Welcome to the latest edition of the MTLH eMagazine. In this bumper, truly global edition there’s our opinion on what’s happening with the Chinese real estate market, a look at the new super-Casino in Singapore, the outstanding Tuscan and Umbrian hills in Italy, plus there’s news on toughened rules for foreign investors in Australian real estate, a video of the 330 sqft apartment in Hong Kong with 24 rooms, global headlines from the last week, as well as great homes in Costa Rica, South Australia and many more. Enjoy and all the best, Michael Marquette & Simon Turner.
“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
– Albert Einstein
“VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE”
Is China’s Property Bubble About to Burst?
Michael Marquette this week looks at what’s happening in China, as the real estate market continues to boom and the Central Bank and government feverishly try to maintain control.
The Tuscan & Umbrian Hills in Italy
In the charming villages of Tuscany & Umbria, there are festivals all year round, including wild boor, mushrooms and much more. Enjoy the history, the beaches, the hot springs, cowboys and much more. There’s also some fantastic villas, farmhouses and towns for sale.
Villa Vista Real in Mal Pais, Costa Rica
With stunning ocean views, wonderful finishes and an ideal location, this Costa Rican home is the ideal place to relax yourself, or create a haven for others.
MONEY & BUSINESS
Rules Toughened For Foreign Investment in Australia
Just a year after rules were relaxed, the Australian Federal Government has toughened laws on temporary-residents purchasing residential real estate.
The 330 sq ft Apartment with 24 Rooms
When space is at a premium, such as it is in Hong Kong, ingenious design is called for. Watch the video to see how every inch can be utilized.
The World’s Second Biggest Casino
Just opened in Singapore, the Marina Bay Sands Casino-Resort is something to behold.
Tudor-Style Home in South Australia
This property in Pasadena would make a fantastic home for the growing family.
Global Real Estate Headlines
A synopsis of news that made the headlines around the world last week.
MONEY & BUSINESS
Australian Interest Rates Rise Again
For the 5th time in 6 meetings, the Reserve Bank of Australia has increased interest rates. They now stand at 4.5%
There’s a quirky campaign to stomp-out litterbugs in Brisbane, a look at how international real estate markets fared in 2009 and where opportunities now lie, plus we feature the $5 million Pearl Carpet of Baroda. There’s also luxury homes in South Florida and Thailand, our weekly synopsis of global news headlines, plus we show the work of award-winning architect Noel Robinson and a San Francisco Bay Area perspective on the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day.
Thanks for joining us!
Michael Marquette & Simon Turner
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