Portugal took the 3rd place in the world to invest
Portugal remains at the top of popularity and September rose two places in the world rankings of the best positioned countries to invest in real estate, now occupying the 3rd position.
According to TheMoveChannel, the leading independent site of international property, which evaluates the monthly interest worldwide investors, Portugal accounted for 3.52% of all inquiries in September, enough to push Italy to fourth place. This is the first time that Portugal was ranked in the top three since April 2016. Table In real terms, the Portuguese surveys increased monthly 28%.
Dan Johnson, Director of TheMoveChannel.com, emphasizes that "Portugal has been a favorite of investors countries, but is often overshadowed by the relentless demand for Spanish property. Even with property prices to rise in recent months and verifying the double the investment in the first half of the year in the Golden Visa, the country is in the spotlight this year once again. this is the fourth time in 2016, Portugal has been one of the top three destinations themovechannel.com ahead France and Italy. "
Spain kept the second place, behind the United States. In fact, surveys the Spanish property has risen 43% in monthly terms, whereas in the US inquiries to the real estate rose 34%, highlighting the continued appeal of both markets to international investors.
Other European favorites that remained in the Top 10, is Italy which occupies the fourth place, as France fell from sixth to ninth. Buyers continue to invest in the 'old' continent, even with interest rates rising, particularly in Germany (seventh, eighth against August) and Greece (14th, up 21). The Bulgarian interest grew, entering the Top 10 having risen 10 places, stealing sixth place in France.
Outside Europe, investors continue to turn to the United Arab Emirates, with the emirates in the top five for the third time in 2016. India entered the Top 10, also for the third time this year as investors NRI to continue play a significant role in the real estate market in the country.17/10/2016