Posts Tagged ‘expat property’

At the end of October a 15 percent tax on property bought by foreigners became valid in Hong Kong. The implementation aims to cool down the strongly overheated property market and it may be followed by further steps. For almost twenty years Hong Kong has been considered the world’s freest economy with the fewest regulations. […]

Pounds sterling are currently hovering at about EUR 1.20–the best rate they’ve seen since the summer of 2010 (and before that, December 2008). This has created some property bargains. Because of the favorable rates, French property can now be had for 10% less. According to data from (which helps source euro mortgages for UK buyers) […]

Prague may be making a comeback as a hot property market, according to Brett Tudor on The MoveChannel. The country has spent the last ten years building a reputation as a sound investment location, and its performance has outstripped many other former communist bloc countries. In some ways, Tudor writes, the Czech Republic’s communist past […]

Falling prices and rising demand have made it cheaper to buy than rent property in 45 of Britain’s 50 largest towns and cities. It is now an average 13% more expensive to rent than own, according to research from property search website The results were based on a comparison of asking prices and rents […]

Expats investing in London property could improve their yields by 10% just by researching the market more carefully, found a recent report from Many overseas buyers look at average figures for the city when making purchases, ignoring critical variances across specific neighborhoods. Expat Wealth spoke to Erica Evans, Director of, to get the […]

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