Best Property Investment Cities, High Return Homes
Cities where real estate earns the highest yield, and property investing is most profitable. Returns on residential investments in primary cities around the world based on extensive research, along with an investment rating based on risks, taxes, and costs
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Property in United States American Real Estate Investment
(3 days ago) a studio apartment can rent for around $2,700 per month, earning a rental yield of around 7%. a 1-bedroom apartment can rent for around $3,500 per month, earning a rental yield of around 4.4%. Larger units earn proportionately lower returns. A 3-bedroom apartment is likely to earn a rental yield of around …
Property in Bahamas Bahamian Real Estate Investment
(3 days ago) Buying costs can be very high in Bahamas. Round-trip transaction costs, i.e., the cost of buying and selling property, range from 9.10% to 25.50%. The huge range is partly due to the progressive nature of Stamp Duty, which ranges from to 2% to 10%. The high transaction costs are also due to the (very high) agent's commission, usually paid by
Property in Guam Guamanian Real Estate Investment
(8 days ago) Market in Depth Guam’s property market remains depressed. May 02, 2014 Guam's housing market remains depressed. In 2013, the residential median price plunged by 10.5% (-10.1% inflation-adjusted) from a year earlier, to US$187,989, according to figures released by Cornerstone Valuation Guam, Inc.On a quarterly basis, residential prices fell by 6.3% (-6.6% inflation-adjusted) in …
Property in China Chinese Real Estate Investment
(6 days ago) In Shenzhen, the average transaction price of a first-hand residential housing rose by 1.3% to CNY 55,632 (US$ 7,910) during the year to Q2 2019. However, prices were down by 3.6% q-o-q. In Guangzhou, the average sales price of residential units increased by 5.9% q-o-q to CNY 28,937 (US$ 4,114) per sq. m. in Q2 2019.
Property in India Indian Real Estate Investment
(6 days ago) Gross rental yields in Delhi are extremely poor, at around 2.00% gross. In Bangalore, prices are around US$700 to US$1,500 per sq. m. Rental yields are higher in Bangalore, ranging from 3.35% to 4.12%. Again, this is a long way below the nice yields of 7.16% to 9.92% which could be obtained way back in the year 2007.
Property in Spain Spanish Real Estate Investment
(8 days ago) Taxes and Costs Taxes are high in Spain. Rental Income: All property owners are subject to a flat tax of 24% on gross rental income. Property and Wealth: A special annual 3% tax is levied on the cadastral value of real estate owned by nonresidents. Capital Gains: Capital gains tax realized by nonresidents are subject to flat rate of 19%. Inheritance: Each beneficiary’s inheritance is taxed
Property in Puerto Rico Puerto Rican Real Estate Investment
(7 days ago) Buying costs are low to moderate in Puerto Rico. Roundtrip transaction costs range from 6% to 10.50% of property value. The real estate agent's fee, at around 4% - 6%, accounts for the greater part of the costs. Maximum notary fee allowable is 1% of the property value for the first US$500,000 plus 0.5% of the amount in excess of $500,000.
Property in Netherlands Dutch Real Estate Investment
(4 days ago) The house price boom in Holland continues strong, amidst rising demand, coupled with chronic supply shortages. In Amsterdam, the capital, the price of existing homes rose by 5.3% during 2020 (4.2% inflation-adjusted), to an average of €510,919 (US$611,057), according to Statistics Netherlands (CBS). It was the highest price ever recorded and
Property in Botswana Botswanan Real Estate Investment
(1 days ago) Debswana is the biggest contributor to Botswana’s government revenues. The economy grew by an annual average of 6.9% from 2010 to 2014. The economy contracted slightly in 2015 by 1.7% due to falling diamond prices. In 2018, Botswana’s economy grew by 4.5%, up from the previous year’s 2.9% expansion and the highest growth since 2013.
Property in Greece Greek Real Estate Investment
(9 days ago) Greek residential property prices fell 42.5% (-47.7% in real terms) from 2007 to 2017. The housing market started to recover in 2018, with house prices in urban areas rising by 3.51% and by another 7.56% in 2019. In fact, Athens registered an even stronger house price growth of 11.57% in 2019 (11.47% inflation-adjusted).
