But if you are considering spending your golden years overseas there are some key steps you need to take.
Try before you buy
Obvious point but moving overseas is a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly, and living in a foreign country is very different to going there on holiday.
While you might have liked an area after visiting it for a week during the tourist season, the atmosphere could be completely different out of season, and the amenities might not be what you expect.
Renting a property on a short term basis is a good way to experience a country/area and decide whether you really want to make it your home.
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