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Revised property investment ratings for Cyprus

EARLIER today the influential Global Property Guide published reassessed Country investment ratings for 73 locations around the world. Their investment tables show gross rental yields and long term investment ratings. At the top of the list is Chisinau in Moldova with a “Spectacular” gross rental yield of 14.17% and a long term investment rating of […]

EARLIER today the influential Global Property Guide published reassessed Country investment ratings for 73 locations around the world. Their investment tables show gross rental yields and long term investment ratings.

At the top of the list is Chisinau in Moldova with a “Spectacular” gross rental yield of 14.17% and a long term investment rating of 3 stars.

Languishing near the bottom of the list at position 69 out of 73 is Limassol in Cyprus with a “Very Poor” gross rental yield of 3.45% and a long term investment rating of 1 star.

Top five countries to invest in property - January 2009

Bottom five countries in which to invest on property - January 2009

The Global Property Guide’s Gross Rental Yield figures are based on the average yields for 120 square metre properties, while their Long Term Investment rating is based on many factors:

  • Gross rental yield
  • Income tax
  • Capital gains tax
  • Round-trip transaction costs
  • Potential landlord and tenant problems
  • Long-term GDP growth
  • Potential over-supply
  • Affordability
  • A view of long-term appeal to investors

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