A Dutch couple have become the proud new tenants of the country's first ever 3D-printed house.
Elize Lutz and Harrie Dekkers have been given the digital key to the gray, boulder-shaped building in the Bosrijk neighborhood of Eindhoven, in the southern Netherlands.
International property consultant Edmund Tie is reporting this week that amid signs Singapore's economy has turned the corner and is on track to a projected growth of between 4% and 6% for the year, investment and residential sales outpaced other sectors to enjoy a robust recovery in Q1 2021.
According to recent analysis, depending on where you live could see you reduce the time to save for a deposit by over two years should you take advantage of a 95% mortgage.
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, low interest rates and strong consumer demand fueled a solid increase in new home sales in March 2021, despite the ongoing building materials challenges impacting the industry. Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 20.7 percent from an upwardly revised February number, to a 1.02 million seasonally adjusted annual rate. This is the highest sales pace since September 2006.
Brexit and weak pound helped London leapfrog Hong Kong and New York in 2020
International property consultant Knight Franks' Liam Bailey, Global Head of Research, is reporting this week that the world's ultra-wealthy spent almost $4 billion on super-prime properties ($10m+) in London last year, more than any other city.
Using recently published Government data, new research by Paragon has shown that the North West is the most affordable region for tenants, followed by North East and Yorkshire.
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales fell in March 2021, marking two consecutive months of declines.
The month of March also saw record-high U.S. home prices and gains. While each of the four major U.S. regions experienced month-over-month drops, all four areas welcomed year-over-year gains in home sales.
Luxury spec homes rarely surprise me anymore. After 10 years in Dubai real estate and two years in Los Angeles I have seen many, many "dream homes" with multi-million-dollar price tags. Walk-in closets that look like boutiques on Rodeo Drive, infinity pools that spill over hills with skyline views and swanky garages that display limited-edition super cars like the Louvre displays art are now commonplace in the modern world McMansion.
The housing question is one of the central issues of our time, and events last week in Berlin underscored what’s at stake. In a much-anticipated ruling, Germany’s constitutional court in Karlsruhe ruled that Berlin’s Mietendeckel or rent cap was unconstitutional, and therefore null and void. The product of years of concerted organising by housing movements and leftwing parties in the city, the rent cap is wildly popular with Berlin’s tenants, who make up three-quarters of the city’s households. But it was hated by landlords, real-estate investors and members of Germany’s conservative political parties. The lawsuit against the cap was filed by 284 parliamentary members of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Christian Social Union (CSU), and the neoliberal Free Democrats (FDP).
Vietnam's property market has been badly hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, with apartment prices in Ho Chi Minh City falling by 14.51% during 2020, in inflation-adjusted terms, in stark contrast to a whopping 69.47% house price rise in 2019. Quarter-on-quarter, house prices increased 1.93% in Q4 2020.
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