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Organic Farm for sale in Hungary Ready to Go. 16.8 Ha

Farm for sale in
Hungary - Baranya

€ 360,000

Organic Farm for sale in Hungary Ready to Go. 16.8 Ha

Lots of potential, Retreat, Cheese Production, Holiday

A great investment opportunity, a ready to go farm in the rolling countryside of the South West of Hungary, the wine region.

The farm includes several properties that could be renovated and used as holiday accommodation, it would also make an ideal camping location due to the peacefulness and the tranquility.

Organic Farm For Sale in Hungary.
This is one of Hungary’s most successful, well-known dairy and meat farms, an ecological demonstration farm for 27 years. (Location. gps 46.097621, 17.839111)

The offer includes all Farm Machinery, Equipment, Real Estate, Land, Livestock needed for unimpeded continuation of Farming, Food Production and Sales. Also part of the offer is to pass on the knowledge the owner has gained over many years to sell your own organic products in a few months.




Real estate:
/ 16.8 ha of land.
/ 1,130 m2, 200 year old, authentically renovated dwelling house (3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2 toilets).
/ 2 guest houses with all comforts (potential holiday lets).
/ 1000 m2 covered building:
/ 1 dairy plant with warehouse (with operating license)
/ 1 piece of meat processing workshop with warehouse (licensed operation)
/ Parlor
/ Stables
/ Color machine
/ Hay Storage
/ Grain Silos
/ 9 Press Houses (Could be renovated and used as guest accommodation)

Movables:
Agricultural machinery, equipment:
Organic Farm For Sale in Hungary includes All Farm Machinery
/ 4 tractors (MTZ 82, Kubota 17Le, Foton 55 HP, IH McCormick 24 HP)
/ Trailers (tipper, fixed, swiveling)
/ Scythe
/ Shredder (3pcs)
/ swather
/ rendterítő
/ manure spreaders
/ Seeder (Kverneland)
/ maize seeder (4 rows, fertilizer spreader)
/ Interrow cultivator (3 rows)
/ Wheel (XT)
/ Baler
/ bálacsomagoló
/ Combine harvester (IH 681, 3m grain table, 3 row corn adapter)
/ Loader (JCB telescopic)
/ Gabonafújó
/ Power Saw (Stihl, Makita, etc.)
/ Brushcutter (Huskvarna, Solo)
/ Etc
Cheese factory: (Cheese factory equipment, new condition, professional machines)
Organic Farm For Sale in Hungary includes Full Cheese Making Equipment
/ 600 liters of cheese and paste,
mixer for gouda cheese
/ 650 l milk cooler
/ milk Pump
/ 3 double-headed pneumatic cheese press
/ 425 l / h milk separator
/ 80 l Butter spit
/ Showcase cheese counter with refrigerator
/ Chilled salt bath tub
/ Indoor chamber vacuum wrapper
/ Digital Scale
/ Air-conditioned maturing
Meat Processing Plant:

/ Meat mincer with chilled hopper (350 kg / h)
/ Meat mixer (30 kg)
/ Pneumatic Charger (20 kg)
/ Pneumatic clip
/ Digital scales (up to 300 kg)
/ Air-conditioned maturing
Parlor:

/ Feed Grinder (7.5 kW engine, 1.5t / h)
/ Milking machine (Alfa Laval)
/ Vacuum line built, milking with cheeses (milking 2 cows at a time)
At present, the farm is a commodity-based organic farm, with the form of farming: primary farm, family farm. Due to its geographical features, infrastructure and wonderful panorama, it offers many other possibilities, eg. tourism, wellness, rural tourism (guest table), organization of cheese-making courses, establishment of orchard, horse farm, etc.

The entire farm is for sale at an asking price of €360,000

For more info and photos, visit http://rusticpropertysales.com/OrganicFarmForSale/

Kołobrzeg, Poland, house for sale on Baltic coast.

House for sale in
Poland - Zachodniopomorskie

€ 220,000

Kołobrzeg, Poland, house for sale on Baltic coast.

Income providing - summer season beach room rental program.

