A Look At WorldWide House Market Predictions For 2015

BEIJING, CHINA – AUGUST 27: A Chinese day trader reacts as he watches a stock ticker at a local brokerage house on August 27, 2015 in Beijing, China. A dramatic sell-off in Chinese stocks caused turmoil in markets around the world, driving indexes lower and erasing trillions of dollars in value. China’s government has implemented a series of top-heavy measures to manipulate a market turnaround including its fifth cut to interest rates since November. Concerns about the overall health of China’s economy remain amid data showing slower growth. (Photo : Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Global house markets have been thoroughly affected by the China stock market crash over the past weeks, with clear numbers showing decelerating price growth in many regions of the world.

In a recent article on globalresearch.ca, Greece used to be the center of the world’s concern, over its struggles with economic and political issues. With China showing some weakness in the stock market, these global markets try their best to show strength in their own respective domains. The Global Property Guide gives consumers what these markets are experiencing in other parts of the world.

 For starters, Switzerland cities of Geneva and Zurich saw property prices inflate as high as 70% within five years. Over the last 2 months, property prices fell down to 5% in these cities. In Metropolitan France, according to the National Institute for Statistical and Economic Studies, house prices also went down by 1.21% in Quarter 2 of 2014. Prices are looking quite stable now, however French economy experts say this is not to be taken lightly. Ireland may have seen a dramatic rise in high property price rises this year, but still prices marked down to about 0.4% last June as reported by the Central Statistics Office, according to the same article.

In another report on propertywire.com, Hong Kong made a 20.7% house price growth while China, on the other hand, went down to 5.7%. This was mostly evident with rich Chinese investors heading towards Hong Kong’s residential sector, giving the boost it needed. Kate Everett-Allen, International Residential Research Head for Knight Frank, said “The recent volatility in the Chinese stock market has underlined the fragility of the Eurozone’s recovery and has pushed the likelihood of a rate rise by the US Federal Reserve further back  which is good news for home owners in the US and beyond but bad news for corporate balance sheets.

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