Things to Avoid Before Purchasing a Home

Don’t Move Money Around

When a lender reviews your loan package for approval, one of the things they are concerned about is the source of funds for your down payment and closing costs. Most likely, you will be asked to provide statements for the last two or three months on any of your liquid assets. This includes checking accounts, savings accounts, money market funds, certificates of deposit, stock statements, mutual funds, and even your company 401K and retirement accounts. (more…)

Buying Beachfront Properties in Thailand

In our previous blog article we discussed how now it is possibly one of the most opportune times to buy real estate in Thailand, and particularly in the Pattaya and Jomtien regions, The opening up of the ASEAN economies  and with the ongoing and enthusiastic expansion in the property market, combined with the ongoing infrastructure improvements and new high ways and roads being constructed. (more…)

Buy Ajman Property

The Ajman property market may not conjure up the same level of glamour as that associated with the Dubai property market, however it would be a huge mistake to overlook all the potential of the property on offer here and the current low market prices. After all, the same situation could easily have been said for the Dubai property market just under a decade ago. Looking around Dubai now it’s easy to see that with government cooperation a lot can be achieved in a short time in the United Arab Emirates property market. And the Ajman government, using the model that has worked in such a spectacular fashion in Dubai, is aiming to follow in the footsteps of their illustrious neighbour. (more…)