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Making a Real Estate Investment in Oman – a residency and lifestyle play. The Sultanate of Oman, located in the Persian Gulf, is not your typical international real estate investment destination. It is a relatively little-known, peaceful Gulf country of about 5 million souls, 40% of which are expatriates, mostly from South Asia.
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Making a Real Estate Investment in Medellin, Colombia
(2 days ago) The real estate investment investment market in Medellin, Colombia. Between 2011 and 2018, real estate prices grew 85% in Colombian Pesos (COP), which is comparable with Cali (86% growth) and Bogota (80% growth). Prices were flat in 2020 and started growing again in 2021. Thus far, prices in USD over time have been relatively stable.
Is it too early to make a Real Estate Investment in Bogota
(7 days ago) Many people have been asking me about the real estate investment market in Bogota, Colombia, a growing metropolis of over 10 million inhabitants.I previously wrote an extensive analysis of the real estate investment market in Medellin (), but also made a point of spending time in Bogota to explore investment opportunities.But before we dig into real …
A case study of a Real Estate Investment in Bulgaria
(9 days ago) A real estate investment in Bulgaria is an interesting option for one’s portfolio. A case study of a Real Estate Investment in a Historical House in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. When prices are this cheap, don’t compromise and go for the best. It’s the best way to both gain upside and minimize losses in case of a downtown.
A Real Estate Investment in Granada or San Juan Del Sur
(5 days ago) A real estate investment in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua. San Juan Del Sur, on the southern Pacific coast, is widely revered for its year long waves. Many Canadians and Americans, and some Europeans, live here full time. There is (usually) vibrant tourism, great surfing, a relaxed atmosphere, an established expat scene, and even a bilingual
Making a Real Estate Investment in Kenya, a smart move
(3 days ago) This population pyramid of Kenya, combined with a fertility rate of 3.5 births per woman, promises decades of demographic dividends ahead and demand for real estate investment in large cities such as Nairobi.. Reason 2 for investing in Kenya: East Africa’s hub. Even though population-wise Kenya is smaller than Tanzania (54 million vs 58 million), and …
Is a real estate investment in Kiev, Ukraine, attractive
(4 days ago) Accordingly, real estate is an attractive asset class as it is one of the easiest ways to launder money. – A history of real estate speculation. Culture matters. Some cultures care more about real estate than others. Ukrainian culture is one that does. – Real estate interest rates are going down substantially along with the inflation rate.
Price drops of 30% in downtown Budapest
(2 days ago) Price drops of 30% in downtown Budapest. Many real estate markets in the world are booming on the back of Central Bank liquidity. Hungary is also seeing a boom of its own in rural areas close to Budapest. The outskirts of Budapest are doing well as well, thanks to government incentives and mortgage lending for new buildings.
An ambiguous case
(1 days ago) I’m often asked if a real estate investment in Kiev, Ukraine, is a smart move. From a peak of over USD 3500 per m2 in 2007, prices dropped for over a decade to slightly over $1050 per m2 in Q2 2019.I’ll examine the Kiev real estate in a future article, but in the meantime let’s focus on the macro aspects to assess how risky it is to invest in Ukraine.
14 reasons AGAINST a Real Estate Investment in Paris
(2 days ago) According to the UBS global real estate bubble index 2019, Paris has reached bubble levels. Bubble time in the City of Lights. A typical 60m2 apartment is the equivalent 15 years of average salary, which is a terrible price/income ratio. New York for example, hardly a cheap real estate market by any measure, stands at 11 years for the same ratio.
Making a Real Estate Investment in Belgrade, Serbia. Is it
(5 days ago) Taxes when making a real estate investment in Belgrade, Serbia. Yearly property tax up to the value of 0.4% of the property. Typically the property tax is much higher as a percentage in new buildings than in old buildings. VAT of 10% is typically payable when you buy an apartment in a new building.
A Real Estate Investment in Skopje, North Macedonia
(Just Now) The Real Estate Investment Market in Skopje, North Macedonia While the country as a whole has experienced population decline, Skopje plateaued at around 600,000 inhabitants. Skopje is one of the few European capital cities, apart from Podgorica in Montenegro, where living in the core center is not particularly desirable.
