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Bulldozers move to demolish expat homes in Spain

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, August 9, 2016

British expat home owners in northern Spain are on high alert after demolition orders were imposed on their homes which are now deemed illegal.     Built at the height… Read more…

5 tips to avoid a timeshare disaster

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Timeshares and holiday clubs can provide cheaper holidays, but it can be easy to fall into a financial trap. Find out how to avoid the trap with these five tips…. Read more…

Andalusia to control Costa holiday rentals

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Since 12 May, a new rental property law has been in effect in Andalusia, Spain. Ignore it and potentially face heavy fines. Read on to find out if it applies… Read more…

Landlords in England are now immigration control

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Landlords with property in England face a fine of up to £3,000 for failing to monitor the immigration status of their tenants or lodgers, as part of “right to rent”… Read more…

Germany introduces big changes to rental market

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Two new laws in the residential real estate market will have a big impact on renters and landlords in Germany. On 1 June 2015, a new law in Germany became… Read more…

Andalusia to restrict tourist rentals – Barcelona tightens controls further

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The government, or Junta, of Andalusia has released a draft agreement that could be the forerunner to substantial changes in the tourist property rental industry, according to reports in the… Read more…

Portugal’s expats face land and property ‘grab’

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Hundreds possibly thousands of expats have been told they must provide proof that their Portuguese properties are privately owned. If they fail to find the proof, owners of properties in… Read more…

Malaysia: Foreign property buyers’ minimum price doubles

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, April 7, 2014

The minimum price of property for foreigners wanting to purchase property in Malaysia has doubled in certain areas. Expats in Malaysia can only buy properties valued at RM1 million (about… Read more…

UK: Be prepared for new mortgage rules

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, April 2, 2014

The UK mortgage industry will see the largest change to regulation in a decade on 26 April 2014, when the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) changes are formally implemented, says the… Read more…

France: The Winter Truce is coming to an end

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 27, 2014

In France, landlords are not allowed to evict or ask their tenants to move out during the trêve hivernale (“winter truce”) – a Napoleonic law dating back to Napoleon Bonaparte’s… Read more…

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