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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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An Epique opportunity; Why Bodrum has taken on a special significance for us  

An Epique opportunity Why Bodrum has taken on a special significance for us   We’ve been marketing villas and apartments in Europe and Turkey for quite a few years now and even advised governments on the best way to develop a luxury property market. We’ve sold some truly jaw-dropping homes and really enjoyed helping our…

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Why Property In Turkey Is Still A Good Bet

Why Property In Turkey Is Still A Good Bet If you’re an expat living in Turkey, you’re probably used to jokes from friends and family “back home” about the necessity for flak jackets and bomb shelters. The popular world perception is that it’s on the edge of a war zone so surely most folk must…

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And the award goes to …. Us!

And the award goes to …. Us! It’s with some pride that we can now describe ourselves as an award-winning estate agency. We’ve done the London ceremony, had our gong handed over and we can now take a bow as the best single-office estate agency in Turkey. But, while just three of us were at…

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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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Talking Turkey – the rights and wrongs of the road

Talking Turkey – the rights and wrongs of the road We have a friend who has spent some time in an African country (which we will leave unnamed) who has told us many a story about the flexibility with which the local laws are sometimes applied. Apparently, what you do sometimes seems less important than…

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