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18 Jun 2010
Using your mobile internet service whilst abroad
There was a time when heading abroad meant one or two weeks of sitting around the pool, enjoying the local entertainment and culture, and relaxing with loved ones. However, these days there is another activity that is thrown into the mix for many people, and this is to get online to enjoy entertainm... [Read more]
11 Jan 2010
Housing Market Boom In For Sale By Owner Property
With the UK’s property market still looking a little gloomy, it seems there may be a glimmer of hope peeking through in the For Sale By Owner (FSBO) property market. NetMovers, the UK’s leading commission free property portal who let people property for sale, have announced a larger growth this year... [Read more]
18 Jun 2009
Property Prices In The Emirates On The Rise
Those with property investment interests in the UAE may welcome research from HSBC which shows that property prices are rising in the emirates.
The new Property Ladder study shows that there has been a marked growth in the UAE property sector, in part spurred by a relaxation of maximum loan-to-value !--more-->... [Read more]
01 Jun 2009
Calling another country - your options
We all know that calling someone in another country can be expensive, but if you use your mobile phone to do it, those costs can mount up bewilderingly fast. Many people can’t imagine life without a mobile but if you can, being flexible will save you a lot of money in the long run. Here are some... [Read more]
23 May 2009
Touching Base when Abroad
Calling home from abroad can often seem like a choice between the devil and the great blue sea, especially for travelers from the UK. Using the phone in your hotel room can cost a small fortune because both the hotel and local phone company jack up the per-minute fees for long-distance and overseas ... [Read more]
18 Sep 2008
5 Reasons To Make Your Holiday Property Accommodation Accessible To All
Whether you are a holiday home owner offering summer lets or are planning to buy a property abroad or invest in a buy to let rental, it is important to ensure that your real estate investment maximises the returns it generates. AccessibleAccommodation.com
is a specialist property rentals website whi... [Read more]
31 Jul 2008
Free Online Property Library!
Adding to its ever-expanding list of property information guides, TheMoveChannel.com has gone one step further and by providing avid property readers with access to the webooks network
, which allows users to read the full text of many different published books, without cost and with no need to regis... [Read more]
30 Jul 2008
Short on Space But Not on Style
Making a small property appear larger is one of the biggest challenges for a homeowner, but if you apply a few decorating and furnishing tricks and take some professional advice from an interior designer, there is no reason why your small home should not look or feel like a more spacious property.
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23 Jul 2008
A Move in the Right Direction - Towards a Property Investment Company
Crowded, dirty, wet, grey, expensive... Sound familiar? If it does, you are not alone in your complaints about the UK. You are also not on your own in looking abroad for a better quality of life, brighter skies and lower cost of living. Recent reports claim that over 1 million Brits are planning to ... [Read more]
17 Jul 2008
Gloss is Back in Overseas Property Design
After years of discreet matte finishes on our walls, doors and furniture, gloss is making a major comeback. A few splashes of gloss in your home – think shiny splash back in your kitchen, lacquered TV cabinet in your living room or gleaming laminate floor in your hall – is the very latest in interio... [Read more]
01 Jul 2008
Create The Wow Factor With An Overseas Property Makeover
If you are selling your home in Spain or planning to let your property, a makeover might just make all the difference. In the current property climate, homes with the wow factor are the ones that catch the buyer’s eye first. In Spain’s competitive rental market, an attractive living space means your... [Read more]
06 Feb 2008
Turkey Villa Owners – More choice for advertising your villas with introduction of new site
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With the ever increasing expenses linked with owning a property in Turkey many owners are seeking to rent their Villa during the weeks of the year that they themselves are not visiting. This presents the need for owners to have a wide choice of advertising their villa, c... [Read more]
27 Jan 2008
Foreign Currency Exchange London
The buying of a home overseas will almost inevitably require you to pay for the property in local currency – often in several stages. If you’re based in the UK, this will require you to initiate a currency exchange transaction from Pounds Sterling into the foreign currency. It’s important to choose ... [Read more]
25 Aug 2006
Foreign Currency Exchange Podcast with Mark O Sullivan
In this, the fourth overseas property podcast, Mark O’Sullivan Head of Trading for Currencies Direct
talks about the impact of currency exchange when buying off plan property abroad. Mark offers advice on market rates, buying foreign currency for the future, currency trends and tips on what to think... [Read more]
26 Jul 2006
Furniture Packages Spain not an afterthought
"Don't let furniture be an afterthought in the overseas property buying process"
Many property owners underestimate the cost of furniture packages in Spain and need to find companies or individuals that can furnish their homes on a budget without losing the quality look. Some home owners drive their ... [Read more]
19 Jun 2006
Cape Verde Property trips summer 2006
Are you looking to visit the Cape Verde Islands on a property inspection trip this summer?
1 week Property inspections trips in July and August 2006 for 379 pounds sterling
. Trips are available Tuesday to Tuesday and are limited and only available this week, so contact us soon.
For more information pl... [Read more]
22 Apr 2006
Furniture Packages for Overseas Property
After sales in the overseas property industry is usually an after thought for many companies. Many clients have expressed that companies promise them an excellent after sales service, but it is usually a lady on reception fobbing them off with lame excuses.
Over the last few years I have seen new com... [Read more]
16 Feb 2006
Warning don’t get ripped off buying currency…
So you have bought your Off Plan Property and started on the road to ownership.
As many are aware the "buying an Off Plan Property" model allows most buyers the flexibility of paying in instalments. So lets use an example below:
Mr Investment buys an apartment on the Costa de la Luz in Spain on the 1s... [Read more]