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The current property market in Greece

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:15 AM
As the seventh most popular place for Brits to buy abroad, we look at what's going on the Greek property market and how well it's recovering from its economic turmoil.

Lunigiana: affordable Tuscany for property hunters

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, April 20, 2014 6:25 AM
Fancy a detached Tuscan home for £23,000? Read on.

What we've learnt from running a French B&B for ten years

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 10:59 AM
With ten years experience of running a B&B in France, Paul Pontone and Chris Moss are perfectly placed to offer some advice for anyone thinking of doing the same...

How can I protect my overseas property for future generations?

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:36 PM
Too many overseas property owners fall foul of international inheritance laws and tax regimes. We find out how to protect your foreign assets for your children.

Meet the... BBC scriptwriter in Spain

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:17 PM
We talk to Jonathan Hall, an award-winning BBC scriptwriter who lives permanently in Barx, a small village near Gandia, Spain

Why we like our rusticos ready made these days

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:17 PM
There's been a swing away from DIY renovation projects towards turn-key restoration properties in Italy, reports Cathy Hawker

Nine tips for a fully booked holiday home

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:49 PM
Antonio Bortolotti has run a thriving holiday rental property in Sardinia for six years. He now makes a living out of running seminars and workshops advising owners, through HomeAway.com. Here he shares some secrets…

A view from the Costas - our man in Spain, Winter 2014

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:12 AM
British ex-pat in Spain, Nick Snelling looks back at a year contrast in the Spanish property market

Setting up home in Croatia: 6 tips to success

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:45 AM
Planning a permanent move to Croatia? Property agent Toni Ercegovic of Osmica reveals the essentials for finding, buying and furnishing your Croatian home…

A view from the Costas - our man in Spain, Spring 2014

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:21 AM
Nick Snelling talks about life as an ex-pat in Spain and the sheer variety of things to do there

A view from the Costas - our man in Spain, Autumn 2013

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:21 AM
Nick Snelling tells us why a holiday property in Spain really comes into its own out of the main summer holiday season.

A lawyer's top ten tips to buying a property in Spain

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, April 14, 2014 5:45 PM
A lawyer's guide to securing a stress-free Spanish property purchase with no nasty surprises or unnecessary expenses

An exotic twist in the final week of A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, April 13, 2014 7:51 AM
In brand new episodes every day this week, Sara and Jonnie visit Costa Rica, The Bahamas and Florida...
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Ten things to consider when buying a property in Orlando

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:06 AM
British ex-pat Shelley Freeman is now a qualified Floridian Real Estate Broker and runs Frontline Florida Realty with her father, Alan.

Five (more) great homes for sale in South Orlando

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, April 08, 2014 5:59 PM
Tempted by our episode on South Orlando? One local agent cherry-picks five properties for sale.

Five things a good estate agent in Spain should help with

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, March 31, 2014 3:42 PM
After-care is as important as making the sale, says one agency in Spain.

Turkey elections: positive result for property hunters

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, March 31, 2014 10:39 AM
This week Turkey voted for prosperity and security, ending weeks of uncertainty.

New episodes of A Place in the Sun this week on Channel 4

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, March 30, 2014 5:36 PM
Florida, Spain and Malta feature in winter sun programmes this week.

Ibiza property sales up 20 per cent in 2013 for leading agent

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, March 30, 2014 10:08 AM
German, British and Swiss buyers dominate, average age 47

15 FAQs about buying a home in Florida: answered

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:44 PM
What mortgage, what deposit, what taxes: learn the basics here.

Grenada: the unspoilt isle bouncing back

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 5:30 AM
Is the Spice Island the next "must visit" Caribbean location?

