In some respects it is a good idea to diversify investments so that you are not overly reliant on one source of wealth creation. A sudden change in fortunes of one asset class, or geography, can have a disproportionate effect Continue reading To diversify investments? Or not?Tags: Buy to let, European property, Germany, investment property, Poland
Poland: Buy-to-Let Pet or Darling of Europe?
When clients talk to me about Poland, they usually talk of wanting to diversify their property portfolio and view Poland as a Continue reading Poland: Buy-to-Let Pet or Darling of Europe?Tags: Buy to let, European property, European Union, investment property, Kraków, Poland, Safe-haven, Warsaw
Cameron tussles with Tusk over Brexit
Now there’s an interesting situation. David Cameron is negotiating with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, but also a Polish politician, whose country-men arguably stand to lose most, by Benefit System changes in the UK. Continue reading Cameron tussles with Tusk over BrexitTags: BREXIT, Euro, European property, European Union, Kraków, Overseas Buying process, Poland
2016 buy-to-let abroad boosted by UK tax changes?
The UK buy-to-let scene has changed. A series of policy moves have made overseas buy-to-let, a whole lot more attractive for UK-based investors. From pension liberation rules, to tax relief limits, to the introduction of a 3% Stamp Duty surcharge for buy-to-let landlords, these initiatives will suffocate UK buy-to-let profitability……
Continue reading 2016 buy-to-let abroad boosted by UK tax changes?Tags: Barcelona, Buy to let, European property, foreign buy-to-let, investment property, Kraków, Poland, Spain, Valencia, Warsaw
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
What’s the interest in buying Polish property for foreigners?
In a world of claims of sky-high yields and returns, (some of which turn out to be too good to be true) there is still a role for solid, reliable, investment returns. Continue reading What’s the interest in buying Polish property for foreigners?Tags: foreign buy-to-let, investment property, Katowice, Kraków, Lodz, Poland, Risk & Reward, Value buying, Warsaw, Zakopane
Reasons to Invest in Poland-Cindarella of Europe? Google Hangout with Buy Association
I was asked to do another Google Hangout by Buy Association and provide advice and tips to buyers of property in Poland. So if you are Continue reading Reasons to Invest in Poland-Cindarella of Europe? Google Hangout with Buy AssociationTags: investment property, Kraków, overseas property agent, Poland, 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
Poland: Cindarella of European Property market emerges
Poland Property – Post communist
Poland has trodden a long road to where it is today. In 1990, the country had ration cards for petrol, meat and chocolate. Horses were a feature of the countryside and occasionally idled through Warsaw. Most people worked Continue reading Poland: Cindarella of European Property market emergesTags: European property, investment property, Poland, Safe-haven
EU’s FISH economies-is this about property? Is it agricultural policy? Another food mishap?
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