The Overseas Investor

Building Regulations make for Headaches in Italy

Building Regulations make for Headaches in Italy

Thinking of building or renovating in Italy? Be patient.

It’s no accident that Italy’s beautiful towns and villages have remained largely unspoiled. The country’s stringent building regulations make building or restoring a property more challenging than in many other countries. There are those who avoid the problem by ignoring the law – an estimated Italian 150,000 buildings have been completed without …

London Calling all Investors

London Calling all Investors

UK property prices drop by 40/50%. There’s never been a better time to buy across the water. Property prices in the UK have practically halved, interest rates continue to fall and the euro is worth 94 pence. No wonder European investors are flocking to London to snap up houses at bargain prices.

So, if you fancy putting any spare euro funds you …

The Overseas Investor
EEK!! Beware of the Hidden Costs

EEK!! Beware of the Hidden Costs

EEK!! Beware of the Hidden Costs

When considering buying property overseas many of us focus on the prospect of continuous sun, sea and sand. We have our suitcases packed and are on the plane before we would even think to budget for the hidden costs that we might have to fork out for.

What am I talking about? In many …

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