Industry Issues

Industry Issues

From property portals and estate agents to online marketing and legal matters, all the latest issues that industry professionals need to know.

Europe dominates at 2017 MIPIM awards

Europe dominated the 2017 MIPIM awards, with projects across the continent taking home almost all of the prizes.

Could buy-to-let tax U-turn be on the cards?

This week, the UK government announced a U-turn on a new policy increasing National Insurance. Could the same happen for buy-to-let?

US Fed Reserve raises interest rates for second time in three months

The US Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months this week.

Cityscape Qatar kicks off with more than 25 countries exhibiting

Cityscape Qatar kicks off today with exhibitors from more than 25 countries hoping to woo Middle East investors.

Russian agents expand horizons at Moscow Overseas Property Show

Russian agents expanded their horizons at the 2017 Moscow Overseas Property Show, as master agency service Sales Network highlighted the importance of exploring new markets.

Time to call off Singapore’s stamp duty surcharge?

Now may be the right time to call of Singapore's stamp duty surcharge, JLL has said, after the cooling measure has proven successful.

UK housing white paper “hyprocitical”, warn landlords

The UK housing white paper, announced by the government today, has been branded "hypocritical" by one landlord.

Airbnb vs traditional renting: Which is better?

Airbnb has become one of the most disruptive, and controversial, online sites in the property world. But is it worth using for rental investment? And which cities are best and worst for generating returns?

Madrid and Barcelona step up plans to regulate tourist rentals

Madrid is joining Barcelona in renewed attempts to regulate tourist rentals.

Lloyds Bank and RICS to launch professional real estate training

Lloyds Bank and the RICS are teaming up to launch new training for people who work with the real estate sector.
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