Real Estate News Roundup - Impact of Growing Property Investment in the Region

Real Estate News Roundup - Impact of Growing Property Investment in the Region

Real estate has long been a popular asset class for retail investors worldwide, and with the number of UK and Australian properties listed on SquareFeet.asia, we know that Bruneians are keen to expand their investment portfolios with international properties.

To get a better grasp of how the real estate market is faring in the region, we decided to bring you a regular round up of relevant news on this topic. This week we're seeing some calls for tighter regulations on foreign property buyers in Australia, an optimistic real estate market in the Philippines and an influx of Chinese real estate investors in Singapore forcing prices up:

WALL STREET JOURNAL
Australia Looks to Tighten Regulations on Foreign Property Buyers
Move Aimed at Stemming Surging Housing Prices

By JAMES GLYNN | Nov. 27, 2014 5:28 AM EST
http://online.wsj.com/articles/australia-looks-to-tighten-regulations-on-foreign-property-buyers-1417046494

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES
While Asian Property Markets Are Cooling, 92% Of Philippine Real Estate Agents & Brokers Are Positive About Next 12 Months
By VITTORIO HERNANDEZ | Nov. 28, 2014 8:30 PM EST
http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/574351/20141128/asian-property-markets-cooling-92-philippine-real.htm#.VHhzAb6eFCc

BUSINESS TIMES
Singapore 2nd top Asia destination for China real estate investors
By LYNETTE KHOO | Nov. 19, 2014 5:50 AM Singapore
http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/real-estate/singapore-2nd-top-asia-destination-for-china-real-estate-investors