Investment Property in Kaohsiung

Investment Real Estate in Kaohsiung

Investment Property in Kaohsiung
Investment Property in Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung 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 Kaohsiung.

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Kaohsiung City (Mandarin Chinese: [káʊɕjʊ̌ŋ] (listen); Wade–Giles: Kao¹-hsiung²; Pinyin: Gāoxióng) is a special municipality located in southern Taiwan. It ranges from the coastal urban center to the rural Yushan Range with an area of 2,952 km2 (1,140 sq mi). Kaohsiung City has a population of approximately 2.72 million people as of May 2022 and is Taiwan’s third most populous city and largest city in southern Taiwan.

Since founding in the 17th century, Kaohsiung has grown from a small trading village into the political and economic centre of southern Taiwan, with key industries such as manufacturing, steel-making, oil refining, freight transport and shipbuilding. It is classified as a “Gamma −” level global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, with some of the most prominent infrastructures in Taiwan. The Port of Kaohsiung is the largest and busiest harbor in Taiwan while Kaohsiung International Airport is the second busiest airport in number of passengers. The city is well-connected to other major cities by high speed and conventional rail, as well as several national freeways. It also hosts the Republic of China Navy fleet headquarters and its naval academy. More recent public works such as Pier-2 Art Center, National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts and Kaohsiung Music Center have been aimed at growing the tourism and cultural industries of the city.

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The financial stability of Kaohsiung 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 Kaohsiung


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


Whatever your goals with investment property in Kaohsiungare – preparation is key:


  • Set goals based on how much rental yield will be required and the local rental yield rates in Kaohsiung and be prepared to change your initial outlook.
  • Thoroughly research the Kaohsiung location with a special emphasis on fringe areas outside the main Kaohsiung metropolis that may be valued lower than their better-known neighbours. Rental yields of around 5% are still attainable in certain areas of Kaohsiung.
  • Ensure that your target investment property in Kaohsiung 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 with local knowledge and experience of property legislation will give you the best chance of success.

Flipping Investment Property in Kaohsiung

Flipping property in Kaohsiung


Flipping property is when we advise clients to buy a Kaohsiung 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 Kaohsiung market has a time to react to the renovation.


The Flipping Strategy in Kaohsiung


Investment property flipping in Kaohsiung 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 Kaohsiung real estate investments are sometimes referred to by professionals as ‘distressed’ Kaohsiung real estate.


What is distressed Kaohsiung property:


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


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


Calculate profit that you make from Kaohsiung investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

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


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