Poland: Buy-to-Let Pet or Darling of Europe?

When clients talk to me about Poland, they usually talk of wanting to diversify their property portfolio and view Poland as a Continue reading Poland: Buy-to-Let Pet or Darling of Europe?

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Cameron tussles with Tusk over Brexit

Now there’s an interesting situation. David Cameron is negotiating with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, but also a Polish politician, whose country-men arguably stand to lose most, by Benefit System changes in the UK. Continue reading Cameron tussles with Tusk over Brexit

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2016 buy-to-let abroad boosted by UK tax changes?

The UK buy-to-let scene has changed. A series of policy moves have made overseas buy-to-let, a whole lot more attractive for UK-based investors. From pension liberation rules, to tax relief limits, to the introduction of a 3% Stamp Duty surcharge for buy-to-let landlords, these initiatives will suffocate UK buy-to-let profitability……

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Difference between an estate agent and superglue?

Estate agents come in for a lot of flak. Almost as much as bankers. Yet part of the problem is that people don’t know what they’ve got until it’s not there. What do I mean by that? Continue reading Difference between an estate agent and superglue?

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Poland a property investment step ahead

Poland is staying a step ahead. As Europe is expected to grow 1.5% this year, growth in Poland accelerated to 3.5% in the first quarter of 2015, driven by strong domestic demand and facilitated by an improving labour market, Continue reading Poland a property investment step ahead

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Poland, from zero to hero, an economy and property market

Over the last twenty five years Poland has transformed from a state-controlled economy, to one where market forces have buoyed up Continue reading Poland, from zero to hero, an economy and property market

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What’s the interest in buying Polish property for foreigners?

In a world of claims of sky-high yields and returns, (some of which turn out to be too good to be true) there is still a role for solid, reliable, investment returns. Continue reading What’s the interest in buying Polish property for foreigners?

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Property investor vs Stock market investor-are they different?

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?

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Investing in Property Abroad – 6 factors to evaluate an opportunity?

Which are the rising economic stars in Europe and present a serious option for investors seeking solid investment returns. An interesting way to consider this is by seeing how cities fare against six criteria established by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) research ‘Benchmarking the Future Competitiveness of Cities’ Continue reading Investing in Property Abroad – 6 factors to evaluate an opportunity?

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Reasons to Invest in Poland-Cindarella of Europe? Google Hangout with Buy Association

I was asked to do another Google Hangout by Buy Association and provide advice and tips to buyers of property in Poland. So if you are Continue reading Reasons to Invest in Poland-Cindarella of Europe? Google Hangout with Buy Association

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