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What expat couples should ask themselves before buying a home together?

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Make a date with your partner, turn off your phones and evaluate whether now is the right time for you to consider an overseas property purchase…with a little help from… Read more…

UK’s Buy-to-Let Property Sales Slump

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Expats with roots in the UK often like to keep a foot on the property ladder in that country by investing in the buy-to-let rental market, with a view to… Read more…

Is it cheaper to rent or buy a home in the UK?

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The answer to whether it’s cheaper for an expat to buy a property for the duration of a work assignment in the UK depends on location. However, over the past… Read more…

UK: Rising house prices biggest risk to UK economy

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, May 20, 2014

In an interview on Sky News yesterday, Mark Carney the Governor of the Bank of England said, “The biggest risk to financial stability, and therefore to the durability of the… Read more…

Australia’s Housing Sector In Tentative Stages of Recovery

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, April 17, 2013

For the first time in seven months, the number of home loans taken out in Australia has risen; probably a direct result of the lowering of interest rates according to… Read more…

UK Buy-to-Let Lending at Four-Year High

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Buy-to-let lending in the UK accounted for 11.5 percent of total gross mortgage lending in 2012, up from 9.8 percent in 2011, according to full-year data released Wednesday by the… Read more…

US Vacation-Home Loans: Cash May Be King

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, February 18, 2013

Qualifying for a loan to buy a property in the United States isn’t easy these days, even in areas that have been hit hard by the property crisis. It’s particularly… Read more…

UAE Central Bank Drops Expat Mortgage Cap

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, January 28, 2013

Earlier this month it was reported that the UAE would restrict and reduce expat mortgages to 50 percent of the property value on a first home purchase. UAE banking leaders… Read more…

US Property Market Emerges From Depths, But Some States Still Suffering

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 24, 2013

Existing-home sales in the Unites States eased in December but are well above a year ago, while limited inventory maintained the upward momentum in home prices, according to the National… Read more…

French Mortgage Rates At Historic Low

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, January 8, 2013

In December 2012, according to French Private Finance, 49 percent of banks lowered their fixed interest rates and 51 percent left them untouched. No increase from any bank was recorded…. Read more…

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