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(8 days ago) Jan 11, 2022 | International Real Estate Investments. Serbia is a country of nearly seven million souls, in the heart of the Balkans. Belgrade, its capital, is also the regional business hub. This was always the case historically, whether in royalist or socialist times during the Yugoslavian period.
Making a Real Estate Investment in Oman
(Just Now) 4.The real estate investment market in Oman. I have monitored the Oman real estate market for many years now, as I come here on a very regular basis. Since 2014 I have seen prices drop by about 30%, for both sales and rentals. Much of the rental market is dominated by expatriates, and they are leaving in droves driven by government policy.
My Favourite Real Estate Agent in Medellin, Colombia
(9 days ago) Meet Mauricio, my real estate agent in Medellin, Colombia. Mauricio is originally from Sweden. He first got into real estate at the age of 18 with a first investment back in Sweden while he was studing for his Bachelor of International Business. After a few years in Sweden, he decided to make a permanent move to Medellin as he had loved the
Real Estate Lawyer in Montenegro
(Just Now) Lawyer fees for a real estate transaction in Montenegro. €500. Verification of ownership details. Verification of potential mortgage or lien on the property. Checking legalization status of the property. Drafting of sales contract. Can we done remotely through Power of Attorney for an extra €250. VAT of 21% on legal fees payable only if you
My Real Estate Buyer's Agent and Renovation Team in
(7 days ago) He has been active in the Istanbul real estate market for over a decade, is fluent in Turkish, and knows the market in & out. He is also an avid squash player, having won the Turkish squash championships. Keith was ranked number 1 in Turkey throughout 2005-2010, was the South Korean champion in 1996, and was Eastern Canada champion 3 times (!).
Real Estate Investment in Montenegro
(7 days ago) Tivat real estate investment. Not only is Tivat a good destination for real estate investment in Montenegro, but it is also one of the best places for retirement in the region. Properties of varying degrees of quality can be found between €1300 /m2 and €4000 /m2 outside of Porto Montenegro. It has an active expat scene, an international
The Real Estate Investment Market in Tbilisi, Georgia
(2 days ago) The residential real estate investment market in Tbilisi, Georgia. Now that you understand the level of risk, you can have a better appreciation of the true value of the real estate on offer. The first aspect that is always brought up is the cheap price per square meter (m2) in Tbilisi. Yes, finding real estate for less than USD 1000 per m2 in
A Real Estate Investment in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
(7 days ago) Making a real estate investment in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, is an attractive proposition. One can find core downtown properties at about $1,000 per m2, and gross yields that can reach 8-11%. In a world of negative interest rates and low yielding real estate, the opportunity to buy low into the capital of a booming country (read this article), with
My Favourite Real Estate Agents in Montenegro
(3 days ago) I’ve dealt with many real estate agents over the years. Here are my two favourite real estate agents in Montenegro, in no particular order: 1. Ksenija. Ksenija and her team have a large selection of real estate across the country. Whether you are looking at Kotor, Tivat, Budva, Bar, or anywhere along the coast, and even inland, someone in her
Real Estate Lawyer in Kyiv, Ukraine
(2 days ago) A real estate investment in Kyiv, Ukraine, with 18% gross yields? Kyiv Real Estate investment – a case study with exact numbers; Is a real estate investment in Kiev, Ukraine, attractive? Highest Real Estate yields in Europe – Ukraine – $1250 per m2 with 19% yields in Kyiv
Making a Real Estate Investment in Istanbul, Turkey
(5 days ago) What is fascinating is that real estate prices have actually been beating inflation in real terms. Source: Turkish Central Bank www.tcmb.gov.tr Up to now, following years of decline in prices due to deleveraging, the Turkish real estate market is in upswing again as people see real estate as their best hedge against rising inflation rates.
