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IPIN Live - Archived News for March 2012

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Friday30Mar2012

Despite concerns that announcements made by chancellor George Osborne in his Budget speech last week (March 21st) will deter high net worth individuals (HNWIs) from investing in prime London property, one real estate expert does not believe the tax changes will have a significant impact...

Thursday29Mar2012

The UK's private rented sector (PRS) offers numerous property investment opportunities, particularly as one in five households is expected to be leasing their home by 2016...

Thursday29Mar2012

Paris is now the biggest real estate investment destination in Europe, having overtaken London in the second half of last year according to new data released by CB Richard Ellis...

Wednesday28Mar2012

Student property could be one of the most lucrative real estate investment opportunities available at present, with the sector continuing to exhibit strong rental growth, largely due to an imbalance in supply and demand...

Wednesday28Mar2012

Irish house prices are still falling and worse, they are falling faster. According to official data from the central statistics office residential property prices in Ireland were down by 17.8%...

Tuesday27Mar2012

The outlook for global commercial real estate markets appears to be brighter, while there are indications leasing activity is picking up around the world...

Monday26Mar2012

According to the NAR foreclosures fell across the country from 2.8% in July 2011 to 2.7% in December, but the drops were much more pronounced in the areas...

Friday23Mar2012

In his Budget speech yesterday (March 21st) chancellor George Osborne announced changes to the stamp duty land tax (SDLT) regime...

Friday23Mar2012

The 2012 budget revealed by Chancellor George Osborne contained relatively little that would affect the housing or property market, because this was all covered in an earlier housing strategy document...

Thursday22Mar2012

Prime yields across all UK commercial property sectors remained stable in February, with the current levels expected to be supported this year by an imbalance in supply and demand for the most sought-after real estate assets.

Thursday22Mar2012

Amsterdam is to be a hotel investment hotspot in 2012 according to international real estate consultancy Savills, as a stream of new hotels are set to come online across all cost sectors...

Wednesday21Mar2012

The cost of leasing retail space in the prime areas of Europe's major cities is stable, despite deteriorating consumer sentiment as a result of the eurozone sovereign debt crisis...

Wednesday21Mar2012

The Chinese housing market and wider economy will descend into a soft landing according to a senior official with the International Monetary Fund with in-depth knowledge of the Chinese economy...

Tuesday20Mar2012

There are growing regional disparities between European office markets, with the central business districts (CBDs) in cities such as Athens, Dublin and Madrid...

Monday19Mar2012

Locations in the US sunbelt are expected to outperform other US destinations in terms of economic growth and their real estate markets over the next six to 12 months...

Monday19Mar2012

The fact that many first time buyers have been forced to rent has helped fuel the recent rent rises, but as with all similar policies to get them back, the stamp duty concession brought a short term rush...

Friday16Mar2012

In the latest release of its Market View report Cushman and Wakefield have predicted that the performance of commercial real estate in 2012 will be a reverse mirror image of 2011...

Thursday15Mar2012

The second half of 2012 will be much better for global real estate markets than the first six months of this year, demonstrating a reversal of the trends witnessed in this sector over the course of 2011...

Thursday15Mar2012

Commercial real estate continued to outperform all other sectors at the pan-European level in 2011 according to the latest release of data from CBRE's European Valuation Monitor (EVM)...

Wednesday14Mar2012

The picture in regional office markets in the UK will begin to improve over the course of 2012, following a largely poor 2011...

Wednesday14Mar2012

According to the latest data from CB Richard Ellis, commercial property values in the UK fell slightly in February over January, but experts believe it is more likely a short-term blip...

Tuesday13Mar2012

Hotels in London are expected to experience capital growth of 3.9 per cent during 2012. This is the assertion of Savills, with the firm anticipating continued strong interest from overseas buyers in the four and five-star hotel sector...

Tuesday13Mar2012

This week has seen the launch of the government's latest attempt to get beleaguered first time buyers buying again, or rather at this juncture we should say to turn some of the young long-term renters back into first time buyers...

Monday12Mar2012

The new Crossrail routes in London will have a "dramatic effect" on the value of residential property in the areas close to the new transport links...

Monday12Mar2012

As the Italian economy comes apart at the seams, wealthy Italians have overtaken Russian's as the biggest foreign buyers of prime property in London, a title held by Russians for several years...

Friday09Mar2012

The amount of cash expected to be made available for global commercial property investments has fallen by six per cent in 2012, compared to the capital on offer in the middle of last year..

Friday09Mar2012

European housing markets could finally see a sustained recovery in 2013 according to a new study by ratings agency Standard and Poor's. In the report, aptly titled "The Eurozone Crisis May Loosen Its Grip On The Housing Market" the firm asserts...

Thursday08Mar2012

There is always much speculation over which real estate investment markets will attract the most interest each year...

Thursday08Mar2012

As tensions rise between local Chinese authorities and central government over the property curbs, Premier Wen Jiabao has reiterated that China will continue with the curbs until housing is brought down to a reasonable price...

Wednesday07Mar2012

Hotel investment volumes in Manhattan doubled last year compared to 2010 according to the latest release of data on the sector from CB Richard Ellis...

Wednesday07Mar2012

Investment activity in the hotels sector in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region increased in 2011 compared to the previous year...

Tuesday06Mar2012

Investors from the US and Canada are the driving force behind European cross-border investment. According to research conducted by CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), nearly one-third (30 per cent) of all commercial real estate transactions...

Tuesday06Mar2012

The UK residential sector is currently undergoing the start of what could become a permanent change to the way houses in the UK are rented...

Monday05Mar2012

A rise in the number of attractive real estate investment opportunities was recorded in the final quarter of 2011, with prime assets continuing to offer the best returns...

Monday05Mar2012

More dark clouds on the horizon of the UK's unprecedented countrywide rental boom as a new report reveals a 17% growth in private tenancy evictions since 2007...

Friday02Mar2012

The volume of global commercial property transactions climbed in 2011 to hit USD 727 billion (GBP 457 billion). According to Cushman & Wakefield, this represents a 14 per cent increase over 2010, while the number of sales completed...

Friday02Mar2012

US banks have increased lending on commercial properties in the fourth quarter of last year. The first such increase since Q1 2010 comes on the back of falling default rates and banks successfully offloading foreclosed property...

Thursday01Mar2012

Irish house prices continue to fall at an alarming rate. According to the latest data from the Central Statistics Office house prices across the country fell by a further 17.4% in the year to the end of January. Worse, the rate of decline continues to accelerate...