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.

BrickVest Report Shows UK Commercial Real Estate Still Preferred



An article in property reporter.co.uk reveals that the latest report from BrickVest has shown commercial real estate in the UK is still sought after, in spite of a small fall in popularity since Brexit.

Chinese Buyers Switch Focus to Seattle



According to a new article in realtor.com, Chinese real estate buyers are switching their focus from Vancouver to Seattle. The change has come since the introduction of a 15% tax on foreign investors in Vancouver that was suddenly brought in last August by British Columbia. The tax is applicable to anybody who isn’t a citizen […]

5 Reasons To Invest in Turnkey Rental Properties



When you start thinking of investing in real estate, two scenarios come to mind. One is property flipping, or buying a home in need of repair and updating, doing the work, and putting the house back on the market as soon as possible.

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.

Will a Trump Presidency Start a US Real Estate Gold Rush?



With the inauguration of Donald J. Trump right around the corner, there’s been a lot of negativity surrounding what some call “controversial” policies he’s proposed for his administration. Here’s a more positive and realistic view.

More Chicago Residents Able to Buy Vacant Lots for a Dollar



A greater number of Chicago residents will be able to buy vacant, city-owned land on their block for just one dollar. Chicago is expanding a program in a bid to help struggling neighborhoods

Recent Election Unlikely to Deter Chinese Investors Purchasing US Real Estate



According to an article in South China Morning Post, the recent election is thought to be unlikely to deter Chinese investors from buying US real estate. In fact, some experts think the level of investment may even increase.

US Real Estate Investors Choosing Out-Of-State Markets



An increasing number of people in well-paid jobs are unable to buy homes close to work. This is a particular problem for those located on the US coasts where property is amongst the priciest in the country. Now, according to a Reuters article, increasing numbers of people in this situation are targeting markets outside these […]

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