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Buying a French ruin and making it home

Buying a French ruin and making it home
If you’re planning to relocate to France in a hurry, you’ve two choices – buy a new property or live in a camper van until you’ve renovated your very own dream villa. Falling in love with a French ruin is commonplace amongst British would-be expat retirees who’ve had DIY experience in the home country. However, finding a...

New Brit expats in Spain urged to watch out for illegal housing developments

New Brit expats in Spain urged to watch out for illegal housing developments
Finally, newly arrived expats in Spain will be able to have confidence their recently-built homes comply with all necessary legalities. The scandal of illegal homes in Spain has been going on for years, blighting the lives of those expats who were duped into purchasing homes without the legal licenses and deeds enabling the new owners to...

Rentals in all major European cities now less affordable for expat incomers

Rentals in all major European cities now less affordable for expat incomers
Rental charges for expat accommodation are increasing all across Europe. According to a popular accommodation website dealing in expat rentals across major European cities, monthly charges are continuing to increase. It’s no surprise that London offers the most expensive rents across the board, whether for apartments, studio flats or...

Renovating a historic home in Italy attracts expat tax breaks

Renovating a historic home in Italy attracts expat tax breaks
If you’re taking on a job in Italy, paying tax and would love to get a quaint weekend or holiday home in the hills at a bargain price, this is for you. There’s been a lot online recently about properties in Italy needing total renovation and being sold for practically nothing as a result, but they rarely suit the needs of expats...

Finding your expat home from home in the Netherlands

Finding your expat home from home in the Netherlands
If you’re planning to relocate to the Netherlands in the long term, finding affordable accommodation can be tricky. If your move to the Netherlands is a result of reassignment by your present employer, it’s possible their local office can help find suitable, affordable accommodation and also request your personal ID number from the...

House hunting expats with DIY experience could bag a treasure in Italy

House hunting expats with DIY experience could bag a treasure in Italy
If serious DIY was your hobby back in the home country, renovating an inexpensive property in your chosen expat destination should be a breeze! For would-be expats whose hobby has always been do-it-yourself, the experience you’ve gained could mean the difference between paying top-dollar for a new home overseas or buying a bargain...

Buying a Luxembourg property makes sense for expat professionals

Buying a Luxembourg property makes sense for expat professionals
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is good news for expat professionals seeking career advancement, but its housing market can cause a few headaches as regards buying a home. In this small, select corner of Europe, the first realisation for expats keen to buy a home is that demand is far greater than supply, meaning house prices are high and...

Expat ownership of a Spanish bar isn’t as easy as it seems

Expat ownership of a Spanish bar isn’t as easy as it seems
Emigrating to Spain and opening a bar might be trickier than Brit expats realise. The dream of moving to Spain and starting a business has been the motivation for thousands of British expats, with a bar being one of the favourite choices, especially for those with experience of the hospitality trade. Wherever new, ambitious arrivals hang...

Expat rentals in Switzerland set to fall in 2020

Expat rentals in Switzerland set to fall in 2020
If you’re heading to Switzerland to take on a new position, the good news is that renting an apartment is likely to be cheaper in the coming year. Switzerland is one of the world’s most expensive expat professional destinations, with housing taking up a considerable proportion of even the most generous salary. However, the real estate...

Qualified expat builders needed as Spanish real estate sector hots up

Qualified expat builders needed as Spanish real estate sector hots up
Given that most SMEs in the UK don’t have much idea how the Brexit transition period will affect their businesses, a move to Europe before it’s too late might be wise. For British SME owners looking for an escape from the UK’s unreliable climate and equally unreliable politics, Spain has always been a favourite choice. Nowadays,...