Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tips for Researching Before Buying Abroad


It may be a dream to have an investment property abroad, either to rent out or as a second home. But it is a big decision and you should always do plenty of research before taking the plunge. Personally, it … Continue reading

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One Developer’s Story of Renovating in Italy


David Grier bought an abandoned trullo in Puglia, southern Italy, for €100,000 four years ago. Since then, he has turned it into a €1m property. In his ventures, David combines high quality building standards with traditional designs to create beautifully … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Second Home


You may have had a holiday home for years, you may have rented out your house for the Olympic Games, but whichever type of landlord you are, letting out a property can carry risks. If you have a holiday home, … Continue reading

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Estate Agents in Portugal


If you are looking to invest in a property in Portugal, it is important that you know that Portuguese estate agents face much stronger regulation than in the UK. All estate agents in Portugal must train for the industry and … Continue reading

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