Actually, our most difficulty is to come up with looking for good topics and building content for every episode. It’s quite hard for us to produce interesting content with diversified information so we have to spend a lot of time on this work, not just bringing participants from outside. There’s also a little bit challenging to gather many busy entrepreneurs and experts, especially in the panel discussion. Thus far, we’re still able to manage because our partners who we have approached have been very supportive. Many of them consider this programme an open, objective and transparent information channel, so they are confident and excited to join. … [Read more...] about Rolling out an in-depth and multi-dimensional real estate news channel in Vietnam
In July, SonKim Land successfully concluded a fundraising of approximately $121 million from international investors including EXS Capital, ACA Vietnam Real Estate LP, Skymont Capital, and Credit Suisse. This transaction has been SonKim Land’s biggest fundraising effort since 2013, making it a successful landmark for the company to continue to create high-end and more sustainable projects in its luxury real estate business segment. … [Read more...] about SonKim Land earns M&A accolade
“What we are seeing on the ground is people taking advantage of mortgage rates while they are low. With a relatively low number of transactions taking place, lenders are having to make up their numbers somewhere and are offering a plethora of attractive remortgage deals.” … [Read more...] about Buy-to-let mortgage lending rockets ahead of stamp duty rise
Lenders should consider the borrower’s costs associated with letting the property, including tax costs A borrower’s personal income should be verified if the lender wants to include it to support the mortgage Lenders should include future interest rate increases in affordability assessments There should be a special underwriting process for “portfolio landlords” with four or more properties Topics Brexit … [Read more...] about Bank of England warns that vote to leave EU risks a credit crunch
Defaults can be contained by the rise in bank reserves, says the BoE, while the big numbers are in the mortgage business. The car finance market is propped up by the finance arms of the car companies as much as it is the banks, leaving the motor industry to pick up much of the debt overhang. And anyway, said Carney last week, interest rates make up very little of the cost of a car finance package. Suffice it to say, the car industry’s fate lies outside the bank’s remit. … [Read more...] about Can the Bank get Britain to kick its cheap credit habit?