Boom month for Florida property market

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 10:56 AM
Property prices accelerating faster than ever in the Sunshine State

A Place in the Sun Live opens on Friday

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, March 24, 2014 7:43 PM
The perfect place to find your holiday home, A Place in the Sun Live opens it's door on Friday until Sunday at London's Olympia Exhibition Centre.
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Rhodes: Greek investment incentives fuel property price rises

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, March 24, 2014 7:24 PM
Land tax drop and golden visa behind rise in high-end property prices

Mad for Modern: the best contemporary homes

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 4:59 AM
Don't rave about the rustic or historic holiday homes? Cathy Hawker has some solutions

Amanda Lamb: why I am selling my Italian holiday home

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 3:35 AM
Our presenter reflects on many happy memories in Puglia.

Turkey: look outside the coastal resorts

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:55 AM
Take a fresh look at Kemer for a home in real Turkey.

Spring edition of A Place in the Sun magazine out today

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 8:52 PM
Now in its tenth year, our magazine is better than ever and essential reading for overseas property hunters

Bounceback Spain

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:12 PM
New-build is back, and there are still resale deals in Spain, reports Richard Way

Puglia: now second favourite in Italy amongst property hunters

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, March 17, 2014 6:46 PM
The heel of Italy is now second only to Tuscany for enquiries according to a major property portal.

Estee Lauder's "Beautiful" house for sale in Cannes

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, March 17, 2014 1:00 AM
The late Queen of cosmetics' home has been renovated and is on sale.

Global house prices: record growth in 2013; Dubai top, Turkey 5th

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, March 16, 2014 2:53 AM
Global property prices are mirroring the upturn in the global economy, according to leading house price index.

Savills taps into the lively San Francisco market

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, March 13, 2014 12:48 AM
Florida not your bag for an American bolthole? Try San Francisco instead.

Overseas mortgages: just how much can you borrow?

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 11:43 AM
Which countries offer the best LTVs and the best rates?

Spanish home exchange – Would you swap the Costa Blanca for Almeria?

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, March 10, 2014 11:13 AM
Almeria home owner Valerie hopes to exchange property for one on the Costa Blanca

Florida property price jump fuelled by foreign buyers

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, March 09, 2014 3:00 AM
Orlando property prices up 24 per cent in a year.

Trophy homes of the rich and famous: up for sale!

by A Place in the Sun on Saturday, March 08, 2014 5:20 AM
Celebrity homes abroad currently for sale
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Australia and New Zealand need skilled migrant workers

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 05, 2014 7:36 PM
Gaps in engineering, education, construction and health sectors Down Under need filling.

French healthcare the best? One expat says yes.

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 05, 2014 3:15 AM
How retirees can make the French system work for them.

Space, the final frontier for the overseas property market

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, March 03, 2014 4:57 AM
Space-age transport will see a dramatic effect on the global luxury property market

Al Capone’s former mansion on the market for £5.6m ($8.5 million)

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, March 02, 2014 6:16 PM
Iconic property leads the charge for Miami's recovery

Spain increasingly attractive to older first-time buyers

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, March 02, 2014 1:20 AM
Costa Blanca proving especially popular with expats looking to buy their first home

Get free advice on buying a property in Italy

by A Place in the Sun on Saturday, March 01, 2014 6:16 PM
If you're thinking of buying a home in Italy, you might want to visit A Place in the Sun Live to get all the free advice you can.

Panama - A new favourite overseas retirement destination?

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 9:22 PM
New development spearheads country's growing popularity with expats and retirees alike...

Hidden property bargains in Tuscany, Lake Como and Sardinia

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 7:01 PM
Properties in popular areas of Italy - cheaper than you might think!

Alpine properties boosted by the Sochi-factor

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 6:58 PM
2014 sees a busy start thanks to the Winter Olympics buzz...

A Place in the Sun Live exhibitor list announced

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 5:26 PM
View the list of companies exhibiting at next month’s A Place in the Sun Live at Olympia London.
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More to overseas mortgages than just the rate

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, February 24, 2014 3:30 AM
Revealed: currency, tax and legal perks of borrowing money abroad

Marinas draw yachting types to property in Turkey

by A Place in the Sun on Saturday, February 22, 2014 7:54 PM
New marinas attract property hunters to Turkey's stunning Aegean coastline

Is Greece's property market about to turn a corner?

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 6:27 AM
New report eyes a return to confidence in troubled market