Completely. The main issue with almost all companies which provide property data is that they use it to sell their own recommended property investments. The Global Property Guide is in the unique position that we can offer genuinely independent advice. We do not sell property. We are not connected to any property companies.
Though we accept advertisements, the separation of editorial and adverting is absolute at the Global Property Guide, as in all reputable newspapers and magazines.
The methodology of our country ratings system is objective and transparent, which should further reassure readers as to our independence.
Four distinct types of sources.
1. In-house research
The following data result from in-house research:
2. Accountancy firms
The following data is provided by accountancy firms:
3. Law firms
The following data is provided by law firms:
4. Central bank and national statistical data
Six types of data are necessary (we believe) to a residential investment decision:
The Global Property Guide′s research covers 133 countries in some depth, for 120 of which we can supply price and/or rents data. This is a wider data set than any other residential data provider. Please see our sitemap for a complete list of countries.