Saturday, 23 April 2011

Mortgage Comparison: Somalia: Mogadishu vs Kazakhstan: Astana!

Here we go again with today's daily mortgage comparison! Giving you an idea of mortgage comparisons from all around the world ;D

Now here we have Somalia, the city of Mogadishu!,
Mogadishu is the largest city in Somalia and the nation's capital. Located in the coastal Benadir region on the Indian Ocean, the city has served as an important port for centuries. Ruled in its medieval golden age by the Somali-Arab Muzaffar dynasty, and subsequently an assortment of other local Sultanates and polities, Mogadishu became the capital of Italian Somaliland during the colonial period.

Average House Price: $15,000
Average Mortgage:  $19,270



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And here we have Kazakhstan, the city of Astana!
Astana is the capital and second largest city (after Almaty) of Kazakhstan, with an officially estimated population of 708,794 as of 1 August 2010. It is located in the north-central portion of Kazakhstan, within Akmola Province, though administrated separately from the province as a federal city area.

Average House Price: $34,700
Average Mortgage:  $38,770


So theres the facts guys, Somalia is alot cheaper but the standard of living is poor, where would you rather live? ;D

Friday, 22 April 2011

Mortgage Comparison: Zimbabwe: Harare vs South Africa: Capetown!

Today's daily fix of mortgage comparisons! Giving you an idea of mortgage comparisons from all around the world ;D

Now here we have Zimbabwe, the city of Harare!,
Harare is the largest city and capital of Zimbabwe. It has an estimated population of 1,600,000, with 2,800,000 in its metropolitan area (2006). Administratively, Harare is an independent city equivalent to a province. It is Zimbabwe's largest city and its administrative, commercial, and communications centre. The city is a trade centre for tobacco, maize, cotton, and citrus fruits. Manufactures include textiles, steel, and chemicals, and gold is mined in the area. Harare is situated at an elevation of 1483 metres (4865 feet) and its climate falls into the warm temperate category.

Average House Price: $20,000
Average Mortgage:  $23,200



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And here we have South Africa, the city of Capetown!
Capetown is the second-most populous city in South Africa, and the largest in land area, forming part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality. It is the provincial capital and primate city of the Western Cape, as well as the legislative capital of South Africa, where the National Parliament and many government offices are located. The city is famous for its harbour as well as its natural setting in the Cape floral kingdom, including such well-known landmarks as Table Mountain and Cape Point. Cape Town is also Africa's most popular tourist destination.

Average House Price: $45,000
Average Mortgage:  $55,770


So theres the facts guys, Zimbabwe is cheaper on this occasion but South Africa is a much more stable country, where would you rather live? ;D

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Mortgage Comparison: Egypt: Cairo vs Sierra Leone: Freetown!

Today's daily fix of mortgage comparisons! Giving you an idea of mortgage comparisons from all around the world ;D

Now here we have Egypt, the city of Cairo!,
With a population of 6,758,581 spread over 453 square kilometres (175 sq mi), Cairo is by far the largest city in Egypt. With an additional ten million inhabitants just outside the city, Cairo resides at the centre of the largest metropolitan area in Africa and the eleventh-largest urban area in the world. Cairo, like many other mega-cities, suffers from high levels of pollution and traffic, but its metro – currently one of only two on the African continent – also ranks among the 15 busiest in the world, with over 700 million passenger rides annually. The economy of Cairo was ranked first in the Middle East, and 43rd globally by Foreign Policy's 2010 Global Cities Index.

Average House Price: $55,000
Average Mortgage:  $60,250



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And here we have Sierra Leone, the city of Freetown!
Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone, a country in West Africa. It is a major port city on the Atlantic Ocean located in the Western Area of the country and with a population of 1.2 million. The city is the economic, financial, and cultural center of Sierra Leone. Most of the country's largest corporations as well as the majority of international companies have located their headquarters' home offices in Freetown. The city's economy revolves largely around its harbor - occupying a part of the estuary of the Sierra Leone River in one the world's largest natural deep water harbours. Queen Elizabeth II Quay is capable of receiving oceangoing vessels and handles Sierra Leone's main exports.

Average House Price: $26,000
Average Mortgage:  $29,770


So theres the facts guys, Sierra Leone is cheaper but Cairo has a better standard of living, where would you rather live? ;D

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Mortgage Comparison: Burma: Naypyidaw vs Uzbekistan: Tashkent!

Today's daily fix of mortgage comparisons! Giving you an idea of mortgage comparisons from all around the world ;D

Now here we have Burma, the city of Naypyidaw!,
Naypyidaw is the capital city of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, also known as Burma. It is administered as the Naypyidaw Union Territory, as per the 2008 Constitution. On 6 November 2005, the administrative capital of Burma was officially moved to a greenfield 3.2 km west of Pyinmana, and approximately 320 km north of Yangon (Rangoon), the previous capital. The capital's official name was announced on 27 March 2006, Burmese Armed Forces Day. Much of this planned city is still under construction, which is set to be completed by around 2012. As of 2009, the population was 925,000, which makes it Burma's third largest city, behind Yangon and Mandalay.

