Reid Kirchenbauer

Buying Property in China as a Foreigner? Bad Idea

Buying Property in China as a Foreigner? Bad Idea

Last updated January 10th, 2024.   The basic concept of investing in almost anything is to "buy low, sell high." It is an easy, straightforward strategy known by everyone grown enough to understand what making a profit is about. Yet it's truly surprising how many...

Property Investment Visas in Asia: Your 5 Best Options

Property Investment Visas in Asia: Your 5 Best Options

Last updated December 16th, 2023. In most ways, getting a residence visa or second passport is forever outside our control. We can't change factors like our country of birth or who our parents are. Property investment visas are unique because anyone with enough spare...

Don’t Buy Property in Dubai: Here’s Why

Don’t Buy Property in Dubai: Here’s Why

Last updated January 6th, 2024. For any investor, knowing where you shouldn’t invest is just as crucial as learning about where you should. And with that in mind, we strongly believe you shouldn’t buy property in Dubai. We enjoy writing articles like these every once...

Top 10 Thailand Property Developers: A Complete Guide

Top 10 Thailand Property Developers: A Complete Guide

Last updated November 9th, 2023. Walking around the streets of Bangkok or Pattaya, you'll see advertisements for condos in Thailand absolutely everywhere. Countless real estate developers are pitching their projects all over the country. Whether you're on the...

Istanbul Property Market: The Cheapest in Asia

Istanbul Property Market: The Cheapest in Asia

Last updated April 14th, 2022.   Turkey’s currency, the lira, has plummeted over the past several years. In fact, the lira's decline has been so dramatic that the Istanbul property market is now Asia’s cheapest. You can now buy an apartment in Istanbul for well...

Emerging vs. Frontier Markets: Which is Better?

Emerging vs. Frontier Markets: Which is Better?

Last updated January 12th, 2024.   You've probably seen the terms “frontier markets” and “emerging markets” elsewhere before. At a first glance, it might seem self-explanatory what these terms mean. Sure, it's common knowledge among investors that frontier and...

Countries With No Property Tax: Own Without Obligation

Countries With No Property Tax: Own Without Obligation

Last updated February 6th, 2024. You could make an argument that property owners don’t actually own their house or the land it sits on. After all, what happens if you stop paying property tax to the government? They’ll come seize your home and put you in jail. Real...

3 Best Investments to Avoid a US-China Trade War

3 Best Investments to Avoid a US-China Trade War

Last updated on November 20th, 2023.   It's been over 4 years now since the US-China trade war’s “official start” was announced through the Chinese government-run People's Daily, the most-read newspaper in Asia. One change of US President later, and we're still...

4 Frontier Markets You Should Invest In

4 Frontier Markets You Should Invest In

Last updated December 6th, 2023.   Frontier markets are often overlooked and misunderstood by investors. Some people incorrectly label frontier markets as “dangerous”, while at the same time putting all their eggs in one basket and only investing close to home....

These Countries Boast Asia’s Best Demographics

These Countries Boast Asia’s Best Demographics

Last updated August 7th, 2023.   Short-term bumps in an economy are unavoidable. Other than in a few rare cases, recessions strike about once every seven or eight years on average. There isn't much you can do about an occasional recession. But either way, as...