*New city aims to house half a million people near Baghdad. *Challenges face mega projects planned for Basra, Baghdad. BAGHDAD, March 3- On a main highway south of Baghdad, dozens of buildings rise up from the Iraqi plains, the first blocks of a multi-billion-dollar city emerging from a landscape more accustomed to conflict and crisis than glitzy new development.» Read More
Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO, Jevons Global tells CNBC's Cash Flow that the government needs to change its property taxation policy if it wants to prevent bubbling in the Australian property sector.
Wendy Liu, China Equity Research at Nomura expects Chinese equities will continue to climb higher between now and November.
Across the country, a growing number of single-family rentals provide an option for many who lost their homes. But the decline in homeownership is also changing neighborhoods.
Canada's overheated housing market continues to defy a U.S. style real estate crash, but even the most optimistic of investors are now bracing for pain.
The near-completion of the Shanghai Tower and the beginning of work on the world's tallest building in Changsha could be clear signs that the Chinese economy is heading for a fall.
Shaun Rein, managing director at the China Market Research Group, explains why his biggest Chinese concerns are the commercial real estate sector and the financial health of Chinese banks.
Kumar Tharmalingam, Executive Director, Chairman's Office at Sunway Berhad talks property with CNBC's Cash Flow and explains which regions he likes in Malaysia.
Rates on U.S. home mortgages surged to the highest level in close to two years last week as the recent sell-off in the bond market drove borrowing rates higher.
Alastair Hughes, CEO, Asia Pacific at Jones Lang LaSalle tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he likes the commercial property markets in Jakarta and Manila right now.
Kathy Fettke, CEO and Founder of Real Wealth Network and William Poole, Senior Fellow at Cato Institute discuss whether the US housing recovery is on solid footing.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is looking at the world's largest cities, as possible locations to build a mile-high skyscraper that would be the world's tallest building by far.
Beijing is hoping that building more cities will create wealth for its people but as CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports, it's also fueling a debilitating rise in property prices.
The Chinese government has gone on a building spree across the nation, but many fear that all they've done is simply build ghost towns. CNBC's China Correspondent Eunice Yoon filed this report.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura sees the Nikkei 225 hitting 16,000 by the end of 2013 and highlights possible sectors that have yet to reap the benefits of 'Abenomics'.
Lo Ka-Shui, Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Langham Hospitality Investments discusses the decline in the company's share price following its recent IPO.
Sales of bank-owned homes plunged to a five-year low, the latest evidence that foreclosure woes are easing as the U.S. housing market recovery gains momentum.
It would take a perfect storm, but there are worries the current economic boom for farmers could turn into a bust. The issue is how much debt farmers take on.
More home sales and higher home prices are adding up to bigger incomes for members of the nearly two million realtor industry.
Mortgage giant Fannie Mae has now been turning a profit for more than a year, and the chief beneficiary of that profit is the federal government.
Frank Khoo, Global Head of Asia of AXA Real Estate, connects the dots to unravel the value in Japan's property sector.