Commercial Property Values Have Rebounded 15.1%

The latest Monthly Index from CBRE showed a further acceleration of capital growth in March, taking first-quarter 2010 price rises to 4.4 percent. Total returns, comprising rental value growth and capital value growth, now stand at 6.2 percent in 2010 so far. All commercial property values have now rebounded 15.1 percent since a two-year pricing […]

Dubai developers take steps to curb selling on the secondary property market

According to Property Wire, developers in Dubai are taking a warning about rampant speculative activity across the Emirates’ property market so seriously that there are moves to discourage and even prevent selling on the secondary market. Several analysts have warned that high speed speculation in the market will ultimately lead to boom and bust as […]

Hot Spot: Cape Verde

The emerging property hot spot Cape Verde sees the first true 6 star development on Boa Vista Island the furthest east of the Cape Verde archipelago. Cape Verde which is located, off the horn of Africa, are the closest tropical islands to the UK and are becoming a popular destination for holiday travelers and international […]

Hot Spot: Sardinia

With its ruggedly beautiful coastline of craggy inlets and emerald bays, the Mediterranean island of Sardinia is often compared with Majorca 30 years ago. Still relatively unknown to many non-Italians, its inaccessibility has held back the onset of package tourism and vast swathes of coast remain remarkably untouched by concrete. According to the Telegraph, the […]

Boom In Farm Land

According to the Independent, the price of farmland is rising at its fastest rate for more than 30 years as wealthy city dwellers and overseas buyers seek a slice of idyllic rural England and jittery investors rush to move their money out of stocks and shares because of the global credit crunch. In contrast to […]