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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.
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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...
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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.
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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...

What you need to know when buying a property in the USA in 2021

With the US economy growing stronger, American property prices have seen significant growth over the years. This guide covers all you need to know about US property in 2021.

11 things you really need to know about Airbnb in 2021

It’s a decade since online short-term rental agency Airbnb was founded, revolutionising the sector. Here Halo Financial explores how property owners around the world have benefited and how home exchange is also becoming popular for those looking to sample life in new countries.
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What are the most popular destinations for British expats?

Discover the most popular destinations for UK expats and what will happen moving abroad post-brexit - British nationals who apply for residency post-Brexit could find themselves in need of...
Spanish Property Market

New investment opportunities in the Spanish property market

Foreign demand within the Spanish property market is on the rise. Find out some of the best areas for property investment in 2021. Download our Free Insights and Guides if you are thinking of buying in Spain...
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Turkish overseas property purchases in decline

Global property markets have seen immense disruption during 2020 as a result of COVID-19. While most property markets have suffered during this period, property stats for Turkey have been exceptional during 2020.
Cyprus Property Market

Recovery of Overseas Property Sales in Cyprus

Overseas property sales in Cyprus seem to be showing signs of recovery. Limassol saw an increase in property sales by 25%, 21% in Famagusta and 20% in Larnaca. Paphos, which is the most popular area for overseas property purchases in Cyprus, saw...

Boom in UK overseas property purchases in French ski and mountain resorts

Find out why there has been such a boom in French ski resort property purchases. Discover where the hotspots are for the perfect holiday home.