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
Having visited the Master Investor Show in London a week ago, I was struck by the ardent views of so many city business people. Whilst none of them were there to promote Continue reading Overseas Property Investment, City reflections on which markets?Tags: European property, investment property, overseas banks, overseas property, Safe-haven, sovereign debt, Turkey
Buyers in the UK can get confused with the different property valuations. The difference between an insurance valuation for rebuilding cost purposes is at serious odds to the the market value, the price that a buyer is prepared to pay to acquire that property. And so in Spain, Continue reading Spanish Homes and Property Valuations–Is it the same as Valuing in the UK?Tags: European property, holiday home, Overseas Buying process, overseas property, overseas property agent
I recently attended an Investor show and heard Terry Smith, of Fundsmith, talk about the 10 Rules of investment . It got me thinking, the rules are really no different to buying international property and here’s how… Continue reading Buying international property-what are your 10 Rules of Investment?Tags: European property, International Property, off-plan, overseas property, Poland, Risk & Reward, Spain, Turkey
Isn’t it time to focus on some good news in Europe right now? There is some to talk about….UEFA 2012 Football Championships, arguably the 3rd biggest sporting event on the world stage, are to be held in Poland and Ukraine in June. Consider the similarities between Continue reading Poland trounces Germany in year of European Football ChampionshipsTags: Euro, Europe, European property, International finance, investment property, Kraków, overseas property, Poland
Many of the challenges faced when buying property overseas are surmountable, but some people lose perspective and common-sense, when faced with Continue reading Buying property abroad-what are the 5 common failings people make? What can be done?Tags: economy, European property, holiday home, investment property, off-plan, overseas property, overseas property agent, Property Abroad
An annual survey by the UN Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has just revealed that Poland now ranks as the 6th most attractive country for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the world.
Up from 12th last year and puts Poland ahead of all other European Union countries. Continue reading Polish property investors, rejoice!Tags: Europe, European property, foreign buy-to-let, investment property, Kraków, overseas property, Property Abroad, Safe-haven
Morocco has remained a country of stability among the unrest in the Middle East and Northern African countries. There have however been demands for King Mohammed VI, to re-energise the reforms that have slackened since the start of his reign in 1999 and introduce a constitutional monarchy like those of Spain or the UK.
Whilst Morocco is classed as Continue reading Morocco Property – Morocco’s flagship Mediterranean property resort moves forwardTags: Coastal Property, Leaseback property, new build, off-plan, overseas property, Rent
Risk is at the top of everyone’s minds at the moment with the threat of US default and subsequent sovereign downgrading, as well as the mounting debt problems continuing to swamp Greece and other European countries now being drawn in. Continue reading Buying overseas property-what can you do about risk? 5 Key QuestionsTags: Exchange rate, First Time Overseas Buyer, Foreign Property, investment, new build, off-plan, Overseas finance, overseas property, overseas property agent, Resale, Risk & Reward
Some people are not sure what an agent does, or is, let alone which type is best for them. So let us establish this first.
A property agent brings together Continue reading Overseas Property Agent-which is right for me? How can I tell? 5 Top TipsTags: National Association of Estate Agents, Overseas Buying process, overseas property, overseas property agent, Property Abroad