There is a flourish of good news surrounding the Spanish property market recently, enough to hearten prospective property buyers. Want to know why? Continue reading Spanish Property Market-Four reasons to be cheerfulTags: Coastal Property, economy, new build, off-plan, Spain, Spanish Banks
With house prices stabilising in parts and foreign national buyer interest stirring in Spain, full-blown infrastructure projects in Turkey and the unassuming Polish powerhouse, what’s in store for 2015? Continue reading What have Spain, Turkey and Poland got to offer in 2015?Tags: economy, European property, foreign buy-to-let, holiday home, investment property, new build
Now not many of you may be thinking of Cyprus as a place to buy a holiday home, given what the country and economy went through at the beginning of 2013, Continue reading Cyprus-Is this the fastest turnaround in Europe yet?Tags: economy, holiday home, investment property, luxury property, Overseas finance, Safe-haven
So Montenegro divorced Serbia on June 2006 and has, on the whole, kept a low profile on the World Stage. So what of this small idyllic country, after all didn’t it Continue reading Montenegro Property-Is there life post-divorce for this country?Tags: economy, Euro, European property, European Union, International finance, Overseas finance, overseas property agent
I have conversations with new clients who want to sell their properties and they sometimes bemoan their incumbent agent. But when I delve further and ask Continue reading Overseas Property Agent stupid? Or the economy?Tags: economy, European property, Overseas Buying process, overseas property agent, Poland, Property Abroad, Spain, Turkey
Many of the challenges faced when buying property overseas are surmountable, but some people lose perspective and common-sense, when faced with Continue reading Buying property abroad-what are the 5 common failings people make? What can be done?Tags: economy, European property, holiday home, investment property, off-plan, overseas property, overseas property agent, Property Abroad
Change is notoriously difficult to predict, especially when looking decades into the future.
But help is at hand, McKinsey have just published their Urban predictions of the future: “Urban World: Mapping the economic power of cities”. It predicts where the balance of power will shift in the next 10-15 years. Whilst we ought to be wary of the accuracy of such long term forecasts and predictions, they can nevertheless provide a good directional overview. Continue reading Property Investment Abroad for 2025? Where does Turkey rank?Tags: economy, European property, investment, Istanbul
Morocco Property – The Region
Arab governments have launched a wave of financial concessions since the start of the Region’s crisis, (Tunisia, Egypt, Libya et alia) in an attempt to head off potential uprisings.
Countries in focus now: Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Jordan, all saw protest and at times riots, in the 1970s and 1980s over food prices, particularly for bread.
About 30% of the population in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is aged 15-29. Continue reading Morocco Property – Is it next? Will the Mexican wave of uprisings in Middle East, spread?Tags: economy, investment