Housing View – April 19, 2019

On cross-country:

  • “The housing affordability gap is equivalent to 1% of global GDP” – Housing Europe
  • Residential investment opportunities in Africa – which sectors are on the rise? – Knight Frank
  • The Economic Defense of Sprawl (And What’s Wrong With It) – Planetizen
  • Connecting commodities to house price booms – Financial Times


On the US:


On other countries:

  • [Canada] China’s Property Market Is Feeling the Stimulus Effect – Bloomberg
  • [China] Housing Policy and Economic Growth in China – Reserve Bank of Australia
  • [China] Building a Case For Chinese Property – Wall Street Journal
  • [China] Shenzhen joins top five cities with most expensive housing – Financial Times
  • [Egypt] Egypt’s house prices falling sharply – Global Property Guide
  • [Germany] A referendum to expropriate apartments from big landlords in Berlin – The Economist
  • [Germany] Berlin Housing Backlash Spurs Drive to Nationalize Real Estate – Bloomberg
  • [Germany] In Berlin, rising rents fuel a movement urging city government to buy back apartments – Los Angels Times
  • [Germany] Capital Flows, Real Estate, and City Cycles: Micro Evidence from the German Boom – Deutsche Bundesbank
  • [Hungary] Hungary prepares rate fixing plan for $3.16 bln mortgage stock – Reuters
  • [Ireland] Brexit Jobs Spur Dublin Real Estate Boom – Bloomberg
  • [United Arab Emirates] UAE’s property prices fall further – Global Property Guide
  • [United Kingdom] Council housing is making a comeback in Britain – The Economist
  • [United Kingdom] Landlords face curbs on evicting tenants at short notice – Financial Times

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