Koh Samui Real Estate, Property & Land

Ever wish of owning a luxurious dream house in a beautiful tropical paradise? How about waking up every morning to the swish of the sea washing up the sand of your beachfront villa? Now, you can realise your dream on a world-renowned island filled with warm tropical sun, swaying coconut tree and white sandy beaches, known as Koh Samui, located in the Gulf of Thailand, central of South East Asia.

Due to the language and cultural differences between the East and the West, it can be a nightmare for foreigners to acquire property in Koh Samui or conduct business in Thailand. Continue reading “Koh Samui Real Estate, Property & Land” »

Kota Kinabalu property – top tips

Here are ten insider tips by FazWaz Malaysia for figuring out the Kota Kinabalu property industry.

  1. The much-awaited Sabah Development Corridor (SDC) has begun with a promise of up to RM16 billion in development funds to be allocated over a five-year period. As part of the massive project Kota Kinabalu will be developed into an impressive gateway with improved infrastructure and an expanded airport. Top of the list will be the development of the Kota Kinabalu City Harbour Front project stretching from Tanjung Aru to One Borneo.
  2. Kota Kinabalu has been one of the key beneficiaries of the aforementioned Malaysia My Second Home Programme (MMH2H). It has proved particularly popular with buyers from Arab nations after the Malaysian Tourism Ministry opened offices in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. Continue reading “Kota Kinabalu property – top tips” »

UAE real estate market is booming

The United Arab Emirates real estate market is currently enjoying an unprecedented boom the  and has been rated as the most active of all real estate markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. The Global Competitive Report ranking issued recently by the World Economic Forum, UAE is among the most competitive countries in the world and a haven for businesses. Continue reading “UAE real estate market is booming” »

Common Risks Faced by Property Flippers

The first thing that should be noted is that flipping houses is a great way to bring home a rather large profit in a relatively short amount of time when doing so in a seller’s market so to speak. The problem is that we currently seem to be experiencing what is known as a buyer’s market from one end of the United States to another. Foreclosures are at an all time high, which means that the market has suddenly been saturated with properties for sale. Continue reading “Common Risks Faced by Property Flippers” »

Government Encouragement Sought For Landlord Entrepreneurs

The Association of Residential Landlords (ARLA) says the forthcoming budget is an “open goal” for the Chancellor to encourage investment in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) and support growth in the economy. In ARLA’s budget submission, the body has urged the government to support this growth by removing prohibitive barriers to further investment. Continue reading “Government Encouragement Sought For Landlord Entrepreneurs” »

Comparable Sales in the Public Record

The most accessible source of information on comparable sales is the public record. When someone buys a home the property is deeded from the seller to the buyer. In most circumstances, this deed is recorded at the local county recorder’s office. They combine sales data with information already known about the property so they can assess property taxes correctly. Continue reading “Comparable Sales in the Public Record” »