Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Copenhagen is hidden gem for investment

December 21, 2015 - Denmark
Denmark has some of the lowest property transaction taxes in Europe, with Stamp Duty Land Tax being just 0.6% of the purchase price, with no upper limit.

Bridgeway launching first licensed retail property investment trust

November 30, 2015 - Hong Kong
A number of collective investment funds, seeking to raise HK$1 billion to buy 20 prime-location shops in Hong Kong and London, has been launched by Bridgeway Prime Shop Fund Group.

Four Seasons Latest Branded Residences In Bangkok

November 28, 2015 - Bangkok
CBR saw a strong response for the Four Seasons Private Residences Bangkok at Chao Phraya River during an exhibition in Hong Kong on May 16 and 17.

Zero deposit loans for Chinese property investors

November 23, 2015 - Melbourne
A bank that is offering its customers no-deposit home loans so they can invest in new apartments in Melbourne and the Gold Coast.

Majority of Americans believe in home ownership

October 19, 2015 - United States
The majority of people in the United States believe that buying a home is a good financial decision amd that now is a good time to buy.

Li Ka-shing Leaving Mainland

September 30, 2015 - China
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is shifting away from a slowing Chinese economy and bargain hunting in Europe.

Rent rises turning investors to German property

September 07, 2015 - Germany
As demand for German property shifts with more renters looking to buy, international investors are also showing more interest in the market.

China eases housing investment rules for foreigners

August 31, 2015 - China
China has relaxed rules on property sales to foreigners, in a move seen as aimed at boosting the country's real estate sector amid a slowing economy.

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.