If you’re looking to buy an overseas property then a useful part of your research should be the ‘How to Buy Overseas Property Safely’ guide from the Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP). New for 2014 and launched recently, the guide is a fully-independent summary of the various steps involved when purchasing overseas, explaining what to do – and equally what not to do – to make sure you get things right. The guide examines the roles of the various parties involved in an overseas property transaction, ensuring you understand who does what and how to find the specialist advice you need, whether it’s independent legal advice or a currency company to save you money on international money transfers. Buying an overseas property is not a daunting prospect if you go about it the right way and the AIPP’s 2014 guide shows how to get started. For your very own copy of the guide, click on the image below. The AIPP is a trade association representing overseas property estate agents, developers and service providers to buyers of overseas homes. For more information go to www.aipp.org.uk.