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Is Property A Safe Haven Whilst The Stock Market Is Stormy?

Historically, as sharemarkets fall, investors head towards bricks and mortar. This time around though, as stocks are falling, the latest property data indicates a further tightening of already chronically low rental stocks. If the projections are accurate, rental yields will continue to rise, particularly in outer suburbs. Marquette Turner Luxury Homes

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Is the Prime London Market set for a Boost amid the Economic Slowdown in China?

While the previous discrepancies between the north and south in the UK property market have largely been eradicated, the capital of London continues to blaze a trail for other regions to follow. This is particularly true with regards to value, as while there is price growth nationwide London’s projected increase of 20.4% over the next […]

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The Swiss Property Market Continues to Boom into 2011

Switzerland, Europe’s most resilient market during the global financial crisis in 2008 and 2009, delivered an improved annual total return of 6.1% last year, 60 basis points ahead of 2009’s 5.5% and matching the return of 2008.

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Taiwan Introduces Luxury Property Tax to Cool Overheating Market

Taiwan has passed a “luxury” tax – an unusual move as the island tries to curb rampant property speculation and the worst wealth gap in a decade. Property not lived in by the owner and sold within two years of purchase will be taxed 10-15%. With the gap between rich and poor widening in many wealthy countries, what do you think of the idea?

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Australian Real Estate Market Update July 2010

Analysts believe that the drop in auction clearance rates in Australia are showing that prices will fall in the second half of the year. The property market has begun to relax over the last couple of months. Consumer confidence declined 7% in May and the interest rate rises have finally started to have an impact. And, despite new laws being introduced, the cumulative effect will take a long time to materialize.

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“View from the Bridge”: The State of the Australian Real Estate Market

What is the state of the Australian real estate market? Luxury real estate agent Michael Marquette of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes in his View from the Bridge column looks at rental prices, the first home owners grant, coastal areas, price reductions, the sale of LJ Hooker, International Monetary Fund, and household debt.

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The New York Times Great Homes and Destinations: Stockton, New South Wales

The New York Times, arguably one of the world’s most respected publications in the English-speaking world, has chosen Marquette Turner Luxury Homes as the expert for their “For Sale in…Australia” feature. Journalist Virginia C McGuire speaks with Michael Marquette.

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A huge gap in the market: Australia’s looming crisis

Michael Marquette of Marquette Turner writes in his Special Report: The biggest post – war crisis that Australia has faced is almost upon us. We have all heard about the aging population and the need for Superannuation to lessen the burden on taxpayers for pensions and other welfare payments. The terrifying statistic that very few […]

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Where in Mainland China do the Millionaires Live?

China has 960,000 “millionaires” with personal wealth of 10 million Yuan or more. These wealthy consumers are young with an average age of 39 years. Over half of them derived their wealth from their private business, while 20% from property investment and 15% from the stock market. About 30% of them are women.

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United Kingdom Luxury Real Estate Guide and Resources on Marquette Turner

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