Updated at Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019, 14:22 The Hanoitimes - More Japanese and South Korean investors are pouring money into the real estate sector regardless of segments. Japanese investors, after years of working with different markets, have concluded that the real estate market in Vietnam appears to be most attractive in Southeast Asia. Vietnam has become an appealing destination for its safe and stable business environment though prospective in regional peer like Indonesia or Cambodia remains bright, Director of Japan’s Global Link Cooperative Yoshinori Nakata told Vietnam News Agency on the sidelines of an investment promotion workshop in Osaka, Japan on April 9. Yoshinori Nakata. Photo: VNA Real estate has turned to be the most-chosen investment channel in Vietnam as foreign investors see their significant returns on the money they will invest, Nakata said. Echoing Nakata, Kako Sasai, head of the business information division of the Japan External … [Read more...] about Vietnam real estate market most attractive in Southeast Asia: Japan investors
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Seminar on real estate trend in 2019 at VIR headquarters Despite facing challenges, the real estate market in 2019 is expected to continue on an upward trend, say both experts and investors. According to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, real estate business was the second largest business sector since early 2018, with the total registered capital of $6.5 billion in 87 newly registered projects. Speaking at the seminar, Nguyen Hong Son, consulting director of Savills Hanoi, said that in 2019 demand will focus on buying houses and improving the quality of life. Therefore, most homebuyers will pose higher requirements to developers. Nguyen Hong Son, consulting director of Savill Hanoi The value of each project no longer lies in the design, but also largely depend on how developers manage and operate the buildings. Therefore, investment in improving building management is becoming indispensable and is a new area for … [Read more...] about What are the real estate trends in 2019?
By The Associated Press Tues., Feb. 26, 2019 ATLANTA—Strains in the U.S. housing sector emerged in the aisles of Home Depot, a store with a reputation for consistently delivering surprises to the upside for its investors. In the final quarter of the year, Home Depot fell short on profit, revenue and same-stores sales as rising real estate prices cast a chill over U.S. home sales. Shares fell 3.3 per cent Tuesday before the opening bell. The company projected that comparable-store sales growth, a key gauge of health in the retail industry, would not be as strong this year as it was in 2018. The U.S. National Association of Realtors said last week that sales of existing homes dropped 1.2 per cent in January to their worst pace in more than three years. During the past 12 months, sales have tumbled 8.5 per cent. And on Tuesday the Commerce Department announced that the number of homes being built in December fell 11.2 per cent. That’s the lowest level in … [Read more...] about Cooling real estate market affects Home Depot sales
The realtor.com data team calculated home appreciation to discover which housing markets in the country have been robust enough to miss out on the slowdown. Lance Lambert, provided by Published 5:00 am CST, Monday, January 28, 2019 Click ahead to see which 10 cities in the nation hold the strongest housing markets, according to realtor.com. Click ahead to see which 10 cities in the nation hold the strongest housing markets, according to realtor.com. Photo: IStock; Realtor.com Photo: IStock; Realtor.com Image 1 of / 15 Caption Close Image 1 of 15 Click ahead to see which 10 cities in the nation hold the strongest housing markets, according to realtor.com. Click ahead to see which 10 cities in the nation hold the strongest housing markets, according to … [Read more...] about Central Texas city makes list of nation’s top housing markets unaffected by slowdown
Updated at Monday, 14 Jan 2019, 06:12 The Hanoitimes - Geographic advantages are among factors proving that Vietnam is one of the world’s promising lands for global investors. Geographic advantages A beach in Phu Quoc island. File photo Over the past years, foreign capital inflows have been reportedly increasing in different parts across Vietnam like the capital city of Hanoi, the northern coastal city of Haiphong, the northern province of Quang Ninh, which is home to the world’s natural heritage Ha Long Bay, the northern province of Bac Ninh, which is home to a Samsung complex and hundreds of its Korean vendors, and Japanese Canon. The central region becomes attractive destination with the world’s famous beaches of Nha Trang, Phan Thiet, and Danang. Dozens of big domestic and overseas investors namely Vingroup, Sun Group, and French multinational hospitality company Accor have poured money into the aforementioned localities. In a latest … [Read more...] about Why is Vietnam`s real estate a magnet for international investors? (P.2)