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IKEA: A flatpack too far for couples?

When was the last time you had a happy joint trip to IKEA? According to one psychologist, the stereotypical assumption is true: a tour around the Swedish furniture store could end in divorce.

Rise in student numbers fuels investor demand

Rise in student numbers fuels investor demand

The number of Chinese students has surged over 50 per cent in the past five years. With student numbers from both the UK and overseas climbing, 70 per cent of investors are now planning to invest in student property.

Portuguese property powers agent expansion

Portuguese property powers agent expansion

Improving conditions in Portugal's property market are powering growth among its estate agents, as confidence reaches a record high.

Foreclosed US homeowners begin return to market

Foreclosed US homeowners begin return to market

Almost 10 years after the housing crisis struck America, homeowners who suffered foreclosures are beginning to return to the property market.

Buy-to-let offers best returns over 18 years

Buy-to-let offers best returns over 18 years

18 years ago, buy-to-let mortgages were introduced in the UK, opening up residential rental property to investors. New research reveals that since then, the private rented sector has offered the best returns to investors than other major asset classes.

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Demand for UAE property hits nine-month high

Demand for property in the UAE has hit a nine-month high, according to new research from Buyers continue to flock to Europe, but investors are equally keen to buy in Dubai, reveals the portal's latest Top of the Props report, with the federation re-entering the world's top 10 des...


Sliema leads demand for Maltese property

Sliema is the most sought-after property hotspot in Malta, according to new research from The international portal's latest At a Glance infographic reveals that the resort makes up almost 1 in 3 of all Maltese enquiries on the site.

Investment Watch

Investors turn to regional UK markets

Investors are bidding farewell to London and turning to regional UK markets, new research from reveals. The property portal's latest Investment Watch report shows that the UK's regional cities made up four of March's 10 most popular listings.

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

28/4/2015 - 29/4/2015
British GRI 2015
Lancaster Hotel, London

28/4/2015 - 1/5/2015
Marbella International Property Show 2015
Palacio de Congresos, Marbella

8/5/2015 - 9/5/2015
Vacaton Property Sales & Rent (2015)
Moscow City Golf Club

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