Monthly Archives: July 2012

French holiday home owners face tax rises


Foreign owners of properties in France are facing a sharp rise in taxes, after the French government announced that it is to raise capital gains tax alongside tax on rental income. Unfortunately, British property owners are most likely to be … Continue reading

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Spanish Property Values Slide


The latest Spanish Real Estate Market Index from real estate appraisal firm Tinsa indicates a steep drop in property value in the country. According to the report, the average price of a home in June had decreased 10.8% from the … Continue reading

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Spanish property investment on rise


Despite the ongoing credit crunch, banks in Spain seem more and more willing to lend, presenting a superb opportunity for buyers prepared to invest in the property market in the country. Spanish banks are in serious financial trouble, with the … Continue reading

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Italy still lures British buyers


Despite being in the centre of the Eurozone debt crisis, new research shows that Italy still has an appeal for British people looking to purchase abroad. During June, Italy for the fourth most searched for country on foreign property portal … Continue reading

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