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A Home Is Not Capital

Published on 07/09/2012 By Tomas

You often hear people talking the “capital” tied up in their home. But it’s wrong to think like that. A home isn’t capital in the economists’ sense of the word. Economists refer to the purchase of goods that are used in the production of other goods or services as an investment in capital. Capital isn’t […]

Citi raises $530 mln for UK commercial property fund

Published on 12/02/2011 By Tomas

  Fund offered to rich investors in EMEA, Asia; Seeking investments in UK commercial real estate   Published by Reuters on Thursday, 10 February 2011 by Chris Vellacott   LONDON, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Citigroup (C.N) has raised 330 million pounds ($530.9 million) via its private bank for a fund managed by Threadneedle that will […]

The forecast for UK house prices is very depressing

Published on 29/07/2010 By Tomas

Article published by Financial Advice     While the National Institute of Economic Research has today issued a report regarding the UK property sector, with a forecast that house prices will fall by 8% in real terms by 2015, this is not the worst forecast currently in the marketplace! A report by Capital Economics today […]

Owner of London’s Regent Street May Revive Plan to Sell Stake

Published on 15/07/2010 By Tomas

Bloomberg – 15 July 2010 Editors: Andrew Blackman, Ross Larsen The British monarchy’s property manager may revive a plan to sell a stake in Regent Street, in the heart of London’s West End shopping district. The Crown Estate, which oversees real estate that the monarchy handed over in 1760 in exchange for annual payments, is […]