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Why Rightmove is predicting a summer sales boom

The reasons why Rightmove is predicting a summer sales boom There are a few reasons why Rightmove is predicting a summer sales boom. First of all, there’s been a significant switch in mood in relation to COVID19 in the last couple of months. Being separated from family and friends for so long has been hard…

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A New Normal

It’s been more than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic began and it can sometimes seem like we’re no closer to a new normal than we were in March 2020. There was a period last summer when national leaders were more optimistic and we had a little more free movement. But confident predictions of an…

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Finding a new school overseas

Finding a new school overseas presents one of the biggest obstacles faced by parents considering a fresh start abroad. It’s not an easy decision to disrupt a child’s education, uproot them and expect them to cope with a strange curriculum, perhaps in a different language. After all, telling a child to “man up and enjoy…

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Changes to the Golden Visa Programme in Portugal

Changes to the Golden Visa Programme In Portugal

So now we know … Changes to the Golden Visa programme in Portugal really are on the way later this year. The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has likely slowed progress on the revamp as it’s been almost a year since the government first signalled the revamp. However, as it indicated it would in early…

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Living a complex life

Living a complex life   The dos and don’ts if you’re planning a move to a “condo” If you’re used to the UK, then living a complex life may well be outside your experience. After all, condominiums are perhaps not as prevalent as they are in other parts of the world. As the saying goes,…

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Life as an expat in Cascais

Life as an expat in Cascais Have you ever wondered what life as an expat in Cascais might be like? If you’ve lived in or around Lisbon or visited the city, there’s a good chance you will have been already. Although it’s been around in one form or another since the late 12th Century, the…

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Becoming a dog owner in Turkey

Becoming a dog owner in Turkey A guide to moving with the family pet As we’ve established in earlier blogs, one of the biggest obstacles which prevents many from becoming a dog owner in Turkey is the impact such a radical change can have on the family pet. It’s not just the logistics of getting…

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The apps you’ll need for that fresh start abroad

The apps you’ll need for that fresh start abroad

The apps you’ll need for that fresh start abroad What should be on your phone Which apps do you think you’ll need for that fresh start abroad? If you decide to move overseas, there are many things in life you would probably expect to change. Your diet’s a good example; perhaps your daily routine too….

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Turkey – a nation of glorious contradictions

Turkey – a nation of glorious contradictions Turkey is a nation of glorious contradictions. If you live in the country for any length of time – even a comparatively short one – we think you’ll quickly agree it’s one of the most enthralling, entertaining, bewildering, hospitable and hostile places to be on the planet –…

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