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Irish property prices rises again in April

Irish residential property prices rose by 0.6 percent in April to push prices 15.8 percent higher year-on-year following falls earlier this year that briefly slowed a recovery from a 2008 real estate crash. Property prices in Dublin, which led the recovery climbed 1 percent on the month to stand 20.2 percent higher than a year ago. While prices across Ireland ...

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Difference between Leasehold and Freehold

There are two fundamentally different forms of legal ownership: freehold and leasehold. Although estate agents tend to gloss over it, the difference can be between a home that is worth buying and one that isn’t. Many people who don’t sort this out when they buy a home end up regretting it – getting it wrong can be hugely expensive. For ...

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History of Surveying

Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional position of points and the distances and angles between them. These points are usually on the surface of the Earth, and they are often used to establish land maps and boundaries for ownership, locations like building corners or the surface location of subsurface features, ...

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Infrastructure as a real estate entity

The state of infrastructure is an essential framework in assessing and indicating the status of any urban system. The efficiency of any form of human avocation, including metropolitan area, largely depends on the provision of efficient infrastructure and services. It can therefore be concluded that the significance of infrastructure in the proper functioning of an area cannot be over-emphasised. The ...

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Cayan Group signs investment-fund deal for Saudi project

Cayan Group has signed an investment-fund deal with Saudi Arabia-based MEFIC Capital for the construction of a commercial property in Riyadh, the Gulf-based real-estate developer said in a statement. The fund will be utilized for a project to be built on King Fahd Road, estimated for completion in the third quarter of 2017. Cayan Group – which has offices in ...

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Dangote’s Ethiopian Cement plant set for commissioning

Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mr. Haile Mariam Desalegne, is expected to perform the opening ceremony at an event that will be graced by top members of the Nigeria business community. A statement from the Dangote Group indicated that the government and the people of Ethiopia are excited about the timely completion of the project and ...

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DUBAI: Pakistanis buy property worth $379m in first quarter

Talk about home away from home, Pakistanis remained in pursuit of real estate in Dubai in the first quarter of 2015 as third biggest amount of foreign property transactions $379 million came from Pakistani nationals, according to local media sources. Pakistanis purchased properties worth over $4.3 billion (16bn dirhams) in 2013 and 2014 in Dubai, authorities stated. According to data ...

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