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Expats Ready For Mortgage Misselling Court Battle

Expat property investors are launching a legal challenge against an alleged Swiss franc mortgage misselling scandal in Cyprus. More than 200 British expats are starting...

Property Secrets Of The World’s Billionaires

The world’s wealthiest people have around £2 trillion tied up in luxury homes, according to new research. Just 211,275 individuals considered as of ultra-high net...

FATCA Fears For Americans Selling Homes In Canada

Americans living in Canada fear they may have to pay huge capital gains tax bills when they sell their home as a result of...

Stamp Duty Bills Wipe Out Good Spanish Property Deals

Getting a Spanish villa at a knock-down price would seem reasonable to most; the country is after all, on its knees, with thousands of...

Flipping Hell As New Expat CGT Rules Revealed

New capital gains takes rules for expats will create a flipping hell as property owners living overseas with homes in the UK try to...

If You’re A Nosey Neighbour, Try Out This Web Site

If you’re a nosey neighbour or an expat exploring a possible new home, a new data source reveals all about people and housing in...

Property prices fail to impress

Property is the latest commodity to disappoint investors, according to new research. Only the Middle East is showing any real growth in prices with a...

UK Commercial Property Sucking In Overseas Money

Money from overseas investment is continuing to flood into British commercial property. Investment was up nearly 50% to £58 billion in the 12 months to...

5 Tips For Owning A Home Overseas Without Hassle

Owning a property overseas is part of living the dream for many expats, but buying a foreign home can be fraught with difficulties. The problems...

Week in Expat Money Matters 10th November – 16th November 2014

Below are the articles from last week, documenting events from the world of expatriate finance, as reported on iExpats and from other places across...

Scammers Move In On Online Letting Portals

Expats renting out their homes through an online letting portal are falling victims to scammers subletting their properties. AirBnB is a popular online letting site...

Pension Fees On Frozen Assets Cost Savers Millions

Pension savers who ploughed cash into the ill-fated Harlequin Property resort investments are facing a financial double whammy that will cost them millions of...

Dubai Property Prices Starting To Cool At Last

The Dubai property prices are starting to cool after soaring prices brought fears of another bubble to the market. The United Arab Emirate’s city is...

New Rules For Expats Borrowing Against UK Homes

Expats wanting to take on new mortgages against their British homes will face a new set of tough lending rules under proposals from financial...

Luxury Home Buyers Hit By Surprise 45% Tax

Non-dom investors have been hit by a 45% tax if they secure loans against offshore assets to buy a property in Britain. The stealth tax...

Week in Expat Money Matters 29th September – 6th October 2014

Below are the articles from last week, documenting events from the world of expatriate finance, as reported on iExpats and from other places across...

Week in Expat Money Matters 15th September – 21st September 2014

Below are the articles from last week, documenting events from the world of expatriate finance, as reported on iExpats and from other places across...

US House Prices Up – But Still Short Of Record High

House prices in the United States are continuing to rise – but some states are still far behind peak prices seen before the credit...

If You’re 65 This Year, Expect To Live For 20 Years

Anyone celebrating their 65th birthday this year should expect another 20 years on average – and need a pension pot of £121,000 to provide...

The Future for Property Investment

Property investment is viewed by some as a long-term route to a potential goldmine, by others as a labour-intensive route to very little, but...