For sale: ul. Wylotowa 24, Kołobrzeg, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland. Home for sale, part of a duplex structure, inclusive of equipment and supplies for room rentals (summer season beach room rental program). The home is located 300 meters from the Baltic shore and contains 14 individual rooms (28 beds) with bathrooms (toilets) & showers, as well as a kitchen annex and a laundry room. The home has also cleared all approvals necessary for additional construction of rooms (if so desired). Asking price: 996 000 Polish złoty ($260,000 US) or best offer. Images of the home can be found on the following page : nadmorzem.net/kolobrzeg/pokoje/wylotowa24/ as well as: http://www.wylotowa24.nadbaltykiem.pl/

Land for construction

Site for sale in
Portugal - Aveiro

€ 23,000

Land for construction

Build your dream home abroad, in sunny Portugal.

This land is situated in Costa de Prata (Silver Coast), halfway between the beautiful beach of Costa Nova and the breath-taking mountains of Caramulo in a quiet country side location close to all amenities.
The land has 380 m² and it has outline planning permission to build a two-storey semi-detached house with up to 270 m² (2,900 sq ft).
It is a corner site, 14 metres wide by 27.2 metres long. The new house can be up to 9 metres wide by 15 metres long. The 3D images you can see in this ad are only a sample of what could be built on this site.
The plot is fully serviced; water, electricity, telephone and waste, are all available on site.
The plot is part of an estate recently developed with newly paved streets, footpaths, street lights, car park, rubbish collection points, and a park.
The plot is located at the corner between the boulevard and the park. The new house will have unobstructed view to the park, mostly facing South.
The land is for sale for 23,000 Euro (less than 20K GBP). We also have a site just beside this one for sale for the same price.
The buyer will also be responsible for the purchase related costs which are:
Real estate transfer tax (IMT) €1,495
Stamp Duty (IS) €184
Notary fees (Escritura) about €275
Land registration fees (Registo) about €270
We have a lot of experience with planning and building, so we would be glad to help you get full planning permission for the house of your dreams as well as getting it built.
This is a great opportunity to invest in the healthy and growing housing market of sunny Portugal.
If you have any questions, or wish to view this property, please don´t hesitate to contact me on +351 928 034 577 or fill the form below.

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Downsize Your Home

3 Ways How to Downsize Your Home

Downsizing is a common occurrence in today’s society. We live in a world where we are constantly told that we need more and more things, even though most of us don’t have enough space to store the things we already have. This post will give you 3 tips on how to downsize your home and live a more minimalist lifestyle.

1. Declutter your house and reorganize

Helping with the burden of lessening your stress from a chaotic life, there are many services you can find to help declutter your house. This includes laundry, organizing drawers, moving furniture and even getting rid of things you don’t need.

if you don’t feel up to the challenge yourself but you don’t have the money to use such service you might want to ask a friend or family member.

You might not believe this, but there are people who will give you money for the things you want to get rid of. You can sell anything! There are people who buy old video games, old books, clothing & even car parts. So why not make some extra cash by selling what you don’t need?

2. Organize your home in a more efficient way – where to start?

Where to start with organizing your home? It can be tough enough to find the time to organize the one room you’re working on, let alone an entire house.

A messy room will make you feel anxious and stressed. You can maximize your time and energy by making a list of each room in the house. It’s also important to identify which rooms need the most work because those are the rooms worth tackling first.

Once you decluttered things and are left with the essentials you are able to see what is the best way to organize the space. If you are not sure, don’t be shy to ask the opinion of someone you trust.

3. Less space is needed? Look for a smaller home and save some money

Once you are through with clearing out your house it is time to downsize your home, you may find that it is not necessary to have such a huge house. It’s time for a downsizing. Why not try this? It sounds like a win-win situation. You gain some money in selling your current house and save in monthly expenses in your smaller home. Not to mention it will be quicker, easier and less work to clean a smaller place. Plenty of benefits for this decision.

If that’s the case, we are here to help you, look for a smaller home in our real estate listings or sell your house without any listing fee.

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Bankruptcy Loan

How to Successfully Apply for a Bankruptcy Loan

If you’ve been declared bankrupt but need to take out a loan, don’t be despondent – bankruptcy loans are a great option if you find the right one to suit your needs.

You can increase your chances of being approved by practising good saving and spending habits during bankruptcy. This can slowly but surely increase your credit score on your record.

We’ll delve into the different types of loans that bankrupt people can apply for, how you can increase your attractiveness to lenders, and your chances of being approved.

What Are the Types of Loans for Bankrupts?

There are various loan types for bankrupt people available. You need to do your research to determine which best suits you and your personal financial circumstances.

Payday Loans

Payday loans are sometimes called small amount loans because they offer just that small amount of money you need to survive until payday.

