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THE INDEPENDENT: LONDON HOMES PRICE DROP MAY BE GOOD NEWS FOR SINGAPOREAN INVESTORS
June 21, 2018
Average asking prices for London homes have fallen in two out of three boroughs over the past year, according to a new study. Rightmove House Price Index, said on 20 June that the average drop for London homes has been around one per cent – bringing the asking price of the average London property to £637,746. Although the price fall has been minimal for the whole of London, certain areas like Hackney, Hammersmith, Fulham and Ealing, has seen substantial falls of between 3.7 and 4.5 per cent. This is good news for London home hunters. 
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WASHINGTONIAN: National Building Museum Hosts Annual Garden Party
June 11, 2018
The National Building Museum presented its 32nd Honor Award to Madison Marquette and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington at its annual garden party gala on May 31. More than 750 guests, dressed in their garden party best, enjoyed a cocktail party, dinner, and lively after party with live music and dancing until midnight in the Museum’s historic Great Hall. The evening’s master of ceremonies was the Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, president emerita of Spelman and Bennett Colleges. Dr. Cole shared African proverbs fitting for each honoree and moved the crowd to a standing ovation. The night also featured a special tribute to the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE). 
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BIZNOW: AFIRE Taps New CEO As Longtime Head James Fetgatter Retires
June 4, 2018 | Jon Banister
The longtime head of the Association of Foreign Investors In Real Estate is retiring and being replaced by another industry veteran. AFIRE, the D.C.-based group that tracks cross-border real estate investment, named Gunnar Branson as its new CEO. Branson will take over upon the September retirement of James Fetgatter, who has led the group for 27 years. Branson has spent the last seven years as CEO of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers. He has previously held leadership roles with GE Capital Real Estate and Heller Financial and consulted with several top real estate firms. Read More



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2018 AFIRE BRUNCH AT EXPO REAL
Munich, Germany
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October 9, 2018
 
2019 WINTER CONFERENCE
New York, NY
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February 6-7, 2019
 
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June 6-7, 2019
 
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September 10-12, 2019