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Buying real estate in the UK

Buying Real Estate in the UK

The UK is probably the most beautiful country in the world, and it is frequently near the top of the UN quality of life tables (Human Development Index). Aside from that, the UK is a major destination for immigrants. All of these highly skilled and qualified people need accommodation when they land, thus, the demand for quality housing and real estate in the UK …

UK Jul 07, 2017 0 Continue Reading

4 Tips on How to Market Your Vacation Rental in 2017

You’ve probably heard the buzz. The $100 billion vacation rental industry is growing like crazy. If you have purchased a vacation rental that you intend to also rent out to travelers, or are considering it, this growth represents an exciting opportunity – you have to know how to market your vacation rental. But launching a hospitality brand in a growing market also means increased competition. …

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How Millennials View Real Estate

Do you remember the first time you logged onto a real estate listing website? How about when you booked a hotel or flight online? It was pretty obvious, by then, that technology was changing the game, but few really understood the extent to which it could. Sure, the internet made it easier to advertise properties far and wide, and international travel is getting cheaper …

Chile Feb 20, 2017 0 Continue Reading
Bangkok Condo Market

The Bangkok Condo Market

Are you looking to buy or rent a condominium in Bangkok? Well, you are in just the right place to learn about the Bangkok condo market. There are tons of things you need to know about owning property in Thailand, let alone Bangkok, before making such a big decision. Did you know that Thailand has one of the biggest economies in Southeast Asia? Moreover, …

Self Directed IRA for International Real Estate Invest...

Regardless of what has attracted you to considering living out side of the United States, why leave your IRA behind? You may have the option to exit the roller-coaster ride of the stock market, without taxes and penalties, and invest directly into opportunities within the foreign country of your choice. Through a self-directed IRA, you can purchase investment rental real estate, LLC interests, stock …

1031 Exchange of Foreign Real Estate Tax Consideration...

A 1031 exchange in the United States allows you to exchange one real estate property for another without paying tax on the gain. A 1031 exchange of foreign real estate allows you to exchange one foreign property for another with the same tax benefits. Before I get into the details of a 1031 exchange of foreign real estate, I should point out that United …

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International Real Estate for Asset Protection and Pri...

One of the best forms of personal asset protection are investments in international real estate. Select a country where it’s near impossible to seize that property, and you have a safe and secure nest egg… and a landing spot should you decide to leave the United States. International real estate is also one of the best ways to invest offshore in a private yet …

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Thailand’s Condo Market Beacons Foreign Investment

For anyone who has ever dreamed about leaving it all behind and posting up in a Southeast Asian paradise, in Thailand that dream comes true every single day. Compared with other countries in the region, Thailand has some of the most foreigner friendly and high quality condominiums going up left, right and center. Whether you’re a single business person who wants to make an …

Boquete Panama Real Estate

Boquete Panama Real Estate Market Overview

Looking for Real Estate in Boquete Panama? Here’s One of the Country’s Hidden Gems Despite being an up-and-coming real estate market in Panama, especially for foreigners, the Boquete Panama real estate market is surprisingly affordable. For a reasonable sum, around $200,000-$300,000, one can find a multitude of real estate options in Boquete. Houses in this price range will typically feature at least 2 bedrooms/bathrooms. …

Panama Jun 26, 2016 0 Continue Reading
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Foreign Real Estate Tax Reporting for US Taxes

Foreign Real Estate USA Tax Forms Information When you are renting out your foreign real property in a foreign country, as a US Citizen or permanent resident, you must not only comply with all tax requirements of that foreign country, but you must also report all rental information on your US income tax return. The rules are almost the same as those for rental …

Why You Should be Investing in International Property

One of the few things you can count on in life is change.  This is especially true when finances are involved.  However, these days investing in international property and real estate can be a solid way to protect your money, with the added bonus of giving you that beachfront villa you’ve always wanted. In terms of land, Jim Rogers the famous investor put it …

A Real Estate Buyer’s Agent is Not a Tour Guide

A Real Estate Consultant is not a Tour Guide When you begin to search for real estate in North America, generally you go to your computer and search the local Multiple Listing Service. Whether it is for curiousity, looking for comps or initiating research on a pending purchase, virtually all of the information can be found on the web. If the municipality is fully …