“I wanted something that worked hard for my money”: The Bacons’ investment property in Florida

“I wanted something that worked hard for my money”: The Bacons’ investment property in Florida

Mark and Julie Bacon have had fantastic family holidays in Florida, but a recent property investment there has made them even bigger fans of the Sunshine State. They got the keys to their hotel-style apartment, or condo, in Orlando in September. Straight away they entered it into the on-site rental scheme and already are seeing a 7% return.
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Buying in Canada, part five: Removals

If you’re relocating to Canada permanently, you’ll need to either ship your belongings or buy new in Canada. Shipping your possessions from the UK to Canada is a viable option, and you will not have to pay duty on any personal belongings or furniture. But how do you choose the best company to help you make the hop across the pond?
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Where to buy abroad

Decisions, decisions! Where to buy abroad? It’s hard enough to choose a country, then you have to decide on town or country, how close to the beach, resort or in the local community… It’s enough to make you want to take a siesta!  
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Brexit panic means cheaper trips to Spain!

The evidence is that worries over Brexit, and potential delays at the border and airports, have caused many British people to shun the continent this spring and early summer. Airlines and travel companies have slashed prices on their package deals, while local hoteliers are more than willing to bargain. Sounds like a great opportunity for that viewing trip!
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“We found our perfect renovation project in the Charente”

Have you ever driven past a picturesque abandoned property, perhaps an old farmhouse or cottage, and imagined how you could breathe new life into it? We spoke to someone doing just that. Karen, originally from the UK, has bought a spacious rural property in the stunning Charente, and is renovating it into a family home. We caught up with her to find out how it’s going.
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How does inheritance law work in Canada?

We’ll forgive you for getting distracted by prairies, ski resorts and vibrant cities when you first move to Canada. However, one matter that should be top priority is protecting your assets. To protect yourself and your loved ones when you emigrate, you need to get clued up on how succession law tax on in inheritance in Canada work.
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Buying in Canada, part four: the buying process

Once you’ve decided on where in Canada you want to live, it’s time to take your first step down the path of finding and buying your dream home. There’s a lot ahead of you, from finding a trustworthy agent through to making the most of your viewing trip and securing the right mortgage. Here are the seven key steps to follow.
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Buying in the US, Part Five: Removals

You’ve got your visa, you’ve put down your house deposit, your papers are all in order, but there’s just one more thing left to organise: getting your possessions over. When you’re heading off to the other side of the Atlantic, you’ll need a bit more than a man with a van – so what’s the best way to organise a long-haul removal?
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The luxury property market in Greece

What’s happening in the luxury property market in Greece? It has long been a popular choice for luxury home buyers. And it’s easy to see why; few places quite match the beauty of these Mediterranean islands, or the art and history that appeals to those with a taste for the finer things in life. What’s more, a big budget goes much further here. So what will €500,000 buy you in Greece?
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