International Property

5 Industry leaders, including South African’s, set stage for Real Estate Crowdfunding to go from early adopter to mainstream at MIPIM

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Saturday, March 14, 2015

MIPIM is the largest real estate event in the world, with 21 000 people attending and literally the most astute property professionals globally, from governments, institutions, developers and investors coming to Cannes, France, annually. It is where they share everything learnt from the previous year and focus on the year ahead. For 26 years, it [...]

Tax and citizenship by investment

By Tahir Desai+ on Tuesday, February 24, 2015

There are many benefits to investing in a residency or citizenship by investment programme – lifestyle, financial, investment, more business opportunities and freedom of travel with fewer if any visa requirements etc – but a change in tax domicile is not always a benefit

Clem Sunter, Generators, RWC tickets, Freedom …

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Thursday, February 12, 2015

Clem Sunter, Generators, RWC tickets, Freedom …

Dear Fellow South African’s Wow it certainly has been an interesting start to the year! Tired of Eskom? Worried about the future and in a state of despair after the State of the Nation? Here is the solution you looking for… We held a webinar with solutions to these questions: – We are going [...]

Top 5 Tips for Investing in Emerging Markets

By Tahir Desai+ on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

With higher returns than in South Africa, investing in neighbouring countries presents significant opportunities for investors.

Inside information to our success – what the most sophisticated do that you too can implement?

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Thursday, October 2, 2014

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci Everyone is always looking for a quick fix, a quick way to make money or a quick way to invest. Sophisticated people know this doesn’t work, yet there is a simple formula… From experience there is no such thing as a quick fix, but there are [...]

What is happening in the Australian Property market? What you need to know…

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Thursday, October 2, 2014

Markets move, timing is important, knowledge is key and partners are pivotal to success. For this reason, I, Scott Picken will interviewed Richard Dunn, our new fulltime strategic partner on the ground in Australia. I have worked with Richard in Australia since 2008 and he is the person I most trust in this market. I [...]

Real estate is 2014’s top performer

By Private Property | Real Estate Investment Magazine+ on Monday, September 1, 2014

Real estate, stocks and precious metals top the list of asset classes that investors expect to perform best in the year ahead, with South African investors thinking that real estate will perform best in 2014, followed by precious metals and stocks.

Billiton, Rio Tinto and Anglo American are divesting from SA – Truth, Fact and Opportunity

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Billiton, Rio Tinto and Anglo American are divesting from SA. What more needs to happen to persuade people to diversify personally? These global companies decisions are due to unattractiveness based on electricity shortages, labour unrest, weakening currency and government regulation uncertainty! Business Day, 20th August 2014. At least get the facts, truth and understand the [...]

Don’t just talk foreign

By Private Property | Monarch and Co+ on Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Purchasing an international property is an excellent way for investors to diversify their current property or investment portfolios, provided that the necessary considerations are taken into account.

International luxury property market explodes

By Private Property | Tyson Properties+ on Monday, June 23, 2014

The international luxury housing market experienced explosive growth in 2013, with prime property sales reaching a high of 41 700 in the $1-million-plus market, compared to 35 000 in 2012.

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