Family Led Overseas Investment
Businesses and properties
as overseas family investments
Overseas investment is an incredibly lucrative way of developing your business
acumen and building a business empire and sense outside of your country of origin. However, it can be overwhelming
at first, dealing with foreign languages and regulations.
With that in mind, you could consider investing your money with family.
Real estate is hot the world
over and by building your investments with family in mind, you can to
the best of your ability guarantee that your investment will be protected.
|If you manage to avoid pitfalls and do the things
correctly, real estate and properties can
become a very lucrative overseas family investments.
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One of the primary ways to invest in
property and make money from it is to rent to your own family. You
can ensure that your property will be well looked after and have a flexible way of collecting your money. Many
companies provide specific mortgages for this purpose, offering regulated family renting mortgages. The benefit
here is that rent payments made by the tenant can be offset against the mortgage. When paired with landlord
insurance this can create a worry free asset. Be aware of the specific rules and regulations around this type of
arrangement, as there are tax rules for renting to relatives.
You could also see if any of your family have an interest in opening up an
overseas business. This again centers around property, where your money can be pooled into a solid asset that with
careful planning will appreciate over the years. If you are interested in opening up an overseas business, or
handing it over to your relative for their management, there are lots of options for overseas business investment.
Taking Advantage of Investment Funds
Outside of the family sphere, many huge investment funds take up considerable
overseas holdings. The Ontario Teachers Plan, for example, made the news when it hired a London based consultancy fund to manage its worldwide investments. Making overseas investments is a case of checking
the necessary regulation and barriers to your investment.
You can bring this back in with your family by investing inheritance, pension and
school funds into divested overseas investments and creating a plan for interest, dividends and other methods of
There are many ways that your family and your wealth can help to build your
investment base and make a real impact for the future. A few have been covered here, but if you use this as a
foundation you can create the perfect plan for yourself.