Happy Friday! In case you missed some of the biggest investment news stories from the past seven days, you will find them all below:
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How long can Hong Kong real estate resist Chinese stock mayhem?
Following the biggest daily drop in Chinese shares for eight years, will investors in Hong Kong look for stabilisation in overseas markets such as the UK?
Is a 15% Dubai real estate transaction rise the first sign of sustainability?
As figures from the Dubai Land Department (DLD) show that purchasers invested £22.4 billion (AED129bn), over a total of 23,000 transactions in the first six months of 2015, here’s why the signs are positive for future growth in the Dubai property market.
Buy-to-let investors to focus on yields after tax relief changes?
After George Osborne announced changes to the rate of mortgage tax relief for investors, learn why the need to concentrate on strong yields to maximise overall returns has never been more urgent.
Quote to remember
“We want to rebalance our country and we want Singaporean and other south-east Asian investors to help us do it. That is what the Northern Powerhouse is all about. From the North Sea to the Singapore Strait, let’s get more trade flowing.”
PM David Cameron encourage south-east Asian investors to invest in the UK’s Northern Powerhouse.
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— Select Property (@OSelectProperty) July 27, 2015
Why south-east Asian investors should buy into the UK’s Northern Powerhouse
After David Cameron visited the Far East to promote the multi-billion pound plans, we outline just why investors should look at the property markets that will directly benefit from the Northern Powerhouse, such as Manchester.
Expropriation Bill to force South African investors overseas?
As the South African parliament discusses the country’s new Expropriation Bill, will changes seen investors in the country head overseas for an investment in a more stable environment?
Looking ahead to next week…
We’ll continue our coverage of international property markets.