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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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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Buyer’s Agency: What You Need to Know When Selecting Your Real Estate Professional

The buyer’s agent. Buyer’s agency. These are relatively new terms in real estate and most buyers entering into the market today do not know what they mean. Traditionally, the seller(s) hired an agent to represent the sale of their house — and the agent would negotiate and fight for their needs. In recent years, this … Read more

Real Estate Intervention – Episode #1: Finding A Buyer’s Agent

anna domzalski buyers agent

  In Episode #1 of Real Estate Intervention, Financial Bin founder David T. Domzalski talks with Real Estate Agent and Financial Bin contributor Anna Domzalski (also his wife). Anna explains how buyers should approach hiring an agent to represent them and why you can’t simply rely on Zillow and Trulia. Anna touched on — – … Read more