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Robust house price hikes continue in Malta

House prices in Malta are still rising, with a sharp increase of 10.83% (9.51% inflation-adjusted) during the year to Q1 2019, according to the Central Bank of Malta (CBM).

South Africa’s house price appreciation remains below inflation

There has been little to celebrate for the South Africa's home owners for a decade.

Slowdown inevitable for house prices in Switzerland

After about 15 years of uninterrupted house price rises, the Swiss government’s efforts to cool Switzerland’s overheated property market have finally succeeded.

Egypt’s house prices falling sharply; but outlook remains positive

Despite robust economic growth Egypt’s house prices are falling. The probable reason is nervousness.

Bahamas property market largely stable; but high-end segment on an uptrend

After several years of housing slump, the Bahamas’ property market is improving.

House prices continue to rise in Montevideo; but demand is weakening

In Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital, the average price of newly built houses rose by 9.1% y-o-y to UYU 47,160 (US$ 1,334) per square metre (sq. m.) during 2018, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

Turks and Caicos’ luxury property market heats up

Turks and Caicos’ property market bounced back strongly in 2018, from the previous year's hurricane season that severely damaged North Caicos and the island of Grand Turk.

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Q1 2019: Continued strong house price rises in Europe and Asia-Pacific, but globally housing markets are slowing

Underlying economic trends do not appear to favour a continuation of the property price boom.



Compare Countries
Rental Yields
Apartments in Price/sq.m. Rent/mo. Yield/p.a    
Andorra € 2,915 € 920 3.16%
Argentina $ 3,660 $ 896 2.45%
Aruba $ 1,455 $ 1,774 7.32%
Australia $ 10,711 $ 2,701 2.52%
Austria € 11,559 € 1,986 1.96%
Bahamas $ 3,632 $ 2,964 8.16%
Barbados $ 2,739 $ 2,501 5.48%
Belgium € 3,171 € 1,445 4.56%
Bermuda $ 7,056 $ 5,597 4.76%
BVI $ 6,469 $ 3,071 2.85%
Bulgaria € 1,663 € 851 5.12%
Cambodia $ 2,913 $ 1,553 5.33%
Canada $ 10,657 $ 4,211 3.95%
Cayman Is. $ 4,163 $ 3,018 7.25%
Chile $ 2,771 $ 1,181 4.26%
China $ 11,829 $ 2,479 2.10%
Colombia $ 2,189 $ 1,379 6.30%
Costa Rica $ 1,938 $ 1,450 7.48%
Croatia € 1,978 € 1,074 5.43%
Cyprus € 1,678 € 796 4.74%
Czech Rep. € 6,505 € 1,022 3.14%
Denmark € 4,279 € 2,071 4.84%
Ecuador $ 1,278 $ 1,027 8.04%
Egypt $ 831 $ 977 9.40%
El Salvador $ 1,193 $ 1,013 8.49%
Estonia € 3,190 € 1,560 4.90%
Finland € 6,609 € 2,718 4.11%
France € 12,796 € 3,564 2.79%
Gambia $ 667 $ 330 5.94%
Germany € 5,907 € 1,305 2.95%
Greece € 3,619 € 1,438 3.97%
Guadeloupe $ 2,925 $ 1,445 4.94%
Hong Kong $ 28,570 $ 7,267 2.35%
Hungary € 2,515 € 1,319 5.24%
India $ 10,932 $ 2,537 2.32%
Indonesia $ 2,823 $ 2,175 7.40%
Ireland € 0 € 1,923 7.09%
Israel $ 17,149 $ 4,591 2.68%
Italy € 6,589 € 2,584 3.92%
Jamaica $ 1,404 $ 1,369 9.75%
Japan $ 16,322 $ 4,346 2.66%
Jordan $ 1,455 $ 1,605 8.82%
Kenya $ 1,687 $ 1,123 6.66%
Latvia € 2,789 € 1,132 4.06%
Lebanon $ 3,693 $ 2,082 4.51%
Lithuania € 2,163 € 1,166 5.39%
Luxembourg € 4,605 € 1,955 4.40%
Macedonia € 1,134 € 565 4.98%
Madagascar $ 520 $ 320 7.38%
Malaysia $ 3,441 $ 1,281 3.72%
Malta € 4,576 € 1,540 3.37%
Martinique $ 2,979 $ 1,524 5.12%
Moldova € 965 € 965 10.00%
Montenegro € 1,400 € 1,055 7.53%
Morocco $ 1,549 $ 854 5.52%
Netherlands € 6,902 € 2,569 3.72%
New Zealand $ 3,438 $ 1,885 5.48%
Nicaragua $ 893 $ 1,146 7.70%
Norway € 8,281 € 2,556 3.09%
Panama $ 3,606 $ 2,075 5.75%
Peru $ 2,692 $ 1,055 4.90%
Philippines $ 3,952 $ 2,422 6.13%
Poland € 2,793 € 1,535 5.50%
Portugal € 3,830 € 1,578 5.45%
Puerto Rico $ 1,007 $ 717 7.12%
Romania € 1,591 € 966 6.07%
Russia € 11,866 € 3,820 3.22%
Serbia € 2,239 € 994 4.44%
Singapore $ 13,748 $ 3,498 2.54%
Slovak Rep. € 3,098 € 1,384 4.47%
Slovenia € 2,922 € 1,499 5.13%
South Africa $ 4,214 $ 1,636 3.88%
Spain € 4,978 € 1,991 4.00%
St Kitts and Nevis $ 3,496 $ 1,712 4.90%
St Lucia $ 1,860 $ 1,108 3.57%
St Martin $ 3,267 $ 4,000 4.90%
Switzerland € 11,476 € 3,827 3.33%
Taiwan $ 10,373 $ 2,142 2.06%
Tanzania $ 700 $ 500 8.57%
Thailand $ 3,952 $ 2,029 5.13%
Trinidad & T. $ 2,334 $ 1,607 6.88%
Turkey € 4,581 € 887 1.93%
Ukraine € 2,807 € 2,550 9.09%
UAE $ 5,918 $ 3,070 5.19%
UK € 23,932 € 6,606 2.71%
USA $ 17,191 $ 4,942 2.91%
Uruguay $ 2,598 $ 1,865 7.18%

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