Monthly Archives: April 2013

Building a Property Overseas


You may have decided on your dream destination, but if you cannot find your dream home, it may be a good idea to build it. However, building a property is not the easiest process, even in the UK. If you … Continue reading

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Tax Changes in Portugal


Due to a tough economic climate in Portugal – similarly to the rest of the Eurozone – the Portuguese government has raised a number of taxes this year. If you are a second homeowner or live in Portugal, it is … Continue reading

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French Homeowner Taxes Explained


If you are thinking of moving to France or have recently made the move, you must understand the two types of council tax in the country. While two types of council tax may seem like bad news, the good news … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Buying a Property in Italy


Is it your dream to search the Italian countryside for a run-down, traditional trullo and renovate it into a beautiful home? If so, do you know how much this would really cost? This charming property (pictured above) is located in … Continue reading

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The Over-50s Guide to Buying Property Overseas


Regardless of what type of overseas property you are looking for, you must make a checklist before committing to a holiday home, especially if you are retired and on a fixed income. Tough economic conditions have pulled property prices down, … Continue reading

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