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Author Suárez, José Luis, 1953-

Title European real estate markets / José Luis Suárez
Published Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xxii, 234 pages) : illustrations
Contents Part I: The residential sector -- Population -- Characteristics of European households -- Housing stock -- Housing production -- House transactions and prices -- Housing policies in Europe -- Part II: Commercial real estate -- The European commercial real estate stock and markets -- Offices -- Shopping centres -- Industrial properties -- Part III: Direct property investment -- Characteristics of direct property investment -- Real estate investment benchmarks and indices -- Risk-return profile of direct property investment, all-property -- Income return and capital growth -- Volatility of income returns and capital growth -- Risk and return on direct property investment by property asset class -- International diversification across Europe -- Total real estate returns and macroeconomic variables -- Direct investment versus equities and bonds in the United States -- Property derivatives -- Property derivatives transactions in the United States -- Part IV: Indirect investment in real estate, listed companies and funds -- Listed real estate companies -- REITs in North America, Asia-Pacific and Africa -- Real estate investment funds in Europe -- Direct and indirect real estate investment -- Part V: Real estate financing, mortgage markets -- Description of the European mortgage markets -- Household indebtedness -- Characteristics of mortgage loans -- Movements towards the European integration of mortgage markets -- Part VI: Financial institutions' funding for mortgage lending purposes -- Mortgage bonds -- Mortgage-backed securities -- Collateralised debt obligations, CDO -- Harmonisation initiatives in the European secondary mortgage markets
Summary This book gives a comprehensive and fresh look at the different real estate markets in Europe, with a thorough description of the various sectors: residential, offices, retail, and industrial and logistic. In each category both the development and investment sides are covered. The financing side of the industry is also fully detailed, including the origination side (mortgage lending) and the funding of the institutions (securitization and capital markets). The recent disturbing events in the real estate industry and its interrelationship and repercussions on the adjacent financial industries are also addressed
Notes "IESE Business School, University of Navarra; CIIF."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Real estate business -- Europe
Real estate investment -- Europe
Mortgage loans -- Europe
International business.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Investments & Securities -- Real Estate.
Business and Management.
Mortgage loans.
Real estate business.
Real estate investment.
Fastighetsmarknaden -- Europa.
Bostadslån -- Europa.
Form Electronic book
Author Universidad de Navarra. Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa.
ISBN 9780230582460