Holiday Villa Accommodation – Is It ‘Commercial’?

Mark McLaughlin highlights a tax case in which HMRC challenged a loss relief claim in respect of a holiday villa. Property businesses that provide residential accommodation tend to be profitable in most cases. However, unfortunately, losses sometimes arise. For example, an individual may incur losses in the early years of […]

2018 in Property – A Global Perspective

With 2018 fast approaching, it’s the perfect time for a detailed and well analysed look at what the future is likely to hold for the residential property investment sector. As such, the property investment experts at Property Frontiers have looked ahead to what the next 12 months are likely to […]

Investing in Canada? 5 Tips for a Smoother, More Profitable Experience

International capital loves Canadian real estate. With more than $1 trillion expected to flow into global real estate from China alone over the next decade, investors large and small are looking to stake their claim in the Great White North. The opportunity is there for you, as well — if […]

Finding A Property On Italy’s Most Glamorous Coast

There are few coastlines in Europe more glamorous than Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Stretching from Marina di Cantone to Salerno, some 60km to the east – and taking in world-famous resorts such as Amalfi, Ravello, Positano and Praiano – it is characterised by vertiginous cliffs, picturesque waterfront villages and an azure-blue […]

Back to school: Europe’s student accommodation is ripe for investments

Did you know that student accommodation earns 4–6% yields per annum on average? George Kachmazov, real estate investment expert and managing partner of Tranio.com, explains why it brings in twice as much as standard residential property (2–3%) and how to choose the right city. International investors have a problem: the […]