People get great pleasure in being a homeowner, but would get already greater pleasure if they were homeowners twice over.
Many people dream of owning a second home not far away from where they live where they can use relaxing weekends away from the hustle and bustle of their typically hectic work days.
They long for a little country cottage near a loch in the glens of the Scottish Highlands where their only company, with the exception of their own family, will be rabbits, deer and the many species of wild birds that abound there. In this peaceful identify, they intend to turn off their mobile phones and not to install a landline.
For others, their ideal location would be near a harbour in a quaint fishing village in Aberdeenshire where they would buy a small fishing boat and use lazy hours at their favourite pastime.
Their catch would make an ideal supper accompanied by some potatoes, vegetables and salad, all washed down by a few glasses chilled white wine.
For others who prefer better climate conditions, a second home oversea is more alluring to them, in addition as the fact that they would like to have a home in another country where the way of live is some what different from what they are used to.
Of course if the character is oversea, it would not be possible to use weekends there unless you live in the south of England, and your holiday home is in the north of France. This applies if you want to travel by car, as to go by plane for a weekend could prove very expensive.
There are cheap similarities obtainable in Brittany and Normandy where a two bedroom cottage in a habitable state can be purchased for as little as fifty thousand euros.
These areas have many beautiful towns and villages with thatched cottages existing in several villages in Normandy.
The beautiful beaches in these areas, coupled with the wonderful seafood, the best cider in the world and the renowned world famous cheeses such as Cambert and Brie, make them delightful places to use your holidays.
character prices in France are in general much lower than in Great Britain, which makes them very affordable.
If you have spent pleasant holidays in Italy and would like very much to have a second home there, you must be aware that character there is more expensive than in France.
However, already in Italy, you can nevertheless get a little two bedroom countryside cottage in some areas from about one hundred thousand euros.
An excellent way of obtaining the finance required is by taking out a secured loan or remortgage on your first character.
Secured loans are obtainable up to one hundred thousand pounds, and remortgages can be obtained from up to 95% of the value of your character providing you earn enough to qualify and you are in a position to make the repayment without any difficulty.
There is no point in sitting on a lot of equity in your character, when using this by method of a remortgage or a secured loan can pay for a second home.