With Vancouver now rated as the fifth most liveable city and the 15th most important financial centre globally we asked Knight Frank’s partners in Vancouver, Dexter Associates Realty, to give us their insight into the city’s residential market, how it’s performing and what challenges it faces.
House price expectations remain positive, but signs of a ‘post-election bounce’ are largely confined to the capital
Households perceived that the value of their home rose in May, according to the House Price Sentiment Index (HPSI) from Knight Frank and Markit Economics.
A pick-up in population growth despite a weaker contribution of Net Overseas Migration has added fuel to the already hot housing markets of Sydney and Melbourne, where house prices continue to surge.
In February 2015, the Hong Kong government announced in the 2015–2016 Budget that this year’s Land Sale Programme would include 29 residential sites—mostly located in the New Territories—which will provide about 16,000 flats.
Due to the sustained slump in the residential property market during 2014 China’s central government has been forced to adopt several stimulus measures in order to accelerate residential sales.
In the second half of 2014, Knight Frank’s Prime Asia Development Land Index reflected a generally positive land market in the region.
We now know the finalists for this year’s Eurovision Song Content, but how have the nations slugging it out in the world’s cheesiest pop event fared in terms of house-price performance?
With May now upon us and spring in full swing Knight Frank is delighted to report some encouraging activity across the Provence network.
Four weeks ago today we held the global launch of The Wealth Report 2015 at Claridge’s hotel in London.