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Buying and selling property overseas

If you're buying and selling property overseas you'll probably need to transfer money from one currency to another. World First will make the process easy, remove the stress and secure you the best exchange rate.

Why use World First to help buy or sell property overseas

Trust World First to make it faster, cost-effective and easier when you're buying or selling property overseas. Sign up today.

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Minimising your risk

Unbeatable exchange rates for your property abroad

Fluctuations in currency rates can make a huge difference to the amount of money you end up with - moves can be as much as 10% over the course of a few days. That could put the house of your dreams out of reach financially.

We'll find you the very best spot rates (for immediate transfers) or we can fix your exchange rate with a forward contract. This means you can fix the rate now for a transaction happening up to 3 years ahead - so there are no nasty surprises on the day you buy your home abroad.

We also offer a wide variety of currency options which protect you against negative rate moves as well as allow you to benefit if they go the other way.

We offer more ways than anyone else to transfer currency when buying or selling property overseas, or looking to protect your money from fluctuations in curency value. Have a look at our Foreign Exchange Services section for more information.

Quick, safe, efficient

Exceptional service

Whether you’re buying property abroad to retire, or want an overseas investment property, we make sure the currency exchange happens in the most efficient way possible.

We can transfer your money from your bank account at home to your overseas account. We can convert from and to virtually any currency. And if you’re selling, we can bring your money home quickly and safely – using our own accounts if appropriate.

When the transaction has been made, we’ll contact you to let you know everything has gone through.

Sign up today and you'll get your own dedicated relationship manager who'll be there every step of the way when you're transferring funds for your overseas property transaction.

You'll love our great rates and service, so why not get started right away and open an account with us. It's free, takes less than 5 minutes to register and there's no obligation to use us.

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Currency Converter

The rates on the converter are the delayed interbank exchange rate - click here for more information

The rates on the converter are the interbank exchange rate - click here for more information