Global Tourist Arrivals Up for First Half Year of 2016

Global Tourist Arrivals Up for First Half Year of 2016

The half year results on global tourism have been released by the UNWTO showing an increase in of 21 million visitors to 561 million tourist arrivals in the first six month of 2016 as compared to the same period in 2015. This was an increase of 4% year on year....

Inspection Trips: Valuable Tool or Free Holiday?

Inspection Trips: Valuable Tool or Free Holiday?

Written by Martine Trebucq Often our clients feel quite conflicted about inspection trips and what they add to the marketing and sales process. The concerns that they typically voice is that inspection trips are just a way for freeloaders to have a nice holiday. It's...

5 Hacks for Customer Service Professionals

5 Hacks for Customer Service Professionals

In honour of customer service week, check out some of our favourite customer service hacks for property development companies and agents. Hack #1: Create Newsletters Create and distribute regular newsletters with valid product updates, development progress and...

7 Deadly Sins of Property Investors

7 Deadly Sins of Property Investors

We regularly see property investors make some very obvious mistakes when investing in property. So to help you avoid these mistakes here are the Seven Deadly Sins of property investors. 7 deadly sins of property investors from Kenetic International Greed Aiming for a...

9 Exit Strategy Hacks: Know How to Get Out Before You Get In

9 Exit Strategy Hacks: Know How to Get Out Before You Get In

I recently read an article by a fairly prominent business commentator, who shall remain nameless, but who to my horror stated that when he was investing he truly disliked when he was pitched with the exit strategy. While I can understand his 'disdain' for the how to...

Autumn Property Exhibitions Worth a Visit

Autumn Property Exhibitions Worth a Visit

Whether you are a developer, an estate agent or a property purchaser you might want to check out some of the international property exhibitions which are coming up across the world for the remainder of this year. Meet China Buyers Expo | 27th - 28th August  2016 |...

Olympic Property Impact?

Olympic Property Impact?

With the Olympic Games kicking off in Rio this week, we ask how holding the Olympic games can have an impact on the property market of a country or city. More often than not, the Olympics provides a flow of funding into the host city or neighbourhood to regenerate it...

Average Price for UK First Time Buyers Now at £200,000

Average Price for UK First Time Buyers Now at £200,000

In just four years the average starting house price in England has increased by GBP 40,000 to just less than GBP 200,000 according to eMoov in a recent analysis of Land Registry UK prices. London is far higher than this with the average starting price now at £462,000....

Mexico Research Report In Progress

Mexico Research Report In Progress

Kenetic International have started work on a property report on Mexico. Increasingly hitting the radar of the international property purchaser, Mexico is a dream escape to many. Watch this space and we will keep you up to date as we get closer to publication! Or...

Nordic Countries Lead the World in Property Rights

Nordic Countries Lead the World in Property Rights

The 2015 International Property Rights Index results are out! Finland comes in first place followed by Norway. Published by the Property Rights Alliance, property rights act as an excellent indicator of economic strength and stability of any country, with a proven...

Waiting for Brexit

Waiting for Brexit

Nearly two weeks on from the shock referendum result expected to trigger the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union discussion of what it all means have not subsided. But it could take 2 + years for the final situation to become clear. Check out our...

Prices Falling in Hong Kong according to Knight Frank

Prices Falling in Hong Kong according to Knight Frank

According to land registry figures in Hong Kong, residential sales increased by 2% month on month in Hong Kong in May, but transactions are down 11% year on year. A market report by Knight Frank showing dropping prices for seven consecutive months. Luxury residential...

UK Renters Rights Bill may Help Renters ID Rogue Landlords

UK Renters Rights Bill may Help Renters ID Rogue Landlords

The Renters Rights Bill under debate in the House of Lords last week is a proposal to address a number of negatives with the rental market in the UK and try and create a fairer environment for renters. It has passed its second reading and will go to committee stage....

