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Budapest leads our 150-city residential price rankings

This quarter Budapest has reclaimed its title as the city with the fastest-rising house prices globally. The capital of Hungary saw residential prices accelerate by 24% in the year to September 2019 driven by low mortgage rates, strong employment and economic growth.   Words: Kate Everett-Allen, Knight Frank January 14 2020 1 mins to read…

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Malaysia: New budget measures expected to stimulate residential market

Residential transactions in the first half of 2019 declined 4.4% compared to the same period the year before. However, several government initiatives announced under the National Budget 2020 are aimed at stimulating the lacklustre property market, these include changes to property taxes and the lowering of foreign buyer price thresholds from RM1 million to RM…

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Asia Pacific: Despite economic uncertainty 67% of the region’s residential markets recorded positive annual price growth in H2 2019

Last year presented a tough operating environment for Asia-Pacific’s residential markets given the global macroeconomic uncertainty, but this was balanced by falling interest rates and policies aimed at supporting affordability. Among the 27 regional residential indices tracked by the report, 67% reported positive annual price growth in the second half of 2019.

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