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…
If you would love to buy in the sun but don’t have quite enough money, check out some innovative financing options, including equity release and mortgages, in Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, USA, Canada and other countries, in our new guides, How to Pay for a Property Abroad.
For now, absolutely no arrangements affecting those who live or own property in EU countries will change. The UK remains a member of the EU for at least two years after Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty has been invoked – and this will not happen until we have a new Prime Minister in place (at the earliest).
Brits in Portugal worried about the ‘Brexit’ vote for the UK to leave the EU now have some reassurance of their status – direct from the Portuguese Prime Minister. After a long and tense wait, we now all know that the citizens of Britain have voted to leave the EU by a narrow margin.