Europe’s Best Buy-to-Lets

Europe’s Best Buy-to-Lets

According to an article in this weeks Telegraph, investors looking to buy-to-let opportunities might be in for a suprise. Using data from currency experts worldfirst, its been identified that Netherlands, Belgium and Hungary offer real rental yields in excess of 6%....

Discover the New Billionaire Hot Spots

Discover the New Billionaire Hot Spots

According to a recent research report from Christie's International, Auckland, New Zealand is amongst the most popular new hot spot for ultra high networth individuals with a 63% increase in sales of properties worth over USD$1m. London still tops the worlds prime...

Properties for Pets – We seek your opinion

Properties for Pets – We seek your opinion

A question raised more and more often as we are developing product to put together is whether pets should be allowed in shared development areas, especially where there is a rental management service. So we want to see what you think! Please complete our survey....

Room Signs Installed at Ancient Sands

Room Signs Installed at Ancient Sands

The room signs have been installed at Ancient Sands this week by our dedicated signage supplier. Kenetic undertook a site review with the supplier to select the best locations for the room signs. Further directional signage is due to be ordered by the Ancient Sands in...

Filip Hair & Beauty Salon Opens at Ancient Sands

Filip Hair & Beauty Salon Opens at Ancient Sands

After signing the agreement for the space in January 2016 facilitated by Kenetic International, Filip Belgian Hair & Beauty Salon has opened its doors at Ancient Sands. The provider was sourced and selected in accordance with the policy set for Ancient Sands of...

Ban the Blame

Ban the Blame

Did you ever hear the expression, 'you could cut the atmosphere with a knife'? There appears to be an increasing trend in business and in life to blame and attack other people. Low morale and bad attitudes can create a toxic environment in the office leading to loss...

Kenetic Launch New Look Website

Kenetic Launch New Look Website

Kenetic International have today launched our new look website. It contains new sections and information and we are excited for all of our customers and contacts to explore.

Kenetic Arrange New Signs for Ancient Sands Rooms

Kenetic Arrange New Signs for Ancient Sands Rooms

Kenetic have selected and placed the order for the brand new room number signs at Ancient Sands. To complement the colour palette at the project a dark wood with a white plastic with the number die cut through has been selected. We think that they're top notch. The...

Kenetic Instruct New Landscaping at Ancient Sands Building 4

Kenetic Instruct New Landscaping at Ancient Sands Building 4

With the change in strategy for Building 4 at Ancient Sands Resort, Kenetic identified a gap in the development. A large area to be developed at a later date was left simply as sand. Kenetic International working alongside the El Gouna landscaping implementation team...

Al Fanar Project Opens

Al Fanar Project Opens

This month will see the grand opening of Al Fanar Hotel & Residences. After an official launch on the 7th February, the four star hotel will welcome guests from the 10th February 2016. A few finishing touches are being put to the residential wing and so the Al...

Big Mac Index – Jan 2016

Big Mac Index – Jan 2016

The bi-annual Big Mac index from the Economist is out! Excepting Norway, Switzerland and Sweden, the worlds' major currencies are cheap when compared to the US Dollar. This is the result of the combination of the decline in commodities prices as well as the Federal...

Kenetic Enter Contract for Booking.com for Ancient Sands

Kenetic Enter Contract for Booking.com for Ancient Sands

As part of our attempts to increase bookings and exposure for Ancient Sands Resort in its pre-opening phase, Kenetic International have put together an provided information for the inclusion of Ancient Sands on Booking.com, one of the world's leading booking engines...

New Year Resolutions!

New Year Resolutions!

Happy New Year!!! At the beginning of the year, it's time to look ahead and see where the year will take us. And no, we don't mean the results of those new years resolutions with the daily gym visit, or giving up chocolate or 2015 was a positive year for the property...

Top Expat Destinations 2015

Top Expat Destinations 2015

A report by Expat Insider identifies some surprising results with the top expat destinations in 2015 being Ecuador, Mexico and Malta. Ecuador takes the top spot driven, it seems, primarily by the incredibly low cost of living and the ease of settling in. Expats in...

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