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  • IRLEAND COMMERCIAL SECTORS TO BENEFIT FROM BREXIT

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Global real estate consultant JLL is reporting this month the JLL Irish Property Index continued to perform steadily, with overall returns of +3.2% in the second quarter of 2016. This is the 19thconsecutive quarter of positive growth.

    6th September, 2016Continue reading
  • HOUSING MARKET CONTINUES GRADUAL CLIMB BACK TO NORMAL IN USA

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    According to the NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index, markets in 146 of the approximately 340 metro U.S. areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the second quarter of 2016. This represents a year-over-year net gain of 66 markets.

    9th August, 2016Continue reading
  • ZIKA VIRUS MAY AFFECT PROPERTY VALUES IN PARTS OF MIAMI

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Miami's trendy Wynwood neighborhood, which experienced a huge boom in property values over recent years, now faces a tremendous amount of fear and uncertainty as a result of the arrival of the mosquito-borne Zika virus says Barry Sharpe, who heads Miami-based Property Tax Appeal Group.

    9th August, 2016Continue reading
  • NEW HOME SALES IN U.S. REACH HIGHEST LEVELS SINCE 2008 MARKET CRASH

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes in the U.S. rose 3.5 percent in June 2016 from an upwardly revised May 2016 reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000 units. New home sales are up 9.3 percent in the second quarter of 2016 from the first quarter.

    28th July, 2016Continue reading
  • IRELAND HOME PRICES UP ANNUALLY 6.3 PERCENT NATIONWIDE IN Q2

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    According to Daft.ie's latest Ireland House Price Report, home prices nationwide rose by an average of 6.3% in the year to June 2016.

    28th July, 2016Continue reading
  • CUBA'S NEXT REVOLUTION: REAL ESTATE

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    In Cuba, 220 miles south of Miami, real estate is considered hotter than any other commodity on the world market today. But most Americans and foreigners so far are mostly shut out of this potentially lucrative product.

    28th July, 2016Continue reading
  • SLUGGISH ECONOMY DAMPENS US OCCUPIER SENTIMENT, YET INVESTOR DEMAND RISING

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    According to RICS' US Commercial Property Monitor for Q2, 2016, a slow U.S. economy seems to be taking a toll on occupier sentiment in many parts of the United States though demand still rose in the office and industrial segments.

    28th July, 2016Continue reading
  • HOUSING ON THE RISE

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Americans are buying new homes at the highest rate in eight-and-a-half years. And sales of existing homes reached the highest monthly level since 2007. Bobbi Rebell reports.

    28th July, 2016Continue reading
  • EU's JUNKER CAUTIOUS ABOUT NEW BRITISH PM

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is asked about incoming British Prime Minister Theresa May, called a "bloody difficult woman" by a member of her own party.

    13th July, 2016Continue reading
  • RECORD CLOSE FOR S&P 500

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    The S&P 500 broke the record high as upbeat economic data and low bond yields funneled investors into U.S. stocks. Fred Katayama reports.

    12th July, 2016Continue reading