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US market proves a hit with bargain hunting Brits

While Spain and France remain the two most popular destinations for Brits buying abroad, making up a combined 60% of all international searches for property in July, it is the US market which recorded the greatest increase in interest over the last year – with searches up by 125% on July 2008, according to Primelocation International’s Search Index.

US property market proves hit with bargain hunting Brits

While Spain and France remain the two most popular destinations for Brits buying abroad, making up a combined 60% of all international searches for property in July, it is the US market which recorded the greatest increase in interest over the last year – with searches up by 125% on July 2008, according to Primelocation International’s Search Index.

Detroit turns to motoring its property market

Detroit turns to motoring its property market

Detroit, once the centre of America's automobile industry, is now probably better known by investors as the 'property investors dream'. Hit heavily by the US economic downturn and property foreclosures, Detroit has a large supply of under market value property.

Green buildings attracting higher rents in US

Buildings in the US with a high Energy Star rating are attracting rental premiums of three percent per square foot compared with non-green buildings of the same size, location and function, according to new research commissioned by RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors).

Kickstart to the US property market

Obama’s announcement this week of US$275 billion in funds to help mortgage holders has been widely proclaimed as a much-needed boost to the US housing market.

American property becomes more appealing

The US Federal Reserve announced last week that it would cut the federal funds rate from 1% to between 0 and 0.25%, a move that should lower the cost of mortgages and make a US property investment even more appealing.

American property offering fantastic opportunities

Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors, told a press conference that the number of international buyers operating in the sector "may be doubling over the next ten years".

Yours for £25 - A $1.25m perfect Florida holiday home

Yours for £25 - A $1.25m perfect Florida holiday home

A British ex-pat couple are launching the UK’s first online overseas holiday home competition to sell their $1.25m luxury Florida property.

There’s no place like home: The US Gulf Coast 3 years on

There’s no place like home: The US Gulf Coast 3 years on

The 29th of August 2008 is an incredibly significant date on the calendar of all those living along the Gulf Coast of America, it marks the 3rd anniversary of the day Hurricane Katrina came ashore and devastated the lives of tens of thousands of Americans.

US property boosted by reasons for economic competitiveness

US property boosted by reasons for economic competitiveness

The U.S. sub-prime housing market crash is rolling into its third year seemingly unabated, and several prominent economists have gone on record to say that the U.S. economy is already in recession.

Starting a new life in Florida has proved successful

Jonathan Marriott grew up in London where he lived with his wife and two children and ran a graphic design business.

The year the American property market bounces back

The year the American property market bounces back

The Weis Group, a Wall Street Fund, and specialists in buying distressed real estate, raised further recently growing hopes that 2008 could be the year that American property prices bottom out and begin recovering.

Why investing in the GO Zone makes fiscal sense

Why investing in the GO Zone makes fiscal sense

According to leading real estate investors in America, now that the United States is entering the lowest point in its property market cycle and people are getting more and more serious about selling off their real estate stock no matter how low they have to go, there are more opportunities than ever for those who can buy in and who want to profit over the long-term.

Rebuilding lives, regenerating communities, reducing environmental impact

Rebuilding lives, regenerating communities, reducing environmental impact

Following the devastating hurricanes in America in 2005, the entire Gulf Coast of the United States was forced to count not only the cost in financial terms of the high winds and high tidal swells caused by hurricanes Katrina and Rita, but more significantly, America as a whole was left counting the very real cost in human and humanitarian terms.

New York, New York

New York, New York

Erna Low Property has recently launched two brand new developments in the heart of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Recently completed and ready for immediate occupancy, the two prestigious developments by an established New York developer, boast superb facilities and contemporary design offering residents comfortable and convenient living in the Big Apple.