If affordability is high on your priority list and you’re wondering where the cheapest place to live in Ireland is, we’ve got you covered. At the end of 2021, average house prices in the Emerald Isle were €290,998, but there are plenty of areas where property is much cheaper than this. Here are five affordable places to buy a home in Ireland.
The recent COP26 summit highlighted just how urgently we need our homes to be carbon zero, and not just in the UK but across the globe. Here’s a guide to what this means when house-hunting abroad and how you can keep your carbon footprint to a minimum…
Life in Spain is (almost!) back to normal. The property market has also started to recover, with home sales up 25% this summer, compared to the same time in 2019. But as we near the two-year mark since the start of the pandemic, some Spanish properties are still sat empty, with many receiving little to no maintenance throughout this period.
If you’re dreaming of a home in Spain, but you can’t find the one you want, or it doesn’t fit your budget, buying off-plan could be the answer. Essentially, this means buying a property that’s either not yet built or still in the process of being built, as opposed to an older property (known as a “resale”).
With the easing of travel restrictions, you can now easily hop on a plane to visit and purchase properties in Spain. But since Brexit, if you want to stay in Spain long-term, perhaps for retirement, then you’ll need a visa.
A virtual property exhibition is the perfect launchpad for your plans, with all the benefits and none of the hassles of an old-style event. For answers to your questions about buying abroad, plus useful contacts, they’re a great first step to a successful overseas property purchase.