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Not all doom and gloom for overseas property buyers

Not all doom and gloom for overseas property buyers

Despite currency fluctuations interest rates are still at an all time low. So all is not lost for those seeking a property abroad, says overseas mortgage expert Simon Conn Since Brexit, there have many different comments in the press about how people feel the market...

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Your financial guide to buying a home overseas

You don't want to make a mistake buying a home abroad if you are retired. So consider these top currency tips to avoid sky high bank charges and ensure a smooth financial move Before you get started, consider some of the key financial points that will help you...

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Reap – an affordable alternative to buy to let

JANE SLADE meets the father and son behind Reap, a new ethical annuity plan that offers a fixed income from property without the headache of being a landlord Reap is a property-based financing arrangement where people lend money to an affordable housing provider which...

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Fears for retirees after pension reforms

MAKING the wrong decision could leave more than a million workers without enough money to live on in the aftermath of sweeping new pension reforms, reports SARAH O'GRADY As many as 1.4 million older people in England have little or no understanding of how the pension...

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Problems with new pension freedoms

The introduction of the new pension freedoms have been slammed by the chief executive of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory firms as “alarmingly chaotic” The CEO of deVere Group, Nigel Green, has raised concerns about the implementation of the...

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Sweden – a hotspot for property investors

  JANE SLADE visits Sweden to see how two farmers and a tax inspector have hit on a winning formula by investing in property there Until Wallander, The Bridge, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Sweden's greatest exports were Bjorn Borg, Abba, Volvo and Sven Goran...

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