Best value destinations to buy a second home overseas

In the first study of its kind, we’ve revealed the best value destinations to buy a second home overseas. Buying a second home abroad continues to be a popular investment option. It provides a holiday haven when you want to get away from it all and can be a useful second income through lettings. We’ve compared the costs associated with buying a second home, to help you narrow down your search on where you would like to buy. In the FairFX Property Abroad Cost Calculator we compare the average price of a property in over 30 countries, based on the […]

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FairFX Property Abroad Cost Calculator

The FairFX Property Abroad Cost Calculator compares the average price of a property in over 30 countries, based on the average cost of a two-bedroom apartment. The cost calculator also factors in the cost of buying a car overseas and a year’s worth of petrol, utilities and daily essentials such as food and drink. Buying a second home abroad continues to be a popular investment option. It provides a holiday haven when you want to get away from it all and can be a useful second income through lettings. The FairFX Property Abroad Cost Calculator is designed to make it […]

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Are more people moving abroad Post-Brexit vote?

Guest Post: Irvine Moving Solutions is a professional home and office removals company.   The Brexit vote hit the pound hard and put UK businesses in unchartered territory. The decision created much uncertainty for individuals living in the UK too, with newspapers reporting that Remain voters created a surge in citizenship applications in other EU countries. But have we seen people following through on these initial reactions? Summer 2016 certainly was a busy one for everyone at Irvine Moving Solutions! Since the announcement of Brexit in June, our moving team have consistently been on the road week on week.   […]

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Buying a property overseas? Watch out for these pitfalls

The key thing to remember when buying a property abroad is not to leave your money transfer until the last minute, as you could get stung. Allow yourself enough time to shop around and get the best deal. Many people make the mistake of going straight to their bank without considering other options but this is often the most expensive way to transfer money. Making payments abroad? Ensure you avoid these pitfalls: Transferring money overseas to buy a property doesn’t have to be a complicated process. Follow these steps to avoid any last minute problems when securing your dream home […]