According to Money Smart, the small amount can go up to a maximum of $2,000. 

In an attempt to get borrowers to pay these loans off quickly, they generally have exceptionally rates and finance charges compared to other types of standard loans. 

The longer you take to pay back the money, the more expensive the charges become. If you do this, don’t be surprised if the charges exceed the total loan amount – even up to 200%!

Personal Overdrafts

A personal overdraft is linked to your transactional account. Once you have depleted the money in your account, you can continue spending, and the money will be deducted from your overdraft facility.

As soon as more money is deposited into your account, it will cover up the overdraft amount first, and the balance will remain in your transactional account. 

Interest is charged on the overdraft funds, too.

If you’ve had a personal overdraft before and honoured it well, your lender is more likely to approve another minor overdraft.

Business Loans

You can apply for a secured business loan if you’re starting a business and have relevant assets to do so.

The assets could be:

  • property;
  • equipment or machinery;
  • tools;
  • cars or trucks.

Your assets will act as security for the loan, so if you are unable to service your loan repayments, the assets will be repossessed and sold as collateral to cover your debt.

While lenders approve secured loans more readily because of the security offered, consider whether you’re prepared to lose the assets you’re offering up if push comes to shove.

Car Loans

Some lenders work specifically with car loans for people with bad credit. These lenders are comfortable taking on the risk because they require the borrower to have a guarantor as security. 

A guarantor agrees to guarantee the borrower’s loan and cover the borrower’s debts to the lender if they become unable to do so. 

In this case, lenders are also likely to approve the loan because they have security – but the tricky part could be finding someone willing to act as a guarantor.

Can Bankrupt People Get a Personal Loan?

Many banks and large financial institutions don’t offer personal loans for bankrupts. So, you can approach private lenders instead. 

There aren’t that many lenders who offer personal loans for bankrupt people, so those who do often charge higher rates and fees.

How Can I Increase My Chances of Being Approved for a Bankruptcy Loan by Lenders?

Instead of giving up, be proactive during your time of bankruptcy. This will prepare you for life as a discharged bankrupt.

Here are some ways to increase your chances of being approved for a bankruptcy loan:

Seek Advice From a Financial Advisor

A financial advisor can critically assess your financial situation and provide guidance, assistance, and actionable steps for the future.

A financial advisor isn’t only for prominent people with large bank accounts. Taking out small loans under the advice of a financial advisor can train you to become financially savvy and one day have complete control of your finances so that they can blossom into larger sums and assets.  

Know Your Bankruptcy Details

Be prepared and ensure all your documents are stored in a safe place; have digital copies on hand as well.

Know and understand your bankruptcy situation, and be able to prove it to lenders. For example, have your retrenchment letters to prove the rapid decrease in your financial situation that resulted in bankruptcy.

Try to Get a Job with a Reliable Income

Show lenders your eligibility for a loan by having a disposable income that you can use to repay that money. Income from Centrelink or your pension only is often seen as insufficient.

Even just a part-time job is an opportunity to receive a salary and practice the act of self-discipline to control your financial situation.

Maintain Good Conduct

If you want to regain a good credit record, you have to prove a good track record following bankruptcy.

You can begin by staying up to date with bills as far as you can. Avoid missing payment because defaults to your credit record will reflect negatively and count against your loan application.

If you can prove to a lender that you have turned over a new leaf and are in control of your money, they have reason to believe you will be able to service your loan. 

Apply for Loans in Person 

A person’s financial history is complex, and reducing it to a piece of paper can be grossly oversimplified.

A bankrupt person can benefit from speaking to a real human being because it initiates a relationship, and they are more likely to develop empathy and compassion.

Can Bankrupt People Get a Home Loan?

Home loans are more likely to be awarded to discharged bankrupts if they have proof of a stable income in the form of:

  • payslips, 
  • tax returns,
  • six months ABN registration, and 
  • six months GST registration.

By this point, you should have established a stable savings plan together with your financial advisor and built up a good history of regular and prompt debt repayments.

Consult With a Mortgage Broker

A mortgage broker can assist you with your home loan application process as a discharged bankrupt. 

Now that you have done everything in your power, your mortgage broker will take over. They compare different home loan options for you and recommend which will suit your circumstances. 

They act as a liaison between the borrower (you) and the lender and will facilitate and help you through the application process. Banks require certain things, and mortgage brokers know how to position your application to make it attractive to them.

