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
Beginner’s Guide to Property Investing Overseas
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
Five top tips for sensible property investing
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
Istanbul Property or Real Estate Investor? Then think Marmaray tunnel
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
Istanbul or Turkey property investors – think this is a “Turkish Spring”?
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
Buying Istanbul property? Demand-led or supply-led real estate market?
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
Turkey property– new build or resale? How does new VAT change affect things?
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
First-Time Property Buyers-what are they to do? Ski? Go Fractional?
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
Overseas Micro-Property Markets-2013 perspective
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
Homes Abroad-Where to get more bang for your property buck?
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