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TIPS ON HOW TO BUY OFF-PLAN PROPERTY

03-Sep-2018 by  Kaja Knudsen, Contributor Photo By: Billion Photos Shutterstock.com Over the years, the UAE real estate market has been growing at a constant rate. According to the latest reports, the market has also recently seen a fall in rental and sales prices making it even more attractive to investors. It is now considered by […]

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Basics of the property market: Cycles, bubbles, buyers & sellers

The questions of whether real estate bubbles can be identified and prevented, and whether they have broader macroeconomic significance are answered differently by schools of economic thought, as there is not a single way to explain this phenomenon BY KOSTA KIOLEOGLOU Globally, one of the most lucrative and preferred modes of investment is real estate. […]

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Buy to rent investment strategy

For many people, buy-to-let looks an attractive income investment but if you are considering investing in property – or improving your returns on a buy-to-let that you already own – it’s important to do things right. People buy property for different reasons. Those who want to create a steady income and build wealth are focused […]

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Real Estate Investment trusts (REITs) basics

Over the last years, a new vehicle promising to give investors a nice ride became very popular, it is the real estate investment trust, or REIT (pronounced “reet”). REITs are a bit different than the traditional real estate investments. Investing in REITs would require us to cover REIT basics. We shall focus on their characteristics […]

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Kenya’s Future lies in Agro Forestry Property Investments

“Buy land. They’re not making it anymore.” Private investors who heeded the words of American author Mark Twain over the past decade will have profited happily. Land has always been one of the most secure investments. Land is a tangible low risk (when properly managed) asset class and has been producing wealth for landowners over […]

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10 Worst First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

Are you gearing up to buy your first place? Shopping for a home is exciting, exhausting and a little bit scary. In the end, your aim is to end up with a home you love at a price you can afford. Sounds simple enough, right? Unfortunately, many people make mistakes the prevent them from achieving […]

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10 tips for getting started in property investment

When it comes to building a retirement nest egg for the future, property is still regarded as one of the safest long-term investments. While some investors may want to buy a property and rent it out straight away, others may choose to live in the home while they renovate it. Investing in bricks and mortar can […]