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Turkey property purchase for Turkish residency and Citizenship
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For Turkish citizenship by property investment 2019 requires to purchase USD $250.000 value property in Turkey (reduced from USD $1 million) and bond under a condition at the Land registry and Cadastro office to not sell for 3 year period, and does not require continued stay in Turkey.

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Turkey visa application process in Pakistan for travel to turkey
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Following the establishment of Pakistan, both countries extended each other their support during the most difficult times, such as in reacting natural disasters and they cemented their friendly relations with frequent high-level visits for over 7 decades

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Housing Market Stalls
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Nicky Burridge reports(Sept 11th) that property sales, buyer enquiries and new instructions all failed to improve in August following a brief early summer bounce in the property market.

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Prefab specialist Katerra buys two US contractors
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The acquisitions allow the Silicon Valley company to expand its coverage of the US market. UEB Builders is a general contractor in Arizona that constructs commercial and residential projects. Georgia-based Fortune-Johnson specialises in multi-family residential projects. Both companies will adopt the Katerra brand.

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“Building More Homes won’t solve crisis”
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According to a report in Housing Today, Government targets are missing the real issues, which include household numbers and low interest rates. The UK’s housing crisis will not be solved simply by building more homes, according to a new report published by the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence, a consortium of 14 institutions which […]

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Unlock Rigid Planning System to spark MMC Housing Revolution
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A new report by Arup outlines the key reforms needed to the UK’s planning system to facilitate the widescale use of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) to help deliver the large number of new homes the country needs.

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Reverse Charge VAT from October
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To tackle VAT fraud in the construction industry a domestic reverse charge will be introduced with effect from October 2019. Writing in Construction Manager, Alison Birch, VAT partner at Mitchell Charlesworth, explains what this means for businesses in the construction industry.Please enter a description….

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200,000 more workers needed without MMC
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Hamish Champ reports in Housing Today that without modern methods of construction UK housebuilders will need nearly 200,000 additional workers to meet the government’s mid-2020s target of building 300,000 new homes a year.

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The Self-Build Solution to the UK’s Housing Crisis
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Writing in Housing Today, Paul Smith managing director of the Strategic Land Group, asks “Is self-build the answer to tackling the housing crisis?”. He then explains that, with 6 million Britons interested in building their own home, initiatives are just starting to cater to this market.

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43% of construction workers  have no digital capabilities
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The research conducted by Bentley Systems, the design, construction, and infrastructure software provider, of more than 720 construction professionals across the world has found less than half (43.5%) of workers said they have no digital capabilities for collaboration or that their information is either paper-based or siloed.

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Housing Down Under – an alternative view
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In his recent blog, Steven Liaros, challenges the narrative of endless economic growth, arguing instead that we need to manage demand not increase supply. Does his critique and reasoning have any relevance to the UK housing situation?

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