FOR those investing for inter-generational wealth transfer, the abundance of overseas properties with freehold tenure is a big draw. The spread of overseas property investment options is staggering.
Locations range from Sydney to London to New York and many cities in between. The array of property types include the familiar segments such as residential, office and retail shops, and the somewhat exotic segments such as farms, hotel rooms, carpark lots, hostels, aged care facilities and real estate debt.
Spoilt by the multitude of choices across the world, how does an investor tell what are genuinely good investments?
A recent article on Bloomberg titled The End of the Global Housing Boom stated that house prices in major capital cities are heading south, caused by increasing taxes to reduce demand, tighter borrowing rules and home values being out of whack with affordability.
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