Global Real Estate
Global Real Estate
Is it Time to Snap Up Irish Property?
Is it Time to Snap Up Irish Property?
The tale of Ireland’s spectacular property boom and bust is well known. The Irish countryside is littered with half-finished properties – a legacy of the times when Irish banks would lend to seemingly anyone. Little wonder that Irish property prices…
A Housing Bubble… Upon Bubble… Upon Bubble
A Housing Bubble… Upon Bubble… Upon Bubble
If the Eurozone’s GDP is twelve times larger than Australia’s, how much bigger is their financial sector? It’s a trick question. Australia’s financial sector is bigger, if you rank it by stock market capitalisation: These two comments come to mind:…
Why the Australian Property Bubble is Only the Beginning
Why the Australian Property Bubble is Only the Beginning
There are two things you can’t discuss at the Smith’s extended family gatherings. Religion and politics. And that’s mostly because there’s no talking when those subjects come up, just yelling, fist pumping and table thumping. And after a recent weekend…
The Las Vegas Real Estate Market: Underwater in the Desert
The Las Vegas Real Estate Market: Underwater in the Desert
Christine Lagarde, the head fixer at the International Monetary Fund, says U.S. policymakers need to be more aggressive in dispensing medication to boost America’s punk recovery. Washington bureaucrats, she believes, have all the fiscal and monetary tools they need to…
What Newton Knew About House Prices …That the IMF Should
What Newton Knew About House Prices …That the IMF Should
‘Actioni contrariam semper et æqualem esse reactionem: sive corporum duorum actiones in se mutuo semper esse æquales et in partes contrarias dirigi.’ – Law Three, Principia Mathematica Philosophiae Naturalis, Sir Isaac Newton Or to non-Latin speakers (including your editor)… ‘To
Cash In As Yet Another Housing Bubble Bursts
Cash In As Yet Another Housing Bubble Bursts
Canada is one of the few Western economies to have rebounded strongly from the Great Recession. Indeed, in some ways it’s as if it never happened. Annual output has surged above the previous peak in 2008. The trade surplus in…