Berlin’s property market – maximising returns

Are you chomping at the bit to invest but not sure which way to turn? Feeling a bit cautious given how future relationships with Germany Continue reading Berlin’s property market – maximising returns

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Spanish Property Market-Four reasons to be cheerful

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 cheerful

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Considering buying a Spanish Holiday Home?

Given recent reports of the property price slide halting and pockets of Spain starting to get back on its property-feet, it might be timely to think of a few basics Continue reading Considering buying a Spanish Holiday Home?

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Spanish Bank Repossession Property–‘Bestie’ or ’Beastie’?

With Spanish homes at their cheapest in Europe and prices on the turn, is it time to revisit the best way to buy a Holiday home in Spain? Continue reading Spanish Bank Repossession Property–‘Bestie’ or ’Beastie’?

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Is Off-plan property buying hot again?

Oddly enough many thought off-plan buying had fallen out of favour, but we are finding it has a persistent role to play for the overseas property buyer, but varies by country, and location within those countries. Continue reading Is Off-plan property buying hot again?

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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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Overseas Property Trends for 2014 – what’s in vogue?

With things shaking up in the UK and property starting to take off again, we take a look at what will be in vogue overseas in 2014. Continue reading Overseas Property Trends for 2014 – what’s in vogue?

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Buying Off-Plan Property-7 steps to off-plan heaven?

Around the world, off-plan in property markets have provided many investors with great opportunities to add profitable buy to let properties to their portfolios, or buy a holiday home at a keener price. Before embarking on such a purchase it might be worth Continue reading Buying Off-Plan Property-7 steps to off-plan heaven?

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European Property Investment: Mortgages-which currency?

A recent class action by British-based Solicitors Maxwell Alves, against Alpha Bank, Cyprus, for the alleged mis-selling of mortgage products denominated in Swiss Francs, has prompted Continue reading European Property Investment: Mortgages-which currency?

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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?

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