Monthly Archives: May 2016

Basic Italian Phrases that All Expats Should Know


Whether you’re an expat, holiday home owner, or simply going away this summer with your family, learning a bit of the local lingo of the country you’re headed to can make all the difference for an enjoyable experience. Ever popular … Continue reading

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Where in Italy Should You Buy an Overseas Property?


It is one of the most visited countries in the world, but where in Italy should you buy an overseas property? If you are thinking of purchasing a holiday home that you wish to rent out to tourists, you’ll be … Continue reading

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Have Britons Vacated the Italian Property Market?


As the EU referendum approaches, new reports suggest that Britons are vacating the Italian property market ahead of the vote. According to real estate firm Gate-Away.com, UK buyers have dropped from making the most inquiries into Italian property in 2014 … Continue reading

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The Top Buy-to-Let Hotspots in Europe Revealed


UK property investors put off by the new Stamp Duty surcharge should look to Europe for better returns on buy-to-let, according to recent research from international currency experts World First. The report claims that the Netherlands is the best location … Continue reading

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Overseas Property Experts Explain the Mistakes They Made


When you’re buying an overseas property, there are many things you must consider. But even experts can make mistakes. Here we have advice from several industry professionals on what they wish they had known before they purchased a holiday home.

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New Holiday Rental Laws in the Costa del Sol


As of 1st May, new laws apply to owners of holiday rental properties in the Costa del Sol. If you are going to buy or already own an overseas property in the Costa del Sol that is rented out to … Continue reading

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Inquiries into French Holiday Homes at Record High


Inquiries into French properties are up by a huge 60% in the first quarter of 2016 to reach a record high, according to luxury property specialists Home Hunts. January was the best start to the year that Home Hunts has … Continue reading

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Top 10 Spots to Buy a Holiday Home in Portugal


Portugal’s laid-back lifestyle has long been attracting British holiday home hunters to the country, so where should you buy? Unlike Spain’s Costa del Sol, Portugal remains largely less developed, meaning you get all of the sun and stunning coastline without … Continue reading

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