A Place in the Sun reaches 5,000 followers on Twitter

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, September 01, 2014 7:05 AM

We reach 5,000 followers on Twitter

A Place in the Sun reaches 5,000 followers on Twitter

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, September 01, 2014 7:05 AM

We reach 5,000 followers on Twitter

Star Pads! Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi buy *AGAIN*

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, September 01, 2014 3:41 AM

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi buy another Californian property, this time in Beverly Hills

Star Pads! Life’s a beach: Scarlett Johansson buys Hamptons coastal home for $2.2 million

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, August 31, 2014 7:50 PM

Scarlett Johansson buys a Hamptons beach house for $2.2 million

Watch More4 tonight at 9pm for a new episode of A Place in the Sun: Home or Away?

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:02 AM

The third of the new episodes of A Place in the Sun: Home or Away? will be on your screens this evening.


Taking the long-haul leap to a new life... Australia

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 4:59 PM

Cathy Hawker reports on the options in Commonwealth favourites. First up, Australia


Read our buying guide to... Arboleas

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:11 AM
Read our buying to Arboleas in Andalucia

Have a great day! Our pick of USA properties

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:15 AM

We offer you a selection of our favourite US properties

Making a splash! Our pick of places with private pools

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:29 AM

We pick our 15 favourite properties with private pools

Alternative holiday rental destinations

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:25 AM

We suggest some alternative holiday destinations and rentals for A Place in the Sun'ers to consider.

Read our buying guide to... Mijas

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, August 22, 2014 2:59 AM
Read our mini buying guide to Mijas on the Costa del Sol

Oooh it's a scorcher! 15 sizzling Spanish homes for sale

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:32 AM
This months pick of some of our favourite homes for sale in Spain, from Barcelona to Alicante, Granada to the Costa del Sol.

Watch More4 tonight at 9pm for a new episode of A Place in the Sun: Home or Away?

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, August 21, 2014 1:28 AM

Presenters Jasmine Harman and Sara Darmergi are helping another couple decide between buying property in the UK or heading overseas.

Read our buying guide to... Pinoso

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:12 AM
Read our mini buying guide to Pinoso on the Costa Blanca

How to bag a bargain on the Algarve

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:26 AM

We ask several local Algarve experts to comment on the current market there, and to offer their tips and advice on how and where to look in order to best secure a good deal.

‘If only’... a four-bed villa in Vale do Lobo for £1.48million

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, August 18, 2014 7:54 AM

We showcase another of our daydream-inducing high end properties.

In the swim! Our pick of 15 fantastic places with communal pools

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, August 18, 2014 2:36 AM

We pick our favourite sale properties that come with communal pools. 

Italy: rural idyll or coastal beauty? ... Sardinia and Liguria

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, August 15, 2014 4:23 AM

Cathy Hawker continues to compare inland and seaside options in our four favourite regions of Italy.

Read our buying guide to... Fuengirola

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, August 15, 2014 2:49 AM

Read our mini-buying guide to Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol, Spain for some trivia and a town property overview. 

Watch More4 tonight at 9pm for a new episode of A Place in the Sun: Home or Away?

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, August 14, 2014 1:04 AM

The first of the new episodes of A Place in the Sun: Home or Away? will be on your screens this evening.

Read our buying guide to... Tenerife

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 10:04 PM

Read our mini-buying guide to Tenerife, Canary Islands for an overview of property prices on the island. 

New episodes of A Place in the Sun: Home or Away? airing Thursdays at 9pm on More4

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 3:14 AM

New episodes of A Place in the Sun: Home or Away? airing Thursdays at 9pm on More4

Star pads! Jack Huston buys $2.29 million home from Real Housewives’ Faye Resnick

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:15 PM
According to Variety, actor Jack Huston has bought a newly refurbished home in the fashionable Hollywood Hills from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills regular Faye Resnick.  

Bellissimo! Our pick of 12 idyllic Italian properties

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, August 11, 2014 5:30 PM

There’s something rather magical about living in Italy. The country offers expats a wonderful La Dolce Vita of cultural richness, beautiful landscapes and incredible food – it’s little wonder so many of us dream of completely relocating, or having a second home on the boot-shaped island.

