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Serviced apartment sector expands in India

Serviced apartments are increasingly competing with hotels in Indias main business and travel hubs. In many cities, residential buildings that began as modest long stay options for local business travellers, now offer the same facilities as a good hotel, such as a gym, a swimming pool, and all day dining, for a similar or lower nightly rate. Continue reading “Serviced apartment sector expands in India”

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Buying houses or apartments in Hanoi

Vietnamese laws now do not permit foreign individuals and organisations to buy houses or apartments in Hanoi. Under the Vietnamese Business Law and Housing Law, foreign entities can only rent land, build houses and apartments in Hanoi to rent or sell or lease the houses and apartments. However, Prime Minister has just instructed the Ministry of Construction to prepare the necessary documents on an experimental project, which would permit foreigners to buy houses and possess land in Vietnam, and to submit them to the National Assemblys Standing Committee for opinions. Continue reading “Buying houses or apartments in Hanoi”

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Pattaya Villa for sale: Don’t Rush and Think Before You Buy

It is a common fact that the profile of a buy to let investor has changed drastically over the past few years. It is highly likely that you may see someone who has entirely no experience in the Pattaya propery market bidding at auction alongside experienced landlords for investment property or looking for a Pattaya villa for sale. There are now more inexperienced landlords than ever before delving into the property market, as apposed to stocks or other investments. Continue reading “Pattaya Villa for sale: Don’t Rush and Think Before You Buy”

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RICS sets valuation standards for financial market

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) will host the Asia Valuation Conference at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Singapore. With the current financial uncertainty facing global markets, there is an increasing demand for consistent and reliable valuations from financial institutions, corporations, governments and organisations and the one day conference seeks to share RICS updated valuation standards and guidelines to help real estate professionals to meet a high standard of professional competence. Continue reading “RICS sets valuation standards for financial market”