An insider’s guide to purchasing a London property – helping you to understand the facts, minimise risks and ensure your London purchase is a total success.

With the relaxation of exchange controls, increased foreign travel and greater availability of lowcost offshore mortgage finance, more South Africans are looking at foreign property ownership, particularly in London.

But how do you source, secure and manage an investment 6 000 miles away? How do you keep your finger on the pulse of a fast-moving property market and an economy different to your

Buying London property: the essential guide for South African investors is the first book of its kind, written by a South African specifically for South African investors and covers the specifics of the London residential market as well as the detailed process of off shore property investment.

The book explains the buying process, choosing a location, mortgages, the UK legal system, taxes and other essential topics like how to manage your property from a distance.