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Love the Sun, Hate the Heat - Air Conditioner Tips in Poland

Team BigDoor24 - Monday, July 29, 2019

Be Cool

There are lots of articles out there that detail the different types of Air Conditioning to get this summer. From the small portable units with their varying prices, energy efficiency and bacterial effects to the built-in multi-room wall controlled ones, there is a lot to choose from.

Top Property Search sites in Poland - Ranked - # 2

Team BigDoor24 - Friday, June 7, 2019

Buying & Selling - Who Does What Best

The second part of our series on Polish property search portals we look at buying & selling and who does what best.

Top Property Search sites in Poland - Ranked

Team BigDoor24 - Thursday, June 6, 2019

Renting & Letting - Who Does What Best

They are not all the same...

Is Polish Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Team BigDoor24 - Friday, May 17, 2019

Get the (f)Low Down on Polish Tap Water

With the onset of summer, (whenever it arrives!) and the recent publication of the UN Global assessment report, we at thought a lot about what we could do, in our own little way, to stop or slow down the findings of this report.

St. Patricks Day Events in Poland - 17th March 2019

Team BigDoor24 - Tuesday, March 12, 2019

You don't have to be Irish to have a Party

The Irish call it Paddy's Day, the Americans, Saint Patty's Day, and the Poles, Festiwal sw. Patryka as the celebrations by Irish communities around the world for St. Patrick's Day only gets bigger.

Polish Rental Agreement - 5 things you need to know

Team BigDoor24 - Saturday, February 16, 2019

What's in the contract, What's not, and What should be....

Not knowing some basic things about a Rental Agreement is just a gamble.

When & How to apply for a Home Loan in Poland

Team BigDoor24 - Friday, January 25, 2019

When to apply, How to apply, What to consider - Polish Mortgages

Tip 1 . It costs nothing to apply so do it early

Kiss your 2018 shopping days goodbye !!!

Team BigDoor24 - Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Only 15 out of 52 Sundays are open for shopping in 2019

A lot of you knew it was coming but may have forgotten.

Buying or Selling Polish Zloty - do's & dont's

Team BigDoor24 - Thursday, December 13, 2018

It's all about the spread, 'bout the spread, 'bout the spread

If you are in Poland for the weekend it is unlikely you will spend enough to make any real difference to how you buy your Zloty but for anyone staying a little longer, it's worth figuring out the most efficient way of changing your currency.

Choosing a Language School - things to consider

Team BigDoor24 - Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Why you want to learn is as important as where you study

While it's true that a lot of Poles speak English and in many cases a third language, to really experience the country you may want to learn Polish, or at least enough to get around.

Rental Deposits - how much, when and getting it back

Team BigDoor24 - Saturday, December 8, 2018

It's easy when you know

As in most countries, it is perfectly normal that a tenant is required to pay a deposit to a new landlord to cover any outstanding utility charges or damages to the property during a tenants stay.

Best city for an Airbnb Investment Q II 2018

Team BigDoor24 - Thursday, August 2, 2018

Which city offers the greatest return on investment

Everyone is doing it so why can't I?

(Fake) Media in Poland

Team BigDoor24 - Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Not Real Media, Just Property Media !

OK so the headline was fake ...ish.

English Language Media in Poland

Team BigDoor24 - Thursday, June 14, 2018

What's happenin'

Just a few news sources we recommend for the English speakers amongst us.

Home or Investment - Don't ignore the secondary market

Team BigDoor24 - Thursday, June 14, 2018

Everyone wants new, which means there are bargains to be had

Case Study

Getting a Property Valuation

Team BigDoor24 - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Buying or Selling - some tips on hiring a property Valuer

Whether buying or selling, it's a good idea (and required if getting a home loan) to get a good independent valuation. And strangely, not all valuers are created equally.

Renting without an Agent - A Checklist

Team BigDoor24 - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Going it alone

When renting a property through an agent you will normally pay a fee equivalent to one months rent ( or less if using BigDoor24 ).so you may decide you would like to avoid paying anything.