Risk 1: scammers. Apartment for rent or for sale
First, consider the most common fraud schemes in the residential rental market. Two methods are especially effective: re-renting an apartment in a sub-rental and selling a house using fake documents.
The first method is effective with those owners who go on a long business trip to another city or country and for a long time can not carry out control checks of the apartment. Continue reading
In the midst of the New Year’s marathon, fate brought me to the same table with a married couple from Jerusalem, who arrived in warm Kiev in Israel to see for themselves the city where the parents of the spouses were born.
Netta and Arnie complained that supposedly in Jerusalem real estate is too expensive, and they cannot afford to move to a new building. First of all, Israel is a relatively small country, and housing supply is limited. Secondly, among wealthy Jews in the USA, France and Great Britain, it has become fashionable to have an apartment in Israel, preferably in Jerusalem, in its prestigious areas. Overseas owners buy a second home in Israel, dreaming of moving to the promised land in old age. And in anticipation of this hour they rent it out. Continue reading
“We decided to sell the cottage – my wife needs money for the operation. And there’s no time to go there, ”says a resident of the capital Obolon, Valery Pavlyuk, 54 years old.
According to the announcement, four called. They offered $ 4–4.5 thousand. In summer, for 10 acres with a 4 by 6 m house in Pavlyuk’s summer house, which is 36 km from Kiev, near Vishnyakov (a suburban train stop in the Fastovskiy district) gave $ 7 thousand. In February, he bargained for 5 .
Cottages in the Buchi region (Kiev-Svyatoshinsky district, 18 km from the capital) in February sell for $ 22-25 thousand, 27% cheaper than in June 2006. In Khotyanovka (Vyshgorod district, 15 km from Kiev) – $ 27 thousand each. Continue reading