Size matters: our pick of three-plus bedroom properties

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, August 10, 2014 5:10 PM

We showcase our favourite three-bed plus properties listed at aplaceinthesun.com

Italy: rural idyll or coastal beauty? ... Liguria and Tuscany

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, August 08, 2014 1:15 AM

Cathy Hawker compares inland and seaside options in our four favourite regions of Italy. This is Liguria and Tuscany

Currency matters: thinking about exchange rates when moving back to the UK

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, August 07, 2014 5:19 PM

We discuss the benefits of employing foreign currency specialists when moving back and transferring overseas funds to the UK.

Read our buying guide to... Mojácar

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, August 06, 2014 3:34 AM

We showcase our mini-buying guide to Mojácar, Almería, Spain. 

'If only'... a £7 million home in Hawaii

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, August 06, 2014 2:50 AM

Another dream property for us to pine over, wishing we could afford to buy it. 

The noble new build: our pick of move-in ready homes

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, August 06, 2014 2:22 AM

 A Place in the Sun picks its 15 favourite move-in ready new build homes for sale

Bargain busting: our pick of 15 fantastic frugal finds for under £50k

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, August 04, 2014 3:25 AM

Our pick of our 15 favourite bargain properties to buy overseas for under £50,000

How to bag a Spanish bargain in 2014

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, August 04, 2014 1:43 AM

We ask local experts throughout Spain to comment on the current state of the housing market in their respective areas and to give consumer advice on how to secure the best property buying bargains.  

Star Pads! Klum's drum in the sun...

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, August 01, 2014 1:09 AM

We present another Star Pads! Celebrity Heidi Klum's mansion in Los Angeles is being sold.

Found the plot? Madrid government launches website listing public land for sale

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:39 PM

Found the plot? New website details public land for sale in Madrid

Fantastic fixer-uppers: our pick of “project property”

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:25 AM

We choose 12 great properties for the doers and DIYers among you.

Rent the high life: short-term stays in glamorous destinations

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:25 AM
We show all the practical advantages of 'renting the high life' through our holiday rentals partner HomeAway.

Market Snapshot: Portugal

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:16 AM

Liz Rowlinson takes a look at the latest property buying statistics for Portugal.

Read our buying guide to... Estepona

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:22 AM

We present our mini-buying guide to Estepona on Spain's Costa del Sol in Andalucía.

In the green: our pick of homes with gardens and grounds

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 3:30 AM

We choose 12 of our favourite homes that have gardens, grounds or open spaces. 

‘If only’... a seven-bedroom Barbadian villa for $5.95million

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, July 24, 2014 3:03 PM

We showcase another 'if only' fantasy overseas property to buy with our imaginary millions...

Sara Damergi: where I would buy property abroad

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 4:00 AM

Our A Place in the Sun presenter Sara Damergi on why property is in her blood and the highlights of filming around the world.

‘If only’... a luxury €3million villa in Cyprus

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:57 PM

Another fantasy mega millions property to dream about...

Mortgages continued... France

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:15 AM

Liz Rowlinson continues her mortgage series with her overview of French mortgage matters. 

Star Pads! “Dragon” Duncan finds his den – Bannatyne reportedly spends €3m on Algarve villa

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, July 14, 2014 2:31 PM

Fresh from his confirmed departure from the hit BBC show Dragons’ Den, Duncan Bannatyne has by all accounts just completed on a four-bedroom villa in the world famous Vale do Lobo resort on the Algarve for around €3m.

Sardinia: your Place in the Sun?

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, July 09, 2014 9:01 AM

We present the case for southern Sardinia as being an affordable choice for A Place in the Sun

Secrets of our success in Side

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, July 07, 2014 8:23 PM

Duncan and Lorraine Pickering from Bourne in Lincolnshire bought a holiday home in the Turkish resort of Side in 2008. Here Duncan, 48, a solicitor, tells their story and shares a few tips learnt along the way…

Currency matters: the importance of thinking about exchange rates when buying property overseas

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, July 06, 2014 8:47 PM

We remind A Place in the Sun'ers of the financial implication currency exchange rates can have on the price of buying overseas homes.

Star Pads! Ellen DeGeneres sells her L.A. home for $55million

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, July 06, 2014 8:20 PM

Ellen DeGeneres sells her L.A. mansion for $55 million. 

‘If only’... a private island in the Mediterranean for sale | Sardinia, Italy

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, July 03, 2014 2:58 PM

Fancy buying your own private island?  Lying just a few miles off the north east coast of Sardinia...

Who wants to be on TV? A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun is looking for house hunters to appear in the brand new series.

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, July 03, 2014 12:31 PM

Looking for house hunters to appear in the brand new series of A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun.