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The best of the daily real estate headlines, carefully curated. If you only read one property news story today, this is it.

Charles Dickens house hits the market

How do you celebrate the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens? One way is to buy his old house. Winterbourne Country House on the Isle of Wight was home to the author in 1849 and has hit the market just in time for his bicentenary. Dickens, who was born 200 years ago today, lived there while writing David Copperfield and desribed it as "the prettiest place I ever saw".

Co-working Investments: What exactly are they?

Co-working is catching on across the globe, as the collaborative concept transforms the modern office sector. Where are the world's biggest and best shared workspace cities?

Infographic – At a Glance: Germany

Berlin is the big boy in Germany's property market, according to the latest At A Glance infographic from The infographic, based on activity on the property portal over the last 12 months, shows that over half of buyers looking for property in Germany head straight to the capital city state.

The house that Christmas built

The largest and most expensive private home in New Zealand is up for sale through Browns Sotheby's International Realty - and even comes complete with its own dedicated ‘Christmas gift room' and miniature ponies...

Infographic – Italy: At a Glance

Abruzzo is Italy's most popular region for property, according to's At a Glance infographic. The infographic, which displays buyer activity on the overseas property portal from the last 12 months, shows that Abruzzo attracted the most attention, receiving 24.09 per cent of enquiries for Italian real estate since April 2011.

Top 5 unfinished Zaha Hadid buildings

At the end of March, architect Zaha Hadid passed away. We celebrate her legacy with some of her designs still set to grace skylines around the world.

How is Brexit affecting Portugal’s property market?

With the UK's recent vote to leave the European Union, much has been written about the impact of Brexit upon property in the UK. But what about Portugal's property market, where British buyers are regular customers?

At a Glance: Pattaya property twice as popular as Phuket

Property in Pattaya is almost three times more popular than property in Phuket, according to's latest At a Glance report. The infographic, which depicts activity on the overseas portal over the last 12 months, shows that the Chonburi hotspot accounted for one-third of all searches for Thai real estate, far ahead of its long-standing rival.

Buy one Bulgarian property, get one citizenship free?

Bulgaria has announced new plans to offer citizenship to foreign property buyers. The scheme would make Bulgaria the latest country to provide permanent residency to buyers outside of the EU in exchange for real estate investment in an attempt to boost demand.

Does the 2016 Stamp Duty surcharge apply to me?

From 1st April, a new 3 per cent surcharge to Stamp Duty Land Tax will be introduced in the UK for buyers of additional residential properties. Does it apply to you?
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2020/09/10 11:45:45pm