blog

    Marbella Spain Housing Market Update

    Europeanproperty.com interview Spanish real estate agent John Jessen the partner in charge of the agency business at La Costa Marbella. La Costa has been active in Marbella property development, property sales and rentals, as well as property maintenance – since 1968. They are well positioned to give a live update on the Marbella property market and to help overseas buyers understand […]

    Continue reading

    Are we set for another housing market crash?

    A crystal ball has many uses. The UK housing market is in a state of flux. With the Bank of England promising interest rate rises within the near future, and dire predictions that the London housing market has peaked – no one really knows what’s going to happen to the housing market in the future. […]

    Continue reading

    Investment Property in Berlin is Hot

    Berlin seems to be at the top of the investors agenda as the city rental demand increases, the city has very low residential ownership but is this now set to change? Germany – and in particular Berlin – has been a nation of renters for decades. According to Buy Berlin, just 18% of the city’s residents are […]

    Continue reading

    Why The Spanish Property Market Is Getting Safer

    Predictions that say the worst is over for the Spanish property market have been promoted by self interested parties for the last couple of years. Buty now with some realistic predictions from some top institutions they could now be right. A new market forecast report from Instituto de Practica Empresarial (IPE) business school predicts that […]

    Continue reading

    Investing in property abroad? Don’t forget about Exchange rates

    More and more people are looking into investing in property abroad. The low, or non-exitant, interest rate in banks makes the majority of people wanting to invest their funds in other places, and overseas property, sometimes offering a 6-8% interest with rental (5% when you consider all direct costs), is a good alternative. The majority of newcomer […]

    Continue reading

    Choosing A Prime Office Location In London

    London is home to nearly half a million start-up businesses and microbusinesses. It is the most popular tourist destination in the world once again, for the second year running, and some of the largest European companies, financial institutions, and organisations have their headquarters or major offices in the region. Whether you operate in B2B or […]

    Continue reading

    Property Investment in London’s Exclusive Postcodes

      If you are looking to make a property investment, you will find many articles containing London’s up and coming areas that promise fantastic returns. For example, boroughs and districts such as Croydon, Tooting and Sutton are all predicted to boom over the next five years, making them great potential for long term investment. However, despite these […]

    Continue reading

    How To Move Abroad Without The Hassle

    Moving house can be stressful enough when you are just changing postcodes, but that stress can be multiplied tenfold when your move is taking you across seas to another country. According to a United Nations report the number of Brits moving abroad has soared in the last decade to the highest number ever. Now, more […]

    Continue reading

    Things You Have to Know Before Buying a Home

    Many people look forward to the day when they can actually buy a home and finding the right home is a top priority. There are a number of homes out there and finding the right one will take some time and effort on your part. With all of the elements that come along with owning […]

    Continue reading

    The hidden costs associated with moving home

    It’s no secret that moving home in the UK isn’t a cheap or stress free task and sometimes you can feel like you’ve been metaphorically slapped in the face with a big old fee that you didn’t realise was required – by either the estate agent, your solicitor or those nice people in Government. To avoid […]

    Continue reading

    Moving property: how to stop the stress

    Europe is a big place, but you never quite realise how big until you’ve relocated across borders. Despite the European Union (EU) allowing the free flow of its citizens from one country to the next, the application processes to live in a new country can be a real headache. Add to this the inherent stress […]

    Continue reading

    Want to move abroad? Then study degrees that travel well

    Moving abroad is a momentous, life-changing decision – and one that isn’t easy for people struggling in employment limbo. Without capital to back up your travels and mortgage, you’ll be little more than a backpacker in a hostel bed. But that doesn’t mean the only people able to relocate are jet setting, eccentric millionaires. People […]

    Continue reading

    5 inspirational ideas for brilliant barn conversions

    A good barn conversion can look stunning. An old and derelict work building can be brought back to life with a sensitive and imaginative transformation. Here are five ideas. 1. Barns need imagination A converted barn is a wonderful opportunity for an owner to employ ingenuity and style. You can replace some of the existing […]

    Continue reading

    An Introduction to Property Bridging Finance

    When you start off in the property sector, it’s really important that you have a strategy for how you’re going to invest in the property that you want to buy. This type of sector needs money to start for you and it’s not something that you can walk in to with empty pockets.  This, however, doesn’t mean […]

    Continue reading

    Hotspots Index: Property buyers shrug off Greek crisis

    Property buyers are shrugging off any concerns surrounding the Greek bailout crisis, according to TheMoveChannel.com. The portal’s latest Hotspots Index reveals that Europe has never been more attractive to house-hunters, with Greece joining the Top 5 hotspots in Q2 2015 for the first time. Portugal led the way, with Braga ranking as the most searched-for location […]

    Continue reading