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$8 Litre Petrol: Implications for Property Investment in Australia

CSIRO has just released Fuel for Thought, a report from the cross-sector Future Fuels Forum. Their worst case scenario of petrol at A$8/litre by 2020 has made headlines in Australia. Even with petrol not yet at $2/litre there is a noticeable increase in deamnd from both buyers and renters for properties which are either within […]

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Investing in Property in Dubai – What Do the Defaults Mean?

The Dubai property market is in a mess right now, but the implications for the small investor are unclear. Although Dubai is world famous for owning some massive real estate developments in Dubai such as the Dubai Palm Island projects, it has also built up a $100 billion portfolio of assets in international property around […]

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How to buy Property in Spain

All property in Spain should be registered in the Registro de la Propiedad (the land registry), where you can obtain the full details of the owner, the exact size of the property and full details of any mortgages, debts or judgments against the property will normally be registered. Only the persons or company named on […]

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Bleak outlook for British homeowners in Spain

Spain’s soaraway property market has ended its decade-long boom, new figures show, with prices falling for the first time in many parts of the country. In the country as a whole, prices inched up by just 0.3 percent in the third quarter of the year, the smallest increase since 2000. But prices fell in 13 […]

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