Portugal is one of Europe’s hottest property markets in more ways than one. It is not only seen as a safe haven that rarely makes the headlines with a stable political and economic landscape; it also has thousands of people relocating to its sunny shores every year.
Despite a turbulent year, the UK property market has performed exceptionally, soaring to a 16 year high for its property prices. As the global outlook improves, foreign investors are looking for their next property investment opportunity.
Not only Portugal is ideal for investors looking for stable returns on investment at a range of property price points, but the tax regime is very attractive. It offers a low effective tax burden, combined with a special Non-Habitual Residents tax...
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Tokyo is one of Asia’s most exciting and dynamic cities, and home to 14 million people. As the capital of Japan, it is the economic and political heart of the country. And it is also hosting the delayed 2020 summer Olympic games this year.
Thanks to the university, Cambridge is seen as a hotspot for research, science and technology, which encourages leading companies to set up operations in the city and its suburbs (Astra-Zeneca, Microsoft and GSK).
When most people think of the cities of Europe, London, Paris and Barcelona spring to mind, for living in as well as buying property. As a result, this tends to push their property prices up given the investor demand.
The housing market has got the extended holiday many were hoping for and the clock is now effectively ticking for new buyers who haven’t yet started the process of purchasing a home to take advantage of a reduced Stamp Duty charge.