Croatia offers the stunning Adriatic Sea and is one of the best places to invest in property. Property in Croatia is really the chance to make a difference for those looking for reliable property markets where to invest. Property prices in Croatia are growing considerably month-by-month and the tendency continues. With Croatia's entry in the EU the prices will rocket up even more so if you are planning to buy property in Croatia there are no doubts the moment is now.
A very interesting area to look for property in Croatia is definitely Istria, a gorgeous green peninsula in the North surrounded by the Adriatic Sea and idyllic islands. Istria is close to Italy and visitor can take advantage of the many budget flights to Trieste or Venice and drive down.
A typical one bedroom flat averages £50,000 and that's only the start. Many people go for apartments, there are many good developments available and the price is very favorable in comparison with other Mediterranean destination such as Spain or Italy. There is also a good market for letting property, especially during the high season, in Istria this period is from beginning of April till October. Your apartment will be hunted by many central and eastern Europeans looking for a property to stay during their holiday in Croatia.
Rental yields in Croatia vary from region to region but tend to be around 5% p.a. on the coast. Rental returns are likely to improve in pace with the rising tourist levels Croatia is experiencing year on year. Croatia has been voted as having the 5th fastest growing tourist market for the next 10 years by the World Travel & Tourism Council. According to UK leading estate agent Knight Frank, Croatia is in the top 5 places to invest in European property this year.