Look for the following in a home

Look for the following in a home. Stick to your budget Don’t overbuy for your budget. Make sure you know how much you’re comfortable paying in a mortgage amount and stick to that limit, even if you’ve been approved for more. You don’t want to be in a position where you feel house poor, or …

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Property Developers in Hong Kong

Property Developers in Hong Kong. Property developers are cutting prices in Hong Kong to lure buyers amid the increasing downside risks in the world’s least-affordable housing market. Vanke Property Overseas Ltd. released 231 units of its new project Le Point in Tuen Mun Friday, with prices as low as HK$9,878 ($1,265) per square foot, the …

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Africa real estate opportunity

Africa real estate opportunity. Africa needs to develop the domestic conditions to absorb the much higher levels of global real estate investment currently considering Africa, in order to deploy global investment on a significant scale. Typically, African real estate accounts for around 0.5% of large global funds’ commitment. That said, most of the global real …

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Buying property through a legal entity

Buying property through a legal entity. Individuals often purchase immovable property in their personal capacity or in the name of a trust. It is however possible to purchase immovable property in the name of a legal entity, such as a closed corporation or a private company, as well. Whether you want to sell your residential …

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Holiday rental property

Holiday rental property. The rise in popularity of Airbnb has seen somewhat of an explosion of people investing in short-term rentals as property owners look to capitalise on what is often seen as lucrative rental income. While the income can be attractive, there are many complexities and pitfalls, says Natalie Muller, sales and rentals manager …

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Property sales in Turkey

Property sales in Turkey. Official data has shown that house sales across Turkey declined 12.5 percent on a yearly basis in August 2018. Turkey has had more than 67 percent yearly decrease in mortgaged sales. All of Turkey’s real estate developers have launched a new discount campaign late in August. Data from the Turkish Statistics …

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Seasonal property trend

Seasonal property trend. Allayed fears of water scarcity will undoubtedly reinforce the seasonal market rebound usually seen in the Cape Town residential property market in the early months of spring, according to Pam Golding Properties (PGP). Whether you want to sell your residential property or buy a new real estate investment, a house or an …

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