2016 buy-to-let abroad boosted by UK tax changes?

The UK buy-to-let scene has changed. A series of policy moves have made overseas buy-to-let, a whole lot more attractive for UK-based investors. From pension liberation rules, to tax relief limits, to the introduction of a 3% Stamp Duty surcharge for buy-to-let landlords, these initiatives will suffocate UK buy-to-let profitability……

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Spanish Property Market-Four reasons to be cheerful

There is a flourish of good news surrounding the Spanish property market recently, enough to hearten prospective property buyers. Want to know why? Continue reading Spanish Property Market-Four reasons to be cheerful

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Barcelona is best for property

As Spain is clawing back its economic buoyancy, it is starting to attract the attention of overseas investors and property buyers again. One city seems to be on everyone’s lips at the moment… Continue reading Barcelona is best for property

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A view from Benitachell Northern Costa Blanca

The Northern Costa Blanca is deemed to be slightly more exclusive than its Southern counterpart, with build density, generally-speaking, lower and the landscape tends to be a bit lusher and greener. If this sounds appealing, take a forty second tour of what you can buy there and it looks attractive even on a cloudy day

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Spanish Bank Repossession Property–‘Bestie’ or ’Beastie’?

With Spanish homes at their cheapest in Europe and prices on the turn, is it time to revisit the best way to buy a Holiday home in Spain? Continue reading Spanish Bank Repossession Property–‘Bestie’ or ’Beastie’?

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Is Off-plan property buying hot again?

Oddly enough many thought off-plan buying had fallen out of favour, but we are finding it has a persistent role to play for the overseas property buyer, but varies by country, and location within those countries. Continue reading Is Off-plan property buying hot again?

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Looking for a cheap Holiday Home Abroad? In Spain? Or a great value one?

There is constant talk of the price of property in Spain, whether it has gone up, down, entered a plateau, or risen in some cities but not others.

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Property in Spain – Cities vs Costas?

Spain’s property market is entering an interesting era, but why would you want to compare the cities with the Costas? Is there a comparison? Continue reading Property in Spain – Cities vs Costas?

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Fifty Shades of Finance–Property Investor Mortgages in Europe

This is shaping up to be a key theme for overseas property investors in the short and medium term. The mortgage market is no longer black and white but ‘grey’, no longer sexy, full of Continue reading Fifty Shades of Finance–Property Investor Mortgages in Europe

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Overseas Property Trends for 2014 – what’s in vogue?

With things shaking up in the UK and property starting to take off again, we take a look at what will be in vogue overseas in 2014. Continue reading Overseas Property Trends for 2014 – what’s in vogue?

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