Friday, May 16, 2008

International Real Estate Investment: What Investors Should Know

An introduction to investing in international real estate

It’s easy to take for granted the scope of “international real estate,” which lumps all the real estate markets of the world—193 countries, to be exact—into a single category of three words. While we recognize that a detailed guide to investing in international real estate could easily fill a book, NuWire has managed to summarize some of the basics into a short list of what investors should know before venturing into foreign real estate.

1. International real estate investment can offer excellent diversification of assets
2. Currency exchange rates can enhance or impede profit margins
3. Legal technicalities (or the lack thereof) may increase risk
4. Foreign investment opportunities abound in Latin America
5. Working with international real estate professionals is an important first step

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Published on: Thursday, May 08, 2008
Written by: Melana Yanos