Key Takeaways

Regardless of your past, you can still take positive steps to improve your financial future. 

Various bankruptcy loans could be applicable to you, such as:

  • payday loans,
  • personal overdrafts, 
  • business loans, and
  • car loans.

But, you need to try your best to ensure you are an attractive borrower to lenders.

If you set your mind to it and remain disciplined during your bankruptcy by paying off your debt, you could still obtain a personal loan or home loan once you are discharged. 

A financial advisor can be helpful to get you on the right track, and a mortgage broker can assist with your application once you reach that point.

Author: Tony Xia

Tony is the director of The Mortgage Agency based in Sydney. He is specialising in a holistic approach to home loans to help the clients with getting the right outcome based on their specific financial circumstances.

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Apartment Blocks for Sale

Apartment Blocks for Sale – Get the Maximum Profit

You can sell your apartment blocks for maximum profit by following these four steps:

1. Set a price that is competitive in the market

2. Analyze the potential buyers and make sure that your property will be appealing to them

3. Find an agent who will represent you in selling your property or sell it yourself using a free real estate advertising

4. Optimize your marketing efforts to attract potential buyers

What are the Disadvantages of Owning an Unused Apartment Block?

There are a number of disadvantages to owning an abandoned and unused apartment block. For one, you will have to take care of all the maintenance and repairs. If you are not handy with tools, you may need to hire someone else. This expense can add up over time.

Secondly, the property taxes on an unused property will be higher than for a residential or commercial building that is in use and generating revenue.

Thirdly, it’s possible that the city could force you to sell your property if it needs more housing stock for people in your area.

Lastly, some people may not want their home values negatively impacted by having an eyesore next door to them.

How Much Does it Cost to Buy an Apartment Block?

There are many factors that affect the cost of selling an apartment block. They vary depending on the location, size, age and condition of the building as well as how many apartments are available.

The price will depend on the location and size of the building. It might also depend on which country you are in. In a densely populated city like Tokyo, Japan, it is much more expensive to buy or sell properties than it is in a country like India where there is less population density.

Some architects use size to describe buildings by their number of units – so an apartment block with 10 units would be described as a ‘tenement’ building. This is because this type of housing was developed during the 1800s for poor people living in cities who couldn’t afford anything else.

Where can you find apartment blocks for Sale

Apartment buildings are a great way to receive passive income. With the help of a broker, you can find all sorts of apartment blocks for sale in various locations. Please also have a look at our listings:

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Building Your Own Home in Portugal

Top 5 Tips for Building Your Own Home in Portugal

When you are planning to build your own home in Portugal, you need to be aware of the documents and procedures that you need to undertake. The following will help you understand what documents you will need for construction permits to build your own home in Portugal.

There may be some cases where an application for construction permits is not required, such as when building with temporary materials or when reconstructing existing buildings.

1. Find the right location

Portugal is a small country and it may be more difficult to find a suitable location than you imagine. if you are thinking to be building your own home in Portugal you may already have a nice region in mind that you like most. But don’t overlook the hidden jems Portugal has to offer.

There are some regions that are more affordable than others, some are actually not far from the beach and mountains.

2. Apply for a planning permission

This is absolutely mandatory and will save you from potential problems later on. But don’t worry there is offices out there who are specialized in helping you in this process, such as an architectural office. Hiring an architect in Portugal is not as expensive as you might think. Depending on the size of your project it can cost you as little as 10 € per square metre.

3. Find and hire an architect

It might seem like an unnecessary expense, but it will make your life much easier in the long run by ensuring that everything gets done correctly, within budget and on time. Also, the architect in Portugal can design your home in a way that will actually save you money, in the end you probably pay the same that you would have without an architect.

4. Consider buying land

If you are only looking to build a home for yourself in Portugal, then make sure you look in the area that is right for you and have everything nearby that you will need. Also, it is important to check if the land is suitable for construction. If you buy a land in Portugal that is located in an estate make sure to check the estate rules – sometimes there are rules regarding colours of the house or windows or the roof needs to have a certain colour and angle… etc.

5. Speak to a solicitor

Better safe than sorry. Getting legal advice will help you to understand the procedure involved and be aware of potential pitfalls.

Conclusion: Building Your Own Home in Portugal

With these few simple steps you can be building your own home in Portugal and invest in the healthy and growing housing market of sunny Portugal.

