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?

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Buying Spanish Bank repossessed property?

There has been a lot of talk lately about the Spanish Bad Bank SAREB and the amount of properties it has transferred onto its books from other struggling banks in Spain and the opportunity this presents for investors. Continue reading Buying Spanish Bank repossessed property?

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Turkey property– new build or resale? How does new VAT change affect things?

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?

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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?

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Overseas Property-European retrospective of 2012

Eurotoxicity, exchange rate highs, tax breaks

 

It doesn’t need me to tell you that the Overseas property market has fundamentally changed over the last few years. In the heady days of peak Continue reading Overseas Property-European retrospective of 2012

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Buying international property-what are your 10 Rules of Investment?

I recently attended an Investor show and heard Terry Smith, of Fundsmith, talk about the 10 Rules of investment . It got me thinking, the rules are really no different to buying international property and here’s how… Continue reading Buying international property-what are your 10 Rules of Investment?

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Buying property abroad-is Escrow all it is cracked up to be?

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?

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Overseas Property Agent stupid? Or the economy?

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?

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