When researching your overseas property purchase, it can be helpful and inspiring to read stories from people who have already made the move.
Liz Rowlinson reports on how one enterprising British family have made a life for themselves in the mountains
David McCaw-Aldworth, 40, from Darlington, his wife Elizabeth and their two children are halfway through a three-year posting with the Salvation Army on the Balearic Island of Mallorca, reports Sarah Vaughan
Andy Smallwood headed to central Portugal when he retired from the RAF at 41. There he and his wife Cheryl aslo run a B&B and a pop up Indian restaurant
The Burgess family swapped Scotland for Cyprus two years ago and there’s certainly been no looking back, reports Liz Rowlinson
For Benidorm regulars, Lillian and John Spence, putting in a cheeky offer for an apartment they’d coveted for three years has made a lifetime dream come true, reports Lucy Moore
Ray Somers from London bought a one-bed condo in Sarasota last summer. It’s part of his pension plan, and he has plenty of tips to share with readers, reports Liz Rowlinson
Sue Horrocks from Chester headed to the Cayman Islands 20 years ago to teach music – and never left. She tells Liz Rowlinson why there are few pitfalls in paradise.
Susan and David Biddulph bought a villa off plan in Protaras with rentals in mind. Bookings are increasing each year, so what’s the secret, asks Liz Rowlinson
Paul and Dianne Fieldsend from Northern Ireland completed on a modern villa in Crete’s Chania region last month, after selling up in the Spanish resort of Torrevieja...
For Kent couple, Diane Sykes and Lee Varnham, Turkey still ticks all the boxes although their villa hasn’t appreciated quite as much as they hoped, reports Liz Rowlinson
When it comes to attracting holiday lets, character homes often have an edge over run-of-the-mill properties, as the Pearsons, who own a ‘trullo’ in Puglia, will tell you…