Why You Should Prepare for the 2020 Real Estate Market Now

| December 4, 2019

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We live in a world that’s rapidly changing – and nowhere is the speed of this change more apparent than in real estate. From technological fads, to online trends to corporate reorganizations, the industry is full of distracting disruption and noise. Now, more than ever before, it’s crucial to focus on what’s really important and know what’s ahead so you can stay on top. The market may be rapidly changing but, armed with knowledge and the most up-to-date research available, you can use those changes to your advantage.

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Over the past decade, individual investors in Asia have played an increasingly influential role in the residential real estate market all around the globe, especially in Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, and more recently, the United States. Though the buying motives of these investors vary between countries, commonalities remain. They include asset diversification, their children’s education, currency hedging, family & friends abroad, quality of life, and even concerns about air pollution. These are the modern drivers of growing overseas property sales in Asia.

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