Still no cooling off for Sweden’s Property Market

  Back in April 2017, Bloomberg warned that the hotting up of Sweden’s residential real estate market presented an investor risk, because banks like Swedbank and Dansk were overstretching their mortgage lending. However, when the world-wide recession hit hard in 2008, Sweden’s housing market suffered far less than other countries’ did. The severe shortage of housing stock and a swift …

Costa del Sol’s Housing Market sees much positive Change in 2017

  Looking to buy property? We have 5072 properties for sale in Marbella » Part of the new development will be an artificial lake covering 1.5 hectares and boasting a shoreline of over 6 kilometres. Near Estepona, another stunning development involves the creation of futuristic, rotating homes that run purely on solar energy. Designed by Sunhouse 360, the initial four …

Drop in London House Prices begins to slow down UK Housing Market

  Speaking to British newspaper The Guardian, Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, said that there were two distinct factors why the country’s housing market is cooling off. Firstly, lack of affordability: with an average house price of £470,000, more than double the UK’s national average, London and South East properties are simply too expensive. Secondly, inflation: reputedly heading for …

Croatian Property Market continues high Investment Trend in Hotel & Retail Sector

  Looking to buy property? We have 2 properties for sale in Dubrovnik » Croatia’s luxury residential real estate market is also thriving, fuelled by high demand, tax reforms and strong economic growth. Luxury properties in Croatia are mostly located in Dubrovnik, Istria (such as luxury real estate in the Skiper resort for example), Opatija and on the islands, including …

Has Brazilian Property Bubble ended after a Decade of Growth?

  2016 ended with residential property prices down nationally by 5.5%, compared to 2015. This year, it has been a buyer’s market, with plenty of distressed property around. And the market is still deflating, at least according to date released by the Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics (IBGE). A weak economy, high interest rates and news that many of …

Vienna’s Prices are slowing, but elsewhere Austrian Real Estate’s Prices are soaring

  Austria is a year-round destination, its alpine slopes attracting winter sports enthusiasts from November to March, and hikers and mountain bikers in spring and summer. In March this year, the Global Property Guide reported that outside of Vienna house prices were soaring, while Vienna itself had seen a cooling off of the market, as prices had simply become too …