Property Investment

Buying a Condo in Dubai: The Ultimate Guide

Buying a Condo in Dubai: The Ultimate Guide

Why would you buy a condo in Dubai? If you're looking to live or invest in a vibrant city with low taxes, extraordinary future prospects, and high quality standards, those are just a few reasons. Dubai is rather welcoming to foreigners who want to buy property or...

Why Your Vacation Home Isn’t a Good Investment

Why Your Vacation Home Isn’t a Good Investment

For about a decade, we've advised clients and readers that they shouldn't combine a vacation home with an investment. Mixing up a lifestyle purchase with a serious investment just isn't a good idea. The past few years have proven this advice correct. Oftentimes,...

Don’t Invest in Myanmar: Here’s Why

Don’t Invest in Myanmar: Here’s Why

Update for 2022: Some Burmese readers were upset at time, but we’re happy to have advised that investing in Myanmar was a bad idea years before the fact became obvious. This article was originally published back in 2017, and you can read our unaltered predictions from...

Real Estate Agents in Asia: The Ultimate Guide

Real Estate Agents in Asia: The Ultimate Guide

Last updated August 26th, 2022.   For the last few decades, Asia has experienced one of the most powerful economic booms in history. Property prices, and as a result the prominence of real estate agents, have grown in alongside the region's investment prospects...

This is Why You Shouldn’t Buy Property in Seoul

This is Why You Shouldn’t Buy Property in Seoul

Asian property markets are excellent places to seek value and long-term capital appreciation. Yet certain parts of the region are ill-suited to foreign real estate investors who wish to diversify their portfolio. Seoul, South Korea is among these cities which are best...

Best Countries to Invest in 2022

Best Countries to Invest in 2022

Thinking globally about your investments is a good idea this year. The best country to invest in 2022 probably isn’t where you happen to live. In fact, the top performing stocks and real estate investments this year even be on the other side of the world from your...

Buying Real Estate in Turkey: A Value Trap?

Buying Real Estate in Turkey: A Value Trap?

Foreigners are buying real estate in Turkey more than ever. Property values in Istanbul are among Asia’s lowest, and the Turkish government is encouraging foreigners to invest. Is it possible these investors are making a mistake though? With real estate prices...

Buying a Condo in Pattaya: The Ultimate Guide

Buying a Condo in Pattaya: The Ultimate Guide

Last updated September 3rd, 2022.   Thailand is one of Asia's most popular foreign condo ownership destinations. A major reason is because tourists visit and decide to buy real estate in the country. Looking across Thailand, there are multiple cities where you...

Buying a Condo in Penang: The Ultimate Guide

Buying a Condo in Penang: The Ultimate Guide

Last updated April 15th, 2022.   Penang ranks among the most popular places in Malaysia where foreigners buy real estate. Known for its cuisine, luxury condos, beaches, and metropolitan areas, Penang is a top destination for investors, retirees, and expats alike....

Buying a Condo in Phuket: The Ultimate Guide

Buying a Condo in Phuket: The Ultimate Guide

Last updated August 23rd, 2022.   Buying a condo in Phuket is something that thousands of foreign investors have already done. It's certainly easier to own real estate in Thailand compared to most other countries in Asia. Thus, if you want to own property on a...