What can you buy in Greece for €250,000?

What can you buy in Greece for €250,000?

How does a detached home with a swimming pool in the tranquil surroundings of the Cretan countryside sound to you? What about breakfast on your own terrace with panoramic views across the Myrtos Gulf to the hills of Kefalonia? Or your own apartment in Athen’s buzzing Horagos district? This week, we’re looking at houses in Greece for €250,000 – and you’d be surprised what you can get!
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Buying in the USA, part three: money matters

As spending tens or hundreds of thousands of pounds is a huge decision, it should not be taken lightly. You need to assess your financial situation carefully at the outset. How much money can you comfortably use from your savings, the sale or re-mortgage of your UK property or other sources to finance your USA property? When doing these initial sums, investigate and factor in buying costs, maintenance and living costs and any other unexpected costs that could pop up along the way.
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Buying in France, part six: the legal process

Even after Brexit, British buyers will still have the right to purchase property in France – just like other third-country nationals like Australians. However, the legal process of buying a house in France is different, so you need to know what to expect. We’re looking at the key steps, from involving the notaire to signing the acte de vente.
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Your Portuguese homes from home

Some of us want to immerse ourselves in Portugal and get as far away from fellow Brits, Americans, Germans and other expats as possible. And some want to join a friendly bunch and become part of the international community. You can do either very easily in Portugal. This article is for those who prefer Portuguese homes where you can probably speak to your neighbours in English! So, where should you start your search?
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Where are the best areas to buy a home in the Veneto?

In a country of iconic cities and landscapes, the Veneto still manages to stand head and shoulder above the rest. From the grand palaces and canals of Venice, to the Palladian villas of the Euganean Hills and medieval townhouses of Padua, it seems that every corner of this region has its own claim to fame. At first sight, you might imagine it would be impossibly unaffordable to buy a home in the Veneto – but my insider tips will help you find those good-value hotspots that many expats miss.
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Cyprus’ quiet pleasures

December and January are the winter months in Cyprus. So, it’s time to put away those swimsuits and beach balls and enjoy the quiet winter pleasures here in Cyprus. “Cyprus is all sun and sand!” I hear you say. Really though, it’s not. Here are some quiet hobbies in Cyprus that you can do in the winter months.
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News update: Plans unveiled for no-deal Brexit in Portugal

Things might be quite quiet down here in the Algarve, but the defeat of Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement hasn’t escaped notice. The Foreign Ministry has announced generous plans for Brexit in Portugal to preserve expat rights and encourage tourism as an ‘old British ally’. Plus, as we tally up from 2018, last year looks good for us, with a record year for exports and investment.
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Your Overseas Home helped us find our dream renovation project

Italy Property Guides readers Rod and Elaine Tipler have just bought a renovation project in the beautiful Torre Guaceto nature reserve, right down in the sunny south of Brindisi. With work starting in full swing and plans to move in by the end of the year, we spoke to the Tiplers about their property hunt and how they’re finding their new life in Italy.
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