Feb 21, 2013 11:00 EST
US existing-home sales rose in January after December's slowdown, as the US housing market continued to tighten, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.
Feb 20, 2013 09:54 EST
Construction of new US homes slowed in January while building permits edged up, according to government data released Wednesday that pointed to continued recovery in the housing sector.
Feb 19, 2013 21:47 EST
London has overtaken Hong Kong to take the title of world's priciest office market, followed by a surprise, fast-rising third place Rio de Janeiro, according to a new survey.
Feb 19, 2013 13:36 EST
Spanish property firm Reyal Urbis, which is drowning under a debt pile of over 3.6 billion euros, filed Tuesday for insolvency, the latest in a string of collapses of real estate firms since a property bubble burst in 2008.
Feb 13, 2013 08:01 EST
From growing numbers of people with depression to families bankrupted by stock market investments, many are suffering in Vietnam's slow-burn economic crisis -- and blame the communist regime for their woes.
Feb 12, 2013 12:06 EST
Hundreds of Filipinos converged on the Philippine capital's main bayfront Tuesday for a unique "sunset watch" protest aimed at stopping what they said would be a disastrous reclamation project.
Feb 10, 2013 11:19 EST
The Israeli defence ministry on Sunday confirmed it had given the green light for the construction of 346 new settler homes in two settlements in the southern West Bank, a statement said.
Feb 07, 2013 14:50 EST
Lithuanian tax authorities said Thursday they would use the Baltic state's recently launched Google Street View platform to track tax cheats by identifying the real value of property holdings.
Feb 06, 2013 07:04 EST
British house prices dipped in January from the level in December, but climbed on an annual basis for the first time for 27 months in a sign of improvement in the property market, a key survey showed on Wednesday.
Feb 03, 2013 14:01 EST
Former premier Silvio Berlusconi vowed Sunday to refund the money Italians have had to fork out for an unpopular property tax if his coalition wins this month's elections.
Jan 31, 2013 23:47 EST
China's house price increases picked up pace in January on the back of a recovery in the overall economy and signs of looser policy controls, an independent survey showed Friday.
Jan 31, 2013 11:57 EST
Spanish bank Santander, the biggest in the eurozone by market value, said Thursday its net profit plunged in 2012 as it wrote off nearly 19 billion euros ($26 billion) for dodgy loans and for property assets in Spain.
Jan 29, 2013 12:46 EST
European stocks drifted up on Tuesday as traders awaited key data and looked ahead to a US Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.
Jan 29, 2013 11:02 EST
US home prices fell slightly in November from the previous month but were still 5.5 percent higher from a year earlier, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index released Tuesday.
Jan 28, 2013 17:10 EST
Moody's on Monday downgraded the long-term credit ratings of six large Canadian banks, citing concerns over record high Canadian consumer debt and soaring home prices.
Jan 28, 2013 14:03 EST
US pending home sales dipped in December as inventory remained tight, but the upward trend in the housing market continued, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.
Jan 27, 2013 17:08 EST
Around 1,000 people took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to protest against the city leader's policy speech, which they said offered nothing new on tackling a housing crisis and poverty.
Jan 25, 2013 12:34 EST
Sales of new homes in the United States fell in December from November, the Commerce Department reported Friday, but the entire year came in nearly 20 percent over 2011, as the housing sector recovers from a deep crash.
Jan 23, 2013 09:58 EST
Israel's new government will prioritise domestic socio-economic issues, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged on Wednesday, a day after he won a narrow election victory.
Jan 22, 2013 11:37 EST
US existing-home sales dipped in December, capping a year that saw the briskest sales pace in five years as the housing market recovers, a trade group said Tuesday.