Amy Baker

Articles by Amy Baker

Why now’s the time to buy investment property in Ireland

If you’re expanding your investment portfolio, now’s the time to direct your search overseas? You won’t be the first to take the leap – ‘fly to let’ investment in residential property is on the up. With advances in tech letting us search for investment property in Ireland from any corner of the world and speak directly to vendors, you can get started right away.

Starting a new life in Auckland

If we told you that you could enjoy city living in a place where the sun shines, you can pop to the beach after a day’s work at your very well-paid job, and where property prices and rent are reasonable, would you be on the next flight? Today, we’re taking a look at what the wonderful city of Auckland offers to overseas buyers.

Dublin: big-city living on a human scale

If you thrive on city living but are done with long commutes and crowds, Dublin could be the perfect city for you. The Irish capital is one of Europe’s smallest…and one of its friendliest. You can walk anywhere in the centre in half an hour, WIFI is free on all the buses, and you are in easy reach of the seaside and the mountains.

Building your own Canadian home; part 2, finding an architect

If you’re dreaming of a new life in Canada, don’t settle for second best – and that includes on your home. If you choose to self-build, you can get everything exactly as you want, and our guide tells you exactly how to do that. We’ve already looked at finding a plot, and this week, we’re exploring how to find an architect and what to expect from them.
A repeat offender’s guide to settling into a new country

A repeat offender’s guide to settling into a new country

There’s something wonderful about starting your new life overseas in a new place: so many sights to see, streets to get lost down, new friends to meet and food and drink to enjoy. It’s an opportunity to live life to the full! Settling in does take time, however, so here are our top tips from someone who’s done it more than a few times.