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How to buy a property in France

How to buy a property in France

Ready to start hunting for your perfect home in France? People can get nervous about buying property in France, with a different legal system and currency, but there is nothing to fear. Here is how to buy a property in France. Compared to buying property in some...

How to retire to France

Retirement in France offers an active and adventurous new start in life where you're only as young as you feel. But post-Brexit, or as a third-country national, how do you retire to France? While retiring to France has become a little more bureaucratic since Britain...

Applying for a visa to live in Greece

Do I need a visa for Greece after Brexit? British people moving to Greece since Brexit are not classed as ‘third-country nationals’ just like the many Americans and other non-EU nationals who make this wonderful country their long-term home. There are several visa...

Applying for a visa to live in Spain

Do I need a visa for Spain as a non-EU citizen? British people moving to Spain since Brexit are now classed as 'third-country nationals' just like the many Americans and other non-EU nationals who make this wonderful country their long-term home. So if you want to...

Retiring to Spain

Retiring to Spain

Moving to Spain when you retire offers not just a warmer, sunnier place to live, but also an exciting new lifestyle – a permanent holiday – with likeminded people and new friends. But how possinle is it post-Brexit, or for other non-EU citizens? Here we explain how to...

How to buy a property in Portugal

How to buy a property in Portugal

Buying a property in Portugal marks the start of an exciting new life in the sun. Whether a holiday home, retirement or investment, it should be no more problematic than a purchase in your home country.
However, the process may feel a little intimidating at first, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the language, currency and bureaucracy.
This article lays out the basics, so you’ll know what to expect. Of course, there will be variations, and you should always speak to a reputable and specialist property lawyer before committing any money.
That said, 10 simple and logical steps should ensure a safe and smooth property purchase in Portugal.