Newmark Grubb Knight Frank completes acquisition of Cornish & Carey     NAEA encourages British agents to sell Spanish new-builds     Italian agents feeling increasingly cheerful, according to survey      Knight Frank Residential and Douglas Elliman announce strategic alliance     Italian property firm joins the Great Big South India Adventure    
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Newmark Grubb Knight Frank completes acquisition of Cornish & Carey
Tuesday 16th September 2014

Global commercial real estate firm Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) has completed the acquisition of Cornish & Carey Commercial, one of Northern California's largest commercial real estate brokerage firms...

NAEA encourages British agents to sell Spanish new-builds
Tuesday 16th September 2014

The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) is inviting British estate agents to find out about international sales markets, especially the primary market for UK buyers: Costa Blanca in Spain...

Italian agents feeling increasingly cheerful, according to survey
Tuesday 16th September 2014

Italy's estate agents are feeling cheerful - well, 43% of them are at least, according to a survey.    That's how many forecast that their country's housing market is going to improve in the next two years, in a survey carried out by the Bank of Italy in May...

Knight Frank Residential and Douglas Elliman announce strategic alliance
Tuesday 16th September 2014

Two of the biggest names in residential property, Douglas Elliman Real Estate and Knight Frank Residential, have announced the launch of a new residential real estate alliance...

Italian property firm joins the Great Big South India Adventure
Tuesday 16th September 2014

Family-run Italian property business Appassionata will be joining the Great Big South India Adventure Rally (GBSIAR) to help provide housing for vulnerable Indian children...

Sotheby’s International Realty exceeds one million visits for first time in July
Tuesday 16th September 2014

In July - for the first time in its history - the Sotheby’s International Realty global website exceeded one million visits in a month. Two months ago the site welcomed 1,042,043 online visitors, a 15% increase over the same month in 2013...

Fine & Country to expand into Russia
Wednesday 30th July 2014

St Petersburg in Russia will be the next location for a Fine & Country branch, as the luxury property estate agents continues its rapid growth. Alexandar Romaneko, who will head the branch, said: “Many of our Russian buyers are interested in buying a home abroad, particularly in Marbella, Cannes and Mayfair...

Positive news for Ibiza and Mallorca in half year review
Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Balearic Islands continue to enjoy the benefits of a market recovery, with the half year review of Sotheby’s International Realty’s offices in Mallorca and Ibiza making for positive reading...

Turkey handed another two World Heritage Sites
Wednesday 30th July 2014

Turkey was granted two new World Heritage Sites, bringing its total number to 13, at the latest UNESCO World Heritage Session. The Birth of the Ottoman Empire at Bursa and Cumalıkızık in the southern Marmara Region is the first new site...

Spanish property market round-up
Tuesday 8th July 2014

The sale of Spanish homes rose by 5.3% in April, up from the same month in 2013, to a total of 24,968 sales, according to the Spanish National Statistics Institute (INE)...

US Real Estate market registers positive growth
Tuesday 8th July 2014

The United States real estate industry has shown no signs of slowing up in recent months, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR).     In their 'Housing Market Forecast', the NAR revealed that sales of existing homes were up by 4...