Let us begin with their cuisine. Most people believe that food in Europe is gourmet and exclusive, nonetheless, London has been voted by many tourists as the city in Europe with the worst cuisine. Europe’s cuisine is way over-rated, and for that very same reason it is charged more than it is worth.
Real estate agents call it curb appeal, but any savvy homeowner will just call it making a great first impression. How does the paint currently look on the outside of your home? If you cannot afford to give your entire home a new, fresh look, start on the doors and window trim. A quick new paint job in these areas can go a long way to making your home look brighter and more inviting. While you are working on the windows, be sure to clean the panes to make them sparkle. Remove any torn or old screens and make sure that the exterior lights work.
However, some other markets may favor differently. I look for markets like Latin America, Russia and the middle East to continue gaining momentum. But I think the European markets may slow, as well as China. Investors will be more cautious due to the recent toy recalls from China in 2007.