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Look beyond property to unlock investment potential

Property investments can fall behind when it comes to the key principles of liquidity, risk and return, diversification and tax efficiency.

Owning Portuguese property through a company

Expatriates with corporate-owned Portuguese property may face higher capital gains and wealth taxes after recent rule changes.

Is it still worth owning buy-to-let property in the UK?

With recent changes increasing the tax burden for landlords and property investors, is it time to rethink owning UK buy-to-let property?

Home bias vs. diversification: Some home truths about investing

We explore the implications of concentrating on property and UK-based investments and why diversification is so important when investing.

Investing in UK property: Three common myths busted

Is bricks and mortar really a safe, reliable investment? We explore how investing in UK property fares as an option for British expatriates.

Capital gains tax on selling property and shares in Spain

How much is capital gains tax in Spain, for residents and for non-residents? Can you benefit from allowances?

Downsizing in Portugal needn’t mean short-changing your heirs

It’s possible to scale-down the size of your Portugal property to secure a comfortable retirement and still leave a lasting legacy.

Is 2017 the year of higher taxes for property owners in Portugal?

If you own property or are thinking about buying a home in Portugal, you could be affected by new tax rules, including a ‘wealth tax’ on high-value properties and a new way of defining ‘tax havens’.

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