Average House Price: $15,000
Average Mortgage:  $18,250



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And here we have Uzbekistan, the city of Tashkent!
Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone, a country in West Africa. It is a major port city on the Atlantic Ocean located in the Western Area of the country and with a population of 1.2 million.[1] The city is the economic, financial, and cultural center of Sierra Leone. Most of the country's largest corporations as well as the majority of international companies have located their headquarters' home offices in Freetown. The city's economy revolves largely around its harbor - occupying a part of the estuary of the Sierra Leone River in one the world's largest natural deep water harbours.[2] Queen Elizabeth II Quay is capable of receiving oceangoing vessels and handles Sierra Leone's main exports.

Average House Price: $23,000
Average Mortgage:  $27,770


So theres the facts guys, Uzbekistan is more expensive but Burma has that post-war charm i just cant resist, where would you rather live? ;D

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Mortgage Comparison: Indonesia: Jakarta vs Pakistan: Islamabad!

Today's daily fix of mortgage comparisons! Giving you an idea of mortgage comparisons from all around the world ;D

Now here we have Indonesia, the city of Jakarta!,
Jakarta is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. Located on the northwest coast of Java, it has an area of 661 square kilometres (255 sq mi) and a 2010 census count population of 9,580,000. Jakarta is the country's economic, cultural and political centre. It is the most populous city in Indonesia and in Southeast Asia, and is the tenth-largest city in the world. The urban area, Jabodetabek, is the second largest in the world. Jakarta is listed as a global city in the 2008 Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network (GaWC) research

Average House Price: $45,700
Average Mortgage:  $54,200



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And here we have Pakistan, the city of Islamabad!
Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan and the tenth largest city in the country. The population of the city has increased from 100,000 in 1951 to 1.21 million in 2009. The Rawalpindi/Islamabad Metropolitan Area is the third largest in Pakistan with a population of over 4.5 million inhabitants


Average House Price: $48,000
Average Mortgage:  $67,200


So theres the facts guys, Pakistan is slightly more expensive but Indonesia has its own subtle charm, where would you prefer to live? ;D

Monday, 18 April 2011

Mortgage Comparison: USA: Los Angeles vs USA: New York City!

And heres today's daily fix of mortgage comparisons! This special edition focusing on the two biggest city's in the USA ;D

Now here we have the USA, the city of Los Angeles!,
Los Angeles is the most populous city in California and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City, with a population of 3.8 million, on a land area of 498.3 square miles (1,290.6 km2). It is the focal point of the larger Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside combined statistical area, which contains nearly 17.8 million people and which is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. Los Angeles is also the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populated and one of the most multicultural counties in the United States. The city's inhabitants are referred to as "Angelenos"

Average House Price: $300,000
Average Mortgage:  $345,000


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And here we have the USA again, the city of New York!
New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, which is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. New York City has a significant impact on global commerce, finance, media, culture, art, fashion, research, education, and entertainment. As host of the United Nations Headquarters, it is also an important center for international affairs. The city is often referred to as New York City or the City of New York, to distinguish it from the state of New York, of which it is a part.


Average House Price: $350,000
Average Mortgage:  $392,200

So theres the facts guys, mortgage prices for both city's are very similar, with new york being slightly more expensive, but not by much. Where would you prefer to live? ;D

Sunday, 17 April 2011

Mortgage Comparison: Malaysia: Kaula Lumpur vs Saudi Arabia: Riyadh!

Today's daily fix of mortgage comparisons! Giving you an idea of mortgage comparisons from all around the world ;D

Now here we have Malaysia, the city of Kaula Lumpur!,
Kaula Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia in terms of population. The city proper, making up an area of 243 km2 (94 sq mi), has a population of 1.4 million as of 2010. Greater Kuala Lumpur, also known as the Klang Valley, is an urban agglomeration of 7.2 million. It is the fastest growing metropolitan region in the country, in terms of population and economy.

Average House Price: $32,700
Average Mortgage:  $43,200



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And here we have Saudi Arabia, the city of Riyadh!
Riyadh is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. It is also the capital of Riyadh Province, and belongs to the historical regions of Nejd and Al-Yamama. It is situated in the center of the Arabian Peninsula on a large plateau, and is home to 4,854,000 people, and the urban center of a region with a population of close to 7 million people

Average House Price: $45,000
Average Mortgage:  $62,200


So theres the facts guys, Saudi Arabia is more expensive but is it worth it? cost of living in Malaysia is very low, where would you prefer to live? ;D