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Asian Buyers Dominate London Homes Market

Postby JR8 » Thu, 26 May 2011 5:52 pm

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-2 ... arket.html

'The share of deals increased to 59 percent in the six months through April from 48 percent a year earlier'


Quite some statistic!


p.s. Kinda like 'Over half of prime Manhattan is being bought by Mexicans' or something

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 26 May 2011 6:06 pm

And Singaporean are complaining that foreigners bought 16% of the homes that were sold in the 1st quarter this year. They should grumble! :cool:

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 26 May 2011 6:13 pm

Quite, but of course they won't see it that way 8-)

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Postby nakatago » Thu, 26 May 2011 6:38 pm

Pot, kettle...

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Postby Calmday » Thu, 26 May 2011 7:35 pm

I wish that they would start buy up a bunch in SE Texas. I have a few that I would let go at a "special price just for you".

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Postby BillyB » Thu, 26 May 2011 8:25 pm

Isn't that ironic. You should post the link in the Foreigners vs. Singaporean thread.

It's good that Bloomberg thing ain't it Delia!!

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 26 May 2011 9:08 pm

nakatago wrote:Pot, kettle...


Que.... I'm tired. Can you just explain who you're accusing of what now?

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 26 May 2011 9:12 pm

BillyB wrote:Isn't that ironic. You should post the link in the Foreigners vs. Singaporean thread.

It's good that Bloomberg thing ain't it Delia!!


Haven't heard of this thread, shame Nigella.

p.s. Your muffin is looking fat and moist today if I might say so.

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Postby BillyB » Thu, 26 May 2011 9:15 pm

JR8 wrote:
BillyB wrote:Isn't that ironic. You should post the link in the Foreigners vs. Singaporean thread.

It's good that Bloomberg thing ain't it Delia!!


Haven't heard of this thread, shame Nigella.

p.s. Your muffin is looking fat and moist today if I might say so.


Sorry, long week. This one.

ftopic78660.html

My muffin loves to be flattered. It's chocolate flavour you know :wink:

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 26 May 2011 10:05 pm

BillyB wrote:
JR8 wrote:
BillyB wrote:Isn't that ironic. You should post the link in the Foreigners vs. Singaporean thread.

It's good that Bloomberg thing ain't it Delia!!


Haven't heard of this thread, shame Nigella.

p.s. Your muffin is looking fat and moist today if I might say so.


Sorry, long week. This one.

ftopic78660.html

My muffin loves to be flattered. It's chocolate flavour you know :wink:



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Bit too much info, but we'll struggle on!
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Re: Asian Buyers Dominate London Homes Market

Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 27 May 2011 1:07 am

JR8 wrote:http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-25/hong-kong-singaporean-chinese-buyers-dominate-london-s-new-homes-market.html

'The share of deals increased to 59 percent in the six months through April from 48 percent a year earlier'


Quite some statistic!


p.s. Kinda like 'Over half of prime Manhattan is being bought by Mexicans' or something


Nothing like an exploding bubble to cure this behavior.

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Re: Asian Buyers Dominate London Homes Market

Postby JR8 » Fri, 27 May 2011 2:01 am

Strong Eagle wrote:
JR8 wrote:http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-25/hong-kong-singaporean-chinese-buyers-dominate-london-s-new-homes-market.html

'The share of deals increased to 59 percent in the six months through April from 48 percent a year earlier'


Quite some statistic!


p.s. Kinda like 'Over half of prime Manhattan is being bought by Mexicans' or something


Nothing like an exploding bubble to cure this behavior.


The bubble has been and gone, this is supposedly early recovery phase!


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