Archive for 'Real Estate'

Win-win for landlords and tenants as common sense comes back to sector

Posted on 31. Jul, 2014 by .

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Grafton Street in Dublin has seen a host of tenants seeking lower rents from landlordsof Landlords are becoming more receptive to lowering rents for tenants The improved economic outlook has helped create some negotiating space for some landlords and tenants to do deals where they can trade off rent reductions in return for an extended […]

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Trend towards tinier flats seen as prices, rents rise

Posted on 29. Jul, 2014 by .

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Developers are expected to produce more tiny flats in their future projects given the frenetic buying spree for shoe-box homes by young homebuyers and investors, industry observers said. Demand for cheaper small flats would continue to rise, they said, since Hong Kong home prices have remained buoyant despite the government’s introduction of new stamp duties […]

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Bhaitbari PWD IB allegedly encroached

Posted on 27. Jul, 2014 by .

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Bhaitbari PWD IB allegedly encroached Biplab Kr Dey TURA, July 27 – Residents of New Bhaitbari, where the PWD Inspection Bungalow is located have complained about the property being illegally encroached upon by one Jolbahar Sheikh, who has even started construction within the premises of the government property. According to residents of the area, the same […]

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Augusta opens door to Telecom’s home

Posted on 26. Jul, 2014 by .

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Building C has a high-profile corner position, and makes more than $4.7 million a year in rent from Telecom. In one of the biggest property syndications in New Zealand, Augusta Funds Management is starting a proportionate ownership scheme centred on Building C in Telecom Place in downtown Auckland. The five-star green-rated building at 167-191 Victoria […]

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Heavy Storms Damage Property In Western Arkansas, Chaffee Crossing

Posted on 24. Jul, 2014 by .

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Severe storms rolled through western Arkansas on Wednesday, toppling trees, knocking down power lines and damaging or destroying a number of buildings at Chaffee Crossing and the Fort Chaffee Maneuver Training Center. A cluster of thunderstorms developed along a cold front north of the area Wednesday, producing complexes that quickly moved south, said meteorologist Peter […]

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Improving European markets boost Redefine performance

Posted on 22. Jul, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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City keeps control over suites

Posted on 20. Jul, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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West Kelowna wildfire now partially contained at 250 hectares

Posted on 19. Jul, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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Buy-to-let: the rise of the mega landlords

Posted on 17. Jul, 2014 by .

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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 – […]

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Decline in Beijing’s used home prices accelerates as Shanghai’s edge up

Posted on 15. Jul, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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