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How Rich is Rich?

NOTE: This article was written with Australians in mind. One Australian Dollar is currently trading at approximately $1.03 USD Would $1 million really make you rich? Unfortunately, a million dollars ain’t what it used to be – many property owners living within five kilometres of a major Australian city would fit the bill, based only […]

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Tough Economic Times Making UK Overseas Property Investors More Savvy

Cashed-up overseas property investors from the UK are still active in the market despite tough economic times both at home and abroad. What has changed, however, is that they have become much more discerning.

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The Best Places in…Africa

The annual Ibrahim Index 2010, a Governance League Table from the Mo Ibrahim Foundation (Mr Ibrahim is a Sudanese-born British tycoon), which reviews the 53 states, is certainly one of the best places to start if looking to invest in the African continent.

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How Indian’s Are Investing Their Money in Real Estate Locally

The number of Indian households defined as “rich” will have risen from three million in 2003 to 11 million by 2013. Additionally, the number of middle class “aspirers” is expected to increase even more substantially, from 46 million to 124 million in the same period. Right now, India has around 130,000 high-net-worth individuals (people with investable assets of more than $1 million USD) and this rate is growing at 20% a year, which is second only to Singapore.

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Real Estate News: 26 March 2010 Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine

In the 26 March 2010 edition of the Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine we feature the location of “Australia” the movie, Tuscan farmhouses that have been reconstructed, and the award-winning design for the redevelopment of a Special District of Baghdad. There’s also an Osso Buco recipe, the Maharaja Express in India, an historic homestead in Orange and much more.

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Real Estate News: 12 Mar 2010 Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine

In the 12 Mar 2010 edition of the Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine we feature the award winning development on Nurai Island in Abu Dhabi, with its stunning overwater villas and beachfront residences. There’s also the weekly wrap up of headlines from around the world, plus we invite you to take part in the Step by Step Property Success seminars. There’s also the new Raffles Residences in Manila, tips to get the most out of your sale, and the backlit bathtubs.

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The World This Week – Real Estate News from 21 – 26 Feb 2010

Interesting real estate and finance stories making headlines in print and online media from around the world the week 20-26 Feb 2010 include: AUSTRALIA: Home ownership even more out of reach; AUSTRALIA: Adelaide City Council releases details of secret heritage properties; AUSTRIA: Join the high society in the Austrian ski resort of Ischgl; CANADA: Banking on the Games afterglow; CANADA: Home-owning nation – An Amerindian experiment with property rights; CHINA: Hong Kong Growth Quickens Amid Property Bubble Risk; EGYPT: Egyptian developers turn to middle priced projects in the short term, report indicates; INDIA: Realtors want focus on affordable housing; NEW ZEALAND: John Dorbu – The great mortgagee ripoff; THAILAND: New guidelines add to transparency of Thai real estate market; UK: Playing a waiting game – The big question: stay put or sell up? With the outlook across the United Kingdom still gloomy, it’s a tough one to call; USA: New Home Sales Surprise Economists With Drop To Record Low In January; USA: Terry Hoskins demolishes house to stop bank foreclosing and selling it

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Real Estate News: Feb 5, 2009 Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine

In this edition of the Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine we feature some luxurious Estates in Tuscany, featuring vineyards, farms and refurbished 16th Century villas. There’s also what has been called the best Equestrian Estate in the United States, plus we look at the Dubai Fountain, the next best thing to Buckingham Palace, median house price snapshot in some of Australia’s luxury suburbs, ask you to keep helping Haiti and much more.

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Buying Real Estate: Is Now a Good Time?

Michael Marquette of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: One of the most common questions is when is the right time to buy property? Australians have seen property prices hold firm, relative to many other countries around the World. It’s a fact that more than 70 per cent of Australians aged 25 or over believe that now is the right time to purchase property – this is welcome news for those looking to sell property.

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2009 September 09: Invest or Spend Our Way to a Better Future?

The subject of business, money, finance and economic prudence effects us all. Luxury real estate agent Michael Marquette’s “View from the Bridge” this week looks at whether Federal Government policy requires spending or investment to ensure a brighter economic future for us all. Includes podcast.

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