Property Investment Strategies

Factoring in currency fluctuations on overseas investments

by Nicholas Wallwork on May 24, 2015

Factoring in currency fluctuations on overseas investmentsSince 2008 when the worldwide economy crashed there have been numerous opportunities to trade real estate markets around the world. While many of these situations have been “short-term opportunities” there has been the potential to make significant returns from market anomalies. This is the kind of situation which attracts the interest of both inexperienced and professional real estate investors but there are unique factors to take into consideration.

Currency movements

When you are trading in your local real estate market there is no need to consider currency movements because you are buying, selling and receiving income in the same currency. The situation is a little different when you are looking to trade in overseas markets which may operate under different currencies than your local market. This is something which is often dismissed by inexperienced real estate investors but it is a subject which needs to be covered and researched in detail. [click to continue…]

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