International Property


New book guides property investors

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Scott Picken, South Africa’s leading global investor, has recently launched his book Property Going Global, in association with Clem Sunter.


London – Beware! Tax is trebling on 1st April 2014 – What you need to know?

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Wednesday, March 12, 2014

London – Beware! Tax is trebling on 1st April 2014 - What you need to know?

I, Scott Picken, lived in London for 9 years and know the market very well. I have invested in many properties there, but I do feel that there are some important components which need to be understood and explained why I am not investing there. Lets look at the positives. Bottom line is that it [...]


The Great Rand Debate – Leading experts in South Africa discuss what is happening and where it is going?

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Thursday, February 6, 2014

The only weapon you have in uncertainty is knowledge. In this webinar, Scott Picken will interview Andrew Rissik and James Paynter, two of South Africa’s leading experts on the Rand to understand what is happening with the Rand, why and where it is going. We will cover:  Intro to the book, Property Going Global with [...]


Atlanta Property, $13k – Property Launch on an exclusive golf estate

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Do you want? To own a property on a Atlanta Golf Course which has been one of the best in the city for 45 years, with no levies To own property which is priced from $13k for 3000 m2 To invest where there are at least 3 exit strategies To follow Donald Trumps strategies of [...]


How to get finance at 6%, fixed for 15 years at a LTV of 80%

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Tax, structuring and compliance is normally a very boring topic. However we have engaged a global leader in this field, who can show you how to use it to your advantage and ensure you can create global wealth, with ease. If you can invest in property at a net yield of 8% to 15%, but [...]


Golden rules of property investment (article 2 of 8)

By Anton de Leeuw of YDL Property Investment+ on Friday, September 20, 2013

Property investment is not a get-rich-quick scheme, but rather an investment that matures over the longer term.


USA Buyers’ Trip 6 – why you can’t miss this one!

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Friday, September 20, 2013

We have done 5 buyers trips since we decided to invest heavily in the USA in April 2012. We have acquired 251 properties to a value of $25 700 000 with capital returns from 10% to 30% (growth experienced in US$, not counting the Rand devaluation) and net yields in rental income from 8% to 15%. Don’t worry, you haven’t missed out! [...]


Global Wealth Index – South African’s wealth has decreased 77% a year for the last 30 years!

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Sunday, September 1, 2013

Global Wealth Index – South African’s wealth has decreased 77% a year for the last 30 years!

Most South Africans don’t know how to understand their wealth, in terms of Global Wealth. Therefore we have created the Global Wealth Index TM to understand the impact of cost escalation and the Rand Devaluation on our Global Wealth.


Dr Dolf de Roos, Scott Picken and Neale Petersen on lessons, trends and everything you need to know from the last 5 years.

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Thursday, August 29, 2013

Great to have so many people online last night to learn from the best in the world about International Property? Watch this video with Dr Dolf de Roos, author of Real Estate Riches, myself, Scott Picken, Founder and Chairmen of International Property Solutions (IPS) and Senior Managing Partner of Wealth Migrate and Neale Petersen Founder [...]


Cashflow positive, no money down, property in USA

By Private Property | Scott Picken of IPS+ on Thursday, August 15, 2013

As you know we have invested over R2 million in hard costs traveling to USA, meeting partners and finding the best solutions for our clients and ourselves 96 trips in 14 months). The market is so fluid and we, as responsible investors, need to be constantly adapting to ensure we have the right information and [...]


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