News update: eco-homes, cheap mortgages, and Spain’s priciest streets

It has been a hot summer here with the majority of people on holiday, including the politicians, and the news has been quite upbeat with Brexit taking only a secondary place. The property market is stable, eco-homes are on the rise and Spain’s most expensive streets are revealed! Plus, mortgages are cheaper, as are petrol and diesel.

Buying in Australia, part five: making an offer on a house in Australia

Once you’ve found your dream Australian home, it’s time to put in an offer. This can be a nerve-wracking process – am I offering too little, or even too much, what if it falls through? Follow our seven tips on to help make the process of making an offer on a house in Australia a success in part five of your six-part serialisation of Buying in Australia.

Would I be better off in the UK or Canada?

So, you’ve decided you want to move to Canada and you’re starting your job hunt. It’s the land of opportunity, with a need for over a million new arrivals – but will you be better off than in the UK? We’ve done some number-crunching to compare average wages in Canada and the UK, taxes on these wages and the cost of living. 

Buying in Italy, Part Five: Making an Offer

We’re now onto Part Five of our six-part Guide to Buying in Italy, and that means one of the most exciting steps – putting in an offer. You’ve narrowed down your options to your perfect property and you know how you’re going to pay for it, but you need to make sure you’re up on your negotiating skills if you want it go smoothly from here on. Find out how with these seven top tips for making an offer on a house in Italy.

Buying in Greece, Part Five: Making an Offer

So, you’ve found your perfect Greek property and you’ve read up on how to buy over here. Now, it’s onto the next step: actually making an offer on a home in Greece. It’s important now that you understand how to judge whether you’re making a fair offer and how to keep the upper hand in the negotiations. We’ve helped thousands of buyers over the years, and find that it comes down to seven key points, which we’re focusing on in this, Part Five of your six-part series Buying in Greece. And, if you missed our last instalment, How to Buy, have a read of it,

Buying in Cyprus, Part Five: Making an Offer

Once you’ve had a viewing trip or two and narrowed down your options to your perfect property, it’s time for the most exciting stage: making an offer on a house in Cyprus. This an important stage, so it’s crucial to make sure you remain in control of the process. Here are our top seven tips for doing just that.