Final stages of property search taking place on mobile platforms more and more, according to NAR     Foreign investors flock to Italy for lifestyle properties     Properties with swimming pools now more popular than ever with second home buyers on the continent      Top 10 most valuable global portals revealed     Ukraine crisis could boost British agents    
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Final stages of property search taking place on mobile platforms more and more, according to NAR
Friday 11th April 2014

Real estate related searches on Google have grown 253% over the past four years, according to a joint study from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) in the United States and Google...

Foreign investors flock to Italy for lifestyle properties
Friday 11th April 2014

Italy is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for foreign real estate investors, according to the latest study released by Savills.    The Savills Prime Residential Retreats study released this month, states that whilst the domestic Italian market has been subdued due to the Eurozone crisis, there is still a strong demand from international buyers looking for ‘la dolce vita’...

Properties with swimming pools now more popular than ever with second home buyers on the continent
Friday 11th April 2014

As Britons prepare for their sunshine holidays over the Easter break, with millions more busy planning their summer getaway, a survey conducted by leading online travel agent On the Beach has revealed that whilst 67% of holidaymakers consider themselves confident swimmers, almost a third (31%) won’t swim in the sea...

Top 10 most valuable global portals revealed
Friday 11th April 2014

With a combined value of $30 billion, Property Portal Watch have put together the list of the top 10 most valuable property portals across the globe...

Ukraine crisis could boost British agents
Tuesday 11th March 2014

One side effect of the crisis in Ukraine is that estate agents operating in prime central London are likely to see yet another boost in business. A range of property consultancies including Savills, Knight Frank, investment fund specialist London Central Portfolio and high-end buying agent Banda Property say they have received more inquiries than usual from Russians and Ukranians able to move their wealth out of their countries...

Turkey remains top for property price growth
Tuesday 11th March 2014

Turkey continues to occupy top spot in Europe for property price growth according to several market analysis reports highlighted by Istanbul based property firm Universal21...

Demand for Australian property hits record high
Tuesday 11th March 2014

Overseas demand for Australian property has reached a record high, new research from TheMoveChannel.com has revealed. The property portal’s latest Top of the Props report has found that enquiries for real estate in Australia soared in February 2014, taking the country into the site´s top 10 most popular destinations for the first time...

Spanish cuisine is key factor in attracting ex-pats and tourists
Tuesday 11th March 2014

In Spain, gastronomy in particular has become the new ´goose that lays golden eggs´ of the economy, and hundreds of young chefs are filling cooking schools, turning gastronomy into a mainstay of the country...

Rettie & Co visit Far East to raise awareness of Scottish residential investment market
Friday 28th February 2014

A team from Rettie & Co. has this week headed out to Hong Kong and Singapore to raise interest in the residential investment market in Scotland...

Knight Knox International boosts UK construction industry with property portfolio
Friday 28th February 2014

Celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2014, Knight Knox International has grown exponentially over the past two years, focussing largely on residential apartments and private student accommodation projects across the country...

Ares Management acquire large residential portfolio in northwest Germany
Friday 21st February 2014

Ares Management LLC announced today that it has acquired a 1,692-unit residential property portfolio comprised of 108,807 square meters located across several large cities in west and northwest Germany...