Friday, 28 November 2008
If one reads the views of some commentators on the buy-to-let industry, the situation appears unremittingly dire: one...
Correspondent's Diary - Economist.com
From Economist.com AS I drive up to the dusty fairgrounds of the German-American Social Club of Cape Coral, Florida, I see an abandoned white house with peeling paint and boarded ...
New house price figures may hint at better times ahead
For those looking to invest in residential property, one possible approach is to invest at the point when the market ...
The Â£150 million of spending brought forward for 2,000 new social rented homes seemed unexceptional even at the time. But it was put into true perspective by statistics published ...
Price: 48.50 - Life Style Extra
It seems that even in these times, we still have peole who seen to be shorting stocks/ ramping them dowm!!!! I have very good knowledge of this company and look at increasing my ...
France 'still a place to invest'
To hear some speak it may be believed that when it comes to property France has offered nothing more than a stable ma...
Money for affordable homes pledge - BBC UK News
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: "The Scottish Government is under no illusion about the serious challenges facing Scotland's house builders. "We are taking decisive ...
Property values to fall further at Segro (ShareCast via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance)
Segro, formerly Slough Estates, expects the value of its UK investment property portfolio to have fallen further in the second half due to "severe stress" in global financial markets.
The Business of New Jersey Real Estate: Timely Information, Trusted Analysis and Valuable Resources Online (GlobeSt.com)
FLORHAM PARK, NJ-Just more than a year ago, AIG Global teamed with Morgan Properties to buy a portfolio of 16,784 apartments in 86 properties in five states from locally based Kushner Cos. for just less than $1.9 billion . Now, according to a report in The Bergen Record , any or all of those properties, a large percentage of which are in New Jersey, are for sale as the ailing insurer tries to ...
Commercial property values down 27 percent on '07 peak (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
Commercial property values dropped by a further 4.6 percent in October, extending the market's price correction to 27.4 percent from its summer 2007 peak, data from property consultant CB Richard Ellis showed.
Layoffs as property slowdown increases (Interactive Investor)
Alistair Darling has taken a massive tax gamble in his pre-Budget report to get the economy back on track. But will it pay off?
Hedge funds still stuffed with BCE - Globe and Mail
Hedge funds still stuffed with BCE
Globe and Mail, Canada -
Back-of-an-envelope calculations by traders peg had risk arb accounts â" that's the hedge funds playing mergers â" and other speculative types holding between ...
Twin tourism potential may boost Cape Verde
Cape Verde is now well known as a growing tourism attraction, becoming less of a hidden gem and more a highly visible...
28 (Bloomberg) -- Allianz SEâs 300 million-euro ($387 million) collateralized fund obligation linked to the performance of 80 hedge funds will be liquidated ...
BUDGET CUTS PROPOSED IN CANADA
Mortgage move may help US funding
Those viewing the economic news all over the world may get something of a sense of deja vu when watching and reading ...
A new call to action
After all the recent moves by the government to raise stamp duty thresholds, recapitalise the banks and add liquidity...