Malaysian property players optimistic about the countrys residential market

It was reported by the Business Times today that Malaysian property players are remaining positive about the future of the residential segment, in spite of challenges facing the domestic market and the uncertainty of the global economy. It has also been observed that the local residential market is moving towards smaller sized units which are built in city suburbs. (more…)

Luxury rising in Manila

To say that the Philippines is experiencing an unprecedented surge in its property market is an understatement. In the last decade alone, the country has built 20 new business districts. An unparalleled level of development never before seen in the countrys hundred-year history with office space take-up in Metro Manila now being the highest in the Asia region and covering approximately 300,000 sqm. (more…)

South East Asia marches ahead with high end residential project prices

According to the latest residential index published by Jones Lang LaSalle, capital value growth of luxury residential properties throughout Asia are being topped by those of emerging South East Asian cities. Jakarta lead the way with a huge increase of 19.2 percent during the twelve months before the end of the second quarter this year. (more…)

10 points to look for in a property management company

Once you’ve purchased your perfect home-from-home in the sun, who will help you look after it? Given the number of individuals and organisations offering property management, it’s sensible to know what any reputable company would offer you. (more…)

Obtaining a Mortgage in Spain

Mortgages for buying property in Spain are available from most Spanish banks and from some offshore banks, for both residents and non-residents. Your Spanish property will be held as security for the loan, and a charge will be registered in the Property Registry. (more…)

Buying Condos in Pattaya

The biggest market among foreigners in Pattaya is condos. Like the rest of Thailand this is because of foreign ownership restrictions on land. Condo sales in Pattaya are equally supported by Thai buyers, due to the convenience and commutable proximity to Bangkok providing a weekend holiday home. Condos in Pattaya are comparatively expensive compared to houses and their prices increase the higher you are probably (especially with rampant development destroying the view of the sea). (more…)

Spain’s popularity fuelled by cheap Euro mortgages and cheaper flights

Banco Halifax Hispania claims that Spain’s continued popularity has been fuelled by the demand for low rate Euro mortgages and the boom in low-cost flights. (more…)