Property in Romania Romanian Real Estate Investment
(Just Now) Buying costs are moderate in Romania. Roundtrip transaction costs, i.e. the total cost of buying and selling a property, are around 7.44% to 16.20% of property value. The greatest cost is the real estate agent’s commission of 6%, half paid by the seller and the other half by …
Property in Tanzania Tanzanian Real Estate Investment
(2 days ago) Since taking office in November 2015, President John Magufuli has embarked on an ambitious program of industrialization, investing billions of dollars in infrastructure and various housing projects. The construction sector grew by more than 17% annually from 2016 to 2018. Despite this, housing demand still far outstrips supply.
Property in Ukraine Ukrainian Real Estate Investment
(Just Now) Yields in Ukraine are excellent. Yields in Kiev range from 7.50% - 10.2%, by Global Property Guide estimates. The average price per square metre (sq. m) of apartments is around €2,930. Please note however that our yields data for Ukraine is now very old.
Property in Italy Italian Real Estate Investment
(8 days ago) Total round-trip transaction costs in Italy range from 8.88% to 22.70%of the property value. Registration tax is 3% for main homes and 7% for second homes. Nonresident buyers pay a fixed registration tax of 7%. The real estate agent’s commission is between 3% and 8% plus 22% VAT; typically split between buyer and seller.
Property in Aruba Aruban Real Estate Investment
(1 days ago) Investment properties in Aruba: rental yields range from 5.06% to 7.32 %. The average price per square metre of houses in Aruba has dropped from US$1,676 last year to US$1,582 this year. Currently, the cost of a 150 square metre house located in the upscale neighborhoods of Aruba such as Bakval, is about US$226,000, whereas last year, it was
Property in Portugal Portuguese Real Estate Investment
(1 days ago) Property prices in Portugal started to recover in 2014 and have been rising since. House prices rose by 4.5% in 2015, 4.8% in 2016, 4.6% in 2017, 6.1% in 2018 and 8.3% in 2019. In Lisbon metropolitan area, property prices were up by 5.83% (6.06% in real terms) in November 2020 from a year earlier, to a median price of €1,507 (US$1,820) per sq. m.
Property in Albania Albanian Real Estate Investment
(Just Now) Property prices in Albania are among the lowest in Europe, although real estate agent’s estimates vary. Vacant land can be bought for as low as €40 - €150. Prices of newly built apartments in Tirana are around €500 to €800 per sq. m.. Luxurious units in …
Property in Qatar Qatari Real Estate Investment
(3 days ago) Rental Yields Yields in Qatar are excellent at around 12%. Qatar rentals have tripled in the past six years. Yields are now excellent. “A landlord who has just bought a new five bedroom house for QAR1.8 million (US$494,105), a good quality house, is renting it out at QAR18,000 (US$4,941) per month,” says Parry.
Property in France French Real Estate Investment
(9 days ago) Transaction costs are moderate to high in France. Round-trip transaction costs in France can range from 7.90% to 28.99%%. New properties have the highest costs because of the 20% VAT but this is slightly offset by a lower registration fee. Real estate agent fees range from 3% to 10% typically split between buyer and seller.
Investment Analysis of US Virgin Island Real Estate Market
(2 days ago) Condo prices in St. John fell by 6% y-o-y to US$715,227 in 2020, in stark contrast to an annual rise of 26.8% in 2019. In St. Croix, the largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, the average home sales price continued to rise strongly by 17% y-o-y to US$ 474,853 in …
Property in Anguilla Anguillan Real Estate Investment
(4 days ago) Buying costs are high in Anguilla. Roundtrip transaction costs are between 21.55% and 24.70% of the property value. The Alien Land Holding License is 12.5% of property value with a filing fee of ECD1,075 (US$398). Stamp duty is 5% while legal fees are typically at 2%. Real estate agent's commission ranges from 2% to 5%.
Property in Japan Japanese Real Estate Investment
(6 days ago) Existing condominium average prices fell by 0.4% to JPY 337,200 (US$ 3,219) per sq. m during the year to November 2020, from a 2.8% rise in the prior year. New condominium average prices rose strongly by 10.83% y-o-y to JPY 696,000 (US$ 6,643) per sq. m in November 2020, following an increase of 8.1% in 2019.
