Air India Announces Plans to Sell Property and Land



According to an article in business-standard.com, Air India is planning to sell land and property located across the country. Apparently, the plan is to sell airport locations and airline offices and other real estate assets in cities which are situated in prime locations but which aren’t considered to be caught assets.

UK Proposal for Public Foreign Ownership Register



According to an article in natlawreview.com, the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has put forward a proposal for a public register showing beneficial ownership of foreign entities or companies that buy or who already own property in the UK.

UK Set to Strengthen Investment and Trade Links with Middle East



According to an article in World Property Journal.com, a delegation of UK developers and investors is due to visit the Middle East, attending events designed to reinforce trade links between the two regions. Last year investment from the Middle East into the UK reached AED 15.1 billion.

New Asia-Focused Real Estate Fund Being Readied by Blackstone



Blackstone is getting ready to launch an Asia-focused real estate fund, aiming to raise $5 billion or more on strong returns from investments in the region.

Real Estate Prices Slow Down in Canada



Last year, real estate prices in Canada reached an all-time high, but an article in the Huffington Post Canada points out that this year could be a very different story. This is at least in part due to new mortgage rules combined with higher mortgage rates.

Trump Organization Signs Indian Real Estate Deal



Trump Organization recently signed a deal with real estate firm Unimark Group for a residential project in Kolkata, and the group is in talks for a second project in Pune.

India’s Real Estate Deals Fall by 82% in Third-Quarter



The total number of real estate transactions by volume for the first nine months of 2016 dropped by 42% year-on-year to reach $1.4 billion. This is in spite of the high level of interest shown by institutional investors, according to an article in the Economic Times.

Multi Property Landlords Face Further Regulations in UK



In September a policy statement from the Prudential Regulation Authority went largely unnoticed, but it will impact buy to let owners with a portfolio of investment properties

Brexit Unlikely to Affect UK House Sales Confidence



According to an article in PropertyWire, even though confidence in the UK housing market has reached its lowest point in three years, consumers still think the recent referendum result will have little impact on buying and selling property. This is according to the latest index from the Halifax, the Housing Market Confidence Tracker. The index […]

Spanish Real Estate Agent Sees Increase in Numbers of Brits Looking to Relocate Post-Brexit



Lucas Fox International Properties is one of the leading real estate agencies in Spain and it has registered an increase in the number of enquiries from UK-based clients. These are people who are interested in potentially relocating to Spain following the UK’s recent decision to leave the EU. Since then, the company has been contacted […]

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