About Allison Halliday

Allison Halliday is a Realty Biz News contributing writer. She handles International Real Estate and is a seasoned blogger.

Canadian Real Estate Market Expected to Slow Slightly


A recent report by RBC Economics anticipates that the real estate market in Canada will begin to slow slightly next year as interest rates increase. However the report thinks the risk of an outright crash is low as it is expecting the economy to grow. There is a possibility that things could be different if […]

Strong Pound Affecting London’s Status as a Safe Haven


As the capital city of the UK, London has seen a decade long property boom in its luxury home market but there are signs that things may be changing. An article in The Independent highlights Battersea in London as being a good example. This area had previously seen considerable interest from Asian buyers, but now […]

Peggy Patenaude Named North Shore’s #1 Realtor for July

Peggy Patenaude

Boston Top 20 named Peggy Patenaude of Andover, MA as the North Shore’s #1 Realtor for July. Achieving sales of more than $8.1 million for the month of July alone. Peggy, a real estate agent for William Ravels Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, dominated the currently hot real estate market in the area. Every month, […]

Coakley Realty Ranked in Inc. 500/5000 for Second Consecutive Year


Coakley Realty Inc. has just announced it has been ranked on the prestigious 2015 Inc. 500/5000 list for the second consecutive year. This accomplishment recognizes the company’s ongoing commitment to continued business growth and its success in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Coakley Realty specializes in real estate sales and leasing, and in property management, […]

Dubai Tenants Being Offered Rent Incentives

Dubai Skyline

Landlords in Dubai are being forced to offer potential tenants incentive packages due to a decline in demand for property. These incentive packages are needed to stimulate the rental business, which according to local real estate agents is stagnant. Incentives being offered include a three-year freeze on rent increases as well as other more traditional […]

Auction.Com & Paramount Lodging Bringing 15 Hotels for Sale


Auction.com and Paramount to Lodging Advisors have partnered up to bring a portfolio of 15 Wyndham and Choice branded hotels for sale through the online auction platform. Auction.com LLC is the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace and was selected by Paramount Lodging Advisors who are a leading national hotel advisory team. The 15 properties […]

UK Real Estate Prices Continue Trending Upwards


A recent report by UK mortgage lender, Nationwide showed house prices in the nation increased last month having fallen slightly in June. There are now signs that they are beginning to stabilize close to the pace of earnings growth. The report from Nationwide showed that house prices rose by 0.4% which was in line with […]

Chinese Buyers Dominating Vancouver’s Luxury Homes Market


A recent article by the Globe and Mail.com highlights the impact Chinese buyers are having on the luxury real estate market in Vancouver, Canada. According to data from a real estate company in British Columbia, mainland Chinese buyers accounted for 70% of the companies transactions for luxury homes in the city costing in excess of […]

Top Three Expat Investors into Dubai Real Estate Revealed


A recent report by the Dubai Land department has revealed the top three expatriate real estate investors in Dubai which are Indians Britons and Pakistanis. According to the article in emirates247.com, the report from the Dubai Land Department shows the total amount of investments  in the real estate market in the Dubai for the first […]

More Foreign Homeowners Being Ordered to Sell in Australia


Real estate prices in Australian cities have been rising rapidly and as a result property prices are at the reach of many Australian citizens. Now investigators are looking into 462 possible breaches by foreign homeowners who could be forced to sell. In Sydney several foreign owners of residential homes have been ordered to sell as […]