A modest mansion in Hawaii, where Barack Obama lived with his mother and grandmother, is for sale for $ 2.2 million, writes Forbes.
In the house, which is located on a busy street in the state capital of Honolulu, the young Barack Obama lived with his family while his mother studied at the University of Hawaii nearby. The Obama family rented this house for the duration of their stay in Hawaii. In 2006, the house sold for $ 1.3 million.
The main house of 185 sq. m. with three bedrooms and two bathrooms is located on a plot of 10 acres. Behind it is another small one-bedroom house with access to a quiet street. Continue reading
Supply does not keep up with demand, and prices are rising, according to Global Property Guide.
Property prices in the Netherlands continue to rise, supported by record low interest rates, and supply is unable to meet high demand.
Housing on average rose by 6.5 % during 2019. For the fourth quarter of last year, prices increased by 4.2 %.
Real estate in the Netherlands has been steadily growing in price for several years: by 8.5 % in 2018, by 6.9 % in 2017, by 8.8% in 2016, by 4.5% in 2015 and by 2.7% in 2014. Continue reading
The organizers of the International commercial real estate exhibition decided to postpone the event to June.
The international commercial real estate exhibition in Cannes, France, MIPIM has been postponed to June 2-5 due to growing concerns about the coronavirus. The event was scheduled to take place from March 10 to 13.
“The well-being of our customers and employees is our priority. Given the changing context, the best course of action is to postpone MIPIM until June, ” said Reed MIDEM Executive Director Paul Zilk. Continue reading
Sales of Greek real estate to foreigners soared by almost 30 % over the year and reached a record level in 2019 — 1.45 billion euros, writes Ekathimerini.
According to the Bank of Greece, in 2019, foreigners purchased real estate in the country for a total of 1.45 billion euros. This is 29.4% higher than the previous year-1.13 billion euros.
Real estate accounted for 35 % of foreign direct investment in the Greek economy, which amounted to 4.2 billion euros, according to Ekathimerini. Continue reading
In Spain, several programs and initiatives have been launched in recent years to attract new residents to the country’s villages. They can be offered a guaranteed job, a home, and even thousands of euros in cash. This is how municipalities fight depopulation. After all, many Spanish villages were deserted, and even Ghost towns appeared in the country.
Ponga, located in Asturias in the North of the country, was one of the villages trying to make up for the lack of inhabitants. Continue reading