Furnishing your off plan property in Spain

Furnishing your new home in Spain can be an overwhelming and under budgeted for task. You may have already stretched yourself to the limit to fund your second home in Spain, so the last thing you want to do is overspend on furnishings, especially if you intend to rent it out. The following points are certainly worth considering before you embark upon this huge task: Furniture Shops Some people find it more cost effective to drive furniture over from the UK. Will you select furniture according ...
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Where in the world to invest money into property?

I currently consider the prime areas for pre construction (or off plan) investment to be: Caribbean (Barbados, Bahamas), US mainland (Las Vegas, Orlando), Central America (Belize, Panama) as well as parts of Europe. Why? Well, areas need to have specific positive influences, over and above the nearby localities or other countries. Let's consider a few from my list above. For example, Barbados continues to be the place where the rich and famous holiday for 4+ months of the year. On a recent ...
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Rental Property Income - How To Increase It

You may think that to raise your rental property income you can just raise rents. However, you can't just raise the rents arbitrarily, because if tenants leave, income goes down, not up. Fortunately, there are other ways, including the ones listed below. 1. Consider raising the rent. We did dismiss ARBITRARY rent hikes as a cash-flow solution, but check on the rates for similar units. Are you renting at below-market rates? 2. Charge rent for extra parking space. I got tired of a renter's ...
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Regulated Rent in the Czech Republic - Is Your Property at Risk?

Regulated rent is a real issue in the post-communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Its purpose has been to keep accommodation affordable for all citizens but there are problems that are arising. Under regulated rent, a tenant is only obligated to pay a fixed fee for the rent and this rate is not controlled by the actual owner of the apartment or block of flats. It can only be passed on through immediate family members and applies to that particular apartment only. The tenant cannot ...
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Rental Property Investment - Finding The Properties

Rental property investment starts with finding the best deals. To do this, you can increase your odds by finding more deals. Who's more likely to get a cheap apartment building, an investor that looks through the MLS listings and calls it a day, or the one that uses ten resources? Here are those ten: 1. Look in old papers to find "For Rent" ads. Call if they are a few weeks old. The landlord may be ready to sell, especially if he hasn't yet rented the units out. 2. Look up old FSBO ads. Call ...
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Tenerife is a property hotspot

Why invest in property in Tenerife? Property Investment in Tenerife offers a secure return on your capital Property Values have sustained a growth on average of 15% per annum in recent years Tenerife boasts all year round warm, sunny climate Low cost short haul flights from most destinations Mortgage Interest rates are amongst the lowest in Europe here Holiday letting provides excellent return income on your property investment Tenerife's cost of living is much cheaper than in the UK ...
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Buying or Renting Property in Spain

Buying Spanish Property, or renting Spanish Property and moving to Spain is probably one of the most challenging decisions you will ever make. Spain can be beautiful in the summer but freezing or inaccessible in the winter so we would recommend renting in the area you want to move to before thinking about purchasing your 'dream' Spanish property. Caution is advisable when looking at properties for sale in Spain as Spanish property transfer taxes mean that if you find out the hard way ...
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Renting Property in the Docklands, London.

b>Docklands - The Overview The docklands is located in the
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Property Investing

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SA Property Investment

There are probably very few forms of investment where you don't need money to make money. When you try borrowing money from your local bank to purchase shares in that bank you will most certainly be shown the door in a polite way! This will quicly prove to you that you will need your own money to attempt making money on the stock exchange! On the other hand, if you ask them for a sizable loan to purchase a property, they will probably do everything they can to make it possible for you to use ...
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