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International Mortgages


Introduction An increasing number of professionals of all nationalities have been moving and working abroad in the last decade. Whether you are a young executive or a high net worth individual with a diversified portfolio of global assets, you will have specific financial requirements and objectives. Offshore financial products and services can help you achieve financial security and provide you with the quality of life you require as an expatriate or international investor. Over the years, deVere has developed strong partnerships with some of the world’s leading financial institutions and banks, all of which offer some of the most competitive products in the marketplace and a high level of protection for the investor. In this guide, we aim to provide you with essential information on overseas mortgages as an international investor or expatriate. In addition, one of our experienced financial consultants can assist you further and take you through some of the options available to you that will help you set up your mortgage for your dream home or investment.

Why use International Mortgages? It is essential to understand that there are considerable differences between overseas and the more traditional UK mortgages. When arranging for an overseas mortgage there are many potential pitfalls which can leave you exposed if you have not taken the appropriate advice. In the current overseas property market you should be more diligent and stick to decisions that you have made. It is essential that either you or your mortgage specialist is fluent in the language of the country that you are buying in to avoid disappointment at a later stage. Every country has a different set of laws governing property in separate regions. If you are not aware of some of the regulations it could lead to misunderstandings and potential heartbreak further along the line. It would be a good move to get in touch with a renowned international mortgages expert who will be able to guide you through the process and inform you of any rules you must adhere to when buying property overseas. Whether you are at an early enquiry stage or have already found a property, it is always a good idea to seek expert help in order to advise you on lending criteria, property laws and help you with the customs of property buying in the area.

International Mortgages


Equity Release If you wish to release equity from your current property, either for investment purposes or to buy a second home, you may wish to consider taking expert advice on the process. It is essential that you are recommended a mortgage product that suits your circumstances and helps you achieve the goal you have set yourself. You even have the option to take out interest only mortgages which could potentially help you keep costs down.

Remortgage If you are considering remortgaging your existing property because you are either paying too much for it, or wish to reduce payments on it until you have sold it, then a remortgage could be the answer for you. By remortgaging your property it could allow you a more comfortable lifestyle than your previous mortgage allowed.

Insurance Choosing the right insurance product can be difficult especially if you are new to a country, their language and the legal system. This is why it is imperative to choose an insurance broker that will recommend the right products to match your circumstances. Living overseas you may wish to consider insurance for the following to prevent any unwanted costs should something go wrong:

Car

Motorbike

Household

Holiday home

Medical

Travel

Pet

Marine

Money exchange services To make your money go further it is important that you have access to fast and secure money transfers or currency exchanges. It may be worth checking with your mortgage advisor as to whether that company has that facility or shopping around until you find one that you are comfortable with. Money exchange and transfer services help make your money go further when living out your dream overseas as you will gain the best possible exchange rates.

Your mortgage solutions deVere International Mortgages is an overseas mortgage, insurance and overseas investment specialist aimed at providing independent and impartial advice to clients for their mortgage needs. Clients receive a comprehensive range of services including overseas mortgage plans, foreign currency exchange, insurance and expert legal advice.

International Mortgages


We work with a panel of lenders in each country ensuring a wide range of mortgage products are available to our client base. We will always recommend the best product to suit your own specific needs and can offer you exclusive terms which may not even be on the open market. deVere International Mortgages are able to arrange foreign mortgages for purchasing property around the world including:

Australia

Bulgaria

Canada

France

Hong Kong

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

New Zealand

Portugal

Singapore

Spain

USA

We have also developed relationships with specialist expatriate insurers allowing you to get the cover that you and your family deserve. We offer a wide selection of products which are provided by international insurers based worldwide and are able to offer plans including healthcare schemes for corporate groups. To find out more about international mortgages, insurance or money exchange services, please contact us on internationalmortgages@devere-group.com

The advice we provide is free and without obligation.

International Mortgages


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Guide to International Mortgage Planning  

It is essential to understand that there are considerable differences between overseas and the more traditional UK mortgages. When arranging...