Lagoa property: budget or bling?

Lagoa property: budget or bling?

Whatever your budget, if you’re thinking seriously about a new life in the sunshine, or just a holiday home, Lagoa in Portugal’s central Algarve is a great option. Easy to reach and even easier to love, Lagoa is close to the sea, the River Arane, wonderful countryside and exciting resorts. But what about property in Lagoa? 
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Buying in Canada: Part One

As we’ve previously highlighted, 2019 is already shaping up to be an excellent year to buy a home in Canada. The government’s planning to welcome over 360,000 immigrants in the next 12 months – so you could well be on the list. That’s why, this week, we’re excited to launch our six-part series on Buying in Canada, to help you be in place within the next twelve months. First of all, we’re looking at why to move and what to think about at the planning stage.
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How can you get an Irish passport?

With the Brexit deadline fast approaching and still uncertainty about whether we will actually end up with a deal, it’s no wonder that over 160,000 people in the UK have been issued Irish passports. It guarantees the continuation of their EU rights, including freedom of movement. Although, as we have previously said, no-deal is no big deal if you’re buying property, freedom of movement is still a big issue for many. So what are the qualifications to get an Irish passport, and how do you apply? We spoke to a number of British citizens in different situations to find out their experi
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6 reasons to buy property in the USA in 2019

With the end of the year fast approaching (can you believe it!), it’s only natural for thoughts to turn what you want from next year. If, for you, that means moving to the United States, 2019 could be the year. With the United States in the news every day, and not always for the brightest reasons, you might be wondering whether this is the right choice for you and your family. However, experts are predicting good things for those who want to buy property in the USA in 2019 and 2020.
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Why winter in France is magical

The winter season is one of the best times to visit France for lots of reasons. True, the beach may not be on the menu aside from an appetite enducing stroll,  but plenty of areas still have superb golden sunshine at this time of the year, there are all sorts of festivals going on, Christmas fairs of course and it is much cheaper to travel there. So, wrap up warm and come on a journey through winter in France, starting here.
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Buying in Spain: Part Two

Have you started planning your property purchase in Spain? Decided on your area and requirements? (If not, you probably missed Part One of this six-part guide to Buying in Spain). If you have, then it’s time for the next step: deciding on your timescale for buying a home in Spain. We’re looking at how to draw up the main timescale, and which key milestones to go through at each stage.
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Running a holiday accommodation business in Italy

On first visiting Italy you can’t help but fall in love with the history, the culture and the food. What if you could find a way to live that Italian lifestyle and make a living from sharing it with visitors? Holidays that offer authentic lifestyle experiences have become very popular, and in turn offer property buyers many ways to make an income from their Italian home. New entrepreneurs have some very interesting ideas for a holiday accommodation business that makes the most of existing houses and brings tourists to lesser-known regions. It’s a great way for visitors to experience what
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Buying in Greece: Part 2

Part two of our series is all about establishing a timescale for buying in Greece. (If you miss Part One, have a read of how to focus your property hunt here). Working out your timetable is a fantastic way to make sure everything stays on track. Once you’ve got that end date fixed in your mind, you can work backwards and set key markers in the process. Use the following as a kind of checklist – tick off each point as you accomplish it.
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