Investors looking for property in Thailand are increasingly opting for condominiums in Pattaya.

With the country proving resilient to much of the world's financial troubles, the property market is flourishing.

Therefore, according to Knight Knox, those looking for investment property are heading to Thailand, particularly Pattaya, Property Wire...

Improved access to Mallorca could help to increase property market activity, as investors try to capitalise on increased property numbers.

Budget airline Vueling is set to begin daily flights from London Heathrow to Palma as of March 23rd 2013.

Despite being a popular route, Heathrow has not offered the flight to travellers since 2009.

Vueling...

THERE is always sadness when a long-lasting marriage falls apart. The close relationship between pension funds and equities, formed in the late 1950s, is heading for the divorce courts.

Figures from the Pension Protection Fund, an industry insurance scheme, show that British defined-benefit (or final-salary) schemes had 43.2% of their portfolios in

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Portuguese property investment funds remained in positive territory in the penultimate quarter of 2012, according to a new report.

Figures from the APFIPP/IPD Portugal quarterly property fund index revealed that in September, annual total return was 0.6 per cent.

While this is a contraction of 0.3 per cent from June 2012 and 1.5 per cent...

Core real estate markets in France are helping to support ski property prices across the globe, according to a recent report.

Knight Frank’s Ski Property Index noted that despite a 1.5 per cent rise in the three months to June (Q2), over a 12 month period there was a fall of 0.9 per cent.

Only a tight supply in the French Alps has helped...

WHEN interest rates hit double digits in the late 1970s, house-builders sent planks of wood to the Federal Reserve in protest. With rates stuck near zero, the protests now come from the opposite direction. The retired complain of a “war on savings”.

The Fed cut rates to current levels at the end of 2008 and has promised to keep them there until

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Life is getting (slightly) easier for first-time buyers, with high loan-to-value mortgage deals now below 4%

There are some glimmers of hope for those looking to buy their first home, with Nationwide revealing it has doubled its lending to first-time buyers, and figures showing an increase in the number of mortgage deals for those who can only...

THE delightful (though small) plates of tapas that often accompany an evening drink in Spain can, if eaten with gusto, end up replacing the meal they were meant to precede. After four years of appetiser-sized bank restructurings, bail-outs and reforms, Spain’s banking system may finally be getting its fill of public money.

On November 28th the

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EVER since Argentina defaulted on $81 billion of debt in 2001, it has been thumbing its nose at its creditors. Those who rejected its offers in 2005 and 2010 to swap non-performing securities for new bonds worth much less have won a series of judgments in American courts ordering the country to pay. But Argentina had few assets in America that

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