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A new report by Christie + Co and STR Global finds that overheated competition and low yields in some Western markets are pushing investors towards secondary Central Eastern Europe markets

Vietnam has been revealed as the world's top outsourcing location for the first time, according to new research from global real estate adviser Cushman & Wakefield.

Croatia will become the 28th country to enter the European Union on July 1, a move which could spark interest in the country's property market. Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland all saw dramatic increases in property transactions after joining the EU.

There is a vacation home-buying frenzy going on in Russia these days. Only the frenzy isn't centered in buying residential properties in Russia. It is in buying the homes in Eurozone countries where real estate often has gone through the floor.

Bulgaria, Europe's 14th largest country with a population of 7.36 million, isn't exactly setting the real estate market on fire. No new residential complexes have been built in that Southeast Europe's parliamentary republic since 2010. Office vacancies are at 25.4 percent and high-end residential is 18 percent vacant, according to Colliers International data.

According to a new commercial real estate investment report by Cushman & Wakefield, European commercial property investment volumes rose in the fourth quarter of 2011 and are expected to hold firm in 2012.

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