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Real Estate Abroad
By: Sharon   |    November 26, 2012   |   0 Comments (0) (0)

There are some basic rules of real estate that are deemed to be rules because they have proven to be correct over a prolonged period of time and across national and international borders. Take the old chestnut of “location, location, location;” this holds true if you are looking to invest in luxury apartments Tel Avivor a cottage in the Democratic Republic of Congo. For example, beachfront property anywhere in the world will be deemed to be luxury and priced accordingly. Also, high rise apartments in a city center will almost always be luxury real estate.

Closely related to“location, location, location,” is that you are better off buying the worst house in the best street than the best house in the worst street. Virtually every real estate investor can recite these sayings to you verbatim for a reason – they are true.

Consequently, with rules like these in hand, you can invest in luxury real estate abroad with the basic fundamentals of what to keep in mind.

There are many elements to keep in mind when investing in a foreign country. For that reason it is best to find a reputable attorney, accountant, and realtor in the country in which you intend to make your purchase. They will have the knowledge, knowhow, and contacts to make your investment decision an informed one. It will cost you money in the short term to utilize their services but will save you a lot of money in the medium and long term.

Similarly, it is best to visit the country you in which you intend to make your purchase and look at a range of properties before making any final purchase decision. If you are looking to purchase luxury real estate, chances are that you will be investing a substantial amount of money so it is best take your time and do your substantial due diligence before investing. Remember, fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

As you can see, investing in luxury real estate abroad is generally similar to investing in luxury real estate in your local country. After educating yourself about matters such as taxation, currency controls, mortgage requirements (should you be looking to take a mortgage), and other nuances particular to almost every country, you will be well on your way to making an informed decision.

But then again, if you are considering investing in luxury apartments Tel Aviv or in real estate anywhere abroad, you probably already know that.

 

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