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Turkey’s gearing up to tax the wealthy and their luxury homes

High-earners and those looking to purchase luxury homes in Turkey have gotten a brief respite before new taxes are...

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Blackstone to sell holiday park portfolio across Europe for 60% more than it paid: sources

Trust Blackstone Group to prove that even holidays can be used to make paper. The investment giant has entered...

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Looking for luxury condos? Cooling prices forecasted in Iceland

Iceland may have recovered from a debilitating financial crisis, but now it faces a new problem: an increasing number...

How Moscow’s rampant real estate fraud preys on sanity (literally)

How Moscow’s rampant real estate fraud preys on sanity (literally)

Proof of sanity is just as essential as obtaining proof of purchase in Moscow’s fraud-prone real estate housing market....

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Looking to buy property overseas? These countries don’t want your money

If you’re looking to purchase property overseas, the options are becoming increasingly limited. New Zealand is the latest country...

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How to invest in RE like a Russian oligarch

One of Russia’s most in-demand residential enclaves is called the Golden Triangle in St. Petersburg and now is the time to get in, local real estate agents say. “Because some of the buyers hold...

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Are resi markets headed for an apocalypse?

All for one and one for all is officially an appropriate slogan for the global housing market. The International Monetary Fund is warning that, because the wealthy are parking money in various homes around...

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Window of opportunity is opening up in Australia’s housing markets

After foreign buyers were laden down by new taxes and rules to deter them from Australia, new controls imposed...

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Southeast Asia’s tallest tower ensnared in 1MDB scandal gets bailout

UPDATED Dec. 2, 2018, 12:51 p.m.: The tallest tower in Southeast Asia is embroiled in a high stakes game...

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn. (Credit from left: Zsoy, Sodacan)

Richest monarchy in the world assumes personal control of RE assets

Thailand’s king has put the monarchy’s diverse investment portfolio into his own name in a move that’s causing mixed...

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