Property in Austria Austrian Real Estate Investment
(Just Now) By property type: For new dwellings, the average price rose strongly by 8.53% (7.04% in real terms) during the year to Q3 2019, and increased by 2.22% (2.25% in real terms) from the previous quarter, according to Statistics Austria. For existing dwellings, the average price increase was 5.32% (3.87% in real terms) in Q3 2019 from a year earlier
Property in South Korea South Korean Real Estate Investment
(2 days ago) In the first five months of 2020, foreigners bought about 3,500 units, up 27% from a year earlier, according to Park Won-gap of KB Kookmin Bank. “From 2017 to May this year, foreigners bought some 23,000 apartment units in South Korea. The amount is valued at 7.6 trillion won, which is about 6.4 billion US dollars.
Property in Mexico Mexican Real Estate Investment
(6 days ago) More than 1 million Americans live in Mexico, and more than 500,000 own homes in the country, according to a 2019 Forbes article. In the past year, the value of the Mexican peso (MXN) depreciated by 9.7% against the US dollar, to reach an average exchange rate of USD 1 = MXN 21.654 in September 2020.
Property in Argentina Argentinian Real Estate Investment
(9 days ago) The total roundtrip transaction cost is between 9.93% and 11.64% of the property’s value. This includes notary fees (1% to 1.50%), stamp tax on property sales (3.60%), and the real estate agent’s fee (3% to 4%, plus 21% VAT). For middle to high-end real estate, property transactions are done in US dollars with the amount paid in cash.
Property in Malaysia Malaysian Real Estate Investment
(9 days ago) Buying costs are very low in Malaysia. Total round-trip costs are around 3.4% to 6.75% of the property value, inclusive of the estate agent's commission of 2.75% for the first MYR500,000 (US$135,135), and 2% thereafter. Roundtrip transaction costs in Malaysia are among the lowest in Asia. Read Buying Guide ».
Property in Nigeria Nigerian Real Estate Investment
(Just Now) The total roundtrip transaction cost is around 27.60% to 31.275%. This includes several permits, fees and charges. The biggest cost is the 8% consent fee paid to the state government. This seems to be a screening mechanism for collecting bribes. There …
Investment Analysis of Puerto Rican Real Estate Market
(1 days ago) Residential construction still falling. During 2018, residential construction investment in the islands fell sharply by 28.2% to USD364.5 million from a year earlier, according to Puerto Rico Planning Board. Private residential construction fell by 27.9% …
Property in Brazil Brazilian Real Estate Investment
(6 days ago) Total transaction costs are moderate in Brazil. Total roundtrip transaction costs, i.e., the amount it costs to buy and sell a property, amount to between 9% and 14% of the value of the property. The real estate agents' fee is usually 5% to 6%. Registration requires no less than 14 separate procedures.
Property in Serbia Serbian Real Estate Investment
(9 days ago) Low buying costs in Serbia. Roundtrip transaction costs, i.e., the total cost of buying and selling a property, are around 5.56% to 6.55% of the property value. Transfer tax is around 2.5% of the property value. The real estate agent’s commission is about 3%. However, newly built dwellings attract 8% VAT instead of transfer tax, bringing
Property in New Zealand New Zealand Real Estate Investment
(5 days ago) During 2020, the nationwide median house price soared by 19.3% to NZ$ 749,000 (US$ 532,656), according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), a sharp improvement from y-o-y rises of 12.3% in 2019 and 1.8% in 2018. When adjusted for inflation, house prices rose by 18.1% in 2020. And during the latest quarter (Q4 2020), house prices
Property in Poland Polish Real Estate Investment
(9 days ago) The average price of existing flats in Poland's 7 big cities (Warsaw, Gdańsk, Gdynia, Kraków, Łódź, Poznań, and Wrocław) rose by 5.6% in 2020 to an average of PLN 8,325 (€1,819) per square metre (sq. m.), according to the Polish central bank, Narodowy Bank Polski (NBP) – only about half the y-o-y growth of 10.84% in 2019 and 10.3% in
Property in Guatemala Guatemalan Real Estate Investment
(9 days ago) Prices for apartments in Guatemala City are around US$900 to US$1,200 per sq. m.; while monthly rents are around US$8 to US$10.50 per sq. m. The rental yield for a 200 sq. m apartment could reach 17%, while other sized apartments have yields of 10 to 12.6%. Rental yields for houses in Antigua City are around 4% to 8%.
