Investment Property in Bujumbura

Investment Real Estate in Bujumbura

Investment Property in Bujumbura
Investment Property in Bujumbura

Bujumbura property investment can be a worthwhile venture if you are selective with the areas you choose to invest in. If not, you could find that your investment suffers due to low rental yields, dwindling demand, and slow property price growth in many parts of Bujumbura .

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Bujumbura (French pronunciation: ​[buʒumbuʁa]), formerly Usumbura, is the largest city and main port of Burundi. It ships most of the country’s chief export, coffee, as well as cotton and tin ore. In late December 2018, Burundian president Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he would follow through on a 2007 promise to return Gitega its former political capital status, with Bujumbura remaining as economical capital and center of commerce. A vote in the Parliament of Burundi made the change official on 16 January 2019, with all branches of government expected to move to Gitega within three years.

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The financial stability of Bujumbura has translated into a real estate market that rewards forward planning and a willingness to look beyond areas of traditional affluence.

Buy to Rent in Bujumbura

Renting out your Bujumbura buy-to-rent investment property can grow wealth and income.

Whatever your goals with investment property in Bujumbura are – preparation is key.

  • Set goals based on how much rental yield will be required and the local rental yield rates in Bujumbura and be prepared to change your initial outlook.
  • Thoroughly research the Bujumbura location with a special emphasis on fringe areas outside the main Bujumbura metropolis that may be valued lower than their better-known neighbors. Rental yields of around 5% are still attainable in certain areas of Bujumbura.
  • Ensure that your target investment property in Bujumbura appeals to professionals. This is a demographic that ensures maximum income and low voids.
  • Finding and vetting suitable tenants is a job ideally left to the professionals. Working with an established letting agent such as Physis Realty with local knowledge and experience of property legislation will give you the best chance of success.
  • You may think that managing your Bujumbura properties yourself is an easy option, but are these savings justifiable when you run into Bujumbura red tape? Physis Realty Bujumbura office in downtown provides you with peace-of-mind and leaves you time to plan your next move in the growing Bujumbura buy-to-rent sector.

With our expert guidance, investing in Bujumbura provides the secure knowledge that your money is working harder than it would in a local Bujumbura bank and that future generations of your family will be left with substantial capital growth assets.

We are always happy to advise on buying investment property in Bujumbura, where we have been established for over 35+ years. Physis Realty has been a firm fixture in the Bujumbura property market through good times and bad. Our experts have seen it all and our portfolios continue to outperform.

Flipping Investment Property in Bujumbura

Flipping property in Bujumbura

Flipping property is when we advise clients to buy a Bujumbura property below market value, renovate it and then make a profit by selling it at a higher price, all within a few months, and often before the Bujumbura market has a time to react to the renovation.

The Flipping Strategy in Bujumbura

Investment property flipping in Bujumbura is a simple strategy. You find a property that is in need of renovation from our list and purchase it for a low price. These type of Bujumbura real estate investments are sometimes referred to by professionals as ‘distressed’ Bujumbura real estate.

What is distressed Bujumbura property:

  • Bujumbura property in need of renovation
  • Bujumbura real estate with a change of purpose and use
  • Oversold Bujumbura property
  • Bank repossessions in Bujumbura

Put simply, long term investors in Bujumbura purchase the property, renovate it and make it a lot more attractive to potential buyers.

Calculate profit that you make from Bujumbura investment property flipping:

Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

Bujumbura property purchase price: $220,000

Renovation costs: $20,000

Other costs: $25,000

Property sale price: $400,000

Profit: $135,000

Experienced property developers in Bujumbura use a minimum profit value of 22% when looking at potential Bujumbura projects. The reason for this is because there are lots that can go wrong in Bujumbura property flipping and working on a potential margin of 22% should still leave a good margin of error.

Luxury Property in Bujumbura

For luxury property investors hoping to add a superb property in Bujumbura to their luxury real estate investment portfolio, Physis Realty is a trusted partner.

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A world leader in luxury real estate with a portfolio comprising some of the most sought-after real estate in Bujumbura, Physis Realty caters particularly to high net-worth individuals and families. A luxury real estate investment in Bujumbura should be entrusted to only the highest-quality agency.

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