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Polish real estate professionals are facing deregulation of the profession in their country. Is this an opportunity? Read more
This report analyses regulation of real estate professions and characteristics of housing markets. Read more
To follow this debate it is important to look both at the reasons behind the regulation. An opinion. Read more
With the merger between the European Council of Real Estate Professions (CEPI) and the Confédération européenne de l'Immobilier (CEI) – two leading professional umbrella organizations in Europe - 32 national organizations with over 300,000 affiliates in Europe will be fully represented in Brussels. Together, they become the “European Association of Real Estate Professions” (CEPI-CEI)
Figures published by the statistical office of the EU, Eurostat, estimate that in December 2014 compared with November 2014, production in the construction sector fell by 0.8% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.5% in the EU28. In November 2014, production in construction fell by 0.5% in both zones. In December 2014 compared with December 2013, production in construction fell by 3.5% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28. Average production in construction for the year 2014, compared with 2013, increased by 2.0% in the euro area and by 3.0% in the EU28.
On 27 January MEPs in a joint meeting of the Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Civil Liberties Committees of the European Parliament voted in favour of the final compromise text of the fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD). The agreement made after trialogue negotiations between the Parliament, European Council and European Commission needs to be endorsed by the full Parliament (probably in March or April). Member States will then have two years within which to transpose the new directive into their national laws.
Figures supplied by Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU, show that house prices rose by 0.5% in the euro area and by 2.3% in the EU in the third quarter of 2014 compared with the third quarter of 2013. Compared with the second quarter of 2014, house prices rose by 0.6% in the euro area and by 1.1% in the EU in the third quarter of 2014.