Where to Buy Property Abroad 2009 is the definitive guide to the global property market. Written by specialists in international real estate, this book reveals the hot spots in emerging property markets and gives information on each location, different types of property available and how to deal with agents. The book is now updated annually, giving readers the most up-to-date and thoroughly researched information on the market. The guide also takes buyers through the process, from making inspections/viewings, to arranging the finances and purchasing. Information also includes the international mortgage market, levels of tax, calculating risk and key factors such as guaranteed rental return, SIPPS and REITS. Practical tools give readers the skills to analyse which countries and properties offer the best investment prospects.