Miami Property Runs Out After Year Of Record Sales

Fears that property for sale is running out in Miami may undermine its record-setting year of sales in 2012, according to real estate agents. Last year, sellers also saw asking prices increase for family homes and apartments in Miami with this trend being reported across Florida. The reason for the boom, says the Miami Association … Read more

What expats really think of their home from home

What expats really think of the countries they live and work in has thrown up a few surprises. Not surprisingly some stereotypes are reinforced, like the Germans are viewed as the most trustworthy while French people are the most arrogant. The survey, conducted by the Pew Research Centre, says that Europe is one of the … Read more

Manila Thriller As House Prices Boom

Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, is proving a thriller for investors with an incredible property price boom. The figures are backed up by a report entitled Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2013 by professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Urban Land Institute. They say 400 property experts gave their views on 22 … Read more

Ski resort home prices get a lift from investors

Property prices in ski resorts are booming after several years in the doldrums following the global economic downturn, says a new report. The Knight Frank Prime Ski Property Index shows that the average price around the world dropped 9.1% since hitting a peak in 2008. But the average price climbed by 1.5% in the three … Read more

Equities excite expats ahead of other investments

Expat investors prefer equities ahead of any other investment class for income and growth, according to new research. Despite general economic malaise around the world, expats are confident patience in equities will pay off even if the global economy slips back in to recession, as most expect. These are the findings of a survey by … Read more