Get ready for the January rush

Get ready for the January rush

If 2020 is going to be the year you move to or buy property in Ireland, there are a few things you can do now to prepare yourself for the January rush. Today, we’re running through what you can expect from the Irish property market in 2020, discussing whether Brexit will affect you, and outlining which professionals you can get onside now to ease you through your purchase of Irish property. 
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Brexit and Spain: the view from the ground

Brexit uncertainty might be the main news in the UK each days – although a deal might be creeping closer – but, in Spain, the government has been doing its best to pave the way for British residents, from guaranteeing expat rights to most recently announcing it would continue the EHIC system if Britain does the same.
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Top 5 French villages with a buzz

What comes to your mind when you think of a picturesque lively ancient French village? Perhaps pavement cafes, timber framed buildings, cobbled streets, local art, a market, the smell of freshly baked bread emanating from the local boulangerie? What about affordable property? Let’s take a look at some beautiful villages with a buzz and find you your dream home in the process!
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Why Alentejo’s coast is tempting us from the Algarve!

Known as the bread basket of Portugal, the Alentejo is known for its farms and vineyards. It’s also got a gorgeous coastline, with some of Europe’s best (and secret) beaches. This paradise is one of the best value places to buy in Portugal, too. While house prices are booming in Lisbon and the Algarve, the Alentejo is 5.8% down on its peak levels.
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The 10 questions your estate agent must answer

Your estate agent is one of the three experts who are crucial to a successful overseas purchase. Their knowledge about the properties they sell, the local area and the general buying process is invaluable. Never be afraid to tap them up for information or ask them to shed light on any concerns you might have about a property or its vendor. Here are 10 questions buyers would do well asking their agent before paying a reservation deposit…
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Can you sponsor your partner to move to Canada?

If you have a job offer to work in Canada but you want to move with a partner or children, you’ll be pleased to know that it is possible for them to join you, as long as you meet certain requirements. The government is particularly welcoming of new talent from overseas, and that includes families. Here’s how you can sponsor your partner to move to Canada.
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