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Canada property market prospects look promising

Tuesday 17th December 2013

With residential property prices and sales levels at an historic high, prospects for the market and further capital growth look good heading into 2014, according to the RE/MAX Housing Market Outlook 2014...

Cash is king in the USA, says expert

Wednesday 11th December 2013

British cash buyers in the USA will continue to hold all the cards going into 2014, thanks to the dollar's ongoing weakness against Sterling and the edging up of mortgage rates, according to Richard Way, editor at the Overseas Guides Company...

International buyers fuel Miami property market recovery

Tuesday 10th December 2013

The Miami property market recovery is going from strength to strength thanks to a sharp rise in the number international purchasers acquiring bargain priced homes in the Sunshine State...

Celebrity couple put California home on the market

Thursday 21st November 2013

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are selling their marital home in Tarzana, California, fuelling rumours that the pair’s marriage is on the rocks...

Drew Barrymore sells property in California

Tuesday 19th November 2013

Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore has sold her Montecito mansion for $6.35m (£3.9m), just one year after hosting her wedding to art consultant William Kopelman on the property...

Michael Jordan’s Chicago home to be sold at auction

Monday 11th November 2013

Michael Jordan’s property in Chicago is set to be sold at auction later this month. The Basketball legend’s grand estate, which measure 56,000 sq ft, was first put his grand estate on the market for $29m (£18...

New Florida real estate investment guide

Sunday 13th October 2013

In a bid to help entice more people to invest in the Florida property market, and in turn sell more homes in Orlando and Miami, Colordarcy estate agency has released a new guide to investing in Florida real estate...

Eminem's childhood home up for auction

Sunday 13th October 2013

Eminem's childhood home, which appeared on the sleeve of the rapper's 2000 album 'The Marshall Mathers LP', has been put up for auction in north east Detroit, USA...

Foreign buyers snap up homes in Florida

Wednesday 9th October 2013

International home sales accounted for 8%, or $6.4bn, of all existing home sales in Florida over a one-year period ending in July 2013, according to a new Florida Realtors report...

Versace’s mansion goes under the hammer at £26m

Thursday 26th September 2013

The former house of the murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace has been sold at auction in Miami for just over $41m (£26m)...

Nevada has highest foreclosure rate in US

Tuesday 17th September 2013

Homebuyers seeking a bargain prices property in the USA may wish to consider buying property in Nevada, where the foreclosure rate has jumped back to highest in the country after surging 104% in August compared with the previous month...

O.J. Simpson’s Florida home to be sold

Tuesday 27th August 2013

The South Florida property belonging to imprisoned former football star O.J. Simpson will be auctioned off in October as part of a bank foreclosure proceeding...

Celebrities eye Gianni Versace's former Miami mansion

Wednesday 21st August 2013

Gianni Versace’s former Miami mansion is attracting a lot of attention from a wide range of high-profile bidders ahead of next month’s auction, according to Fisher Auctions, the firm instructed to sell the property...

Investors target buy-to-let investments in the USA

Wednesday 10th July 2013

    A growing number of real estate investors are acquiring properties in US cities with a view to letting them out, according to real estate tracker Radar Logic...

Things to consider when investing in Orlando real estate

Tuesday 25th June 2013

With the Florida property market going from strength to strength, a growing number of national and international property investors are actively looking to invest in this part if the USA...

Mr Key West puts private island up for sale

Tuesday 25th June 2013

David Wolkowsky, the famous Florida-based visionary and investor who earned the name “Mr. Key West” for his sterling efforts to preserve the historic character of his home town, is selling his private island Ballast Key...

Bruce Willis home for sale

Monday 17th June 2013

Despite the US property crash that saw values plummet across the country, movie star Bruce Willis is hoping to make a healthy profit on his mansion in Beverley Hills...

Canadian property transactions and prices rise

Monday 17th June 2013

Canadian property prices continued to rise last month on the back of an increase in property sales, new research shows...

US foreclosure sales continue to fall

Tuesday 4th June 2013

The USA property market continues to go from strength to strength, with new data showing that foreclosure levels plummeted during the first quarter (Q1) of this year...

U.S. new home prices soar

Thursday 30th May 2013

There was a significant increase in new homes prices in April, providing further evidence the USA property market is firmly on the road to recovery...

Canadian property prices rise marginally

Tuesday 21st May 2013

Canadian property prices edged slightly higher in April compared to the previous month, led by gains in three strong cities in Western Canada, according to the latest Teranet-National Bank Composite House Price Index...

U.S. properties to be auctioned online

Wednesday 8th May 2013

There are only a few weeks left before Micoley.com's May 18th auction event, but people don't have to wait to bid on any of these U...

Andy Warhol's former home in New York up for sale

Sunday 28th April 2013

Andy Warhol's former townhome in New York has been put up for sale at an asking price of $5.795m (£3...

USA property recovery continues

Wednesday 27th March 2013

Residential property prices in the USA appreciated for the 16th consecutive month in February as the market recovery picked up speed, the latest index from Zillow shows...

Orlando property prices boom

Monday 25th March 2013

    The Orlando property market is going from strength to strength on the back of a surge in demand from national and international homebuyers, helping to push property prices higher in the process...

Mickey Mouse Property Prices

Wednesday 6th February 2013

Talk to any real estate agent or house builder in Florida and they will tell you that the property sector is bracing itself for a new round of frenzied buying with plane-loads of bargain-hunting holiday homebuyers and investors arriving to exploit the fragile state of the market and secure cheap properties...

