Buy Slovenia Property the Top Investment Location

By: Sacha Tarkovsky

Buying Slovenia property is more popular than ever, for both investment purposes and holiday homes.
Slovenia was recently rated one of the top ten countries for property investment in the world and this has led to an influx of foreign buyers seeking above average capital gains.

With investment property in Slovenia available from around $40,000 and capital gains in excess of 30% per year, many astute property investors are buying cheaply, with low risk and the prospect of solid capital gains

An Emerging Market

Slovenia property for sale is in demand and the boom in property prices is in its infancy and the future for property prices looks bright. The strong rises in property values is based upon - Slovenia's location, natural beauty and a strong economy.

One of the Top Ten Property Investment Locations in the World

In the next decade capital growth is forecast to be around 278% by property specialist program 'A place in the Sun', which also placed it in their top 10, in terms of best property investment locations worldwide.

Let's look at the factors that are making buying property in Slovenia so popular and some specific destinations to consider.

1. Location

Slovenia is a compact diverse country, around half the size of Switzerland and is situated between Austria, Croatia. Hungary and Italy, in the very centre of Europe.

2. Outstanding Natural Beauty

It's only a small country as stated, but one which is diverse, with areas of outstanding natural beauty.

There are rugged mountains, fairytale forests, valleys with lush vineyards and even a stretch of beautiful coastline on the Adriatic.

3. Economic Factors

Slovenia is one of the newest countries of the European Economic Union (EEC) and this has resulted in an economy that is showing strong growth, which is the highest of the new member states. With solid economic growth, a strong demand for quality housing has emerged and evidence of this can be seen in the capital - Ljubljana.

So where should you buy Slovenia property?

Below we will cover some popular destinations, where people are buying property with the potential not only for strong capital gains, but to take advantage of the buoyant rental market for additional income.

Buying Property in Ljubljana.

The city is compact, cosmopolitan and has been compared to a smaller Prague, in terms of appearance and the city is known for its beautiful Baroque architecture.

Land development laws are stringent and are curtailing the supply of cheap property for sale in and around Ljubljana. Prices are rising in response to the increased demand and short supply.

Growth in many areas is in excess of 30% in many areas and with the additional advantage to earn valuable rental income from the buoyant buy-to-let market, savvy investors are getting cheap property, solid capital gains and rental income.

Other popular destinations to buy cheap property for sale in Slovenia include:

2. Primorska located on the Adriatic coast.

This small Venetian town with cobbled streets and beautiful church spires. The town is very popular due to its stunning architecture and its coastal location.

3. Gorenjska

The Gorenjska Region stretches from the Hills of Ã…?kofja Loka, to the famous mountain of Triglav which are popular qith the skiing community. Other popular towns in the area include Kranj and Jezersko, to Bled and Bohinj.

4. Pohorje Mountains & Maribor

Slovenia's largest ski resort is located in the Pohorje Mountains and is the home to the popular Mariborsko Pohorje ski resort. This resort is known for its great white ski slopes, cross-country trails, which are located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, amongst fairytale forests, rugged mountains dotted with clear pristine streams. Nearby, the city of Maribor is Slovenia's second-largest and one of the most popular places to buy investment property.

Another popular destination is the Kranjska Gora ski resort, which is located in Zgornjesavska one of the most stunning and beautiful of Slovenia's Alpine valleys.

Purchasing a Property in Slovenia

As with any emerging market and Slovenia property is no different - location is the key and there are plenty of specialist property companies to help you find a Slovenian property that will suit your budget and you investment aims.

Buying Slovenia property, allows you to buy cheaply, in an emerging market which offers excellent capital growth potential with low risk.

Take a look at buying investment property in Slovenia and you may be glad you did.

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