Inspired by listening to a successful investor, Terry Smith of Fundsmith at the recent 2014 UK Investor Show, I thought his style of stockmarket investing, warranted further exploration in a property investment context. Continue reading Property investor vs Stock market investor-are they different?Tags: Buy to let, foreign buy-to-let, investment property, Istanbul, Kraków, off-plan, overseas property, property strategy, Risk & Reward, Warsaw
Louise Reynolds of Property Venture® was asked to give top tips on property investing abroad in a Buy Assocation Hangout Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Property Investing OverseasTags: Bank Repossessions, European property, holiday home, independent legal advice, International finance, investment property, Istanbul, Kraków, Safe-haven, Sipp, Warsaw
There are trends in property that come and go, some are fads and get-rich-quick schemes, others have more merit and so persist. Here are a few things to bear in mind when investing in property abroad: Continue reading Five top tips for sensible property investingTags: European property, Infrastructure, International finance, investment property, Istanbul, Overseas finance, Sipp, Top Tips
Turkey’s house prices are buoyant, rising strongly, by nearly 7% year-on-year at the mid point of 2013 (on an inflation-adjusted basis). Even more so when you consider nominal prices (headline figures, not inflation-adjusted), which reflect a rise of 16% over the same period.
So where are property investors putting their money these days? Continue reading Istanbul Property or Real Estate Investor? Then think Marmaray tunnelTags: European property, foreign buy-to-let, Infrastructure improvements, investment property, Istanbul, overseas property agent, Safe-haven, Turkey
If you are a property investor or have bought an apartment in Istanbul, you might be wondering what is happening in Turkey. Istanbul’s unrest is a sign that more people want democracy higher on the agenda. Continue reading Istanbul or Turkey property investors – think this is a “Turkish Spring”?Tags: Foreign Property, Infrastructure, investment property, Istanbul, Safe-haven
Istanbul is a burgeoning market, generating interest from all quarters. Saudi Arabians with money, who want to make sound investments in a country with a more relaxed political backdrop. Iranians desiring a bolt-hole away from the home regime, attracted by potential citizenship after living in Turkey for 10 years and who are looking for a safer haven for their money after experiencing rampant inflation at home, with sanctions tipping inflation over 30%.
All this has been made more possible since the relaxation of Continue reading Buying Istanbul property? Demand-led or supply-led real estate market?Tags: European property, investment property, Istanbul, new build, off-plan, Olympics, overseas property agent, Real Estate
Off-plan property has fallen out of favour in many countries across the globe, following on from the property crash in 2007. Many would-be, “off-plan flippers” came unstuck. They had originally planned to buy Continue reading Turkey property– new build or resale? How does new VAT change affect things?Tags: Coastal Property, Istanbul, new build, off-plan, Spain, Turkey
Now is the time for some lateral thinking by First-Time Buyers. Getting on the property ladder might be easier Continue reading First-Time Property Buyers-what are they to do? Ski? Go Fractional?Tags: First Time Overseas Buyer, First-time buyer, Fractional ownership, International finance, investment property, Istanbul, Poland, Property ladder, Safe-haven, ski property, Zakopane
Property purchasing will be based more on micro-economic decisions, localised to areas where the economic upturn might happen ahead of Continue reading Overseas Micro-Property Markets-2013 perspectiveTags: Almeria, European property, Istanbul, Kraków
Given we live in straitened times, we all seek to get more for our money. This is no different in property buying. So, for those in a position to be able to consider an overseas property investment, it might be as well to also consider Continue reading Homes Abroad-Where to get more bang for your property buck?Tags: Euro, European property, investment property, Istanbul, Kraków