Buying property in Cyprus

Starting to think of buying property in Cyprus and you cannot help but think about that classic and fairly high, European level standard of living that is sure to please you and your family. Cyprus is the only Eastern Mediterranean destination that offers a quality of life to which most Britons are accustomed,” said Pauline Gallagher of Cyprus-specialist UK-based agents Halcyon Properties, “With its good infrastructure, high-quality hospitals, excellent shopping and where English is widely spoken.” On an island that is now our fifth most popular foreign destination; many ex-pats have been attracted by the 300-odd days of sunshine annually and the island’s low flat tax rate for non-Cypriot residents of just five per cent. The low cost of living …

How to Plan Your Retirement Abroad

A growing number of international citizens are contemplating the concept of taking early retirement, escaping the hectic monotony of the daily grind and retiring abroad in a low cost location to make the most of their retirement savings. If you’d like to live overseas to escape the high costs of living associated with countries such as American and Britain for example, this is a guide to planning your retirement abroad so that you don’t run out of money, you don’t run out of friends and you never lose your adventurous spirit. When contemplating retirement the majority of us seem pre-programmed to only consider the far reaching financial implications of never bringing in an income again! But the fact of the …

5 Tips for Overseas Vacation Home Buying Success

The dream of owning a vacation home in some sun-drenched overseas location is one the majority of us share, and because real estate proves itself time and again as a solid long term investment commodity, many more people are committing to purchasing real estate abroad as an investment that they and their family can also enjoy and benefit from. When buying a vacation home abroad there are a number of key considerations to bear in mind to avoid some of the traps and pitfalls sometimes associated with buying long distance and in an unfamiliar country. With these 5 tips for overseas vacation home buying success you can quickly cut a swathe through the research process and move towards securing the …