Francys Vallecillo, Assistant Editor
Francys Vallecillo brings extensive experience in both journalism and property management to World Property Channel. After graduating with a journalism degree from the University of Florida, she worked as a general assignment reporter in radio and television.
In property, Francys managed property sales of high-end condominiums for a South Florida-based company. With her experience in real estate, she reports the latest residential, commercial, and vacation trends, while helping to manage the Spanish-language content.
Single-family home prices in Key Biscayne, the island village east of Miami, are higher than they were in 2006.
Istanbul's office market hit a record high for office market transactions in 2013, dominated by large owner-occupier deals.
Irish hotel operator Dalata has raised €265 million ($369 million) from an initial public offering, higher that the company's target.
Approximately 14.1 million square meters of new shopping center space is expected to be delivered across Europe in the next two years.
Foreclosure activity in the U.S. dropped 10 percent in February compared to a month ago.
Mortgage applications in the U.S. dropped last week after increasing one week prior
Young home buyers in the U.S. see their homes as a good investment.
The Bank of Italy is looking to hire up to five real estate consultants to review whether the country's banks are correctly valuing property used as loan collateral.
The share of homes purchased by institutional investors in the U.S. increased.
Four million U.S. homes returned to positive equity in 2013.