PROPERTY LETTER 17th OCTOBER 2007

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters | October 17th 2007

Dear All, Usually I include photos, and convert this to a PDF file which is more professional. However we are preparing to go to Amsterdam for the marathon this weekend and we have people visiting so I’m going to send the Property Letter as it is this time. I’d prefer it gets out sooner rather… Read more

Postcard from the Riviera 2

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters | September 7th 2007

How to Invest in Property in France. I don’t speak French! And anyway, how would I finance it? The process explained, step by step: 1.    Identification of the property. 2.    Offer and Agreement. Negotiations are generally short and agreement is often reached through the agent in a day or less. Protracted negotiations are considered as… Read more

PROPERTY LETTER 28th August 2007

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters | August 28th 2007

Dear All, Oops, Here we go again. We were all a bit stunned by reversals in world financial markets (once again). Headlines announced the biggest 1-day fall (16th August) since March 2003, and the FTSE hit its lowest level since September 2006. To my simple brain that meant that anything I may have made on… Read more

PROPERTY LETTER 12th July 2007

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters | July 12th 2007

Dear All, There are some excellent properties at the bottom of this letter. Please have a good look at them. This is a very interesting market, and an exciting part of the world to be involved, at whatever level. I have in front of me the Knight Frank annual report for 2006 – For anyone… Read more

Postcard from the Riviera 1

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters, The South of France | June 6th 2007

Postcard from the Riviera. Why invest in France? •    France receives more visitors than any other country in the world! (Fact). •    Millions visit France, and with new, improved and cheaper transport, demand for accommodation continues to grow. •    Financial Mail – “If you really want to get out of rands and into property, go… Read more

Property Letter – 13 th November 2006

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters | November 13th 2006

Dear All, There are some very interesting properties at the end of the letter, so if you want to get straight to them, please scroll down. MORE on Capital Appreciation: We have to face it, that as important as rental returns are to our cash flow, the thing that defines property as a wealth-builder is… Read more

Property Letter 60

Posted by admin in Business, Property Investment, Property Letters, The South of France | October 13th 2006

Property Letter – 8th October 2006. Dear All, (Please scroll down if you want to get straight to the « Properties to Consider » at the end.) Nostalgia. It seems a long time since “Property Letter 1” which was sent to about a dozen people on 17th April 2002. Vicky and I and the family… Read more

Property Letter Postscript : July 8th 2006

Posted by admin in Business, Property Investment, Property Letters, The South of France | July 10th 2006

Dear All, Somebody should go for this one! It’s that simple. Vicky and I found it yesterday, and I have been waiting for a few details to come clear before writing. If you think you can, and if it suits your needs, please get back to me right away, between Wimbledon and World Cup distractions… Read more

Property Letter: June 29th, 2006

Posted by admin in Business, Property Investment, Property Letters, The Companies, The South of France | June 30th 2006

Vicky and I will be in Cape Town for the month of August and I hope we will be able to see some of you there. Cannes is amazing this year. I suppose it is inevitable that we would feel increasingly secure in our environment, and we have been here for over four years now… Read more

Property Letter – December 9th 2005

Posted by admin in Business, Property Investment, Property Letters, The Companies | December 9th 2005

Property Letter – December 9th 2005 Dear All, I am going to change the format of my Property Letter a little in order to put in more properties and expand the offers to include luxury apartments and villas (Comments are invited and would be appreciated). Today I will write briefer descriptions, and leave it to… Read more