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cheap houses

Cheap Houses: What You Should Know

Houses are expensive. Especially in densely populated urban areas. But there are some houses on the market that only cost a few thousand dollars.

Where can you find those dirt-cheap houses? One place we found for example is Bulgaria where you can get affordable houses, even some that are close to the beach.

Example: Cheap Houses in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a country in the Balkans, Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north and the Republic of Macedonia to the east. The country has a population of 7,6 million people and is one of the oldest countries in Europe.

Bulgaria offers beauty and history for all types of travellers willing to explore it. It is very affordable as well. For instance, a meal in a restaurant will cost you around 2 euros maximum, while accommodation will cost you anything from 10 euros per night for an apartment up to 50 euros per night for a hotel room with 4 stars. Bulgaria also has some remarkable festivals that are worth checking out – like the folk festival “Kukeri” during which participants dress up as masked characters with colourful outfits and dance around bonfires!

There are also many other reasons why you might want to consider property investment in Bulgaria such as:

– The country has a low crime rate

– There are plenty of opportunities for owning businesses

– Land prices are very low

4 Factors Affecting the Cost of a House

The cost of a house can vary in four main ways.

1) Location: the cost of a house will depend on where it is located. For example, a house right at the beach will cost you more than one in the middle of nowhere.

2) Size: the size of the property will also affect the price. For example, properties with a bigger backyard or more rooms might be more expensive than other homes with less space to offer.

3) Age: this factor is closely related to size and features but it also includes things like how old are the pipes? Or how new are the appliances? This is important because older homes might need lots of repairs and upgrades.

4) Amenities: another thing that affects housing prices is what kind of amenities, such as a pool or a gym, come with the property.

3 Ways to Make Your Home More Affordable

There are many simple ways to make your home more affordable. Here are 3 of them:

– Consider downsizing

– Look for a mortgage with a lower interest rate

– Consider walking away from your mortgage

– Consider to move to the Countryside

Downsizing is the most common way to make your home more affordable. The truth is that the size and space of your home can have an impact on its value. You could also look for a mortgage with a lower interest rate, which would help decrease the amount of money you spend each month. Lastly, it may be time to consider walking away from your mortgage if you have reached the end of what you can afford or if you are struggling to come up with additional funds.

Conclusion

Don’t look for a house that is bigger than you actually need it. Know what you can comfortably afford and then be flexible about the location as well as be ready to do some repair works yourself. Like that you will find cheap houses in no time.

Bio

Our Property under 20k team are the founders of www.all-real-estate.com and www.listproperty4free.com with the goal to search the cheapest real estate in the world and make it easy for others to find. The team is made up of landlords, real estate investors, architects and builders from several different countries.  We just love to have a good strong cup of coffee while we write our experiences in this blog.

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house for 100k

How can I get a house for 100k or less?

You may be surprised to learn that you don’t need to be rich in order to buy a house. In fact, there are many ways you can save money and still get a house under 100k.

Houses are a big investment and one that should not be taken lightly. That is why it is important to find the perfect house for you, in the best location and for a price that fits your budget.

Average house prices

According to the survey, the average amount people are spending on a house now is around $400,000. So, it would take a lot of research and work to find a house that’s cheaper than 100k.

There are many ways you can get a house for close to 100k or even less than that. It just takes some time and work on your end.

Find the best value for your money

It’s not always easy to find cheap homes in the marketplace. There are many aspects that affect the value of a home. The general rule of thumb, however, is to buy close to the city centre if you want better value.

Some people say that it might be easier to find a cheap home by looking at area listings, or by looking at other more affordable areas outside of the city centre. However, this might not be possible for everyone who wants to live in an urban setting.

Be more creative in your search

So, what should you do? Get creative with your search and don’t limit yourself too much by just looking at one area when there are so many others out there for you to explore!

Saving up for a down payment is the first big step in achieving this goal. You can save the down payment by living with your parents or by renting an apartment in an inexpensive location and then saving up more money over time.

A lot of people want to purchase a home but they don’t have the money. It’s not uncommon for people to spend their life savings on a house – which is why many people end up living in their parents’ basement. That’s actually not a bad idea if it helps you to save up for your own home at the same time.

There are certainly ways to get houses for 100k or less if you have patience and know where to look.

Be more specific in your search

Buying a house is one of the biggest purchases that you will ever make. That said, if you are looking for a cheap home, it’s best to be more specific in your online search and don’t just rely on general words like ‘cheap home’ or ‘good deal’.

