Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Korean government fails to curb Seoul apartment prices

September 13, 2018 - Seoul
Despite a series of anti-speculation measures, the Korean government seems to have failed to curb apartment prices in key areas of Seoul.

Chinese buyers are deserting the Seattle property market

September 11, 2018 - Seattle
Chinese buying is “drying up,” said Stephen Saunders, managing broker with Coldwell Banker Seattle.

Thai buyers feel homes are too expensive

September 05, 2018 - Thailand
High home prices and the current economic downturn have conspired to dampen consumer satisfaction with the real estate climate in Thailand.

Land prices doubling in Sihanoukville

August 24, 2018 - Sihanoukville
Sihanoukville plots are in such high demand that land prices have doubled in areas near the centre of the Cambodian beach town.

New development property projects seeing growing demand in Monaco

August 16, 2018 - Monaco
There is a growing appetite for new build apartments in Monaco from overseas buyers and locals despite a lack of land for new developments.

Melbourne dominates Australian building hotspots list

July 24, 2018 - Melbourne
Of Australia's fastest growing suburbs, 12 of the top 20 are in Melbourne, according to the Housing Industry Association's annual list of building and residential "hotspots".

House prices continue to rise across New Zealand

July 21, 2018 - New Zealand
Property prices in New Zealand have reached a new record high, up on average by $27,000 a year to $562,000, a rise of 5%, and sales also rose, the latest monthly index shows.

South Korea looks to cool property market with tax rise

July 04, 2018 - South Korea
The ruling South Korean government is moving forward in its plans to raise property taxes, a campaign promise of President Moon Jae-in.

Developers are hoarding flats, aggravating Hong Kong’s home shortage

June 20, 2018 - Hong Kong
A group of developers in Hong Kong are disputing suspicion that they are hoarding flats, an act anathema to the government’s efforts to address the housing affordability crisis.

New Zealand softens ban on foreigners' home ownership

June 19, 2018 - New Zealand
New Zealand's government has softened its stance on foreign ownership of homes, rewriting a proposed law banning non-residents from investing in housing.