Markets don’t like uncertainty and the Greek debacle is taking its toll on the Euro. This may be good news for property buyers outside the Eurozone, Continue reading Greece – GREXIT or not – Where’s Archimedes to make the maths tally?Tags: AIPP, European Union, Greece, Grexit, holiday home, Risk & Reward, sovereign debt, Turkey
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
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?Tags: holiday home, investment property, new build, off-plan, Poland, Risk & Reward, Spain, Turkey
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
Are you fed up with your pension and the returns it is delivering? Is inflation eating away at your investments? Do you want to achieve a balanced investment portfolio and not put too many eggs in one basket?
More people are talking about, and turning to, property because Continue reading Is Property the new pension? What role overseas property?Tags: Buy to let, hotel investment, investment property, pension, Risk & Reward, Sipp, 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
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?Tags: AIPP, Europe, European property, European Union, Exchange rate, Hungary, International finance, Mortgage loan, off-plan, Turkey
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
Off-plan property has fallen out of favour in many countries across the globe, following on from the property crash in 2007. Many would-be, “off-plan flippers” came unstuck. They had originally planned to buy Continue reading Turkey property– new build or resale? How does new VAT change affect things?Tags: Coastal Property, Istanbul, new build, off-plan, Spain, Turkey
A recent FT article piqued my interest talking of “PIIGS” and “FISH”. Must read on I thought…It wasn’t meaning bottom-fishing in property markets at all, which was one of my thoughts… Continue reading EU’s FISH economies-is this about property? Is it agricultural policy? Another food mishap?Tags: Bottom-fishing, European property, France, Italy, PIGS (economics), Poland, Safe-haven, Spain, Turkey