Buying and Selling

Buying and Selling

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First-timer buyers hit 10-month high

Demand from the important first time buyer market hit a ten-month high in March, according to the National Association of Estate Agents. The NAEA's monthly report found that first-time buyers' share of UK property transactions jumped up to 24 per cent last month for the first time since May 2011.

Buyers scurrying to market

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's latest move has sent house buyers scurrying on to the market to finalise deals on properties...

International buyers spark “mini-boom” for Miami property

Miami property prices and sales are soaring, according to the Miami Association of Realtors, as the Florida city experiences a "mini-boom" driven by overseas investors.

Dispute resolution in Dubai

A new mediation centre for real estate disputes is to be set up in Dubai to settle as many claims as possible before they have to resort to the higher Property Court...

Rome plans new hotel tax

Rome is planning a hotel tax on its 9 million annual visitors in a revenue-raising measure that may hurt its tourism industry and put further pressure on its credit rating...

Dubai land department debates fining brokers over violations

The Dubai Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), a branch of the Dubai Land Department, is debating fining individual brokers for violations rather than brokerage firms.

UK property sales hit three-year high

UK property sales hit a three-year high during March, according to new figures.

New Year – New council tax rip-off

Council tax bills in England are set to rise by about 4% this year, according to the BBC…

UK property sales slip ahead of summer

UK property sales slipped in February 2017, following strong growth in January.

Tax on Rome demonstrations proposed

The Mayor of Rome, Gianni Alemanno, wants to impose a tax on demonstrations and processions which take place in the capital...
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2018/06/05 06:52:20pm