US new-home sales reach three-year high

Thursday 31st January 2013

Demand for new homes in the USA reached a three year high in 2012, as the housing market recovery picked up pace...

Miami property sales soar

Monday 28th January 2013

Miami property sales in Miami set a new record last year, helping to push residential prices significantly higher in the process, the latest figures from the Miami Association of Realtors show...

USA property prices increased 5.9% in 2012

Wednesday 23rd January 2013

USA property prices rose by 5.9% last year, marking the largest annual gain since 2006, according to figures provided by the Zillow Home Value Index...

Free property management for Florida property investors

Tuesday 8th January 2013

Florida property professional Alan Fishman has announced a series of new incentives for those thinking of buying property in Miami Fishman has launched an opportunity for investors who buy now to save money on their first year after purchasing a new property in Florida, most notably Miami, if they buy a home through the Advantage Real Estate team...

US properties are selling like hotcakes

Thursday 13th December 2012

With demand for properties in USA soaring, many more homes in the country are being sold within hours of being listed on the market for sale, according to the latest Zillow ranking of national buyers' and sellers' markets...

US property sales rise 2% in October

Wednesday 21st November 2012

Despite the recent Presidential election and the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy, the USA property sector continued to go from strength to strength last month with residential property sales and construction levels both improving...

California home prices rise 19% in October

Tuesday 20th November 2012

Residential property prices in California recorded their eighth straight annual increase last month, providing further evidence to suggest that the state's housing market recovery is gaining momentum...

Shaquille O'Neal buys cheap property in Florida

Sunday 11th November 2012

Despite reportedly being worth around £250m, retired American basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal has bought a modest house in Florida for $235,000 (£148,000)...

US foreclosure levels continue to fall

Wednesday 7th November 2012

There was a marginal fall in the number of homes in USA entering into foreclosure in September, the latest figures show...

Canadian property prices rise in Q3

Tuesday 9th October 2012

The average price of a residential property in Canada increased further in the third quarter of this year, according to a survey by Royal LePage, but there are growing signs that the market is running out of steam...

P-Diddy lists New York apartment for £5.3m

Thursday 4th October 2012

U.S. rapper P-Diddy has placed his New York apartment on the market for an asking price of $8.5m (£5...

Miami property prices continue to strengthen

Tuesday 25th September 2012

Miami home prices rose again in August, marking nine consecutive months of appreciation, according to the 25,000-member MIAMI Association of REALTORS and the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system...

Top tips for buying property in USA

Tuesday 18th September 2012

There are growing signs that now could be a good time to invest in the U.S. property market, but there are still some uncertainties for some people...

U.S. home prices continue to head north

Wednesday 5th September 2012

Residential property prices in the USA continued to rise in June compared with the corresponding month in 2011, marking the first year-on-year rise since September 2010, when the USA property market benefited temporarily from a federal home-buying tax credit, according to the latest Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller index...

Sales of new U.S. homes increased by 3.6% in July

Tuesday 28th August 2012

Sales of new homes in USA increased by 3.6% in July to match a two-year high reached in May, a further indication that the USA property market is on the road to recovery...

USA property prices rise again

Thursday 23rd August 2012

USA property values continued to rise in July, increasing by an average of 0.5% from June to $151,600 (£120,000), according to the July Zillow Real Estate Market Reports...

Over 20,000 homes in Detroit to go under the hammer

Thursday 16th August 2012

A record 22,504 foreclosed properties will be sold at auction next month in Wayne County, Detroit, because homeowners fell into financial arrears, acting as an indicator that the aftershocks from the USA property market crash are far from over...

Most expensive apartment goes on sale in New York

Tuesday 7th August 2012

The most expensive apartment in New York has been put up for sale at an asking price of $100m (£64m)...

Coastal homes launched in Florida from £58,000

Wednesday 1st August 2012

Estate agents Torcana has launched to market a selection of new homes along Florida´s gulf coast, widely considered to be one of the most beautiful and desirable locations to live and vacation in the USA...

Miami pending property sales rise again in June

Monday 30th July 2012

The total number of listings, including single-family homes and condominiums, that pended in Miami-Dade County, USA, during the month of June increased by 22%, from 2,730 to 3,344, year-on-year but declined 13% compared to the previous month, according to the 25,000-member MIAMI Association of REALTORS and the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) systems...

Flights to America could be slashed

Sunday 22nd July 2012

British holidaymakers and those with second homes in USA could soon benefit from significantly cheaper transatlantic flights following the UK government’s decision to allow more international airlines to use ‘cheaper airports’ such as Gatwick, Luton and Stansted...

Top 5 USA property investment destinations

Wednesday 18th July 2012

A growing number of investors have turned their attention to the property market in the USA, where prices are currently up to 70% below their peak values before the market crash in 2006...

Michael Vaughan’s former home in Barbados up for sale

Tuesday 17th July 2012

A three-bedroom villa, previously owned by ex- England cricket captain Michael Vaughan at the exclusive golf resort, Royal Westmoreland in Barbados, is on the market for £928,000...

New high yield property investment opportunity in Florida

Thursday 12th July 2012

Florida-based Coldwell Banker Feltrim has launched a new scheme called Park Lake at Parsons, Brandon, Florida, where the 40 one- and two-bedroom condos are giving net rental yields of up to 10...