Helping You Build a Life Overseas

Getting Started

Within this section of the website you’ll find information that will help to get started.  Find out why buying a property abroad is a good idea.  Learn tips on how to plan, what actions to take and how to take them.  In addition to reading the articles in this area please make sure to visit all the other property journey steps including: financials, properties, legalities, moving abroad and settling in abroad.  Each section has valuable information and it’s a good idea to get an overview even if you’re not planning on a purchase anytime soon.

 


Have your say, wherever you are in the world

  Theresa May’s government plans to allow all British people living abroad to vote in UK elections, after excluding long-term expats in the Referendum. We value you and your ties to the global economic community, said a Minister    British people who have lived outside Great Britain for over 15 years have, up until  More...


UK property stays strong post Referendum

While the Brexiteers are boasting that the sky hasn’t fallen in, the Remoaners are warning that its early days. The property market, at least, seems to be on solid foundations   It’s now well over 100 days since the Brexit Referendum result was announced and the dust is beginning to settle. Immediately after the vote, catastrophic  More...


Money saving tips from the frontline

    When it comes to our own countries we have an in-built rip-off detector. When you go to live abroad, however, you can feel a little vulnerable. It can take months or even years to become truly savvy with savings, so here is some money-saving advice from our writers around the  More...


Property swap, the value of £400,000 abroad

    The average property price in the English “home counties” (the counties surrounding London) is bubbling under £400,000 according to Rightmove. If you could bear to abandon the joy of the commute and the delightful English winter, what could you buy elsewhere in the world for the same  More...


8 Must-Have Smartphone Apps When Travelling overseas

    Here at the Overseas Guides Company we specialise in making moving overseas as seamless and hassle-free as possible. We have compiled eight of the best smartphone apps to help you on your way.   Bravolol If you’re  More...