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: emigration financials, emigration properties, emigration 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.
Top Tips to retiring abroad
A great number of those buying property abroad are pensioners wanting to
live out their twilight years in sunnier climates, or somewhere with a
slower pace of life. If you are one of these people, take note of our top
tips for retiring abroad:
Research– Before you actually make the move
abroad, the more research you do is really the better – find out
about your chosen new country (or even countries!), the people, More...
Top tips for getting the most out of foreign estate agents
Your estate agent will be one of the most important ingredients in your
overseas property journey, particularly once you have arrived in your
prospective new country on a viewing trip. It’s really important that
you feel confident with the estate agency that you are dealing with, and
their ability to find you your perfect property. We have put together a
number of tips for ensuring that you get the best out of your chosen More...
Top tips for moving abroad with your pet
For many would-be expats, the idea of moving abroad without your pets is
unbearable. Animals can be a big part of the family, and many people will
do anything they can to ensure their pet can join on their adventure to a
Pet relocation can be long and complicated, and sometimes if the pet is
too old or not in the most robust health, it can sadly not be worth it.
There are numerous rules, regulations and time frames involved, meaning the
pet relocation process must be More...
Top Tips for settling in to your new country
We know that emigrating can be both an exciting AND stressful time.
Whilst it’s really important to focus on the preparations to get you
(and your belongings) safely into your dream home overseas, it is quite
common to not think about the things you need to do on arrival until you
actually arrive! Settling in to your new home and country is really
important to ensure the happiness of you and your families once you are
there – here are our top tips to ensure you do More...
Top tips to help sell your overseas property
Whilst the OGC is renowned for our buying guides, we are also able to
offer support for selling your overseas property – a complicated
process. Below, we outline our top tips to help readers through the
complexities of selling property in a foreign country:
1. Set the right
It cannot be emphasised enough just how important it is for the right
price to be set at the beginning – particularly since More...