Be flexible when it comes to DIY

If you are up for DIY, you can get a fixer-upper home at a lower price. All you need is to take some time off and do the renovation work yourself. Not only will it make your home look better, but it will also help in saving money on labour costs.

Fixer Upper Homes: Fixer-upper homes are properties that have not been renovated or updated for a long time. Even if the property doesn’t have any major structural damage, they may need new paint and flooring, as well as other cosmetic improvements.

Investors are starting to pay attention to the potential in fixer-upper homes. With a low purchase price and a lower mortgage, it is easier than ever to buy a fixer-upper house.

The process of fixing up a home can be very rewarding; you have the opportunity to make your house uniquely yours. It also has the potential to be profitable, too. Fixing up your home can increase its value by hundreds of thousands of dollars if you do it right!

Conclusion

Now, you’ve seen the best ways to buy a house for 100k or less. So, what are you waiting for? Start scrolling and find your dream home today!

Bio

Our Property under 20k team are the founders of www.propertyunder20k.com and www.listproperty4free.com with the goal to search the cheapest real estate in the world and make it easy for others to find. The team is made up of landlords, real estate investors, architects and builders from several different countries.  We just love to have a good strong cup of coffee while we write our experiences in this blog.

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bunkers for sale

What’s the deal with bunkers for sale?

For some reasons there have been a huge interest in abandoned bunkers for sale. Always there is an ad of a bunker for sale it gets at least ten times more hits than homes for sale. Surely, many just click on it out of curiosity but many are seriously interested. What is it that makes bunkers so attractive for buyers?

Although it is considered as the ultimate hiding place, the average underground bunker usually has no windows, just air vents and most of the times no electricity, toilet or running water.

Most subterranean shelters would be accessible through a straight up concrete shaft with a steel ladder, accessed by some sort of concrete or steel hatch on the ground.

The perfect historical restoration project

For all buyers who are interested in a historical restoration venture they are just perfect. It is a truly unique project that is sure to seduce. Unfortunately, there are not as many out there as interested buyers. That’s why, despite the bad state they usually are in they are not cheap.

Some people have been very creative and building their own amazing backyard bunkers. In this case don’t forget to get the proper permits before.

We could also see a recent movement of newly built bunkers – many especially for the upper class – that offer all modern comfort you can think of and look like out of a sci fi movie.

The “bunker for sale scam”

Sadly, whatever triggers a lot of interest in many people also inspires others to come up with a scam. In the bunker story it is no different.

The scam we have seen so far is this:

There is an ad with nice and very cheap bunkers for sale. Once you contact the advertiser, he will explain that he is very sick that is why he priced his bunker for a quick sale. Due to his condition, he is also not able to show the property but someone else can be paid to show it. Therefore, he will ask you for some money to see the bunker before you buy it. Needless to say, that after paying the money you will not hear from him ever again or have any way to get through to him.

Here are some red flags to look out for:

  • Price is cheaper than normal
  • The seller asks money to show you the property

Another good way is to use the Google Reverse Image Search with the images the advertiser has in the ad. You may find that he copied them from another website.

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Adobe Construction – cheap and naturally energy efficient

Adobe – or earth construction as some may call it – is one of the oldest building methods in the world. Since ever, humankind has used earth in various forms to build their homes. It has a huge number of benefits most of us modern people forgot about.

I only came to love this type of construction when working on a renovation project of an old town house in Portugal. Until then, when thinking of an earth house I had a very different picture in mind. It was something like a simple hut in an African village.

Adobe walls are naturally energy efficient and can be load bearing. Often, they are very thick, forming a natural insulation from the environmental heat or cold. Earth-based products are naturally sustainable because you are building with the materials that surround you.

Interestingly, approximately 30% of the world population lives in homes made of earth materials. That’s no wonder if you think of the many financial and environmental benefits. That’s why people like me, once we know about it, just love it. It is not only a far cheaper construction method but also has many other advantages compared with modern materials.

The composition of the adobe—or some may call it the recipe—vary according to country and local customs. Usually most of it is made of earth and or clay. Besides that, it can contain other materials like straw, maybe even small amounts of lime. Once I even read about that it can include horse hair. Not sure if this is true though.

There is even a thing they call Superadobe. It is also made from earth and organic materials heartened with lime, compressed into bags which are stacked on top of each other, each layer of bags separated by barbed wire. This method is perfect for seismically active areas.

