Developers in China are accepting wheat, garlic, watermelon and other crops as down payment for new homes

Desperate home developers in China’s depressed real estate market have taken to accepting garlic and wheat, among other crops, as a down payment for rural homes. China’s real estate market is struggling, with analysts saying that property sales in the country have dropped by 25% this year as a result of the country’s zero-Covid strategy.

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Canada introduces home buying ban for foreigners

Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has banned foreign buyers from buying homes in the country for two years in an effort to cool off its red-hot housing market. Canadian home prices have risen by more than 50% in the last couple of years, with the average home valued at around $693,000 in U.S. dollars at

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Discover the Most Unique Things to Do in Manchester

Manchester is one of the most culturally rich cities in all of Europe. The city’s extensive history dates back to the era of Roman settlement. Today, it is regarded for its massive football and music culture. It is also known for the myriad of activities and experiences that it offers.  Year by year, this special

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A South Africa Preserve Hits the Market for $40 Million

Magic Valley in South Africa’s E. Cape is a rare opportunity to own an amazing conservation effort replete fitted with uncompromising luxury.

How to Decorate Your Home for Xmas Like a German

Christmas is the most beautiful and popular festival of the year – also in Germany. In the pre-Christmas season, the entire house gets decorated: Santa Clause is climbing up the facades, reindeer are standing on rooftops with the sleighs, and snowmen light up front gardens. Some homes are true Christmas wonderlands – and fans of

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Foreigners are buying fewer American homes

Home sales to foreign buyers fell sharply in the last year

Europe debates controversial rent control policies

Rent controls in some European countries have become extremely popular, but while they benefit tenants by ensuring they can pay their rents, some argue they only exacerbate problems that led to unaffordable rents in the first place. Through rent controls, governments aim to keep a lid on rapid increases in housing rents. The idea behind

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Hines Investments Snaps Up Crete Luxury Resorts

Hines real estate investments has acquired Out of The Blue Capsis Elite Resort in Agia Pelagia, on Crete island in Greece.

Top 10 International Property Markets for Investment in 2020

Whether you’re searching for capital appreciation, rental income, currency diversification or a back-up residency, below are the top 10 overseas real estate markets to consider for investment in 2020. If you didn’t manage to take advantage of the serious opportunities for U.S. dollar holders this year, don’t worry; you enter 2020 with the upper hand

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Will Toronto surpass New York as high-rise capital of North America

High-rises have long been considered the mark of a city and even a country that’s economically prosperous. These tall buildings shape the skyline, represent the best in living and office space, and make the densest urban areas in the world possible. Of the top 20 cities with the most high-rise buildings, six of them are

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