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Buying Property Across International Borders? Landed Global Makes it Easy
“Whether you’re searching for a beachfront villa, an income property, accommodations for a child studying abroad, a comfortable retirement or a new passport, Landed Global has the key information you need to find and buy your dream home, ” observes author Christopher Dillon.
The book features clear explanations of international real estate concepts, including mortgages, land titles and the differing role of real estate agents, as well as the benefits and risks that accompany a cross-border purchase. After reading Landed Global, you will know what questions to ask—regardless of your new home’s location—to smooth the buying process.
In Landed Global you’ll find:
> Case studies about successful cross-border home purchases—ranging from US$50,000 to $10 million—in France, Ireland, Japan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the United States
> Information about off the plan purchases, distressed property and renovations
> Practical advice on how to avoid common problems, like asbestos, lead paint, radon and former methamphetamine labs
> Tips for finding and working with real estate agents, developers, lawyers, home inspectors and other suppliers
> Information about international banking, insurance and taxes
> Additional resources, covering everything from appraisal services to water quality
> Extensive checklists for buyers
Prepublication reviews of Landed Global have been positive. CBRE’s Craig Shute called it “a must read,” while Jun Homma of Nikkei Real Estate Market Report said, “Landed Global is the single most comprehensive guide for buying a home abroad.”
About the author
Christopher Dillon is a Hong Kong–based entrepreneur and writer. In 2002, he bought and renovated a floor in an office building in Hong Kong’s Central business district. He subsequently purchased and refurbished a luxury apartment on the west side of Hong Kong Island, transformed a derelict steam laundry into a multimedia studio and bought residential property in Japan. Christopher has served on the management committee of a 210-unit apartment complex in Hong Kong since 2012. That experience inspired a trio of books: Landed Hong Kong (2008), Landed Japan (2010) and Landed China (2013).
About the book
Landed Global (15 X 23 cm, softcover, 294 pages, ISBN: 978-988-17147-
Ms. Rickie Lo, Dillon Communications Ltd.