If you are serious about generating income, you should choose an area of Spain which has a long season. So look at the Costa Blanca which has around 300 days sunshine a year, or the Costa del Sol Continue reading Investing in Spanish property? Want your money to go that bit further?Tags: Barcelona, Coastal Property, furnished holiday let, holiday home, overseas property agent
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?Tags: investment property, Kraków, on-line agents, Overseas Buying process, overseas property agent, Property Abroad
As Spain is clawing back its economic buoyancy, it is starting to attract the attention of overseas investors and property buyers again. One city seems to be on everyone’s lips at the moment… Continue reading Barcelona is best for propertyTags: Barcelona, Buy to let, Coastal Property, holiday home, investment property, overseas property agent, Spain
In a Budget about the country ‘paying its way’, pension savers need to ensure they can continue to pay their way once in retirement. It’s all very well ‘trusting’ diligent savers to know what to do with their own money, but there is always a bit of a frenzy surrounding a point in time when chunks of money are freed up. Continue reading Brace yourself pensioners! Enter the investment Property World?Tags: European property, investment property, overseas property agent, pension, professional advisor
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?Tags: AIPP, Bank Repossessions, City property, Coastal Property, First Time Overseas Buyer, holiday home, new build, off-plan, Overseas Buying process, overseas property agent
Now that the property market is picking up, across the UK and for some overseas markets, what tends to happen is an influx of new property agents to the market, sensing money to be made. It is an industry with Continue reading The Full Monty on Overseas Property Agents and Estate AgentsTags: AIPP, European property, First Time Overseas Buyer, overseas property agent, Property Abroad
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 AssociationTags: investment property, Kraków, overseas property agent, Poland, Risk & Reward, Warsaw
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?Tags: investment property, off-plan, overseas banks, Overseas finance, overseas property agent, Poland, Spain, Turkey
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 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