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    Tuscany Italy a Property Market Forecast

    The European Commission has recently forecasted Italy’s economic growth at 0.6% for this year, increasing further in 2016 to 1.4%. This positive progression has been prompted mostly by external demand and investment, with foreign tourism becoming a key element within Italy’s phoenix-like economic rise. The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2015, constructed by the World […]

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    Bespoke Furniture to Suit Every Home and Owner

    As reported via the Mirror Newspaper website, houses are shrinking. In fact, the average UK household is now half the size it was ninety years ago. Couple the decline in the size of our (increasingly) humble abodes with the swelling amount of ‘stuff’ we fill them with, and it is no wonder that bespoke furniture is […]

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    Three Reasons First Time Buyers Should Use A Mortgage Broker

    Knowledge vs. Wisdom If wisdom is said to be knowledge coupled with experience then first time buyers who do not seek the advice of a mortgage broker, by definition, enter into mortgage agreements with no wisdom what-so-ever. I am not meaning to insult any first time buyers out there. Rather, I am attempting to make […]

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    Spanish Property Market Records Growth

    Growing stability in the Spanish property market – with some areas now recording price growth – combined with a weak euro are attracting a rising number of British buyers back to the Spanish Costas in 2015, said SpainBuyingGuide.com in May. “Statistics from the widely recognised TINSA index in Spain show that average property prices in the Mediterranean […]

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    Why Istanbul Attracts International Buyers

    Recent figures released by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat) have revealed that there has been a huge surge in property sales to foreign buyers in the past twelve months in Istanbul – but why such a momentous increase? Comparing March 2015 figures with those of the same month in 2014 shows an impressive 14.6% growth […]

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    Why Barcelona Attracts Luxury Property Buyers

    Barcelona’s reputation as the ‘ultimate lifestyle destination’ is being further enhanced following an influx of super rich real estate investors looking to expand their portfolios beyond traditional property hotspots such as New York, Paris and London. In the last few years, Lucas Fox International Properties has seen increasing numbers of clients with budgets over 10 million Euros, keen […]

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    60% of English Postcode Areas are Help to Buy “Blackspots”

    More than half of England’s postcode areas are yet to see a single mortgage completion under the Conservative’s flagship Help to Buy scheme It was a scheme developed to help British first time buyers get onto the property ladder, but 2 years after the launch of the Conservative government’s flagship Help to Buy initiative, more […]

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    Foreign property buyers set sights on the Balearic Islands

    Now is the time to buy real estate in Spain as property prices finally start to climb in the aftermath of the European crisis; and some local markets are recovering faster than others. Property in the Balearic Islands is an excellent example: savvy investors are picking up luxury villas and sea view apartments at affordable […]

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    Offgrid – A Cheaper Way of Life

    The economy right now is a bit wavy, especially in the big cities where the price of living is going up each year, the only thing that isn’t is our salaries. A lot of people are now looking for somewhere that is cheap and “off grid”. To live off grid you need to buy some […]

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    What Are The Advantages Of Choosing Luxury Home Builders?

    After making the decision to build, you need to decide whether you will use a project or a luxury home builder. Whilst the latter will certainly cost more, you will also receive a number of benefits that are just not available when working with a project builder (who only work from a handful of designs […]

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    Make your move to Naples organised

    In order to achieve a smooth and simple move from London to Naples, you need to plan – and you need to plan well. An organised move equals a smooth move. So unless you want your move to be a disaster, it would be a great idea to get organised. You do not need superb […]

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    The House Shop Neighbour Survey Finds The Most Popular Party Political Leaders

    UK Property website TheHouseShop.com have conducted a survey of over 900 homeowners in Great Britain to find out which political party leader homeowners would most like to have as a neighbour when asked to choose from a list. Survey question “If you had to choose, which one of the following party leaders would you most like to […]

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    Buy-To-Let mortgages: How They Work, Can You Get One, And Where

    If you are thinking about becoming a landlord or renting out your home, this is a must read for you. If you are renting out your home and you are thinking of trying to get a home loan, then a buy-to-let mortgage might be the way to go for you. What is a Buy to Let Mortgage? […]

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    Tips For A Successful Move

    If you’re planning an interstate move, part of your preparation should involve arming yourself with the right information so that you know your rights and responsibilities, and those of your freight shipping company too. Moving is bound to give you the nerves, but if you prepare well you will have an easier time relocating to […]

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    Property Purchase Trend Hits Cantabria in Northern Spain

    The northern Spanish coastal region of Cantabria is known for its lush vegetation, archaeological sites, fierce local rowing competitions and the quality of its beef, which has earned certain kinds of native cattle a European Union “Meats of Cantabria” Protected Geographic Denomination. It’s a pretty region that makes up part of “Green Spain,” which runs […]

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