when it comes to buying property in foreign nations, are many extra steps and precautions that should be taken. the first step that should be made is firmly deciding which country to buy property in. a country that you fancy visiting would make an ideal get away or retirement home yet if one is looking to make money off this property by looking for it to increase in value overtime, you want to pick a country with a blossoming economy that is on an upward trend as well as looking at the properties around the one you are interested in purchasing to see if their values are rising as well. once you have narrowed down your options to one specific country, the next best step is to determine your budget available or desired to put towards this real estate purchase. this way one will be able to intelligently gauge before looking at properties how much will be put aside for the purchase without going over. buying property is not an everyday purchase and one that should be carefully calculated because a lot can go wrong, especially if you are buying from a foreign country. once you know how much money can be put aside for buying this property, a crucial step that should be taken to avoid the many wrong things that could occur would be to consult a few professionals. It would be very wise to know a reliable real estate agent that is familiar with the foreign country you're interested in buying. most likely they are fluent in the local language which will greatly help you mediating this transaction between you and the seller. finding a local real estate agent is not hard if you don't have a friend already in the business in this country. if you are buying land in the country and you have a friend that also bought land in that country, consult this friend and get all the advice and tips from them how he did it and the professionals that they contacted and help them out with their transaction. if you don't have a friend that bought land in this country it's still easy to find a local real estate agent as they want to find you too. most people no someone will have a brother cousin sister in law that has a property they are interested in selling so it is no surprise that people in real estate are not hard to come by. it is wise to not make any sudden decisions and to get to know as many professionals as possible in order to be aware of all the different options available. It is also a good idea to make sure that these professionals have solid reviews about them and a list of clients that have had successful transactions with these professionals themselves. the next professional that you want to find for your foreign real estate investment is an attorney who knows the laws of this country. there is so much foreign jurisdiction jargon and obstacles to be conscientious of that to not consult a foreign lawyer would be a major gamble with your money. for example, a contract that has not been written in Spanish in Panama is not valid. another…
is to fully utilize capital allocation and focus on acquiring, owning high quality, branded, full serviced lodging properties in North America with superior long-term growths prospects in markets with high barriers-to-entry for new supply. They focus on three basic principles to implement their strategy: 1) high-quality urban-and destination resort-focused branded hotel real estate 2) Innovative asset management 3) Conservative capital structure.
The past strategy wasn’t successful. The growth…
California Real Estate - State Test Prep
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A phrase used in sale contracts by sellers
as an attempt to limit liability for the
condition of the premises. If known latent
defects or condition of a property is
known to the seller, seller has the
obligation to disclose.
1 square mile =
43560 square feet
3 years - broker
Copies of all listings, deposit receipts,
canceled checks, and trust records must
Real Estate Development for Empty Nesters / Active Adults
1. Key drivers that impacted projects immediately preceding great recession (20002007)
Market dominated by largescale communities 
golf courses, lots of amenities, general extravagance
seek “active leisure” to keep healthy and avoid negative stereotypes of aging
motivations to buy new home in active adult community: family/personal reasons,
Topic: Real estate crash in China
Class: DEC 25 (3)
Subject: writing explanation essay
Date: March 7th, 2013
Commodity prices are constantly changing all over the world especially in countries which are developing rapidly such as China. One of the main variations has been shown at housing market. Carried out by the national bureau statistic, housing prices have raised 7.8 percent in 70% large an medium-sized cities of China. Urbanization…
land or more specifically the degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest that a person has in real property.
Estates can be classified under several general headings:
1. Estate to use: ownership obtained by deed, will or possession. Ownership was often held for a future buyer and was often used to avoid a dower right.
2. Fee Simple: highest estate or absolute right in real property – essentially absolute ownership. Can be created where it terminates under certain conditions…
11 Rules of Real Estate Success
by Todd Bates
1. 7% rule. Never spend more than 7% on marketing and advertising for new business out of each commission check to get the next deal.
2. 85% rule. 85% of the buyer prospects are a waste of time, which means not qualified or motivated buyers. This is not true in my experience.
3. The four system rule. It is best to have four marketing systems running at all times: 1. Referral Base 2. 3. 4. It can't count as a marketing…
current manual forms.
Question 4 - Process Modeling (25 points)
Given the following narrative description, compile an event-response list and draw a context diagram. State any assumptions.
The purpose of the green acres real estate system is to assist agents as they sell houses. Sellers contact the agency, and an agent is assigned to help the seller complete a listing reqeuest. Information about the house and lot taken from that request is stored in a file. Personal information about the…
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European Commercial Real Estate Lending
→ Recent Evolution
• In 2004-2007, lending market evolved as the dominance of balance
sheet lenders in real estate lending was being challenged by CMBS
• CMBS lenders were able to arbitrage cost of funding in capital
markets and loan margins
• A tremendous growth in CMBS financings led to competition for
• Balance sheet lenders saw origination pipelines shift to CMBS
lenders as they could not compete as effectively…
14. Foreign investors:
a. own more than 20 percent of U.S. real estate, but their holdings are widely disbursed across the United States.
b. own a small portion (less than 5 percent) of U.S. real estate.
c. have only recently (within the last decade) become interested in U.S. real estate.
d. are not permitted to own U.S. real estate.
15. The investment decision process:
a. is fundamentally the same for real estate investment analysis as for other investment areas.