How to purchase the perfect European property

Promoted by The Overseas Property Show

Looking to purchase a property in idyllic Portugal, sunny Spain or captivating Cape Verde in 2018?

Buyers looking to take the plunge and purchase a dream property in either Portugal, Spain or Cape Verde are advised to visit The Overseas Property Show on 27 and 28 January, at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, Birmingham. Run in partnerships with Ideal Homes International, the show is considered the first port of call for those looking to start a journey to purchase European property in 2018.

Visitors can discover lavish properties for purchase in the prestigious Quinta do Lago, Algarve, Portugal, from €2 million, to fantastic bank repossessions starting at €100,000. There are also properties starting at €89,000 on the wonderful islands of Isla Canela, Spain, and Cape Verde.

Making a big investment decision is daunting at the best of times, but especially so if the buyer isn’t familiar with the environment, which is where The Overseas Property Show aims to assist.

“Our goal is to ensure visitors who come to the show have access to independent opinions, gain valuable information about their location of choice, and understand their options,” said Chris White, founder of the show.

“They’re able to walk away feeling much more confident about their investment decisions than they did before visiting the show.”

For those considering relocating, retirement or looking for a rental investment opportunity, there will be information available from an experienced team of professionals who will answer buyers’ important questions on tax, currency, mortgages, legal requirements and rentals management for each country.

Legal requirements

The team will include legal and government program specialists who can provide guidance on the newest requirements and residency programs on offer such as the Golden Visa, Non-Habitual Residency Schemes as well as capital gains and pension benefits. One to one financing advice will also be available with subject matter experts for better understanding of mortgage requirements, along with how to save money on currency exchange and transfers.

Custom build your dream house

Architects and builders will be available for those who prefer the idea of custom building their home but uncertain how to begin or manage the process. A favourable option for exacting tastes which can also help reduce costs up to 40%, over buying a new or resale property. Agents will be on hand to assist custom buyers interested in learning how to locate and select plots to suit their needs, guiding them through the process of acquiring land through to contracting builders along with managing the development phase.

Investment trends and how to capitalise

Real estate investment trends such as purchasing purely for rental income, or off-plan purchasing for longer-term capital growth in developing areas has been on the rise, and are fields that investors can explore with the shows internationally experienced team. As well as discovering the ideal property for their particular investment needs and understanding the practical side of managing the property and rental bookings to ensure the best return on investment.

Admission is free. For e-tickets visit:
Additional information: +351 289 513 434 or 0800 133 7644