What is adobe construction

Buildings made of Adobe are very similar to a rammed earth house. The only difference is that the earth was rammed into some sort of brick shape before it was used for the construction. Like this it is very easy to build walls with earth.

Special treatment for adobe construction

Please note that the right plaster is essential to be completely waterproof. You don’t want your wall to crumble apart after a few years. They are several products on the market that are perfect for adobe construction. We can use it for the first plaster on a new wall as well as fixing cracks in an old one. It is very important that the plaster lets the wall still breath.

Also, there can be a problem with raising damp in those buildings if they have no horizontal barrier to stop it. I saw a layer of bitumen sheet or a special plastic be put before the first layer of adobe bricks. Therefore, it is good to keep that in mind before you start building your house.

One historic local custom in my area was that the builders would leave an air gap under the house to avoid any raising damp. With some houses being well beyond 100 years now and showing no sign of any raising damp we can say that it is a truly successful method.

If you live in an earthquake zone it is also advisable to apply a net within the construction to give it better structural properties.

Adobe construction surprises

Probably the biggest surprise was when I found out that adobe was even used for the first modern architecture in Portugal. This is something I would always associate with concrete and steel.

It seems there is no limit to what you can build with it starting with simple garden walls, garages, sheds, houses and even apartment blocks.

Conclusion

Adobe Construction is naturally energy efficient and sustainable because you are building with the materials that surround you. With the right know-how it can give the same or even better comfort than a modern building method.

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Our Property under 20k team are the founders of www.propertyunder20k.com and www.listproperty4free.com with the goal to search the cheapest real estate in the world and make it easy for others to find. The team is made up of landlords, real estate investors, architects and builders from several different countries.  We just love to have a good strong cup of coffee while we write our experiences in this blog.

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Finding apartment blocks for sale

So, you’re in the market for a whole apartment block? That’s exciting news. Finding apartment blocks for sale is just one click away. If you’re serious about buying some apartment units here is a good place to start to get a first idea of what your money can buy.

Later it might be a good idea to get a qualified real estate agent who knows the local real estate market and can guide you through the buying process.

They can advise you on the real estate market in your area and financing if needed. That can help you immensely to make your dream of becoming a landlord a reality. With a real professional by your side finding a suitable building will be piece of cake.
Did you know that a typical real estate sale involves more than 20 steps after the initial contract is accepted? Real estate agents walk you through each step to move toward a quick-and-easy close. Together, you’ll create a marketing plan, set the right price and get your new real estate business in no time.

Make your homework

Of course, it is always good to do some research yourself. For example, it can be interesting to look at some property records before buying as well as rental prices. Like that it will be easy for you to find out what yield you can expect from your investment.

If you want to have the least work possible with your asset it would be wise to consider hiring a management company who will deal with the tenants on your behalf.

Newly built apartment blocks for a secure future

Nobody can resist the charm of a new build home.

The plaster does not crumble from the walls, power lines and pipes do not need renovation and the architectural style usually has a trendy and modern design. State-of-the-art materials and the latest standard characterize such a new building.

Yes, buying a brand-new home can be very appealing especially if you are planning to rent it out. You will easily find tenants and beside the usual maintenance jobs there will not be much repairs to do.

A new home has advantages in many ways

A new phase of life begins with a new house and many people fulfil a lifelong dream. The likelihood of taking a risk with such a newly built house is almost zero. Freshly build houses have the great advantages:

  • New buildings often consist of high-quality materials.
  • New build houses mostly have the latest house technology integrated.
  • They are characterized by a low energy requirement.
  • A modern architectural style is characteristic of newly built houses.

The construction quality has improved immensely in recent years, so that today there are hardly any nasty surprises waiting for the owner after years of occupancy. Therefore, after buying new apartment blocks, you can sit back and relax.

The old charm apartment block

If you lost your heart to one of those old charm apartment blocks you are not alone. Although due to age and new energy efficiency laws they usually need some works before they can be properly rented but it is totally worth it. In the end you will have something truly special and unique.

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Our Property under 20k team are the founders of www.propertyunder20k.com and www.listproperty4free.com with the goal to search the cheapest real estate in the world and make it easy for others to find. The team is made up of landlords, real estate investors, architects and builders from several different countries.  We just love to have a good strong cup of coffee while we write our experiences in this blog.

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