Saint Mary Lake in Glacier National Park
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Small is beautiful for buyers in Montana

The Big Sky State is renowned for its open spaces and views but it is its modest ‘ranchettes’ that are now in demand

Beachcomber Island Resort off Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island
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Fiji buyers bet on better times ahead

The country’s return to democracy and growing economy are attracting more foreign investors to its idyllic shores

Times Square on Broadway
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Broadway’s real estate showstoppers

A surge in new condos on Manhattan’s famous road offers a snapshot of the changing real estate scene in the borough

Google’s offices in Dublin
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Dublin harbours ambitions for docklands

New residential projects in the ‘Silicon Docks’ tech hub are a sign of renewed optimism in a city short of homes

James Fryer's illustration of Texas property market
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Texas property boom: Dallas v Houston

One city has diversified its economy, the other still relies largely on oil. Yet home prices are rising in both thanks to low supply and high demand

View from Istanbul’s Galata Tower
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Prosperous on the Bosphorus

Investors eye return to double-digit growth — provided Turkey’s political stability can hold

Paddle boarders on Lake Tahoe, California
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Lake Tahoe rides the tech wave

Billionaires help revive the market at the lake on the state line with Nevada

Mount Moran in Grand Teton National Park
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Jackson Hole: homes within range

The 50-mile valley in the Rockies offers buyers a taste of the high life in one of the most tax-friendly states in the US

The artists reclaiming prime real estate

Development in areas of Paris, London, New York and Berlin is threatening creative spaces — but some people are fighting back

The beach at Paleokastritsa in north-west Corfu
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Greece’s Corfu offers a sheltered cove

Foreign buyers continue to favour the island where agents say prices are staying firm despite the country’s wider woes

Is skiing going downhill?

Skiers are deserting many of the world’s slopes, but some resorts are doing better than others. How can buyers take advantage?

Escape from New York: rural Westchester

Buyers seeking more space but still within reach of Manhattan are being drawn to the picturesque county

Return to Sydney’s centre of attraction

Homebuyers are being tempted back to the inner city by a series of bold urban renewal schemes

Paris v London: prime property rivals?

How do the two city’s high-end housing markets compare — and what does the future hold?

The world’s riskiest property buys

How to decide whether to gamble on real estate in trouble spots where the fundamentals are good, even if the times are bad

Investors move in on Australia’s Canberra

The capital’s highly educated, transient workforce is helping to transform city-centre districts

Denver’s tech boom lures young buyers

Colorado’s capital has one of the strongest property markets in the US, attracting 100,000 out-of-state residents in four years

Extreme moves: the homes of sports stars

The buying habits of elite athletes can have a major impact on local property markets

University pads as long-term investments

Parents are buying homes for children studying in the US and UK with a view to future gains

Germany’s property battle nears climax

Vonovia looks to be well placed to seal Deutsche Wohnen takeover

App for tenants seeking live at first sight

RadPad is a ‘matchmaking’ service that aims to connect renters with landlords — where Tinder meets Airbnb

Chicago builds on its economic upturn

As the economy grows and housing stock shrinks, new developments are under way in the ‘Windy City’

The recovery of prime Spain?

A rallying market in some city areas could be a sign that the worst of the economic crisis is over

Budapest: buyers in dash for the Danube

A buoyant market is attracting foreign interest in the Hungarian capital as a place both to invest and live in

Santa Monica: high demand, low supply

Buyers are flocking to the Californian beachfront city, but growing interest is highlighting the lack of stock

Fall for New England’s Berkshires

The rural area of western Massachusetts is a fine autumnal sight, which makes it even more appealing to overseas buyers

Italy’ Sorrento: a coastline to buy for

Prices have fallen and the area may be difficult to navigate, but the peninsula remains stunning

Crans-Montana: a Swiss resort yet to peak

It may lack the cachet of St Moritz or Gstaad but the area offers good value for foreign buyers

Yours for $500m — Los Angeles builds big

Industrial-scale construction of huge houses by the world’s super-rich is sparking a city backlash

A new view from the Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Heights is in the grip of a surge in redevelopment — but not everyone is happy

Rustic revival in Transylvania

The backing of the Prince of Wales has helped spark a (quiet) boom in the country’s bucolic village life

Presidential address: Hyde Park, New York

The town two hours’ drive from Manhattan was home to Franklin D Roosevelt, and it remains a high-end escape

Malmo: renewal tale with a twist

Sweden’s third largest city has raised its profile thanks to a revamped harbour area and ‘corkscrew’ skyscraper

Reits rock the foundations of social housing

Landlords are snapping up army quarters and railway workers’ dwellings

Canada property: Montreal’s condo boom

Exchange rates favour foreign buyers in an elegant city that appears poised for growth

San Sebastián: Spain’s star-studded city

Despite its film festival and Michelin-rated restaurants, the Basque beachfront city had few overseas buyers — until now

Waterfront living: Bondi Beach buffs up

The area around Sydney’s famous beach has ditched its gritty image and gone upmarket

Ibiza: a new spot for the yacht

The Balearic island is the latest addition to billionaires’ sailing itineraries — and their property portfolios

New Orleans, 10 years on from Katrina

A decade after the hurricane that devastated the city, house prices are rising and the market for high-end homes is growing

Paris buyers head Nord of the Seine

Investors are flocking to the increasingly chic 10th arrondissement