House Trap Episode 2

The eight part House Trap series continues on Tuesday, January 2nd at 7.30pm on TV3 with the second instalment, How to Buy Your Own Piece of Paradise, which visits Kiwis who’ve purchased offshore homes around the world and offers tips on how others can follow in their footsteps.

The House Trap series guides viewers through the pitfalls of buying, selling and owning a home and talks to New Zealanders who have learnt from their mistakes and others who have amazing success stories.

House Trap: How to Buy Your Own Piece of Paradise focuses on Kiwis who’ve purchased offshore homes and takes viewers on a tour of the world to visit the properties and find out how the owners made their dreams a reality.

Amazingly, the show proves it is possible to purchase relatively cheap properties in some of the world’s most exotic locations and visits Kiwis who’ve brought homes in Tuscany, Italy; Burgundy in France; Bali; the lakes of Canada; on a Caribbean Island as well as closer to home in Fiji.

Like Wellingtonian Peter Travers, who made his dream of owning an offshore holiday home a reality, when he and his wife went in with a group of other Kiwis and bought a villa in the south of France.

“I suppose everybody dreams of owning some real estate – especially in France of Italy,” says Peter. “But it was something we’ve never really seriously thought of.”

But Peter made his dream come true and House Trap: How to Buy Your Own Piece of Paradise proves that with some get-up and-go and some local knowledge, buying a reasonably priced offshore paradise is an entirely achievable goal.

And if it’s a goal you’re interested in, host of House Trap: How to Buy Your Own Piece of Paradise, Malcolm Law, offers plenty of information and advice on process and process to get viewers started in their own search for paradise.

And before you know it, a farm house on the Greek Island of Leros could be yours for the very reasonable price of $150,000.

Visit Kiwis who’ve purchased their own pieces of paradise around the world and find out tips about how you could do the same in the second part of the eight-part House Trap: How to Buy Your Own Piece of Paradise, screening on 3 on Tuesday, January 2nd at 7.30pm.

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