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Money has always found its way into real estate, but today's investors are looking across borders when searching for investment property that meets their needs. This issue takes a look at some of the forces that drive money into international investments, including five major factors that motivate people to invest abroad and five major destinations for international money.
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Money has always found its way into real estate, but today’s investors don’t necessarily limit themselves to considering properties in their city, their state or even their country. They also look across borders when searching for investment property that meets their needs.
Is the prospect of a great return what drives all investors? When the investment is real estate, this is certainly one important factor, but far from the complete story. Like other major life decisions, people enter real estate transactions with their own unique set of needs and wants. Here are some of the major factors driving today’s global transactions.
Investor money chases opportunity all over the globe, into markets that can be characterized as holding appeal on a country-wide basis, while other markets attract capital into specific cities and geographic areas that represent micro-opportunities for investment. Here are five major destinations that are pulling investor interest now, plus several up-and-coming markets worth watching.