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This Week's Article

Buying land to build on in Italy

Many readers we speak to consider purchasing land to build property, but for those of you thinking about this option, there are several important steps you MUST follow along the way in order to avoid potential pitfalls. In most rural areas there will be a ratio, fixed by the provincial government and establishes how many square metres of land you need in a given area per square metre of house you want to build. If there is already an existing “rustico” on the land, you will have to include the area already in existence in that calculation, and will therefore Read more...

This Week's Smart Currency Article

Falling sterling and EU Referendum concerns have no effect on would-be overseas buyers

Earlier this month, the team at Smart Currency Exchange exhibited at the A Place in the Sun Live! property show in London – one of the biggest overseas property exhibitions on the continent. Despite fears that the ongoing discussions surrounding the possibility of a ‘Brexit’ are putting off those looking for property in Europe, Read more...

This Week's Journal

This Week's Emigration Article

Top Tips to retiring abroad

A great number of those buying property abroad are pensioners wanting to live out their twilight years in sunnier climates, or somewhere with a slower pace of life. If you are one of these people, take note of our top tips for retiring abroad: Research– Before you actually make the move abroad, the more research you do Read more...

Something Of Interest

Retiring overseas? Make sure you are ready for the pensions changes on 6th April

  As a pensioner moving abroad, you need to be aware of the implications of the imminent ground-breaking pension reforms, which go live on 6th April. It’s critical to plan for these new pension rules, coming into place next week, to avoid wasting thousands of pounds unnecessarily or Read more...

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