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Slovakia Investment Property Newsletter
June 2008 - Issue # 43
Welcome to the new issue of your Slovakia newsletter.
The summer is here, and with it the holiday period. So
today we will take advantage of this typically less
newsworthy time and let you speak out.
Please take a few minutes to complete our short survey
about your opinions and investment goals. Your views will
help us stay relevant to your needs and wants in the
property market and provide you a better service. Therefore
any answers are greatly appreciated.
As usual, if you've missed any of our previous newsletter
issues, they are available for you here:
In this issue you will find:
1. Slovakia Best for Property Investment
2. Subscribers Survey
3. Tell Us What You Think!
===================== MUST READ NEWS ====================
1) Slovakia Best for Property Investment
Slovakia's economy posted another strong growth of 8.7%
in QI 2008.
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Global Property Guide, a property research company, reported
property prices have been falling in most countries it tracks
in the first quarter compared to the same period in 2007.
On the positive side Slovakia saw the highest property price
gain in Q1 2008, up 29.3% y/y, followed by Shanghai in China
(up 28.5%), Hong Kong (up 25.9%) and Singapore (up 21.6%).
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In another Global Property Guide study, comparing attractiveness
of world's destinations for buying residential property,
Slovakia was rated # 1 with affordable house prices, very high
GDP growth, low (rental) income tax and no capital gains tax
on long term property holdings.
2) Subscribers Survey
We appreciate your answers to (any of) the following
questions. They will help us understand your current and
future investment objectives and consequently source the
most appropriate property opportunities for you, our client.
1. Have you already invested in the Slovak property market
and if so, are you satisfied with your investment? Please
explain where appropriate.
2. If you have not yet purchased a property in Slovakia,
is the country still of interest to you as an investor or
holiday home buyer, or has your focus changed (and why)?
3. When you subscribed to our newsletter and deal alerts
you were interested in Slovakia as a potential property
investment (or holiday home) destination. What attracted
you to the country? Are these factors still prevalent
today or has your opinion changed (and if so, how)?
4. Being interested in Slovak property deals, what are
you looking for primarily? (Property type, return,
location, budget, etc).
5. If you are undecided about investing or buying in
Slovakia, what are your main concerns or obstacles?
6. Have you ever visited Slovakia? If you have, what was
your impression? Any positive/negative experiences?
7. Aside from Slovakia, what (if any) other locations have
caught your eye as potential areas to invest in? Please
explain why you think this.
8. Is your opinion of the potential of overseas markets
affected by the events in your domestic property market?
If yes please explain your concerns.
9. Would you like to see more updates on the market and
available properties from Slovakia Investment Property,
less, or do you think that we have it right at this time?
10. What would you suggest us to do in order to improve
the service you have been receiving from us so far
(where applicable)? Any ideas, opinions and suggestions
are warmly welcome!
11. Any other comments you may wish to share with us.
3) Tell Us What You Think!
We would love to hear what you think of this issue of our
newsletter. We hope you find the information useful and
wish you best success in your investment activities.
And of course, if you have any suggestions for upcoming
issues that you'd like to share with us, please send them!
Just e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking forward to seeing you next month. In the
meantime, if you have any questions or would like to
request further information, please contact us at
email@example.com or at
+44 (0)207 152 4014.
Best of success,
Slovakia Investment Property
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