International Property news
House prices could fall by up to 10 percent, German study says
The risk of house prices falling in Germany is increasing, a new study has warned. As house price rises increasingly outpace the cost of rentals, the market becomes more and more unstable. According to one study, price corrections “of up to 10 percent” are possible in the near future.
Published: 8 Dec 2022
Foreigners buy 790 properties in Lisbon
In the first six months of 2022, foreigners bought around 790 residential properties in the Lisbon Urban Rehabilitation Area (ARU), representing an investment that amounted to €403 million, according to data released by Confidencial Imobiliário.
Published: 9 Nov 2022
Minimum investment amount for property acquisition under Greece Golden Visa program will be raised to €500,000
On 10 September, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis made an announcement and stated that the minimum investment amount for property acquisition under Greece Golden Visa program will be raised to €500,000.
Published: 12 Sep 2022
Price of student WG rooms in Germany rising rapidly
As students begin arriving in Germany for the new semester, many are facing significantly higher costs for student housing than they perhaps budgeted for. It’s not just energy and food that are getting more expensive, but also rooms in shared flats (WGs).
Published: 9 Sep 2022
A new real estate boom in Thailand?
About 105,928 units are expected to be launched during the year, with a total value of ฿387 billion, which means a 40% increase in the total value of ready-to-move-in houses compared to 2021, with the number of units likely to increase to 75%.
Published: 17 Aug 2022
Property demand outstripping supply in Portugal
Almost half of the more than 12,000 homes that make up the 280 new residential developments launched in the first half of this year have already been sold, a clear sign that the supply in the Portuguese real estate market is far short of the country's needs.
Published: 11 Aug 2022