Monthly Archives: February 2016

Explained: How to Get a Spanish Mortgage


With the housing crash came huge changes to the mortgage market in Spain. So how easy is it now to get a mortgage and how much does it cost? It is expected that the Spanish property market will bounce back … Continue reading

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Vienna is the Best City in the World for Quality of Life


Vienna has been named the best city in the world for quality of life, according to international research by Mercer. Baghdad is considered the worst place to live in the world, while London, Paris and New York City did not … Continue reading

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Get the Best of Both Worlds in One of These European Border Destinations


With over 40 countries in the second smallest continent, Europe offers a diverse range of cultures, food, languages and history. And with most destinations within a three-hour flight of each other, it is possible to find the best of both … Continue reading

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New Regulations for Holiday Rentals in Andalucia


New regulations for holiday rentals are being introduced in Andalucía, southern Spain that require property owners to register their homes and meet various requirements. After years of debate, the Junta de Andalucía (regional government) has finally passed Decree 28/2016 for … Continue reading

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Why Sardinia Might be the Spot for You


Have you ever visited Sardinia? The island is popular for summer holidays or can be enjoyed all year round by expats. This might just be the spot for you. Sardinia, Italy is one of the hidden gems of the Mediterranean. … Continue reading

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How Will a Brexit Affect Owners of European Properties?


There are many pros and cons being debated regarding the UK’s EU membership. While a referendum may not happen until late 2017, property owners are questioning how a Brexit will affect them. There are around 2.2m Britons who live in … Continue reading

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The Rules of Renting Out a Spanish Holiday Home


Many people that purchase a holiday home in Spain consider renting it out to tourists when they are not using the property themselves. This can be an effective way of earning a healthy income, but beware – there are certain … Continue reading

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6 Reasons to Retire Abroad This Year


Moving to a new home is always exciting, but it’s an even more wonderful experience if you’re moving abroad. Aside from great weather, here are six reasons you should retire to an overseas property this year: Good value for money … Continue reading

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