Bulgaria is attracting increasing interest from property buyers around the world - fascinated by its property investment potential, glorious stretches of golden sands, historic towns and breathtakingly unspoilt scenery. With its low property prices Bulgaria provides many different types of accommodation to suit all tastes - whether it's a mountain retreat in a ski resort, a seaside apartment, a period country house, or a modern city- based apartment. And it all comes with a low cost of living, too. Bulgaria is set to join the EU in 2007 and property prices are already showing significant increases. Jonathan White's goal in this book is to provide you with exactly the information he himself searched for when he bought his first property in Bulgaria. - The pros and cons of buying property in Bulgaria - 10 basic steps to buying a property in Bulgaria - Financing your purchase - Renovating and furnishing your home - Understanding tax and insurance - Letting your property to provide an income - Buying land - Getting to know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians Plus much more, including useful websites, contacts, practical tips and sample contracts.
Table of Contents
1. Why Bulgaria?; 2. Visiting Bulgaria for the first time; 3. Location, location, location; 4. How to buy property in Bulgaria; 5. Paying for your property; 6. Renovating your property; 7. Tax considerations; 8. Property and contents insurance; 9. Furnishing your property; 10. Paying the bills for your property; 11. Transferring money to Bulgaria; 12. Living in/visiting your property; 13. Renting out your property; 14. Investing in Bulgaria; 15. Buying land in Bulgaria; 16. Inside the mind of the Bulgarian; 17. Bulgaria - The future; 18. Case Study: Varna; Appendices Glossary Index Disclaimer
Jonathan White fell in love with Bulgaria the first time he visited it. Since then he has returned many times and has acquired a number of properties there, together with a passion to share his experiences with others.