International real estate company, Beyond Borders has recently announced its partnership with OFX, one of the leaders in international money exchanges. Two tech companies from Japan and Australia have decided to partner up to delivery better options for customers making overseas real estate transactions.
OFX, previously known as OzForex, is an Australian online foreign exchange and payments company with headquarters in Sydney. OFX is a publicly listed company with an operating income of US$12million, clients include ING Direct, Travelex and MoneyGram. They were founded in 1998 and currently have overseas offices in USA, UK, New Zealand, Canada and Hong Kong.
The Japanese real estate company Beyond Borders runs a property portal website called Sekai Property. Through partnerships with 8 countries, the website features new information regarding high-yield investment properties and vacation homes. “With this new partnership, buying a house on the other side of the world does not have to be a much bigger hassle than buying a house in your local neighborhood,” explains CEO, Tadayoshi Endo.
The two companies have come together to offer a safe, secure and cost efficient method to make large international purchases. OFX offers its partner clients no transfer fees and much lower exchange rates than ordinary banks. Customers can send deposits, pay off loans and invoices internationally through OFX.
Yuki Takaine, Sales Manager at Beyond Borders, explains, “For our clients who utilize our services and decide to purchase a property they find on our website, We will happily recommend them to use OFX to transfer money overseas as part of the home buying process.”