Category Archives: Currency

Beat the Exchange Rate by Paying in Pounds


Anyone looking to buy a property overseas should beat the fluctuating exchange rate by paying in pounds, advises Ideal Homes Portugal. Following the political whirlwind created by the UK’s decision to leave the EU last month, the pound has dropped … Continue reading

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What Will Happen to Exchange Rates This Year?


One of the major factors driving growth in the overseas property market was the strength of the pound against the euro last year. So what will happen to exchange rates this year? In the past year, there has been a … Continue reading

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British Buyers Increase Budgets for Italian Property


Prospective buyers from the UK and USA are leading searches for Italian property, accounting for around three out of ten inquiries, according to a specialist property portal. As the pound strengthens against the euro, the average price of a property … Continue reading

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Why You Should Retire to Europe


As the euro weakens, British expats living in the Eurozone and receiving a UK pension will be celebrating the lower cost of living. If you’re a retiree considering moving abroad, here’s the reasons you should put Europe to the top … Continue reading

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The Brits are Coming Back to the Market


Recent reports claim that Britons are heading back into the overseas property market due to a strengthening economy, improved exchange rate and higher values of their main home. The latest figures from Currencies Direct reveal that British demand in Spain … Continue reading

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European Central Bank Cuts Rates to Boost Overseas Property Markets


The European Central Bank (ECB) has reduced its benchmark rate by 0.1% and cut its deposit rate to below zero in an effort to provide a big boost to the overseas property markets within Europe. The deposit rate is now … Continue reading

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Overseas Mortgages Explained


Britons are travelling back into overseas property markets, as low prices and a stronger pound make buying abroad more affordable than ever. Cash buyers will benefit most from the current excellent conditions, but what if you require finance from your … Continue reading

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Strength of Sterling Makes a New Year Buy a Great Opportunity


The strength of the sterling in the last few weeks of the year makes the prospect of a New Year overseas property buy a great opportunity for Britons. Your pounds will now buy you more foreign currency and make your … Continue reading

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Currency experts could be invaluable for overseas transfers


Purchasing a property abroad can be a difficult, time-consuming and stressful process, if you do not take sufficient steps necessary to create a smooth transaction. Many foreign property investors will not live in the country in which they are buying … Continue reading

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Use a currency exchange specialist to transfer to France


When buying or selling property in France, using a currency exchange specialist rather than a bank to transfer funds between there and the UK can save money, according to leading industry professionals. Some French notaries-legal officials who oversee conveyancing transactions … Continue reading

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