Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

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.

Realtors abandoning China's resort island as sales plunge

June 15, 2018 - Hainan
Home transactions in Hainan plunged 14 percent on the month and 41 percent year-on-year in May, according to real estate research firm CRIC.

Trump talks about the beaches and real estate potential in North Korea

June 14, 2018 - North Korea
US President Donald Trump heaped some praise on the real estate prospects of North Korea after his summit yesterday with its leader Kim Jong-un.

Tax to be imposed on idle flats in Hong Kong

June 12, 2018 - Hong Kong
Sources say the Hong Kong government has decided to impose a vacancy tax on property developers that hold on to completed units, RTHK reports.