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Geneva sees prime sales strengthen in 2016

The stability of the Swiss franc, a return to sensible pricing and greater clarity surrounding the Swiss second home cap has boosted market sentiment in Geneva. Read full article

Chinese city of Shenzhen leads new global cities house price index

Our new Global Residential Cities Index takes our Global House Price Index one step further, tracking mainstream residential prices on a city rather than country basis. Read full article

Stability returning to France’s second home markets

France’s property market has trod an uneven course over the last decade but 2015 saw renewed optimism which led to a significant upturn in sales. Read full article

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Hamlet tops list of Shakespeare’s most iconic plays with location for greatest house price growth

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Knight Frank has examined house price performance in the locations of the Bard’s most iconic plays.     From Twelfth Night in Croatia to Midsummer Night’s Dream in Athens, Shakespeare’s 37 plays and 154 sonnets are set across more than 12 countries with large variations in their respective property markets.