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Saturday, January 5, 2013

Top 10 investment hotspots around the world

When you start thinking about investing in a property, you are going to want to make sure you have the best possible chance of a great investment. This means you have to be considering a few things, such as the location, what the city has to offer and how much it is going to cost you. As a property investor, you should be looking for hotspots that are going to provide the best result, so consider some of the following investment hotspots!

1.       Sydney

This beautiful and wealthy Australian city is a fantastic place to begin property investment. Not only is it a fantastic tourist destination, the residents also love it! Some suburbs to consider in Sydney include Darling Point, Double Bay and Bellevue Hill. Another thing that makes Sydney appealing is the number of things you can do inexpensively or for free, so you can enjoy the city on a budget!

2.       Paris

This is another very popular tourist destination and it’s no wonder why when some of the most beautiful structures, such as the Eiffel Tower, are located there. Paris has a lot to offer any tourist or resident and it would be a great city to invest in a property. Saving money in Paris is fairly easy too and this is another thing that makes Paris appealing. Instead of paying for transportation, invest in a bike! So many people in Paris ride a bike everywhere, so you will not be alone.

3.       New York

Not only is New York City the home to many huge business headquarters, it also has fantastic transport links that are highly efficient and fairly inexpensive. The Subway in New York City also offers a number of ways to save a bit of extra cash. Just the transport links and the great work opportunities are enough to persuade someone to consider living in this wonderful city. This is why you need to invest in a property in New York.

4.       London

Like New York City, London also has fantastic job opportunities and transport links. Not only does the transport involve the underground and buses, it is also in close proximity to a number of airports, including Heathrow and Gatwick. Great transport links in any city is a huge bonus because it means you can save some money on petrol for your car! Some areas you should consider investing in are Kensington and Notting Hill.

5.       Rio De Janeiro

This Brazilian city is very cultural, so it appeals to a wide range of people. As well as being cultural, it also has great beaches, nightlife and there is simply just a lot to do. Due to the fact that it is appealing to a wide range of people, Rio is a great place for a property investment.

6.       Moscow

The gorgeous Russian city contains some of the best schools, shops and restaurants, so anyone living in Moscow will have absolutely everything they need. Moscow is not the cheapest city to live in, however, there are plenty of ways money can be saved; you can easily live in Moscow without having to spend too much money because there are a number of local markets you can shop at and public transportation is decent.

7.       Hong Kong

Investing in Hong Kong would be great because it is in such a fantastic location. The best places to invest are close to international schools, which are great for English speakers, and close to business districts. These aspects of Hong Kong make it a good place for families and business men and women, so investing in this city would be great.

8.       Toronto

Toronto often attracts investments because of the fantastic economy, the great cost of living and the quality of life. Not only can you live well in Toronto, you can also live fairly inexpensively. This makes the largest Canadian city very appealing to many people and, therefore, would be a great place to invest in a property.

9.       Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires has absolutely everything you could want, including jobs, cheap transport, safe neighbourhoods, great nightlife and so much more. Buenos Aires is also very diverse, so you will not be the only English speaker in the city! Due to the amount of fantastic and inexpensive things this city has to offer, it is a great place to think about investment opportunities.

10.   Tokyo

Tokyo offers a fairly luxurious lifestyle with great neighbourhoods, shops and restaurants. Tokyo has been named the world’s most expensive country; however, this does not stop it being one of the most popular cities in the world! Also, you can save money by not having to purchase a car because there are wonderful transport links that can get you anywhere you need to be. This popular city is a great place for investment.

So there are your top 10 hotspots around the world that are fantastic for property investment. You need to remember, before spending any money, to weigh up all of your options and consider what the city has to offer. Somewhere that has great schools, shops and activities would be great, but you also need to think about financial situations and how you are going to benefit.

About the author: Ericka is a business coach who often has to travel to various cities around the world. She has experienced the life in many of these cities. She recommends referring to property investment specialists if you are thinking about investing.

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