Five Italian cities with stylish apartments

If you enjoy Italian city life or at least being close enough to one for shops, hospitals, restaurants and sightseeing, you’ve probably already considered buying a home in or around Rome or Milan. But there are many other amazing Italian cities. They each have their own style, history and traditions and those all-important amenities. Here are five great cities to buy property, including average prices from Immobiliare.it. 
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Why property in France remains top for lifestyle and affordability

Our nearest neighbour, France, has everything to offer anyone yearning to escape the UK which becomes more and more crowded by the day – or so it seems to one who has lived in France now for almost 9 years and occasionally returns to visit the UK! Property in France appeals to all ages: young adults wishing to get on the property ladder, perhaps thinking ahead to when they start a family and wanting to offer their future children space, beautiful open countryside, vibrant cities, the chance to become bilingual as well as older folk wishing to retire to a country where their money will stretch
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What should you know about buying waterfront property?

Can you picture anything more idyllic than living beside the water? Being lulled to sleep every evening by the waves calmly lapping on the shore. Waking up with a quick dip in your own private patch of lake or river. While it may sound like dreamy, the reality of owning waterfront property can prove decidedly more tricky. Setting up shop so close to Mother Nature means exposure to elements that will affect your property over time. Plus, there are an extensive array of rules and regulations to get your head around that don’t apply for normal properties. Before you slap down that deposit, you ne
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Why move to the Balearic Islands?

The Balearic Islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Formentera and Ibiza, are an archipelago of islands in the western Mediterranean Sea. According to the National Statistics Institute, property sales in the Balearics are increasing by 32.3% year-on-year. So, why do the islands hold such widespread appeal?
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Registering a car and getting a license in the USA

As of 2016, there were 222 million registered drivers on the road in the USA. Having a car is essential for getting round, even in most large cities. Even more so if you’re keen to make like Kerouac and go ‘on the road’ to see what your new country has to offer. Today we’re looking at whether you need a US driving licence, and if so, how to get one. We run through how to register a vehicle. Plus, you’ll find some quick, handy tips about how to drive safely when you move to the USA.
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Book your new life in France

Next year marks three decades since the late Peter Mayle published A Year in Provence, a must-read book that quickly became a benchmark for expats writing about their new life in France. It inspired countless others to move across the Channel, in particular to Provence. Of course, other adventurous Brits have since written about their own experiences in other parts of the country and here we pick five that may interest you.
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10 great reasons to emigrate to Canada in 2019!

It’s clear, Canada is thriving. The economy is booming. The countryside is arguably the most beautiful in the world. It’s also the biggest. You can not only have that garden you always dreamed of, but there’s enough for every single member of the population to have 61 acres of their very own. The people are friendly and welcoming to new arrivals. If you’re feeling the draw to emigrate to another country, or have been weighing up your options post the referendum, a move to Canada is an exciting and very realistic possibility.
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Buying a home in Abruzzo

Where can you enjoy sunny beaches in summer and skiing in the winter, spot bears in the National park and eat fresh fish caught from buildings on stilts? The region of Abruzzo is Italy’s best kept secret and property prices are unbelievably cheap.
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Portugal news update: new rules on short-term rentals

A lot has gone on over the last two weeks. A new bill has come into force that places restrictions on short-term rentals and the ‘Golden Visa’ rules are also changing. Brexit discussions continue, while the Portugal 2020 project will see an extra $5 billion of investment into the country. Finally, I was back in the not-so-sunny UK for the last Your Overseas Home show – it was great to be able to meet and help so many Portugal Property Guides readers face-to-face.
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Two (more) great reasons to move to Western Australia

Direct flights to Perth and cheaper homes are making a move to Western Australia increasingly attractive for emigrants from the UK. Two very different pieces of news this week will warm the hearts of any Brits planning an early escape from the British winter. Virgin plans direct flights “as soon as possible”, while real estate analysts claim that property prices in parts of WA have dropped as much as 75%.
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