Property in Costa Rica Costa Rican Real Estate Investment
(Just Now) Total transaction costs are moderate in Costa Rica. Total roundtrip transaction costs are around 8.75% to 14.75%, inclusive of the real estate agent's fee that ranges from 5% to 10%. It is customary for the buyer and the seller to share the costs equally. The buyer must be wary of buying a property with liens or squatters.
Property in El Salvador Salvadoran Real Estate Investment
(1 days ago) Landlord and Tenant Rental laws are pro-tenant in El Salvador. El Salvador’s rental law and practice are pro-tenant. Rent: Although the rent and rent adjustments can be determined freely by mutual consent, the rent court may intervene if the rental contract is silent on these terms. The tenant may also petition the court to adjust the rent if the parties cannot reach an agreement.
Property in Hong Kong Hong Kong Real Estate Investment
(Just Now) Demand continues to fall. In the first eleven months of 2020, the number of property transactions in Hong Kong fell by 4.9% y-o-y to 53,813 units, while sales values dropped 5.4% to HK$489.49 billion (US$63.15 billion), according to the RVD. Construction, however, is rising. Completions surged 32.9% to 18,077 in 2020 from a year earlier
Property in Nepal Nepalese Real Estate Investment
(6 days ago) The real estate sector currently has a total investment of around NPR200 billion (US$2.07 billion). In July 2013, total residential personal home loans amounted to NPR47.26 billion (US$490 million), according to Nepal Rastra Bank, the country's central bank. The Nepalese housing market is expected to continue expanding in the near future.
Property in Israel Israeli Real Estate Investment
(4 days ago) Beer Sheva had the cheapest housing in Israel, with an average price of ILS 1,076,800 (US$317,028). Israel has experienced dramatic house prices rises in the past decade (2011 excepted), despite domestic political uncertainty, security threats, and the global financial meltdown. Israel's house prices have risen by 118% (82% in real terms) from
Property in Panama Panamanian Real Estate Investment
(6 days ago) In Panama City, the country's capital and largest city, the average price of apartments fell 4% y-o-y to US$2,007 per square meter (sq. m.) in August 2020, according to classifieds platform encuentra24.com. On the other hand, the average house prices increased by a minuscule 0.8% y-o-y to US$1,501 per sq. m. over the same period.
Property in Fiji Fijian Real Estate Investment
(8 days ago) Large 300-acre (and more) coconut plantations can be bought for around US$250,000. There are also plots of 1-5 acres from approximately US$20,000-US$95,000. There are entire islands for sale for around US$1 million. Apartments and flats rent for around US$250 to US$350 per month, while luxury flats and homes can rent for US$3,500.
Property in Hungary Hungarian Real Estate Investment
(Just Now) In Q1 2020, the average price of second-hand homes in Hungary was HUF 16 million (€ 44,415) while it was HUF 24.7 million (€ 68,565) for newly built homes. Even before the pandemic, demand was already falling. The total number of second-hand homes sold fell by 8.7% to 141,115 units in 2019 from a year earlier, in contrast to a 4.7% growth
Property in Dominican Republic Dominican Real Estate
(4 days ago) Interest in Dominican Republic's property market is rising fast again, following a temporary slowdown due to pandemic-related travel bans. “What I'm hearing now is an uptick in inquiries about the second home market,” said Anders Bogebjerg, owner of local real estate firm Group Palmera. “Interest really hasn't slowed down with COVID.
Property in Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbudan
(5 days ago) Joint Real Estate Investment: A Limited Time Offer (LTO) effective from May 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018 allowed two applicants to jointly purchase qualifying real estate, each applicant investing a minimum of US$200,000 (instead of the US$400,000 per applicant previously required).
Property in Czech Republic Czech Real Estate Investment
(7 days ago) Sales prices of flats in Czech Republic's regional capitals, including Prague, soared by 15.8% in Q3 2020 from a year earlier, to an average of CZK 70,300 (US$3,171) per square metre (sq. m.), according to Deloitte. In Prague the average price of flats increased 10.4% y-o-y in Q3 2020, to CZK 94,300 (US$4,254) per sq. m..