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Property Owners in France Must Fit Smoke Alarms


From 8th March, all homes in France, whether owner-occupied or rental, must be fitted with smoke alarms. Under the new law, the obligation to install detectors also applies to owners of second homes. The Europe Consumer Centre France advises: “If … Continue reading

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Find the perfect Portuguese property


Are you looking to invest in the beautiful country of Portugal? Well, you’ve made a great choice. The country boasts stunning beaches, incredible golf courses and sumptuous local cuisine! Portugal is a hotspot for lifestyle investors, who are looking to … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Second Home


You may have had a holiday home for years, you may have rented out your house for the Olympic Games, but whichever type of landlord you are, letting out a property can carry risks. If you have a holiday home, … Continue reading

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The Big Spanish Sell-Off


Spain’s property market has taken a battering over the last few years, with dropping prices and repossessions. Those who bought at the top of the market have seen their property’s value drop by as much as half in some cases, … Continue reading

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Head South to the Canaries


The Canary Islands are part of Spain, but lie off the coast of north-west Africa. That means that they enjoy a European standard of living, with a sub-tropical climate. Buy a home on the Canaries and you’ll get to enjoy … Continue reading

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Resort Developments: pros and cons


If you’re thinking of buying property overseas, particularly if you want to buy in or around a big coastal tourist area, one of the major decisions you’ll need to make is whether to buy a villa or apartment in a … Continue reading

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Buying a Ski Resort Holiday Home


The ski season is now well under-way. Fresh powder covers most of the Alps and many UK snow-lovers are looking forward to ski holidays over the coming months. The annual ski break is a ritual for many; a chance to … Continue reading

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Spanish Bargains to be had


Those with an interest in purchasing overseas property are being urged to consider Spain as a real option, and to do it now in order to take advantage of bargain prices that are currently on offer. International Property Success has … Continue reading

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Overseas Property Tax


Owning an overseas property can be stressful when it comes to filing your tax return at the end of every year. Taxes on income from overseas property can become complex, and so it is worth taking time to consider your … Continue reading

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Wishing for Some Sun?


If you’re already getting fed up with the short winter days, and long winter nights, the idea of investing in a property somewhere warm overseas can be an extremely tempting and attractive prospect. However, if you are indeed considering investing … Continue reading

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