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Archive for February, 2014

Smoke Detectors Compulsory in France from 8 March, 2015

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 28, 2014

A fire in the home in France is more likely to burn undetected than in Norway, the United Kingdom or the United States according to the French Ministry of Housing… Read more…

Malaysia delays floor price increase for foreign property buyers

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 28, 2014

The minimum price of property for foreigners wanting to purchase property in Malaysia could double from the current RM500,000 to RM1 million (€111,500 to €223,000). The increase was expected to… Read more…

US Tax Payers: How to Avoid Home Tax Deduction Mistakes

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 27, 2014

The tax payment clock is ticking towards April 15, tax day for US tax payers. (American expats have until June 15 or October 15 if an extension is requested; see… Read more…

How to find a home in the UK with superfast broadband (or avoid one that doesn’t)

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The list of things to do when relocating to a new country is long. Usually at the top of that list sits ‘find a new home’ – not just any… Read more…

Is strong sterling attracting euro buyers?

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Last week sterling started at 1.2226 against the euro, its highest since 10 January 2013. However, over the course of the week it fell 1.3 cents, and today stands at… Read more…

Demand and Supply Adversely Affect House Prices in France

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, February 24, 2014

France’s national association of estate agents, FNAIM, issued its annual review of the property market earlier this month. They report that sales and prices fell through 2013; on average, across… Read more…

How to Obtain European Residency in Return for Property Investment

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 21, 2014

In 2013, Greece enhanced and broadened its “Fast Track” investment law to include benefits to foreign investors in Greek real estate, including providing residency status. Greece is just one of… Read more…

How to Spot a Promising Buy-to-Let Neighbourhood

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 20, 2014

Making a good profit on a buy-to-let property depends on many factors not least the initial investment cost of the property. Investors who spot a trending neighbourhood early on in… Read more…

More UK Properties at Risk from Sinkholes and Crown Holes

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The recent heavy and prolonged rain in the United Kingdom has caused at least a dozen sinkholes to open up, and probably far more in rural areas that are as… Read more…

USA: More Flipping, More Profit, Less Time

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Flipping homes is picking up again in the USA. A flipped home is one that is purchased and then sold again within six months of its original sale, usually making… Read more…

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