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UAE launches $1.9 bln housing plan for citizens

The United Arab Emirates today adopted a seven billion UAE dirham (US$ 1.9 billion) plan to establish 7,200 houses for citizens over the next three years across all of the emirates, the UAE’s prime minister announced today. “Today, about 80 ...

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China’s Housing Market Is Like a Casino. Can a Property Tax Tame It?

Advertisement NANJING, China — China has tried just about everything to tame a property market in which home prices sometimes jump around like the value of Bitcoin. Over the years, in one city or another, it has limited mortgage lending. ...

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Tax Overhaul Is a Blow to Affordable Housing Efforts

Advertisement SAN FRANCISCO — The last time that Congress approved a sweeping overhaul of the federal tax code, in 1986, it created a tax credit meant to encourage the private sector to invest in affordable housing. It has grown into ...

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Dubai moving towards affordable housing, says Real Estate Institute CEO

Dubai’s real estate market is in the midst of a shift towards increasingly affordable housing options, forcing developers to compete on quality and affordability, according to Mahmoud Al Burai, the CEO of the Dubai government’s Real Estate Institute. According to ...

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Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority CEO Inaugurates Bahrain Housing Conference and Exhibition 2017

Manama, Bahrain: Under the patronage of the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, H.E. Mr. Zayed Bin Rashid Al Zayani, the Chief Executive Officer of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa, inaugurated ...

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Maria Sharapova named in India housing fraud probe

NEW DELHI: Maria Sharapova is being investigated by police in India in a cheating and criminal conspiracy case involving a real estate company who used the tennis star to endorse a luxury housing project that never took off.Real estate firm ...

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Chancellor Philip Hammond 'to target housing and NHS'

Chancellor Philip Hammond plans to use “headroom” in the public finances to target spending on housing and health, a close friend has told the BBC. Stephen Hammond – a former transport minister – said the chancellor wants to use next ...

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Detroit: From Motor City to Housing Incubator

DETROIT — Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase, the country’s two largest banks, trace their roots in Detroit back decades, when they helped finance the city’s once-booming auto industry. These days, Detroit is still struggling to recover from the 2008 ...

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