Just back from a site visit to Liverpool, which didn’t fail to impress. The buildings are memorable from the iconic, turn-of-the-century, Grade-1-listed Liver Building, to its Maritime and World Museums, to its Victorian architecture and cultural roots Continue reading Liverpool: from Beatles to buy-to-let investmentTags: Buy to let, First Time Overseas Buyer, investment property, Property ladder
Over the years the overseas property industry has come up with innovative ways of making foreign property more accessible, but at times this has caused confusion. Continue reading Is it a fractional, a timeshare, or a third way?Tags: Foreign Property, hotel, investment property, Property ladder, Turkey
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
Often European property markets and developing overseas property markets get compared. There is a disparity perceived between returns associated with buying in emerging markets and property returns from more mature European property markets. But with those differences in return, or proftability, comes Continue reading European property? Have you thought about transparency?Tags: European property, holiday home, Overseas Buying process, Property ladder, Risk & Reward
There is a buzz around the next, overseas property hotspot, with Turkey and Istanbul getting a fair number of mentions. So what are Property Venture’s top ten reasons why this might be so? Continue reading Istanbul property-top 10 Reasons to BuyTags: European property, First Time Overseas Buyer, foreign buy-to-let, investment property, Istanbul, Overseas Buying process, Property ladder
If you seek to spread your investment returns and are comfortable with venturing beyond the UK boundaries, then there are some great opportunities to make returns on property overseas. For example, Istanbul, Turkey has recently been included on a list of top 25 Cities by McKinsey, as a mover & shaker of the future.
There are some things worthy of consideration as you set out to snap up your overseas property: Continue reading Buy Overseas Property? What 7 key things should you consider?Tags: BARBie, International finance, Overseas Buying process, Overseas finance, overseas property, Property ladder
George Osborne’s budget announcement about FirstBuy, the funded-deposit scheme, a £250m package designed to help 10,000 first-time buyers to purchase a new build home. Will it help First Time Buyers? And what is the alternative?
Well it is a good gesture to help the first-time buyers who want to get on the property-ownership ladder, but in reality how much impact it will have? Continue reading George Osborne’s FirstBuy scheme-what is the alternative?Tags: BARBie, First Time Overseas Buyer, Istanbul, overseas property, Property ladder