3 top tips to make your viewing trip a success

If you’re searching for an overseas home, your plans are likely to involve a viewing trip. But before you jet off to look at exciting properties somewhere sunny, take good note of these three key considerations – get them sorted before you go and you’re halfway to making a successful property purchase. Article written by [...]

By | April 17th, 2014|Articles|Comments Off on 3 top tips to make your viewing trip a success

“How do you re-register your car when you move to France?”

Today Alexis Goldberg of the France Buying Guide answers a reader question about life in France. If you have a question that you would like to ask Alexis, you can email her at France@overseasguidescompany.com.. Article written by The Overseas Guides Company “My wife and I are moving to France at the end of the month [...]

By | September 6th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on “How do you re-register your car when you move to France?”

Fractional property ownership explained

Fractional property is a concept which is rapidly gaining popularity, and is making inroads in markets across the world. Article written by Venture2 But there is still a long way to go in terms of consumer and media awareness and understanding of the concept, mainly because there are several different versions of fractional ownership, all [...]

By | May 9th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on Fractional property ownership explained

Foreign buyers helping to boost Spanish property market

Some encouraging news about the Spanish property market - foreign investment was up by 17 per cent in 2012 to its highest level since 2004, according to the latest figures from the Bank of Spain. Article written by Buy Association The figures show that foreign nationals spent €5.54 billion on Spanish property last year, compared [...]

By | May 7th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on Foreign buyers helping to boost Spanish property market

Good news for Bulgarian property market

Real estate sales in Bulgaria are up 23% in the first quarter of 2013 - hopefully spelling good things for the country for the rest of the year. Article written by The Overseas Guides Company The positive results were announced by the Bulgarian Registry Agency this week who also stated that a total of 44,174 [...]

By | April 25th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on Good news for Bulgarian property market

New Florida Investment Guide video launched by property investment specialist

The Florida video is the third to be launched in the North West property company’s series of online investment guides, following hot on the heels of the firm’s Buy-to-Let and Student Accommodation guides, which were launched at the beginning of the year. Article written by Knight Knox International This latest guide shows the company’s commitment [...]

By | April 24th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on New Florida Investment Guide video launched by property investment specialist

Renting before buying could make sense in Canada

It often makes sense to rent a home before buying when moving to a long-haul destination. Article written by The Overseas Guides Company It’s precisely what expat Stewart Buchanan, author of the CanadaBuyingGuide.com, is doing in Vancouver, so here he offers some first-hand advice... “Expats tend to flock towards the larger cities when they first [...]

By | April 21st, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on Renting before buying could make sense in Canada

Seasonal affects on the property market are reversed in Australia and New Zealand

Seasons affect everything from our moods to our purchases, and properties aren't exempt from this. Article written by The Overseas Guides Company During these long, cold winter months, many of us long for a beach house somewhere warm and sunny. In the midst of a heatwave, we can find ourselves pining for a cool mountain [...]

By | April 20th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on Seasonal affects on the property market are reversed in Australia and New Zealand

Building overseas can be a different kettle of fish

You may have your dream destination firmly in mind but, unable to find your dream home, have ideas of building a new one on a block of land. Article written by The Overseas Guides Company Building a house is not the most straightforward process even in the UK, let alone when you are doing it [...]

By | April 19th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on Building overseas can be a different kettle of fish

Networking as a newcomer in New Zealand

Making a success of a new life abroad means creating new friendships and integrating socially. Article written by The Overseas Guides Company Here, expat Pattie Pegler, author of the NewZealandBuyingGuide.com and Christhcurch resident, draws on her own experience... “A big part of how happy you will be in New Zealand will depend on making friends [...]

By | April 18th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on Networking as a newcomer in New Zealand