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Spending Review: Britain launches biggest building programme in over 30 years

The UK government has launched the biggest house building programme in over 30 years. The new Spending Review measures will create 400,000 affordable new homes by 2010. But how affordable are they? And is this more bad news for buy-to-let?


Europe's "silent" housing emergency

Europe is currently facing a "silent emergency" in its housing markets, according to one striking new report. The research by Habitat for Humanity, reveals the number of young adults living with their parents has rocketed to a record high.

First student property investment comparison portal launches

First student property investment comparison portal launches

The world's first ever student property investment comparison portal has launched.

Lithuania's biggest Adidas fan?

Lithuania's biggest Adidas fan?

Never heard of Sujainiu? You are not alone. But the small Lithuanian town has hit global headlines this week, thanks to one home's eye-catching paint job: the Adidas logo. A clever sponsorship deal? No, the owners just really like Adidas.

Brits bite back share of London property

Brits bite back share of London property

Foreign buyers have long been thought of the dominant players in the London property market, but new figures reveal that the Brits are biting back, as their share of the market jumps to almost 80 per cent.

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USA overtakes Spain to take Top of the Props title

The USA has overtaken Spain to reclaim the number one spot in's Top of the Props league. Demand for US property increased in October 2015 by 14 per cent, enough to see the country become the most popular in the world among overseas property buyers.


Canada's new hotspot?

Halifax could be Canada's new property hotspot, according to's new research. The portal's latest At a Glance infographic highlights a surge in searches and enquiries for the area in the past two years.

Investment Watch

Investors queue up for the Crossrail Effect

Investors are queuing up to take advantage of the much-mooted "Crossrail Effect" in the UK. While New York's office market attracted the most attention on in October 2015, demand raced for property in Ilford, where the UK's new railway network is expected to boost prices.

Property Inspector

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

4/12/2015 - 6/12/2015
Property Management Exposition & Conference
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto

6/12/2015 - 8/12/2015
China International Real Estate & Arch-tech Fair 2015
Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center

7/12/2015 - 10/12/2015
Triple Play 2015 Realtor Convention & Trade Expo
Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City

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