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The Coronavirus is Having a Global Impact on How We Live Our Daily Lives

Coronavirus  Why We’d Urge Our Clients To Keep Calm And Carry On…   If you were thinking about buying or selling a home overseas this spring, few would probably question you if you decided to put those plans on hold right now. The coronavirus is having a global impact on how we live our daily…

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All Change As Portugal’s Golden Visa Programme Is Revised

All Change As Portugal’s Golden Visa Programme Is Revised

All Change As Portugal’s Golden Visa Programme Is Revised So, despite perceived local wisdom suggesting otherwise, it’s happened. The Government in Portugal has bowed to Opposition pressure and has decided to revise the Golden Visa Programme. The good news is that, essentially, the principles remain the same. If you want residency status in Schengen nations…

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Are Portugal’s Golden Visa Rules About To Change?

Are Portugal’s Golden Visa Rules About To Change? If you’re resident in Portugal – or if you hope to be soon – and you keep an eye on the media, we wouldn’t blame you for asking: “Are Portugal’s Golden Visa rules about to change? At the moment, an investor who spends 500,000 on a home qualifies for an application…

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Ten things that happen when you move abroad

Ten things that happen when you move abroad Pulling up roots and moving to a different country is a difficult experience to encapsulate in a few sound bites or sentences. It’s exciting, scary, hugely rewarding, sometimes frustrating, bewildering and exhilarating – often all at the same time. It’s different for everyone, of course; if you’re…

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Some Thoughts On Thomas Cook

Some Thoughts On Thomas Cook Although the signs had been there for some time, the collapse of Thomas Cook came as a bombshell to many – not least the holidaymakers caught overseas when the news finally broke. Headlines a few days before had indicated a contingency plan was already in place should the worst happen…

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The currency of the care package

The currency of the care package It’s easy to persuade yourself that, if you moved abroad, there’s little or nothing you’d particularly miss. Family and friends are perhaps an unspoken exception but then, hopefully, they’ll visit; there’s always Facetime or you can hop on a plane and be back in a few hours – a…

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Moving abroad? Keep in touch …

Moving abroad? Keep in touch … If you’re of a certain age, you’ll probably remember a little about life before the internet or cell phones. We’ve probably all read the memes about drinking from hosepipes or playing out with friends all day but there are other differences which would also baffle the average Millennial. The…

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Pitfalls to avoid when moving abroad

Pitfalls to avoid when moving abroad Reasons for emigrating are many and varied. For example, at the moment, few would blame Brits for looking for an escape from the madness which is Brexit. However, more traditional reasons include a yearning for a fresh start or retirement somewhere in the sun, a quest for a better…

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Real Estate for sale in Algarve

Real Estate for sale in Algarve

Finding real estate for sale in Algarve is one of the most popular recent searches. This is due primarily to the fact that this region is essentially a tourist paradise on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The city is located in the southernmost part of Portugal. The main part of…

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