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
Ok so there are a load of exciting property bargains to be had if you have the cash ready to buy one and you‘re hot to trot. But buying a property in Spain is different from buying in the Continue reading Spanish property buying process–have you noticed the difference?Tags: holiday home, new build, off-plan, Overseas Buying process, overseas property agent, Property Abroad
The theory is that buying with Escrow provides a guarantee, or additional level of protection, for buyers of property abroad. So we’ll take a look at this, but first let’s make sure what we are talking about is clear. Continue reading Buying property abroad-is Escrow all it is cracked up to be?Tags: Escrow, European property, Overseas Buying process, Poland, Property Abroad, Risk & Reward, Spain
I have conversations with new clients who want to sell their properties and they sometimes bemoan their incumbent agent. But when I delve further and ask Continue reading Overseas Property Agent stupid? Or the economy?Tags: economy, European property, Overseas Buying process, overseas property agent, Poland, Property Abroad, Spain, Turkey
When I wrote my recent “City Property Guide”, I included Sovereign credit scores for the first time. It made me think, isn’t it odd how we Continue reading International property folk-should they care about Sovereign Debt?Tags: European property, Exchange rate, investment property, National Association of Estate Agents, Overseas Buying process, Risk & Reward, Safe-haven, sovereign debt
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
At a recent property show, even the panellists were a tad gloomy about Cyprus, in spite of themselves. What with the the naval base explosion, on the Southern coast, which knocked out local power supplies, (as well as causing deaths) and the global economic downturn. Cypriot Banks’ exposure to Continue reading Cyprus Property-Where’s the good news?Tags: European property, foreign buy-to-let, holiday home, investment property, Limassol, new build, off-plan, Overseas Buying process, Overseas finance, Property Abroad
Had you noticed that overseas property-letting laws are different in Spain?
It is all very well buying that buy-to-let property abroad, because it is going to generate better returns than a similar UK buy-to-let, but what about the practicalities of renting out? Continue reading Spanish property rental laws – have you noticed the difference?Tags: European property, foreign buy-to-let, investment property, Landlord, Overseas Buying process, Property Abroad, Rent
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
Want to fulfil your dream of an overseas holiday home or investment property, but don’t want the hassle?
Some people wish to live the dream of having a holiday home abroad but don’t want the hassle. Or they want to do it as Continue reading Holiday Home Abroad-How can you save time and money buying?Tags: holiday home, National Association of Estate Agents, Overseas Buying process, overseas property, overseas property agent