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.

Tax increases create property bargains in Greece

With the Greek government inputting a severe austerity package including large tax increases, many locals are putting their vacation homes on the market. The result? Property bargains for foreign investors in some of Europe's most popular holiday destinations, reports the New York Times.

US home sales stumble as supply stalls contract signings

Sales of US homes are stumbling this summer, as low supply levels see contract signings stall.

Homes listed for sale rise as spring buying season starts

The number of new properties listed across the UK was up 13.3 per cent in February compared to January, as the spring buying season starts to kick off.

Auckland house price growth slows, as regions reach double digits

House price growth is slowing in Auckland, but New Zealand remains a two-tier market, with property values rising by double digits in other regions.

UK property sales slip ahead of summer

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

US sellers in the driving seat this spring

US sellers are in the driving seat this spring, according to agents, as buyer competition for limited supply heats up.

Prime London property transactions on the up

Prime London property transactions are on the up at the start of 2017.

Government U-turn saves granny annexes from stamp duty surcharge

The UK government has spared granny annexes across the UK from being subject to the new stamp duty surcharge, after a surprise U-turn.

Summer is the best time to buy a US home

The best time to buy a home in the USA is late summer, suggests new research.

Why long-term investment pays off in Australia

Thinking in the long-term pays off when buying a home in Australia, as capital growth means that returns can build significantly over years.
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2022/10/06 09:35:35am