Maltese property prices continuing to rise

Prices of Maltese property are currently on an upward trend and showing no signs of easing, according to overseas property agents Tribune Properties. The prices of property in Malta were reportedly the highest of all EU members in 2004 and have continued to increase since then, with government figur

Continue reading

Prices rise in US property sector

The US property sector is experiencing a rise in prices as the market across the Atlantic continues to boom. According to real estate experts in the country, property prices in areas popular with British second home owners, such as Florida and California, rose up to 11 per cent in a year. In Califor

Continue reading

Chinese property market booming

The Chinese property market is in a period of substantial growth, with large amounts of overseas property investment coming into the country, according to reports. Industry observers in the area have attributed recent rises in property prices to an expanding inflow of foreign capital to China's real

Continue reading

Bulgarian property boom continues

Property prices in Bulgaria have risen by almost five per cent in the first quarter this year, according to the Real Estate and Investment Forum (RINVOR). The Eastern European country is fast becoming a property hotspot, with many overseas investors seeing potential for high returns on rental proper

Continue reading

Truro tops UK property rise table

The town of Truro has beaten off competition from some of the bigger cities to register the highest increase in residential property price per square metre (psm) in the UK. Although London remains the most expensive city to live at £3,582 psm, and Oxford comes second with an average £2,7

Continue reading

China to rein in house prices

The Chinese government has announced its intention to bring in measures designed to stop the Chinese property market from overheating. An executive meeting of the State Council reached the conclusion that more needed to be done to stem the rising house prices in China's major cities, the state media

Continue reading

New charge could hit New Zealand homeowners

Property developers in Auckland, New Zealand, have expressed fears that house prices will increase if the Auckland Regional Council (ARC) succeeds in persuading the government to allow it to charge a fee for transport and other services. The new levy would be on top of the local council charges that

Continue reading