GLOBAL CURIOSITY: HOW’S THE REAL ESTATE MARKET IN INDIA? CHINA? DUBAI? – PART II

..So, to go through the bucket-list: China: Parts of China are very much in job-spurt, regardless of the doom & gloom you are hearing in global papers.. Particularly the Xiamen Region of South China (across from Taiwan).. All major metros have evergreen pockets, particularly true for Beijing, with a steady supply of Government work-force, all […]

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Global Curiosity: How’s the Real Estate Market in India? China? Dubai? – Part I

Before I start on the topic, here’s an insight into my summer strategy (and no, not trying to make you envious): Since I began playing golf in earnest this summer, been running  into some real cool global-focused-investors, I’ve been able to get an outside-in perspective through them of the U.S property market, from folks in […]

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What areas in California would you recommend buying an investment property?

This is a question for which I have to define the scope: Investments, even rental income, can include 1-4 units, multi-plexes, vacation rental, college housing, build-small=home-on-vacant-land (my favorite), plus others.. I’m defining it assuming a fixed income requirement, likely for a first-time investor.. So, will narrow it to 5-6% yield generating, low-maintenance 1-4 units. Given […]

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Does it matter if I only have $50,000 to invest? What’s the minimum I need to invest?

Firstly, It does matter how much you invest in the sense that without a minimum 25% down-payment or if the minimum isn’t in synch with your long term investment plan, you are at a disadvantage from the beginning.. But, the spirit of the question and the context it is usually asked is from first time investors, […]

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