wherever you're looking to buy property in France, there is an incredible range of houses and villas on offer.

Hong Kong housing troubles unlikely to impact Singapore

November 01, 2012 - Singapore
The recent property cooling measures introduced in Hong Kong are unlikely to have an impact on Singapore property prices. Experts said foreign property investors would not switch their portfolio from Hong Kong to Singapore, Channel News Asia reported.

Hong Kong to tax overseas property buyers to cool market

October 29, 2012 - Hong Kong
Hong Kong will introduce new property cooling measures today, including a 15 per cent tax on overseas buyers, to curb a rise in prices to increasingly unaffordable levels, Financial Secretary John Tsang said yesterday.

Turkish property market more open to overseas buyers

August 06, 2012 - Turkey
New real estate laws in Turkey will allow buyers from countries that have previously been blocked from entering the property market.

Malaysia Property - Chinese investors wanted

May 14, 2012 - Malaysia
Led by the government agency, Malaysia Property Incorporated (MPI) Malaysia is courting Chinese investors in the cuntry’s property market. The government anticipates Chinese investment may help its plans to increase foreign investment in the country’s property market from two to five per cent in the coming years.

Foreigners flock to buy luxury property in Paris

March 14, 2012 - Paris Ile de France
Estate agents in France claim that despite the crisis in the eurozone, sales of luxury properties in Paris are beating all records and selling for record prices too.

China considering property restrictions for foreign buyers

January 06, 2012 - China
China is set to tighten restrictions on foreign real estate investment, according to a statement from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC).

Additional Stamp Duty For Singapore Properties

January 03, 2012 - Singapore
Singapore has introduced new taxes on residential property purchases to curb excessive investment by foreign buyers.

U-turn on French second home tax

June 22, 2011 - France
the French government has abandoned its proposed new tax on second homes owned by non-residents.

Calls for longer property leases for foreign buyers in Thailand

June 14, 2011 - Thailand
The Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT) and real estate consultants are pressing for a review of the country’s policy regarding foreign ownership.