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.

Pending sales of US homes slip as supply shrinks

Pending sales of US homes slipped in February, as shrinking supply left buyers with limited choices, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Property sellers feeling positive about market

Sellers of UK property are feeling increasingly positive about the UK property market, according to the latest report by Halifax.

Chinese government will not ease market restrictions

The Chinese government has no plan to ease the restrictions on the property market. Speaking at a press conference in Beijing, a spokesperson said that the cooling measures would not be loosened despite calls to revive the country's economy.

Homeless families need decent rental homes

Homeless families need decent rental accommodation, the charity Crisis has warned.

Sales of UK property slide by a quarter

Sales of UK property slipped by a quarter in September, according to LSL Property Services. The firm's House Price Index shows that UK real estate transactions fell by 24 per cent last month, while house prices dropped by 0.1 per cent compared to August. The declines, which see the annual increase of UK house prices slow to 2.2 per cent, have been attributed to the knock-on effect of the Olympics.

Buying beats renting in 35pc of largest US cities

Buying beats renting in 35 per cent of the largest US cities, according to Trulia.

Dubai residential property market has “buoyant” end to 2012

Dubai's property market has a endied 2012 "in buoyant fashion", according to CBRE. The firm's latest market review shows that both sales and leasing rates increased during the final quarter of last year.
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2022/10/06 11:26:27am