Data Points: A selection of AIRINC cost-of-living survey results
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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 11, 2019 @ 06:23 AM / by Patrick Benedetti
[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 03, 2019 @ 08:45 AM / by Morgan Grenier
London at night with urban Tower Bridge at center.
Initial costs of renting in England became less expensive last month as the Tenant Fees Act came into effect. While a ban to tenant fees has been discussed for a few years, the current legislation wasn’t finalized and passed until February. Scotland banned letting fees in 2012, and Wales is expected to pass a similar ban this fall.
[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 30, 2019 @ 04:20 PM / by Rose Allen
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates during survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Rose Allen.
Rents dropped in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, where housing supply continues to exceed demand.
[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 21, 2019 @ 07:43 PM / by Rose Allen
Doha, Qatar as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey.
With housing supply exceeding demand and the number of incoming expatriates dropping, Doha’s rental market declined over the past year.
[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2019 @ 08:11 PM / by Amber Chan
Bogota, Colombia as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey.
The rental market is up in Bogota. The newly elected president’s tax cuts on corporations have led to more investment and more assignee arrivals, increasing demand for an already limited housing supply.
[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 04, 2019 @ 07:30 PM / by Patrick Benedetti
[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2019 @ 07:00 AM / by Zach Rossignol
As expatriates assigned to Brazil search for rental housing, they’ll soon ask an all too common question we get in the Data department at AIRINC:
‘What is IPTU and how much does it cost?”
[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 11, 2019 @ 12:15 AM / by Emily Thomas
Residential rents continued to rise in Dublin and throughout the country even as sales prices stagnated. With hundreds of international pharma, medical device, and tech companies employing thousands of local transferees and expat assignees in Dublin, the city has long suffered a rental crisis with an undersupply of rental stock