The recovery of the US residential real estate sector is going to happen gradually, with several factors needed to move the sector forward.

Speaking to Bloomberg, US economist at BNP Paribas in New York Yelena Shulyatyeva commented: "I do see a pickup in demand throughout the year, but it's going to be very gradual. What we need to see...

Some housing associations are stretching the meaning of 'affordable home' to the limit

In a busy road sandwiched between the office blocks of the City of London and the bijou streets of Islington lies what housing association One Housing Group calls a "calm home base where you can recharge the batteries". The association, which last year received a...

Retail property in Bangkok is showing signs of continued development as construction levels recover following floods in 2011.

This is according to new figures by CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), which showed 500,000 sq m of retail space will be completed by the end of 2012, if developers' predictions remain on track.

James Pitchon, executive director and...
Buying a property in Mallorca can have many benefits, with one real estate expert noting there is a lot on the island for both investors and renters.

Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager of Taylor Wimpey de Espana, commented: "The stunning Balearic Island offers a wonderful quality of life and superb properties that are so often...

It's a pretty market town – a touch parochial, but a pleasant place in which to while away a life

What's going for it? There are an awful lot of ruins in Denbigh. There's the castle and old town walls, of course, whose bulk of rubble looms over the town below, which were built by Edward I to subdue the revolting locals. There's the old Car...

Sydney has been named as one of the best places in the world to make a real estate investment.

In a list compiled by The Telegraph, the destination took the third spot out of ten, with the newspaper pointing out homes in its luxury suburbs are always in demand.

It named Darling Point, Elizabeth Bay, Watsons Bay, Point Piper, Woollahra, Bellevue...

Property prices in some area are being threatened by fracking, a controversial method of extracting shale gas

Fracking has already caused small earthquakes in the north-west, but homeowners in the vicinity of shale gas extraction could face an even worse aftershock: falling house prices.

John Johnson, manager of estate agent Farrell Heyworth in the...

Real estate in Spain is being targeted by buyers in the US, it has been claimed.

US investors are increasingly looking towards European countries, Reuters reports, with Spain being particularly popular.

Barcelona-based Christoph Toelle, managing partner of Sotheby's International Realty, told the news provider that this interest is due to the...
Another German-led overhaul

IN VELIZHANY, a village in western Siberia, Tatyana Ziryanova remembers when the local branch of Sberbank, where she has worked since 1983, was nothing more than a “wooden hut” with a toilet in the yard and an abacus for counting deposits. These days Ms Ziryanova shows local pensioners how to pay their utility bills at th

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