You’ve bought your first home and now you want to explore buying one outside of Singapore.

Australia seems like a good destination with their fine beaches, unhurried lifestyle and proximity to Singapore.

But is it a good place to park your money?

Here are some tips to look out for if you’re looking to invest overseas.

Buying an investment property Costs of property investments Overseas investments

Where you buy and what you buy affects how much you ultimately get when you sell. Here are some things to look out for when trying to identify a good property.

Familiar markets

Consider buying a property in an area you’re familiar with. If possible, walk around the neighbourhood at least two to three times at different times of the day and over a weekday and weekend.

The character, foot traffic and appeal of a neighbourhood can be seen in a different light …