Property has always been a keen investment for Australians, even among those staying abroad.
The Christmas break is often a time when Australian expatriates buy properties back in Australia to eventually occupy as their home when their overseas assignments end.
But those overseas trying to channel their hard-earned money here for investment and handy returns need to be wary. Or you will invariably pay a premium for the purchase if you’ve skipped proper research.
That's why many use a buyer's agent.
Download our with five tips for Australian expats thinking of buying a home this summer.