Orlando invests in its future

Orlando invests in its future

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World-class golf courses, theme parks and shopping malls combine to make Orlando an enticing destination for overseas property buyers. Not forgetting the year-round sunshine that ensures a morning on the fairways or a day at Disney are such a pleasure. This list of the city’s world-class attributes is about to get even longer as it … Continued

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Strong tourism and foreign demand give Florida a feel-good factor for 2018

Rising numbers of tourists and air passengers, combined with increasing international demand for property point to a healthy year ahead for Florida’s real estate market, said Spot Blue in November 2017. The number of travellers passing through Florida’s 20 busiest airports grew 4.3 per cent year-on-year in 2016 to hit a total of 168 million, … Continued

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Your healthcare options in the USA

Your healthcare options in the USA

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A move to the US will mean leaving the good old NHS behind. We think nothing of having the services of our GP or local hospital ready and waiting for us when we take a turn for the worse. All we have to do is pay a spot of tax each month for the pleasure. … Continued

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USA: a great place to buy property

USA: a great place to buy property

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The United States of America: the “Land of Opportunity”, where the British are welcomed with open arms. While big portions of food, great TV dramas and friendly locals asking us to repeat words in our “cute” accent might sound enticing, it’s not enough to persuade us to move across the Atlantic. So what exactly makes … Continued

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Overseas property investment soars in the US

It doesn’t seem that anything can put off overseas property buyers from heading to the United States of America. They seem to be taking everything from a divisive President to price rises caused by a strengthening dollar in their stride, as they continue to march stateside in the firm belief that the US is a … Continued

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Cheap flights to the US

Cheap flights to the US

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Are you planning a viewing trip to find your perfect property in the US in the coming months? If the answer’s yes, the first thing you will need to do is book a flight across the Atlantic. Don’t forget to thank the Norwegians – those Scandinavian lovers of snow sports and pickled herring – when … Continued

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Why you should buy in Miami

Why you should buy in Miami

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Miami is affectionately known as the Magic City and you can see why. In barely 100 years it has developed from a sleepy seaside town into an energetic metropolis – the fourth largest city in the US. Today Miami is a thriving, culturally diverse metropolitan area that’s locked in an ongoing battle with Phoenix for … Continued

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Foreigners welcome extension of American EB-5 visa scheme

The USA has extended its EB-5 investor programme until December 9th 2016, after the popular scheme was due to expire at the end of September. This is good news for foreigners planning to use the EB-5 program to gain residency in the USA. There have been calls for American Congress to end to the scheme … Continued

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Florida market gains momentum with emerging interest from Middle Eastern investors

Property prices and the number of homes sales in Florida were up comfortably year-on-year during August, according to Florida Realtors data, with some agents in the Sunshine State also reporting a rise in interest from the Middle East and Asia since the launch of a flight from Dubai. The direct Dubai-Orlando daily service launched by … Continued

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Cheap mortgages helping to fuel the US’s new homes market in 2016

Investors will welcome the news that sales of new homes are rocketing across the US, reaching a level not seen since January 2008, before the economic crash. The country’s Commerce Department reported recently that new home sales jumped a healthy 16.6 per cent in April 2016, hitting a seasonally adjusted rate of 619,000, up from … Continued

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US market to rise further in 2016, but slower than in 2015

US market to rise further in 2016, but slower than in 2015 The American resale property market will continue on its upward trend in terms of value and volume in 2016 but at a slower pace than 2015, said the US trade body for real estate, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) in January, which … Continued

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