There are so many different aspects to consider when purchasing an overseas property and we are here to make it easier for you.

We have put together blogs on a range of different countries from France to Turkey, Dubai to Switzerland.

We have also looked at some of the problems you may encounter, including: “not having a document translated properly”; “common pitfalls when buying overseas”; “how the over 60s are treated abroad when it comes to getting a mortgage”, plus many other relevant topics.

Click below to jump to a specific blog post:


AUSTRALIA – Thinking of emigrating?
CANADA – Heading to Canada for a new life
CROATIA – Buying property in Croatia
CYPRUS – Should you still buy in Southern Cyprus?
CZECH REPUBLIC – Find out more about the Czech Republic
DUBAI – Buying overseas in Dubai
EUROPE – Lenders now ‘stress testing’ home buyers across Europe
FRANCE – France – Fancy a ski chalet as a first or second home?
FRANCE – French property news: property in France is given a boost
FRANCE – Still top spot for Brit buyers
IRELAND – Buying overseas – as property prices begin to stabilise in Ireland is now a good time to buy?
ITALY – Learn more about Italy
MALTA – Maltese islands: the lighter way to enjoy overseas property
MONACO – Why you should consider buying a property in Monaco
NEW ZEALAND – Beautiful scenery and open spaces beckon in New Zealand
PORTUGAL – Buying an overseas property in Portugal
PORTUGAL/SPAIN – Portugal and Spain are not the same and neither are their property markets
SOUTH AFRICA – Buying overseas in South Africa
SPAIN – Buying a rural property in Spain
SPAIN – Buying overseas in Spain
SPAIN – FAQs about buying in Spain
SPAIN – How Brexit is Affecting the Spanish Property Market
SPAIN – Living in Spain and considering moving back to the UK or alternatively purchasing a property in Spain?
SPAIN – Spanish market picking up
SWITZERLAND – Buying overseas in Switzerland
THAILAND – Thailand increasingly popular with overseas investors
TURKEY – Buying overseas in Turkey
USA – Buying overseas in the US where prices are stabilising
USA – Go West? The USA may offer opportunities for overseas property buyers
USA – The current interest in US property

General Advice

A look at the last 10 years of overseas mortgages
Buying residential property overseas in 2017 post-Trump and with Brexit influences
Comment from Simon Conn in light of yesterday’s Brexit announcement
Communal areas and amenities
Could the overseas property market be more attractive to UK purchasers in 2016?
Do you know what you are signing when purchasing an overseas property?
Furnished Holiday Lets – tax-free income anyone?
General tips and warnings when purchasing in a rural area
How a foreign currency specialist will help you find the best exchange rate when you buy a property overseas
How are people over 60 treated in different countries when it comes to getting a mortgage?
How to avoid some of the common pitfalls of buying overseas
Is it daft to retire abroad? I think not…
New versus old – which foreign property is right for you?
Non-resident capital gains tax on UK property
Overseas Buy-to-Let
Overseas buyers urged to use an independent lawyer
Overseas Property and Taxes with Property Tax International
Overseas property sector – should there be doom and gloom?
Places to consider purchasing a property in 2014
Places to consider purchasing a property in 2015
Points to consider when purchasing a repossessed property
Save on a survey and it might cost you!
Talking overseas property with the BBC
The dangers of foreign currency mortgages
The dangers of getting seduced by overseas property when you are on holiday
The hard sell could be an easy route to failure
Tips for buying a ski property
Tips on how to turn your foreign property dream into a happy reality
Too good to be true?
Top 20 Tips for Buying Property Abroad
Top five mistakes people make when buying overseas property
Typical problems found when investing in an overseas rental property
Underwriting issues for European mortgages
Warning to think carefully before buying a business abroad
Where to buy overseas property in 2018