- Want to know what SIPPable is?
- Are you fed up with your pension or investment returns?
- Is Quantitative Easing (QE) affecting your investments? Either through inflation, or suppressing bond returns?
- Do you want to achieve a balanced investment portfolio and not put too many eggs in one basket? Continue reading Sippable Turkey Property-Anything to do with a drink?
Risk is at the top of everyone’s minds at the moment with the threat of US default and subsequent sovereign downgrading, as well as the mounting debt problems continuing to swamp Greece and other European countries now being drawn in. Continue reading Buying overseas property-what can you do about risk? 5 Key QuestionsTags: Exchange rate, First Time Overseas Buyer, Foreign Property, investment, new build, off-plan, Overseas finance, overseas property, overseas property agent, Resale, Risk & Reward
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
Spain is certainly having a challenging time and has been considered an “at risk” economy, fuelled by a contracted housing market. Construction accounted for just over 10% of the workforce in Spain, so it has had a big impact on the economy.
Property prices are hard to get to grips with because “official statistics” do not Continue reading Spanish Homes-is there good news from Spain for property buyers?Tags: Europe, holiday home, investment, Murcia