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Tidal power scheme to be unveiled in 2015 budget

Chancellor George Osborne has unveiled an ambitious and expensive plan to build the world’s first tidal lagoon to generate green energy. The government’s announced that it’s entering formal negotiations on funding a £1bn project to produce electricity from turbines in Swansea Bay in south Wales. The move came amid controversial measures to reduce taxes for […]

What are these new tax laws?

If you’re an international investor, Lawsons and Daughters an estate agents in Hammersmith mentioned it’s vital to keep across taxation developments so you know what to do with your property portfolio. Last year the UK introduced Capital Gains Tax (CGT) for overseas investors, bringing taxation rates in line with property owners in the UK. This […]

When is the best time to put your house on the market?

Spring time is a great time to sell your property – probably because people aren’t away for summer holidays or busy preparing for the Xmas season. Buyers are also likely to be more attracted to your property as your home looks more alive when the garden’s coming into bloom and the sun’s out. Choosing when […]

Demand for Red Sea property rises as dive tourism up 6%

Red Sea coast of Egypt is receieving a boom in interest as dive tourism has been identified by the UNWTO as one of the fastest growing tourism sectors and in turn demand for homes in this diving mecca is growing.

New French magazine offers expert advice on French leasebacks

In response to demand for expert advcie on buying French leaseback property, Focus on France, a new 32 page magazine has been launched.

Surge in Demand for German Solar Energy Investments as Feed-in Tariff Reduction Approaches

The solar energy world leader (as seen on the BBC), Germany, is currently seeing a spike in demand for Solar Energy Investment as the timeframe that you have to ‘plug in’ before the cut in the feed-in tariff (FIT) looms.

Golden Triangle set to receive economic boost

The affluent Golden Triangle area is set to receive a much welcomed economic boost in 2010 as the green light is given to commence construction at Flaxby

Airport upgrade improves accessibility to Boracay Island

The prestigious San Miguel Corporation, with a track record of investing in the finest global locations, is to purchase a majority share in the modernisation of Caticlan airport.

Sun, Sea and Ski? Italy’s secret ski resort revealed

Drive just 90 minutes inland and you will be transported to the Sila Mountains, a rugged plateau in the heart of the Calabrian region and home to Italy’s secret ski resort.

One to Watch – Hidden Gem of the French Alps

With France topping the charts in a recent survey of the top 10 winter ski resort destinations by budget airline easyJet, it seems that the French Alps remain in favour with British buyers with hidden gem, Sainte-Foy-en-Tarentaise one to watch in 2010.