Brazil is coming out of a lengthy recession following years of political turmoil. Home prices fell 3.23 percent in 2017 and 5.38 percent in 2016, when inflation is factored in, according to the FipeZap Index, which tracks sales in 20 Brazilian cities.
The weak report from the Commerce Department on Monday came on the heels of data last week showing sales of previously owned homes dropped for a second consecutive month in January
Average new home prices in China's 70 major cities rose 5 % in January from a year earlier and 0.3 % month on month, according to Reuters calculations based on the data from the statistics bureau on Saturday
The government this week raised the stamp duty on the portion of a residential property's value above S$1 million ($761,615) to 4 % from 3%
In recent years, the housing market in Provence has been sluggish, as it has throughout France. But in the past year or so it has been gaining momentum, said Andrea Bichi, owner of Your Provence, a real estate agency in Goult.
The industry group said actual sales, not seasonally adjusted, fell 2.4% from January 2017
Bank Negara Malaysia said in a report on Wednesday that a supply-demand mismatch and slower income growth had led to a housing affordability issue in Malaysia
Irish residential property inflation returned to a more than two year high in December, as a long-standing lack of supply combined with surging demand pushed prices up 12.3 percent, data showed on Wednesday.
Swedish home prices rose 3.4 percent month on month in seasonally strong January, after four months with falling prices, the Nasdaq OMX Valueguard-KTH Housing Index (HOX) showed on Wednesday.
After rising steadily for four years, real estate prices in and around Dublin and other cities “are now within a year or two of reaching their 2007 peak,” Ronan Lyons, an economist at Trinity College Dublin, wrote in a report about the fourth quarter of 2017, published by Daft, an Irish property search website.
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