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Welcome to the USA Buying Guide, home to everything you need to know about purchasing a house in America.

The attractions of buying property in the USA are obvious, and it’s still seen as the land of opportunity, the New World, to many.  People are attracted to the employment opportunities, or the chance to join the melting pot of culture found in the larger cities – and of course there is the fact that you can buy a detached villa in Orlando, Florida, near Walt Disney World, with a pool and yard for the cost of a one bedroom flat in many UK towns.
There are, of course, numerous of pitfalls you could fall into when buying in the USA, but the good news is that these pitfalls can be avoided by treating each step towards completing your purchase with caution – from your original planning, research and viewing trips and then financing it, through to completion and ownership. If just one of these steps is not managed or researched carefully, problems can arise, typically leading to stress and the loss of money.
The USA Buying Guide, part of the Overseas Guides Company, is your free resource to help you through every step of your journey to purchasing your dream property in the USA – from the initial research, to finding that dream home, to dealing with financial and tax aspects of an overseas relocation, to transferring your funds into dollars for your purchase. 
We have local expat writers in the USA, along with our content team in the UK, meaning we are able to offer you the most in-depth and relevant information on the topics that will most affect you. Our expats in the USA have already been through the relocation process, meaning they are perfectly placed to offer you their own experiences and tips – as well as sharing their mistakes so you don’t make the same ones!

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This Week's Article

Increased US Property Demand

  According to data released this week, the number of new homes in the process of being built in the US shot up by 5.2 percent over the course of February. The figures, released by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, revealed that the total number of units being built reached 1.178 million.     Fresh demand ignites property development across the Read more...

This Week's Smart Currency Article

Have you thought about attending a property show to help with your overseas property search?

From 6th-8th May, the team at Smart Currency Exchange will once again be taking to the stands at the largest overseas property show in Europe, A Place in the Sun Live! at Kensington Olympia. Shows like this are a great place to visit if you are thinking about buying property overseas, as almost all Read more...

This Week's Journal

How do expats celebrate Easter in the USA?

  Before you move to any country, it’s nice to consider how people celebrate your favourite holidays in your new home. Whilst those Easter Egg boxes are still clogging up your recycling, the USA Buying Read more...

This Week's Emigration Article

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 Read more...

Something Of Interest

Finding the right investment property

There are many elements to consider ensuring you make the best investment decision. Do you want a holiday home, investment property or a combination of both? If you are looking for a property to use for family holidays think about the type of vacations you typically enjoy. Do you want to be close to the beach? Within driving Read more...

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