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
Which city do you know that is:
- a safe haven economy, which is politically stable and has a buoyant property market?
- becoming known as the Silicon Valley of Europe, partly for its business process outsourcing capability?
- in a European Union country that did not to go into recession, when other countries did?
- now reported to be where investors, wary of Europe, are putting their cash, according to FT, Colliers, Jones Lang Continue reading Central European Property – University city-why are property buyers so passionate about it?
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
Many of the challenges faced when buying property overseas are surmountable, but some people lose perspective and common-sense, when faced with Continue reading Buying property abroad-what are the 5 common failings people make? What can be done?Tags: economy, European property, holiday home, investment property, off-plan, overseas property, overseas property agent, Property Abroad
An annual survey by the UN Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has just revealed that Poland now ranks as the 6th most attractive country for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the world.
Up from 12th last year and puts Poland ahead of all other European Union countries. Continue reading Polish property investors, rejoice!Tags: Europe, European property, foreign buy-to-let, investment property, Kraków, overseas property, Property Abroad, Safe-haven
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