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The legal side of buying property in Cyprus

by Yuri Brixenmortar 31. August 2011 12:54
Sun, sea, familiarity - Cyprus is a popular place to buy property, but what do you if your transaction doesn't go as planned? Are there legal steps you should take? [More]

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Spain tops expat destinations for retirement

by Yuri Brixenmortar 30. August 2011 12:57
Spain remains the most popular place for retirement, according to a report from Standard Life. For Brits, Spain tops all the possible expat destinations – and has done so for quite some time... [More]

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Land for sale: Europe’s more sensible than New York

by Yuri Brixenmortar 26. August 2011 11:24
Whatever the housing market is like, there’s always interest in land for sale. Europe certainly seems to be more sensible at the moment, especially when compared to New York. [More]

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French farmland now cheaper than UK and US?

by Yuri Brixenmortar 25. August 2011 12:02
French farmland is now cheaper than UK and US farmland – or at least it looks that way. 2011 has seen farmland prices in the latter two locations soar to an all-time high. In the first half of the year, the average price per acre in the UK increased to £6,115, with demand surging at an equal rate. [More]

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A guide to Manorca, Spain

by Yuri Brixenmortar 24. August 2011 14:31
Manorca (or Menorica/Minorca) is one of Spain’s popular Balearic Islands. It's one of the quieter islands on the archipelago, especially when compared to neighbouring Ibiza and Majorca. So why go to Manorca? The main reason is obvious: the beaches. [More]

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Commercial property: Eastern Europe playing catch-up?

by Yuri Brixenmortar 23. August 2011 12:24
As F&C Investments announces that now is the right time to invest in UK commercial property, Eastern Europe’s market is looking rather less promising. But it did go through a period of growth earlier on this year, and development starts are on the up in Eastern Europe. [More]

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A guide to Mavisehir, Turkey

by Yuri Brixenmortar 22. August 2011 12:18
Turkish property has always been a favourite choice for buyers looking for overseas property. One particularly popular place is Mavişehir, Turkey’s pretty coastal village. If you’re thinking of moving to Mavişehir, here’s a brief guide to get you started. [More]

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Low costs see rise in prefabricated houses for sale

by Yuri Brixenmortar 19. August 2011 11:57
There are an increasing number of prefabricated houses for sale, reported Achdaily this week. The pre-built properties, which have been in use since the 1940s, have “seen resurgence in popularity” this year as buyers and developers are attracted by the difference in design and significantly lower costs. [More]

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Fractional ownership: The best way to buy European villas for sale?

by Yuri Brixenmortar 18. August 2011 12:19
Villas have always been a popular type of property for those looking for a second home or brief vacation. With David Cameron’s recent trip to Tuscany on his family holiday, the spotlight is back on European villas as a dream destination. [More]

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Be careful when buying European homes

by Yuri Brixenmortar 17. August 2011 12:27
You should be careful buying European homes, warns a property expert this week. Andy Bridge, managing director of A Place in the Sun, commented that “buying overseas is a serious business” and that investors should remain diligent when looking at potential purchases. [More]

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