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Brexit impact on UK fiancial services sector

Brexit – The impact on the UK economy and British expats

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UK economy to suffer a £700BN output loss due to COVID-19 and Brexit, with the latter also impacting UK financial services sector and British expats. According to the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), Britain is facing the worst damage than any other leading economy due to...
Cyprus Property Market

Recovery of Overseas Property Sales in Cyprus

Whilst property sales in Cyprus have struggled over the past year, sales appear to be on the rise as economic outlook improves. During March 2021, residential property sales in Cyprus reached 826, which is a 62% rise from the same month the previous year, suggesting a significant improvement within the Cyprus property market.
Popular destinations for expats

What are the most popular destinations for British expats?

With people’s desire to move abroad remaining strong, we take a look at some of the most popular destinations for expats. Download our Free Guide to Emigrating and see which are the chosen countries for many looking to retire or move abroad.
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Coronavirus crisis: Mortgages and buying overseas property

With many people apprehensive about buying a property abroad, we discuss the benefits of buying a property overseas during the pandemic.

Spanish Property Market to Improve in 2021

The Spanish property market experienced difficulty when the coronavirus pandemic first hit, though is thought to see a significant improvement this year as the economic outlook becomes more optimistic.
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Top 5 places for French Ski Resort Property Investment in 2021

With France being an excellent location for property investors, Halo Financial takes a look at some of the best areas for French property. Buying a French property remains a strong investment despite a weaker British pound to Euro exchange rate.
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Overseas property searches spike as lockdown measures ease

As lockdown restrictions ease in the UK, interest in property abroad continues to soar, with Spanish property most in demand.
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Best countries and cities for real estate investment in 2021

Take a look as we break down this years’ survey and outline the best countries and cities for real estate in investment in 2020-2021. In 2020, Los Angeles has been voted as the best city for real estate investment, moving swiftly up from 7th place in 2019.
UK Property Market

Rishi Sunak Launches 95 per cent Mortgage Scheme

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Aspiring homeowners can now purchase a property with as little as a 5% deposit due to the UK government’s new 95% mortgage scheme. The UK’s 95% mortgage scheme has been welcomed by the public and the property industry following a surge in UK property demand

Buying and selling property abroad post-coronavirus crisis

As the global economic outlook improves, Halo Financial discusses how to navigate buying and selling a property abroad during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus: The effect on the Spanish property market

The Spanish property market encountered some difficulties in 2020 but the demand from British buyers surged during the new year. Foreign demand for 2021 also appears to be on the rise despite COVID-19 and post-Brexit concerns...
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Where to buy property in Europe 2021

See our latest review of the best places to buy property in Europe. We look again at some European property hotspots and pick out some top tips for the best places to buy European property. The biggest property price increase within Europe this year was seen in...
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Top 5 Best Places to Buy a Spanish Property 2021

As the new decade begins and Brexit is now in motion, more British expats are moving abroad and looking to buy a home in Spain for a better lifestyle. Find out the best locations to purchase property in Spain.
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Guide to buying property abroad during coronavirus lockdown

With coronavirus travel restrictions still imposed, it can be a challenge to secure the perfect property abroad. Halo Financial explains how to buy a home overseas during the pandemic.
Emigrating to Portugal

Moving to Portugal: Living, retiring and working in Portugal

If it’s in your plans to emigrate to Portugal, our guide includes some essential tips on the cost of living, retiring and obtaining a visa. Download our Free Guide to Emigrating to Europe...
Emigrating to France

Living in France: Complete guide to moving to France

Whether you’re already living in France or considering relocating/emigrating, our useful guide covering healthcare, visas and citizenship will help you settle in France. Download our Free Guide to Living in France
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Living in Spain – Complete guide

Considering getting married in Spain, or want to know the pros and cons of living in Spain? Read our guide to help you answer any burning questions! Despite the disruption caused by the coronavirus, many people are still seeking life in Spain, attracted to ...

High demand for luxury German homes

There has been a significantly high demand for luxury properties in major German cities, with some of the most expensive German homes selling for €16.8million. The impressive sale came in Neuhausen, Munich, but the highest demand from international buyers for luxury German homes is...