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China's M&A set to hit new heights

Reuters - 23 December 2015 - China Inc's outbound acquisitions spree in 2015 helped push Asia-Pacific's annual deal value past $1 trillion for the first time, with 2016 set for a bigger splurge still as Chinese firms buy even more assets abroad to sidestep slowing domestic growth..Read more

US existing home sales plunge

Reuters - 23 December 2015 - U.S. home resales posted their sharpest drop in five years in November, a potential warning sign for the health of the U.S. economy although new regulations on paperwork for home purchases may have driven the decline.Read more

Consumer, business spending support U.S. third-quarter growth

Reuters - 23 December 2015 - The U.S. economy grew at a fairly healthy clip in the third quarter as strong consumer and business spending offset efforts by businesses to reduce an inventory glut, underscoring its resilience despite a raft of headwinds.Read more

The Real Reason The Federal Reserve Hiked Interest Rates: 5.1% Growth

Seeking Alpha - 23 December 2015 - Last week, the Federal Reserve elected to raise interest rates by 0.25% from a target (for the Federal Funds Rate) of 0%-0.25% to 0.25%-0.50%, representing the first such hike since 2006.Read more

Rising in the Mideast: The World’s New Landlord

The Wall Street Journal - 22 December 2015 - The four-star Renaissance hotel in Raleigh, N.C., and the cluster of 75 residential apartments in east London called Fizzy Canning Town have little in common except that they share a landlord based in a Middle Eastern desert thousands of miles away. Read more

Five things we learnt about Sydney property in 2015

Domain - December 21 2015: It’s long been said that it would be near impossible to pick the end of the boom, but Sydneysiders knew it was coming. The queue to sell at the best possible price began, oddly, in June – 10,000 homes went under the hammer over winter – when the market traditionally slows down. Almost 30 per cent more put their home up for auction this winter than the same time last year. Read more

U.S. Top Country for Asian Outbound Property Investment, London Top City

World Property Journal - September 11 2015: Of the $19 billion of outbound property investment coming out of Asia in the first half of 2015, China leads as the largest source of Asian outbound capital, followed by Singapore and Hong Kong. Read more

Property crowdfunding offers investors way in to residential market

Every Investor - September 11 2015: Property crowdfunding, where investors are brought together to buy properties for the buy-to-let or property development market, is a relatively new concept but has been growing in popularity. But lack of knowledge of the market may be putting potential investors off, says Richard Bush, co-founder of CrowdLords. Read more

21 tips for buying a property in Britain with the least hassle1

Business Insider - September 11 2015: Buying a property is always going to be stressful but now the British market is going absolutely bonkers. Read more

Kadner: Chicago property taxes not close to Southland's

Chicago Tribune - September 11 2015: All the whining by Chicago homeowners about the city's proposed property tax hike ought to be greeted with belly laughs in the Southland.. Read more

Responsible Property Investment Comes of Age Globally

World Property Journal - September 11 2015: Portfolio Owners Embrace Emerging Green Lease and Wellness Trends. According to global real estate advisor CBRE, building developers and owners worldwide are increasingly implementing comprehensive Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) programs. Read more

Middle East property investments outside region rise in H1: CBRE

Arab News - September 11 2015: DUBAI: The value of Middle East investments in real estate outside the region surged 64 percent to $11.5 billion in the first half of 2015, although two deals by sovereign funds accounted for nearly half this year’s total, consultants CBRE say. Read more

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