Buying and Selling

Buying and Selling

Buying or selling a home? Be prepared with market trends and activity updates to tips on what will make your transaction go smoothly.

One, two, amendment three is passed

Amendment Three has been passed in the US state of Florida after it was deemed a recount was not necessary, it has emerged...

Spanish courts rule in favour of minister accused of defaming Britons

A Spanish appeal court has dismissed a case brought by British expats against a government minister accused of defamation.

Pending US home sales hit highest level in two years

Pending sales of US homes hit the highest level in the past two years in May, according to the National Association of Realtors. Monthly and annual gains were seen in every region, the NAR revealed this week, with pending sales rising 5.9 percent in May from April, 13.3 per cent higher than May 2011.

Title deeds law delayed in Cyprus

Property owners and potential owners in Cyprus are facing a series of gloomy news as attempts to sort out the island's long running title deeds disputes are delayed and an expected recovery in the real estate market is failing to materialise...

French property sales hit new high

French property sales have risen 7.7 per cent in the last year, topping the record set in 2006.

Berlusconi’s tax cut pledge labelled “dangerous propaganda”

Silvio Berlusconi's pledge to cut property tax in Italy has been labelled as "dangerous propaganda" by opponents.

Mortgage fraud surges by 23 per cent

Mortgage and savings fraud has surged by 23 per cent, according to Experian. The information services company has revealed that the mortgage industry saw a jump of almost one-quarter in attempted fraud rates between April and June 2012.

Sales and inventory both fly higher in Florida

Photo:   Fifth World Art Sales and supply of property in Florida are flying higher, according to new figures from Florida Realtors. Closed sales of...

We won’t sell to Trump

Donald Trump isn't having much luck at the moment - fresh from the news that the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Dubai has been cancelled - now his Aberdeen-based project, touted as being the ‘world's greatest golf resort' has hit a stumbling block, in that two homeowners on the estate where it is to be built refuse to sell their homes to him...

UK: stamp duty change

Latimer Hinks Solicitors is warning first time buyers that they will need to re-evaluate their finances in the wake of the residential Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) threshold reverting to its previous rate...
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2018/02/23 04:11:57am