Articles by Alexander

Building your own Canadian home, part three: builders

Once you’ve purchased your perfect plot of land and your designs for your dream home are in the final stages, it’s time to find the people who will help take it from paper to reality. Finding a trustworthy builder in a new country can be daunting, but follow our tips and you will know exactly what to look out for, to ask and to expect.

Centre-right New Democracy government sworn in

It’s been a great month for us here in Greece so far, with the property market performing strongly, positive results from the election as the new government promises to stimulate the economy with digital transformation – and we had a reminder of just how old the olive-grove tradition is in Greece. Plus, the ancient neighbourhood under the Athenian Acropolis is now open to the public.

Building A Home In Australia, Part 1: Buying Land

If there’s one thing Australia has in abundance, it’s land (and sun, beaches…). So if you’ve got a picture in your mind of your perfect home Down Under, why not take advantage of this empty space and find your own plot to build your own? That way, you can have it exactly how you imagine. But how do you buy land to build on in Australia?