02.10.2008 - World property market slide worsens
From Theseoultimes.com: As financial markets tumble, the world's housing markets have continued to slide during the year to end-Q2 2008. Inflation-adjusted house prices fell in 21 out of the 33 countries for which there is up-to-date published data. The Baltics, the US, the UK and Ireland led the global decline during the year to end-Q2 2008, the latest date for which comprehensive global statistics are available. The biggest house price declines took place in Latvia, previously a leader of the global house price boom. House prices in Riga have fallen by 21.23% in nominal terms during the year to end-Q2 2008, and 33.08% in real terms..... Full Article: Source