There is so much advocacy these days for doing lots of due diligence prior to investing in property, that it almost squeezes out the notion of gut-instinct. But does it have a role to play? Continue reading Gut Instinct or Grind, when it comes to property investing?Tags: investment property, new build, off-plan, Risk & Reward
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 returnsTags: Berlin, Buy to let, investment property, off-plan, Real Estate, Renovation
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 cheerfulTags: Coastal Property, economy, new build, off-plan, Spain, Spanish Banks
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?Tags: AIPP, Bank Repossessions, City property, Coastal Property, First Time Overseas Buyer, holiday home, new build, off-plan, Overseas Buying process, overseas property agent
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’?Tags: Bank Repossessions, Coastal Property, holiday home, investment property, new build, off-plan, Spain, Spanish Banks
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?Tags: holiday home, investment property, new build, off-plan, Poland, Risk & Reward, Spain, Turkey
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?Tags: Buy to let, foreign buy-to-let, investment property, Istanbul, Kraków, off-plan, overseas property, property strategy, Risk & Reward, Warsaw
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?Tags: investment property, off-plan, overseas banks, Overseas finance, overseas property agent, Poland, Spain, Turkey
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?Tags: European property, foreign buy-to-let, holiday home, new build, off-plan, Overseas Buying process, Property Abroad, Risk & Reward
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?Tags: AIPP, Europe, European property, European Union, Exchange rate, Hungary, International finance, Mortgage loan, off-plan, Turkey