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UAE, US Wealth Driving UK's High-end Property Market in 2020

UAE, US Wealth Driving UK's High-end Property Market in 2020

The top countries of origin for high-end international home buyers coming into the UK property market -- during the 2020 Coronavirus outbreak -- include the UAE, United States and Australia. Read More »


Turkey Top Ranked Market in Latest Global House Price Index

Turkey Top Ranked Market in Latest Global House Price Index

According to Knight Frank's latest Global House Price Index for Q2, 2020, Turkey leads the annual rankings with prices up 25% year-on-year. Read More »

Global Commercial Property Investment Plummets 57 Percent in Q2

Global Commercial Property Investment Plummets 57 Percent in Q2

Much weaker commercial real estate investment volumes in the second quarter of 2020 reflect the impact of lockdown measures and border controls enacted to combat the COVID-19 crisis. Read More »

Global Home Price Growth Slows to a 6-Year Low in Q3

Global Home Price Growth Slows to a 6-Year Low in Q3

According to global real estate consultant Knight Frank, home prices across 56 countries and territories worldwide are rising at an annual rate of 3.7% on average. This marks the index's slowest rate of growth for over six years. Read More »


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Grand Tetons Wonderland - (Driggs, Idaho)

Grand Tetons Wonderland - (Driggs, Idaho)

Huntsman Springs is golf and club community developed by Jon Huntsman, Sr. A place of serenity and beauty in the hitherto undeveloped Teton Valley of Western Idaho. Read More »

Last Updated October 15, 2020 8:00 AM ET

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According to Knight Frank, oil tumbled to its lowest level for nearly 12 years last week, raising the prospect of further falls in fuel prices at the pumps.

The recovery in the Alpine real estate market, led by the ultra-prime resorts, has spread to the rest of the region with infrastructure investment spurring new development.

Miami, Manhattan, San Francisco and Los Angeles property markets have good reason to celebrate.

The luxury real estate market on Rhodes is starting to stabilize now that Greece's future in the Euro seems secure, reports international real estate consultancy Engel & Völkers.

European real estate is set to stay firmly in the spotlight for global investors with a resulting two-year window of high activity.

Europe, perhaps more than any other continent, is known for its picturesque old villages. There are so many, in fact, that we could easily do a travel column on the Top 10 villages in each country!

According to European property developer MGM, British interest in buying a ski property in the French Alps is at its highest level in more than a decade.

According to Cushman & Wakefield's European Real Estate Loan Sales Market Report, there was €12.2 billion of closed European commercial real estate loan and real estate owned transactions in Q1 2015.

Is there anything as romantic as a beautiful hotel or lodge sitting right on a scenic lake? Anything as peaceful? Well, maybe...but it might be hard to find!

In 2014, investor-lead transactions totaled €7.8 billion across all of Central and Eastern Europe's commercial real estate markets.

Here are my personal picks for the Top 10 cities on Earth. Some of them may surprise you. But all of them touch me on some level (or on several levels!)

According to CBRE, Asian investment in European hotels will reach US$22.7 billion in 2015, fueled by the liberalization of domestic controls governing outbound investment.

According to CBRE, Canada is the unrivaled global investor in U.S. real estate with nearly $10 billion of direct investments in 2014, ahead of Norway, China, Japan and Germany.

Nearly US$3 trillion of the world's private wealth is held in owner-occupied residential properties.

The holiday is now celebrated in many countries around the world. And here, in my opinion, are the top 10 places in which to celebrate it...

Our last travel column was on my Top 10 ski resorts in America. But America's hardly the only place where the weather is cold, the skiing is cool, the nightlife is hot, and the winter-wonderland scenery is breathtaking.

According to Cushman and Wakefield, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will enjoy a significant increase of property investment activity in 2015.

Hong Kong, New York, Paris, London and Tokyo retained their positions as the world's most expensive high-street retail destinations in Q3 2014.


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