Ever more people choose to acquire their second home in another country to live like a true local.
The problem is: there is no industry for advising people from a country to buy homes in another country. Someone contemplating to invest in a second home in a foreign country should be extremely careful when choosing the home of their dreams.
Rapidly-changing real estate markets, cultural differences, legal and tax difficulties, greedy sellers and intermediaries : Acquiring a home abroad is a complex project for someone who wishes to avoid a financial loss upon resale of its home.
This guide aims to outline the major issues that an investor has to address in order to avoid financial disaster.