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Miami realtors set to fly to the Far East to lure Chinese buyers

Miami realtors set to fly to the Far East to lure Chinese buyers

A group of real estate agents from Miami, Florida is planning a visit to China on the third week of October to attract a wealth of offshore Chinese investors.

US real estate giant Century 21 opens Cambodia office

US real estate giant Century 21 opens Cambodia office

California-based real estate firm Century 21 enters the emerging Cambodian property market with today’s formal opening of its local operations in the country.

Chinese investors keen on buying Surrey country houses

Chinese investors keen on buying Surrey country houses

The search for international residential properties by Chinese investors has recently expanded to the United Kingdom’s prime regional markets, according to global real estate advisory firm Savills.

Curbing measures in certain APAC cities to stay for now, experts say

Curbing measures in certain APAC cities to stay for now, experts say

Some top-tier cities in the Asia-Pacific region are not planning to ease restrictions in the residential property market any time soon, according to industry experts.

Chinese investors heat up US and Japan property markets

Chinese investors heat up US and Japan property markets

An influx of wealthy Chinese investors from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan are hoping to boost the real estate markets in United States and Japan by purchasing high-end and luxury properties.

Asian firms gear up for global expansion

Asian firms gear up for global expansion

Several Asia-based property firms are mulling global expansion by targeting regional and foreign markets.

Malaysian and Indian developers target overseas investors

Malaysian and Indian developers target overseas investors

UMLand Bhd of Malaysia and Asset Homes of India are expanding their operations overseas by launching new offices in Singapore and Dubai, respectively.

Record-breaking Manhattan penthouse put on the market

Record-breaking Manhattan penthouse put on the market

A historic nine-storey penthouse apartment at New York City landmark Woolworth Building is being offered for sale for USD110 million, a record for lower Manhattan.

Sydney mansion sets 2014 sales record

Sydney mansion sets 2014 sales record

A six-bedroom property in Sydney became this year’s most expensive Australia home sale after being acquired for an estimated AUD30 million (USD27.79 million).

Asian interest in international real estate rises

Asian interest in international real estate rises

Affluent investors from the United Arab Emirates, Singapore and China are heading overseas as Asian interest in foreign properties continues to rise.

Spain’s foreign property market hits nine-year high

Spain’s foreign property market hits nine-year high

Foreign investment in Spain’s residential market reached EUR6.45 million (USD8.95 million) in 2013—the highest in nine years—whilst domestic buyers struggle to purchase houses in their homeland.

Ayala Land opens Hong Kong office to attract more offshore investors

Ayala Land opens Hong Kong office to attract more offshore investors

Ayala Land Inc, a leading Philippine real estate developer, has opened its newest office on Des Veoux Road, Central Hong Kong to attract more offshore buyers for its high-end residential projects.

After December's cooling measures, it looks like less foreigners are jumping in to the Singapore market.

Foreigners in Singapore buying less in January

Early analysis suggests that foreign buyers are scooping up less of Singapore’s real estate in the new year. A caveats analysis by DTZ Research shows that the foreign buying share increased to 23 per cent in December, from 16 per cent in November, but early  January estimates show the share slipped to just 3 per [...]

Russians, Asia-based expats drive boom in Phuket demand

Russians, Asia-based expats drive boom in Phuket demand

A surge in interest from Russian buyers and expats working in Hong Kong and Singapore has seen property sales in Phuket speeding up. While buyers from more traditional markets such as the UK are still feeling the sting of the global financial crisis, these new customers are picking up the slack, according to the Bangkok [...]

Snooker legend Jimmy White buys condo in Pattaya

Snooker legend Jimmy White buys condo in Pattaya

The market for condos in Pattaya is seeing a resurgence lately from both Thai and foreign buyers, and is now adding another name to its register of local celebrities: snooker legend Jimmy White. White, winner of 23 professional titles and frequent visitor to Pattaya, has recently purchased a unit at The Palm Wongamat Beach, a [...]

Aussie government crackdown on foreign buyers blocks 15 property sales

Aussie government crackdown on foreign buyers blocks 15 property sales

An Australian government crackdown on non-Australians who attempt to buy property contrary to investment rules has blocked 15 property sales since it was announced nine months ago, the Age newspaper has reported. The Department of Treasury said an additional 73 proposed residential property sales were withdrawn voluntarily since former assistant treasurer Nick Sherry announced a [...]

Beijing Property – Foreign buyer restrictions lifted

Beijing Property – Foreign buyer restrictions lifted

Restrictions on foreigners buying real estate property in Beijing were called off as Beijing introduced a slew of measures Friday to revitalize the sluggish property market.