A Real Estate Investment in Kyiv, Ukraine, with 18% gross
(1 days ago) Highest Real Estate yields in Europe – Ukraine – $1250 per m2 with 19% yields in Kyiv. Investing in Historical Buildings in Kyiv, Ukraine. Available services in Ukraine: An Independent Real Estate Buyer’s Agent and Renovation Manager …
A Real Estate Investment in Managua or Gran Pacifica
(2 days ago) A real estate investment at Gran Pacifica, near Managua, Nicaragua. Gran Pacifica is a Pacific Ocean front gated community located about 1h30 away from Managua. I was contacted by the developer, as he had read a few of my articles on Nicaragua. He offered me a free two-night stay, and made clear that I was at liberty to write my honest opinion.
Real Estate Lawyer in Budapest, Hungary
(6 days ago) A few important points you should know before buying real estate in Budapest, Hungary. There is a stamp duty tax of 4% of the value of the transaction. IF you do not have an EU citizenship, you must get a foreigners purchase license. The process takes about 2-3 months and costs HUF50,000 (+-$150).
Real Estate Lawyer in Colombia
(8 days ago) Get a good real estate lawyer before moving forward with any real estate transaction in Colombia. Also, be careful before using the lawyer that is recommended by your real estate agent. There is a potential for a conflict of interest. It’s always much safer to use your own real estate lawyer in Colombia.
A Buyer's Agent in Kyiv and Renovation Manager
(3 days ago) Alex charges 3% of the list price of the real estate being bought. In such cases when a commission must be split with a selling agent, then his part of the commission gets credited towards the 3%. There is a minimum commission amount of $1250 for small apartments.
Real Estate Lawyer in Nicaragua
(9 days ago) Buying real estate in Nicaragua can be done entirely remotely using the Apostille Treaty system. BEWARE: The transfer tax is legally borne by the seller, but sellers and agents will often try to get the foreign buyer to pay for it. Be very aware of this in your negotiations. Here is the chart of the expected value of the transfer tax depending
A Buyer's Agent in Budapest and Renovation Manager
(7 days ago) How the real estate market is structured in Budapest . First of all, read my article on investing in real estate in Budapest here. Every real estate agency has its own listings, and some listings can be found at multiple agencies. That said, you can’t speak to all agents as many will be a …
Making a Real Estate Investment in Cairo, Egypt
(4 days ago) The way the real estate market operates in Cairo is a bit different from most places. Yes, there are real estate agencies and online services. However, a common way for people to hunt for deals is to go around to the specific buildings they like and ask the men who work in these buildings if there are any apartments for sale.
Real Estate Lawyer in Belgrade, Serbia
(5 days ago) Serbia is an absolutely lovely country to buy real estate in, but using a real estate lawyer when making a transaction is non-negotiable. Many things can go wrong when buying real estate in Serbia. Just to name a few: Liens on the property. Mortgages on the property.
Highest Real Estate yields in Europe
(9 days ago) A real estate investment in Kyiv, Ukraine, with 18% gross yields? An ambiguous case – is now the time to invest in Ukraine? Is a real estate investment in Kiev, Ukraine, attractive? Available services in Ukraine: An Independent Real Estate Buyer’s Agent and Renovation Manager in Kyiv; How to obtain Residency in Ukraine
A Real Estate Investment in Budapest, Hungary
(4 days ago) The real estate investment market in Budapest, Hungary, absolutely boomed from 2015 to 2019 before stagnating. These numbers are in HUF, so in real terms they are less dramatic as the HUF depreciated by 15% between 2015 and 2020. The signs of market overheating were already quite present.
Real Estate Lawyer in Tbilisi, Georgia
(5 days ago) Lawyer fees for a real estate transaction in Tbilisi, Georgia. €400. Verification of ownership details. Verification of potential mortgage or lien on the property. Drafting of sales contract. Full registration services. The Lawyer will accompany you to the Public Service Hall. Obtention of electronic property registration certificate.
10 Learnings from a Real Estate Investment in the United
(1 days ago) Overall, investing in real estate in the United States as a non resident foreigner can be very attractive if you choose your investment carefully. Just bear in mind that the market is very different from your home market in many respects, and invest accordingly. In my experience, the most pleasant part of investing in America is the quality of