It’s no rocket science: Whoever wants to buy a property should first calculate the costs to see how much he can afford.
This requires a budget that shows: what financial resources are available? What is your monthly budget without getting into trouble? You can quickly determine in 5 easy steps how much you can afford.
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Actually real estate is a great investment.
Investment property can grow in value overtime and while you have it you can actually use it to generate income.
When looking for investment properties, look for properties located in areas that are likely to see some growth in the near future. Since you don’t know how soon you will be able to resell it, keep you options open. Look for properties that could easily be rented out, either as a long term let or as temporary accommodation.
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When it comes to buy property in 2018 as an investment, one needs to balance risk and reward.
The most popular locations are not necessarily going to see the fastest growth in 2018 and rent yields won’t necessarily tag along property prices.
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“Properties for less than 20k, are you serious? Didn’t you forget a 0?”
That’s the usual response telling someone about the website propertyunder20k.com. It even seems a stupid idea in the first place to make a website that only lists properties that are that cheap. Most people would think there will not be many ads that fall in this category. Continue reading 1000 properties for less than €20,000 each.
The short answer to whether a foreigner can buy a property in the US is “yes”. Whilst some countries restrict the sale of land and property to natives the US does not. Further to this the conditions associated with foreigners buying a property in the US are generally very similar or identical to a native buying property.
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One of out every three homes sold in the USA in 2016 was a vacation home or investment property showing demand for second homes is again increasing following a turbulent few years. The reasons for buying a second home may be recreational or investment, often with a view to retirement planning.
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Generally when people are talking about investment risk versus reward it is in the context of equities and other fluid type investments. It is not often spoken about with regard to property investment. Instead property is generally seen as the sound ‘bricks and mortar’ investment. The investment that you end up with a big chunk of something substantial along with a set of keys to open doors. Continue reading Did I mention I own a property in London? Property investment: risk versus reward