May 16, 2022

Cayman: Linford Pierson Highway new temporary road layout is in effect

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The National Roads Authority (NRA) has announced that the new temporary road layout along the Linford Pierson Highway is now in effect as the lane widening project continues. This is a temporary road layout offering some much needed congestion relief whilst the new lanes and larger roundabout are being constructed. The Linford Pierson Highway widening […]

New UN climate change report identifies urgent need for capacity building and adaptation strategies in small islands

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Tuesday, March 29, 2022— In February,the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its latest global report. Better known as the Sixth Assessment Report of Working Group II (AR6-WG2), it reveals the impacts, vulnerabilities and risks of climate change, and focuses—more than previous reports—on adaptation solutions for human […]

Serious preparation needed for the Caribbean in the wake of Russia-Ukraine conflict

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. W.I. Friday, March 18, 2022— Almost three weeks ago, Russian forces invaded Ukraine, the result of which has been described as a full-on war. On Thursday, March 10, The University of the West Indies’ Office of the Vice-Chancellor together with The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute for Social and Economic Studies […]

UK: Homeowners less reliant on mortgages in current market

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From James Lockett ProperPR Research by Henry Dannell, a leading specialist in bespoke mortgage solutions, has revealed that the total number of homes owned with a mortgage or loan across the property market has fallen over the last five years.  The research shows that: – There are an estimated 6.8m mortgaged homes across England, with this […]

Promotion of IPCC Experts from The UWI

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Five UWI Scientists among experts contributing to upcoming UN climate change report The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, February 11, 2022—On February 28, 2022, the United Nations body for assessing the science of climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), is expected to release its latest global report addressing Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability related […]

Beginner’s Guide to Online Gambling

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Looking for a way to have some quality time online? Are you bored with fighting, boxing, and killing enemies in the trendy online games? Maybe you should consider online gambling. A way to kill time and possibly make money is just by downloading a gambling app on your mobile phone. It’s okay if you want […]

Handbags and houses prove the best places to put your money during the pandemic

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The latest research by central London estate agency, Bective, has found that handbags and houses have been the best performing places to put your money when it comes to pandemic appreciation, showing a stronger annual increase than the likes of classic cars, art, and gold.  The research shows that: – When it comes to long term returns, […]

Rental sector driving 80% increase in property values over the last decade

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From ProperPR Research from the game-changing property platform, Boomin, has revealed that the total value of homes in England has increased by 80% over the last decade – growth which has predominantly been driven by the private rental sector (PRS). The research shows that: – The total value of the combined market (housing and rental) currently […]

UK: Housebuilder profits down 49% during the pandemic

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From James Lockett ProperPR Sirius Property Finance has revealed how the pandemic halved the profits taken by the nation’s biggest housebuilders and while positive signs have been seen since, the industry is yet to completely recover.  The research shows that: –  Pre-tax profits of the nation’s 12 largest housebuilders totalled £5.4 billion in 2019.  However, they […]

UK: Interest rate hike could see monthly mortgage approvals dip by more than 20%

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By James Lockett ProperPR Market analysis by real estate debt advisory specialists, Sirius Property Finance, has looked at how an increase in interest rates could dent our appetite for homeownership based on data trends seen over the last decade. Sirius Property Finance analysed the level of monthly mortgage approvals seen over the last 10 years as […]