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Top Best Countries to Invest in Real Estate

By the end of last year, investors were hit with a mouth watering information. Apparently, companies that engaged in residential brokerage and management made over $200 billion in revenue while commercial real estate companies made an impressive $35 billion.This is a clear indication that investing in real estate is the way to go for those willing to make sure profits. However, there are certain factors to consider before diving into such an investment. We take a look at the top 10 best countries to invest in real estate.

Keep in mind that extensive research was carried out on this mega-list and for better simplicity these countries have been ranked according to the following:
average cost of properties
legal regulations
economic stability and
average weather conditions.
Let’s dive in, shall we?

10. Australia

Veteran investors claim Australia shares similarities to Canada and in many ways this belief appears to be quite valid. For one, the people of both countries are English speakers and when you take time to analyze their laws and regulations, you will definitely see the major similarities in them.
Investors have a variety of juicy choices to make as properties are available in both rural and urban areas with prices ranging from inexpensive to high-priced. The only drawback to real estate investment in Australia is that unlike Canada, it is located further away from countries with potential economic mega-investors such as the United States.

9. Mexico

Believe it or not, fluent Spanish speakers have the perfect opportunity to make money from investing in the Mexican real estate market. The country currently holds a large land area of beachfront which can serve as a potential goldmine for real estate investment .
The Mexican legal system offers foreigners a rare gift called fideicomiso which is a trust that gives non-citizens the right to own property near the beaches or borders without risk of being sanctioned or harassed.

8. France

France is another country with legal rules and regulations favourable to foreigners in he country. In-country financing is encouraged in the nation with low loan interest rates and high loans-to-values.
Needless to say the best place for real estate investment in the country would no doubt be Paris as it has proven time and again to be a source of long-term wealth to both local and foreign investors.
If you operate with US dollars, then expect to enjoy great bargains while trading in euros in France. The major disadvantage of real estate investment in France is that the property prices can be unstable and fluctuate at intervals.

7. Dominican Republic

The great thing about the Dominican Republic is the large imbalance between the quality of lifestyle and cost of living. Over there, you could spend a small amount of money and live like a prince or princess.
Investors will do well to place their focus on the state of Santo Domingo which is the country’s capital as it is the major stop for the large number of business men and women traveling into the country.
The country’s recent economic boom drew over 6.5 million tourists last year. As a tip, it is advisable for you to channel your money into construction of apartments meant for business travellers.

6. Thailand

Business people who invest in condominiums would be pleased to know that Thailand is the ideal place for them. There it is simpler and less expensive to manage a condo as a rental rather than as a single property.
Two things the country has going for her right now is the boom in economy and tourism. This is evident in the annual tourism statistics which stated Bangkok as the most visited city in 2017. The only disadvantage in Thailand is that foreigners can own property but not land area as all they are allowed to do is hold it on lease.

5. Canada

Canada has a lot going well for her at the moment. Being a major supplier of oil, raw materials and crops, it has what is considered one of the most stable economies in the world. While Vancouver and Toronto are the most popular places for real estate investment, property there can be expensive, so you should probably look into other parts of the country as their prices are a lot cheaper.
The opportunities in a country as large as Canada are nearly endless. It is also very easy to trade with companies in the United States from there.

4. Turkey

Doubtless the number of foreign investors in Turkey suffered a terrible blow after the attempted coup of 2016, nevertheless Istanbul has blossomed recently. Deservedly ranked ahead of major cities like Barcelona, Los Angeles and Rome in the world’s most visited cities of 2017, Istanbul continues to keep the Turkish flag flying high in the global economy pool.
In Istanbul the cost of property for both big and small investors are considered one of the lowest in the world. Rental units are the most lucrative real estate choices to invest in.

3. Malaysia
A favourable tropical climate, a large number of western and eastern coastal beaches, with a fast growing economy has made Malaysia an ideal place to invest in. English is a widely spoken language in the country and most of the banking is done according Western customs.
Life in Malaysia costs a lot less than in others countries and so does the property for real estate investment. This makes it an ideal place to pump money into and expect great returns.

2. Panama

The amount of European, North American and Chinese investors flocking to Panama continues to rise everyday. This makes Panama City a potential avenue for short term profit making. The presence of South American buyers has kept the economy stable for up to a decade now and that shouldn’t be changing anytime soon.
The land in Panama is very fertile so agricultural real estate investment is another avenue for making massive profits.

1. Singapore 

Popularly known as the gateway to Asia, Singapore has been the spearhead of the economic growth in the continent of Asia. The country reflects the greatly effective system of the British Empire which has placed her ahead of most countries in the aspects of economy, finance, trade and law.
Boasting of the fourth highest per capita gross domestic product on the planet, the financial status of Singapore has made buying property expensive, but for investors with deep pockets this is a deal worth taking. No matter what happens to the economy of the rest of the world, you can be certain that your real estate investment would continue to generate large chunks of profit.
And that concludes our journey around the world of real estate investment and management. Though the countries were listed in order of rank, you should deliberate and decide on which of them best suits your location, budget, philosophy and experience.
The best business people in the world are those who know how to take the risks that truly matter. Take that bold step now and watch the money roll in with time..............