Buying Property in the United States as an Investment


If you are a non-U.S resident you must have considered buying property in the USA at some point. It is still the world’s largest and most stable economy, the rental yields in some cities in Georgia, Michigan or Maryland are nuts, and overall it seems like one of the most natural places to diversify your investments into.

You can tap into the American real estate market by buying a REIT which is the recommended “no hassle” alternative for those who don’t have a particular interest in managing an asset abroad, but clearly there is a higher upside in actually buying one specific property and renting it.

Buying USA property is a slightly different process than in the UK, but it is very feasible to do so even if you are not an expert. Just look at how international investment in U.S real estate has grown this year.

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How to Create An Online Presence For Your Business

create an online presence for your business

Ok, so you’ve finally decided to build an online presence for your business but let’s hope you’re not too late. You know, the modern Internet has been around since 1990 and Google took off in 2004. So one might wonder, is it too late to take advantage of this digital trend?

Well, the good news is that you’re not too late and if you’re reading this, give yourself a pat on the back for being proactive.

Today building a business without a plan for an online presence is like saying you don’t want to make money. Let’s face it, one of the first things modern consumers look for is your online presence.

In fact, it’s becoming somewhat of a trust signal to people. For plenty of consumers, not having a website or social media presence can decrease trust. Your online presence should be part of your overall marketing strategy.

We’re going to give you some tips for building a strong digital presence.

Are you ready? Happy to oblige!

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Is a Mortgage a Truly Wise Investment?

Is Owning a House and Mortgage Financially Sensible?

One of the biggest components of the traditional American Dream is owning a home. Millions of Americans have taken the plunge over the previous decades to buy a home of their own. A home can help you build wealth over time, but is it the most sensible move from a financial standpoint?

Homeowners In The US

Nearly 63 percent of American households owned a home as of 2015. This left 37 percent of Americans renting. In many instances it is actually cheaper to own a home than to rent. However, there are some variables that can come into play when deciding whether owning a house makes sense.

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