The United States’ pursuit of Iran and Hezbollah
Lebanon to again subsidize mortgages for lower-income first-time homebuyers
Executive Magazine Just when you thought you could not disappoint teta any further, news that your home loan has been put on ice will surely do the trick. For the… Read more “What happened to Lebanon’s Iskan housing loans? | Executive Magazine”
Executive Magazine Times are very tough for Lebanon’s real estate sector. After years of poor demand in the upper and middle segments of the housing property market, demand… Read more “The scramble to sell as Lebanese real estate nears crisis point | Executive Magazine”
Executive Magazine Coming into 2018, Lebanon’s real estate market was already sputtering. For several years, real estate developers have complained of worrying market conditions—always hoping that the next… Read more “Survival of the fittest for Lebanese real estate developers | Executive Magazine”
I guest co-host the 20th episode of The Lebanese Politics Podcast with Benjamin Redd. We discuss Lebanon news of September 23 – 28, including a controversial street name in Ghobeiry, the new Saudi ambassador to Lebanon, more Syrian refugee returns, Ain al-Hilweh on edge, the difficulties in implementing Lebanon’s access to information law, and the latest on the budget.
The main topic: real estate, how the halt of Public Corporation for Housing subsidized loans (Iskan loans) will impact first-time home buyers, the pricing out of Lebanese from Beirut, and whether we can say that we have reached a crisis point in the Lebanese real estate market. Find it wherever you listen to podcasts or on Soundcloud following this link:
Executive Magazine It is August in Lebanon, which means stifling heat during the day, and humidity that hugs the skin late into the evening like a hot,… Read more “High oil prices and a weak dollar hurt the Lebanese | Executive Magazine”