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Chinese government buying up prime Australian real estate sites

Chinese government buying up prime Australian real estate sites

The Chinese government is buying hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Australian real estate a year, snapping up prime properties in Sydney’s CBD, North Sydney and inner suburbs. Private investors dominate China’s love affair with Australian property but state-owned enterprises from the People’s Republic bought an estimated $260 million worth of commercial real estate in 2014. The major acquisitions ...

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Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos’ Fabulous Real Estate Portfolio

Amazon founder - Jeff Bezo

Amazon CEO and self-made billionaire Jeff Bezos has built an e-commerce empire that reigns supreme in the virtual world. With an estimated net worth of $47.8 billion, he ranks as the world’s 15th wealthiest person and his real estate holdings prove just how deep his pockets are. In addition to owning cushy digs in California and New York City as ...

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See South Africa’s Most Expensive Home

Designed by Sotheby’s International Realty in SA, the Cape Town Home is said to worth R450m. It has been described as South Africa Most expensive single family home. South Africa’s most expensive property was “designed and built for an international mogul who enjoys lavish entertaining on a grand scale The house can comfortably entertain 1000 people or host a formal ...

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American West Homes Celebrating 31 Years Homebuilding

American West Homes

LAS VEGAS – Today August 14, 2015, American West Homes will be celebrating 31 years of homebuilding in Las Vegas, Nevada. There is no other local builder who has been building new homes for this long in Southern Nevada. American West is one of the nation’s largest privately owned homebuilders. Larry Canarelli’s, American West Homes Company Founder, dream was to ...

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Momentum Africa real estate fund reaches $150 million

Africa real estate fund

Momentum Global Investment Management, in conjunction with sister company Eris Property Group, has successfully completed the second close of the Momentum Africa Real Estate Fund. A further $103 million was committed to the Fund which has now raised a total of $150 million to date. The Fund focuses on the development of retail, commercial and light industrial real estate in ...

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Abu Dhabi real estate bucks regional trend

Abu Dhabi real estate

Abu Dhabi real estate – Residential property market in Abu Dhabi is defying the broader trend of declining prices in the UAE, as steady demand and a limited supply of new units drives up rental costs. Sales may be more limited in the latter half of the year, however, as weaker oil prices prompt a shift in foreign demand. Up ...

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See some of the Amazing Architectural Designs in the world

Amazing Architectural Designs

Ever heard of a melting house, cube house, Donut house or dancing house? Architecture is an amazing subject and the architects with the complexity of their designs never cease to amaze us. There are many architectural designs that either create an illusion or just leave us stunned. Look at some of these Amazing Architectural Designs in the world Dutch cube ...

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Detached houses Vs Semi detached houses

Detached houses Vs semi detached houses

A detached house be it a flat, duplex or bungalow in some parlance, is a stand-alone, one-family residence, while semi-detached properties on the other hand are often mirror images of each other. They consist of pairs of houses built side-by-side or (less commonly) back-to-back, sharing a common or party wall. In England, certain other parts of the United States, and ...

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Fresh offshore investment window opens in UK property market

offshore investment

The property market expects exciting moments, starting today, as Wrothams Windsor, Nigeria’s leading property adviser and real estate investment  company, and The Berkeley Group, UK’s number one property developer, will be unveiling three exclusive developments in Lagos and Abuja, offering fresh offshore investment opportunities to Nigerians wishing to move cash to UK market. The launch schedule for August 12 and ...

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CANADA: Housing starts decline in July, below CMHC estimates

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said Tuesday that the pace of new home construction slowed in July for the first time in three months, mostly as a result of fewer multi-unit projects started in urban areas – particularly Calgary. CMHC says the seasonally adjusted annual rate last month was 193,032 units nationally, down from 202,338 units in June. Regionally, ...

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