Archive for 'Real Estate'
Posted on 22. Jul, 2014 by admin.
The group released an interim management statement for the period March 1 to July 17‚ in which it said property fundamentals had improved. “The period since the interim results has seen a continued recovery in the real estate markets in which the company operates. With improving economic conditions‚ the company remains optimistic that rental growth […]
Posted on 20. Jul, 2014 by admin.
Vernon officials hope to keep landlords accountable for tenants while following the letter of the law. A legal opinion called into question the city’s ability to force an owner to reside on a property that has a secondary rental suite, so the draft bylaw will now change so only one rental suite is allowed per […]
Posted on 19. Jul, 2014 by admin.
Despite strong winds and increasing temperatures, firefighters gained ground Friday in the battle against the Smith Creek Fire outside West Kelowna, in B.C.’s central Okanagan. The fire, which forced 2,500 people from their homes and had grown to 400 hectares has now been reduced to 250 hectares and is 20 per cent contained. “It’s still running where […]
Posted on 17. Jul, 2014 by admin.
Rising house prices across the country, coupled with a desperate shortage of accommodation, make a compelling investment proposition. And landlord mortgage lending, which had all but dried up in the crisis, is back and booming. So how do you go about becoming a mega landlord? We asked three landlords who have made it big – […]
Posted on 15. Jul, 2014 by admin.
The average asking price of second-hand homes fell 2.1 per cent in Beijing last month from May, the fastest pace so far this year, while they rose for a sixth consecutive month in Shanghai, by 0.6 per cent, the SCMP-CTC index shows. In year-on-year terms, the price of used homes in Beijing rose 15.1 per […]
Posted on 13. Jul, 2014 by admin.
Now’s a good time to buy your home. But do your homework If you are a fence-sitter wondering when to buy your dream home, Arun Jaitley has given you enough reasons to embark on this project, seriously. Here are some themes that you need to keep in mind while buying property. Don’t wait Sentiment in […]
Posted on 12. Jul, 2014 by admin.
Confidence in the property industry continues to rise in New South Wales, according to the latest results from a survey of 2,300 property and construction sector professionals. The state’s confidence was indexed at 143 for the September quarter in the Australian Property Confidence Index, with 100 considered neutral. Around 650 New South Wales property professionals […]
Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by admin.
RECENTLY listed Atlantic Leaf Properties has completed its first phase of capital raising as it looks to attract South African investors seeking offshore exposure. The Mauritius- and Johannesburg-listed company on Wednesday made the announcement upon releasing its maiden financial results for the three months to May. It reported income of £78,976 and an aftertax loss […]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2014 by admin.
Standard Life Investments fund manager Jason Baggaley is focusing on secondary property as his trust goes about an asset raising campaign. Baggaley, who manages the Standard Life Investments Property Income investment trust, has been buying up secondary property sites such as retail warehouses and distribution units as he reacts to changing consumer patterns. Why are […]
Posted on 06. Jul, 2014 by admin.
It was noon on a fall day in Oakland. Heat radiated off the white concrete steps and picnic tables out front of the Alameda County Courthouse where a band of would-be home-buyers gathered. Robert Kramer, a regular at the daily foreclosure auctions, joined the crowd, sporting a safari hat and an unkempt white beard. He […]