How To Swap Houses For Free
|Travel : Buying Property And Moving Overseas|
Sometimes the easiest way to get a feel for property abroad is to move into an area for a couple of weeks and use a house as your base to move around and judge the area; and also see if you like living there.
However this usually incurs all the costs of renting a property for that time.
So why not do a house swap with someone who owns a house in that area - they get your house for a few weeks and vice versa. The cost comes from finding someone to swap with, but other than that, nothing.
There are magazines that can help such as International Living and also many websites you will find that although the opportunity to post for people to swap houses with.
Questions about buying overseas: