6 reasons to buy property in the USA in 2019

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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A morning spent inside the Catalan Institute of Public Safety

There is a strong police presence in Spain. We often see various police forces stationed at roundabouts monitoring and stopping drivers, police patrolling the streets and beaches, police at public events large and small and patrol cars making nightly rounds. Catalonia has its own police force, the Mossos d’Esquadra which protects the 7 million people who live in the region and its own Police Academy, the ISPC (Institut de Seguretat Pública de Catalunya) located near Barcelona.
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Top tips for renovating your French property

It is fair to say that many British people dream about owning an old French farmhouse brimming with character and original features, preferably with at least some outside space and probably set in a pretty village. Certainly these properties are reasonably easy to find, and there are still some excellent bargains across the country. However, many such properties have been neglected, and may need a complete overhaul – or at best a serious amount of decorating.
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Lawnmowers and lemons: our Easter in the Costa Brava

Gin and tonic tastes a million times better with home-grown lemons. Trust me, I’ve tried it, so have the neighbours! So, finding my four-foot lemon tree dripping with fruit when I arrived at my Costa Brava villa this week was a real treat, at least for me and the wife, who enjoy a sundowner. The children – three year old Clemence, six year old Harry and nine year old Maddy – were more excited about slurping away on their all-time favourite drink, chocolate flavoured Cacaolat, which you don’t get in the UK. I think the youngest can see off a carton in under 10 seconds now.
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Planning your French purchase sensibly

Buying a home in France has seemingly forever been the dream of many British people. Now is still an excellent time to buy despite the pound suffering somewhat in recent weeks against the euro. House prices in the UK have soared giving many people more spending power and UK pension legislation is now far less restrictive than before with those of retirement age being able to source their money more freely and flexibly. Further, house prices in France have either remained stable or even in some areas reduced. There are small signs of property prices increasing however so the current market bode
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French castles and palaces at bargain prices

We all have an image of our picture perfect French house, don’t we? With brightly coloured shutters, lavender in the garden, maybe a goose on the pond… Or perhaps you were thinking more along the lines of spiral staircases, turrets, a west wing, a moat, and stables?
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The current property market in France

Easter has always been the traditional time for property hunters to begin their property search and this is no less true of the foreign property market. France’s property market in recent years has been completely different from that in the UK; prices have not risen very much if at all and indeed in some areas have fallen, forcing sellers to become more realistic about their property’s worth.
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