Category Archives: Legislation

French Wealth Tax Changes Welcomed by British Expats


British expats are welcoming changes to French wealth tax as of 1st January 2018, which previously implicated property buyers across the Channel. Back in October 2017, President Macron’s reforms of this notorious wealth tax passed into law and have now … Continue reading

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Is title deeds scandal still harming the Cypriot property market?


The Cypriot property market is showing signs of recovery from the economic downturn, but could still be being hampered by the historic title deed scandal, which could take another 10 years to resolve. A new report from the European Commission … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Property Tax in Portugal


Are you thinking of moving to Portugal but are worried about tax? We have everything you need to know about property tax in Portugal, and how it is actually benefitting overseas property buyers…

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3 Months Since Brexit – What’s Next for EU Property?


It’s been just over three months since the Brexit result was announced, so what’s next for EU property? Whatever your opinion on the UK’s EU membership, we are heading towards a Brexit. For anyone thinking of buying a property in … Continue reading

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Spanish Law Specialist Offers Advice on All Things Property


The Spanish property market is enjoying yet another successful month, after eight consecutive quarters of house price growth. This indisputably positive trend is making Spanish property an attractive investment option once again. As such, Spanish law specialist Fuster & Associates … Continue reading

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Timeshare Property Owners Fight Against Void Contracts


Many timeshare property owners in Gran Canaria and mainland Spain have fought against illegal, void contracts and won their cases this year, according to a new report. Timeshare.lawyer, a legal division of leading timeshare advice company SellMyTimeshare.tv, reports that timeshare … Continue reading

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How Will the Brexit Affect Overseas Property Owners?


This morning brought the news that the UK has voted to leave the European Union. With 51.9% of the vote, the British public decided that the UK is stronger alone. So how will the Brexit affect owners of overseas property?

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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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Britons are Still Keen to Buy Property in Europe Despite Referendum


The forthcoming EU referendum is not putting Britons off buying property in Europe, according to new research. Although it is unclear what will happen if the UK leaves the EU in terms of overseas property, the referendum is still big … 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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