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Spain “Most Desirable Location” for Brits Retiring to Europe


The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has recently released new figures confirming that Spain has retained the top spot for most popular area for Britons to retire to in Europe. What’s not to love about this sunny country full of … Continue reading

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What can you Buy in France for the Price of a UK Home?


Once again, France remains the most popular location to visit in the world, with Jean Baptiste Lemoyne, the French Minister of State, estimating between 88-89m foreign tourists in 2017 – a record new high on the 85m recorded in 2015. … Continue reading

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What can you Buy in Spain for the Price of a UK Home?


For many Britons aiming to purchase a second property in 2018, the dream is often a sun-drenched home within a short distance of the sea. But, with the average UK house price now at £243,339, turning this dream into a … Continue reading

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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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9 Countries where the Cost of Living is Cheaper than the UK


Working and living abroad are great ways to make your money go further. With 4.85m people in the UK now self-employed, perhaps a move to one of these countries, where the cost of living is cheaper than the UK, should … Continue reading

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Record Number of UK Expats Retiring to Spain


Recent data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that Spain is home to more UK expats aged 65 or over than the UK is home to Spanish citizens. The number of British retirees living in Spain has doubled … Continue reading

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These are the Most Welcoming Countries to Raise a Family In


Moving to another country for a new job and life can be extremely daunting. But when you have children, finding the right place to move to can be even more difficult. Recent research by expat networking group InterNations found that … Continue reading

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Asian Cities Dominate the Most Expensive Places for Expats


Hong Kong is now the second most expensive city in the world for expats, according to the latest Cost of Living Survey from Mercer. While Angola’s capital, Luanda, took the top spot for 2017, Asian cities continue to dominate the … Continue reading

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Portuguese property prices continue to rise


Prices of property in Portugal continue to increase, driven by healthy demand but lack of supply. The latest property market survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Confidencial Imobiliario also shows that price expectations for the next … Continue reading

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How will election of new president impact on French property market?


Sunday saw the French go to the polls, with far-right candidate Marine Le Pen losing out to Emmanuel Macron- a candidate with no political history. Now, experts are predicting that tax changes could be the most likely policy to impact … Continue reading

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