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Portugal prepares for pension property buyers

Portugual is preparing for a predicted influx of property buyers when UK pensioners are allowed to withdraw their pot as a lump sum. As pension freedom day approaches, confidence in the country has reached a record high.

Hotspots Index: Rome leads European property rebound

Hotspots Index: Rome leads European property rebound

Rome is leading the rebound in demand for European property, reveals new research from The portal's latest Hotspots Index shows that the Italian capital was the most searched-for location in the world in Q1 2015, as overseas buyers flock to the continent.

2018: The next US bubble?

2018: The next US bubble?

2018 could see the next US property bubble, according to experts. CBRE's Global Chief Economist predicts that the next downturn will occur in three years, but highlights the single family homes market as a good place to invest.

"Unprecedented" Chinese investment set to continue

Chinese investment in overseas property has reached "unprecedented" levels, according to a new report. Sales to Chinese buyers boomed in Portugal and the US in 2014. This year, agents expect sales to keep on growing.

Secret Service to build fake White House

Secret Service to build fake White House

The US Secret Service is planning to build a replica of the White House for training purposes. The copy of the President's home would cost $8 million, but it is not the only White House replica out there...

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Property buyers swap US for Spain

Demand for Spanish property soared in February 2015, according to new research from, as buyers turned away from American real estate. Enquiries for real estate in Spain surged 33 per cent on the portal compared to January, while demand for US property fell to a record low.


Dubai continues to dominate UAE property market

Dubai continues to dominate the property market in the UAE, reveals new research from The international portal's At a Glance infographic reveals that the emirate now makes up almost 100 per cent of UAE real estate enquiries on the site.

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Demand for UK student property stays strong

Demand for UK student property shows no sign of slowing down, according to new research from The portal's latest Investment Watch report reveals that student housing in Leeds was the most popular listing on the site in February 2015.

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Global property predictions for 2015

As Christmas gets closer, our thoughts turn to the past 12 months - and the future. Has it been a good year for property? What's in store for 2015? We sit down with 2014's top agents and get their predictions on everything from UK property to the Caribbean.

Industry Events

26/3/2015 - 29/3/2015
Salon Immobilier de Lausanne 2015
Place De La Navigation, Ouchy

28/3/2015 - 29/3/2015
SMART International Property & Investment Show
Sands Expo & Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands

27/3/2015 - 29/3/2015
Salon Habitat Cognac
Espace 3000

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