Look beyond property to unlock investment potential

Property is a solid, reliable investment that holds its value, right? For many people, investing in bricks and mortar by…

Living in Cyprus and thinking of selling your UK property? Weigh up the pros and cons

For British expatriates living in Cyprus, weighing the decision to sell UK property involves considerations beyond mere investment, including future…

Portuguese capital gains tax – understanding the main home and reinvestment reliefs

Will you have to pay Portuguese capital gains tax when selling a property? In Portugal, only half the gain is…

French property taxes

What French property taxes do you need to be aware of when buying, selling or renting out a property in…

Downsizing your property – is it time to consider?

Downsizing your property can bring various financial benefits, as well as making your life easier.  With careful planning, you could…

Considerations for buying a property in Spain

As you consider purchasing a property in Spain, it is important to be mindful of the expenses that go beyond…

Buying and selling property in France – frequently asked questions

Are you thinking of buying or selling property in France? Have you been made aware of the process, the tax…

French social charges – what you need to know in 2022

French social charges are additional to income tax, and are applied to employment, pension, and investment income. Has anything changed…

Modelo 720 – the new, improved penalty regime

The Modelo 720 penalty regime has been amended to much more acceptable levels following a ruling by the European Court…

Valuing property for tax purposes – Spain’s new reference value of the cadastre

A property’s value plays a key role in determining various tax liabilities, particularly wealth tax, transfer tax, stamp duty, and…

How much capital gains tax will you pay in Portugal?

If you are resident in Portugal, you will be liable for Portuguese capital gains tax when you sell a property…

Investing in real estate vs capital investments when living in France

There are pros and cons when weighing up real estate vs capital investments. Many people who have capital to invest…

Balancing the Chancellor’s books…could your UK pensions be affected?

Your UK pensions may have caught the attention of UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak who, like his counterparts in Europe, has…

Brexit implications for buying and selling Spanish property

Has Brexit changed anything for UK citizens who own a Spanish holiday home or other property? Make sure you’re aware…

Andalucía reduces property purchase taxes for 2021

Anyone buying a Spanish holiday home or moving to Southern Spain in 2021 could benefit from a temporary reduction in…

Buying a property in France? Understanding your tax obligations

What do owners of French property need to know about income tax, wealth tax, capital gains tax and local property…