Exploring Eastern Europe: Bargains in Bulgaria

by A Place in the Sun on Saturday, October 18, 2014 4:11 PM

It's still possible to bag a bargain property in Bulgaria, especially if you're looking for a longer-term investment.

Where are they now? Winter Sun Chris Grandison and his Nan Patricia Blythe in Malta

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 8:14 AM

Having featured in the last series of Winter Sun, Chris Grandison and his Nan Patricia Blythe, bought a home in Malta. Liz Rowlinson catches up with them...

Where are they now? Nature-loving retirees in Costa Rica

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:05 PM

Liz Rowlinson catches up with George and Gillian Pook, who bought one of the homes shown to them in the last series of Winter Sun.

Where are they now? Part three. Dreaming of Sicily

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 4:25 AM

In the last series of Home or Away? Paul Pontone and Chris Moss bought a three-bed home in Noto. A year on, we catch up with them

The weekly selection

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, October 13, 2014 3:54 AM

Have the TV shows Home or Away? and Summer Sun tempted you? Take a look at these properties in the places they visited, and some that have yet to be featured...

Portugal
Spain
USA
France
Italy
Malta

Magazine house-hunters find a French home - and save money with Smart!

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, October 13, 2014 2:19 AM

Find out how the  Andrews family saved money on their French property purchase using our currency partner, Smart Currency Exchange. 

Greece bounces back

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, October 12, 2014 2:17 AM

The Greek economy is improving and foreign buyers are returning. Now might be the time to snap up a bargain...

Summer Sun: Episode 10 Costa Blanca

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, October 10, 2014 2:17 AM

In the last episode of the current series, Sara Damergi shows Reg and Val Thorne properties in Spain's Costa Blanca.

News from A Place in the Sun Live

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, October 08, 2014 6:50 PM

Our exhibition at the NEC Birmingham was a great success. Find out what people are saying...

NEW Episode Home or Away? Exeter vs Murcia, Spain

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, October 08, 2014 5:56 PM

In the final episode of the series, Jonnie and Laura help Alan and Ruth Jones find homes in both Exeter and Murcia.

Summer Sun Episode 9 Deux Sevres, France

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, October 07, 2014 8:34 AM

Today's search sees Sara Damergi in the Vendee, Deux Sevres region of France. Paula Brown is searching for her dream property, but can Sara find it?

The weekly selection

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, October 06, 2014 1:33 AM

This week the staff at A Place in the Sun choose their favourite properties from around the globe.

Summer Sun: Episode 8 Denia, Costa Blanca

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 10:16 PM

On TV today are Savita and Vinod Patel who are house-hunting with Sara Damergi in Spain's Costa Blanca. Watch the programme on Channel 4 at 2.10pm to see how they got on.

Summer Sun: Episode 7 Correze, France

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 9:52 PM

Episode 7 of Summer Sun sees Sara Damergi helping Brenda and Nick buy a holiday home in Correze. Watch the show on Channel 4 today at 2.10pm.

Summer Sun: Episode 6 Mar Menor, Southern Spain

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 9:45 PM

Watch Episode 6 of Summer Sun today at 2.10pm on Channel 4 to see which house Martin and Val will choose

NEW Episode Home or Away? Scotland vs Spain

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 8:30 AM

Will better weather in which to enjoy outdoor pursuits in Spain be enough to tempt friends Mary-Rose and Jane away from Scotland. Watch tonight to find out...

Planning your trip to A Place in the Sun Live

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:32 PM
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the information on hand under one roof so we’ve put together our top tips so that you can get the most from your visit to A Place in the Sun Live.

Calling all property hunters!

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:18 AM

Don't miss your chance to feature in the new series of A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

A Place in the Sun Live!

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, September 29, 2014 9:50 AM

Come to Birmingham's NEC this weekend for the A Place in the Sun Live exhibition.

Meet the stars of A Place in the Sun

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, September 28, 2014 6:55 PM

Come to the A Place in the Sun Live property show at the NEC Birmingham this weekend for more advice about buying overseas and a chance to meet the presenters.

Spooky places to stay this Halloween

by A Place in the Sun on Saturday, September 27, 2014 4:35 AM
Halloween is just around the corner and where better to celebrate than a place steeped in mystery?

Meet the…remote worker in Bulgaria

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, September 26, 2014 6:37 AM
Crawford Mack divides his time between homes in Sale, Manchester and Bansko in Bulgaria.

Where are they now? Part Two. Snapping up an Algarve bargain.

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, September 25, 2014 11:44 AM
We catch up with Hilario Ribeiro and Jackie McGilvray on the Algarve

NEW SERIES: Summer Sun, Episode 2, Coimbra, Portugal

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 7:43 AM

30 September Episode 2 follows Richard and Felicity Arcelli in their search for a renovation project in Coimbra, Portugal. Watch the show on Channel 4 today at 2.10pm to see what Sara Damergi shows them. 

Where are they now? TV Property Hunters Liz and Grahame Pink in Lanzarote

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 6:55 AM

Liz and Grahame Pink bought a property in Lanzarote after appearing on A Place in the Sun

Summer Sun: Episode 4 Southern Spain

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 6:18 AM

In today's episode of Summer Sun (Channel 4 2.10pm) Sara Damergi helps John and Elaine Want from Bedfordshire find the perfect retirement property in the Alicante area of Southern Spain. 

Don't miss A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun Episode 5 - Dordogne, France

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:47 PM

In Episode 5 of Summer Sun (Channel 4 2.10pm), Sara Damergi shows Robert and Diana Tayler homes with gites in the Dordogne area of France.

Summer Sun: Episode 3, Poitou Charente, France

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 9:01 PM

Sisters Katy Sparks and Stacey Walker have been entrusted with the task of finding the perfect holiday home for themselves and two other siblings. Sara Damergi is on hand to show them some property gems.

NEW SERIES: Summer Sun, Episode 1, Torrevieja, Costa Blanca, Spain

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:56 AM

The new series of A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun starts today on Channel 4: Monday 29th September, 14.10.

New A Place in the Sun episode on More4 tonight - West Wiltshire or Lot, France

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:56 AM

Thursday 25th September at 9pm on More4 Graham and Sally Jenkins decide between a new home in West Wiltshire or places around Martel, in France.

Behind the Costa Blanca. Head to the Orba and Jalon Valleys for authentic Spanish homes

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:12 AM
For authentic Spanish towns and villages, retreat from the coastal resorts...

Living beside the sea

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, September 21, 2014 10:36 PM

This week's selection of property for sale are all to be found close to the sea with easy access to a beach.

Stargazing in Tenerife

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, September 21, 2014 5:02 AM
At the Starmus festival in Tenerife (22-27 September). astrophysicists, astronauts and Nobel Prize winners will gather to mix astronomy and music. Scientific presentations are accompanied by star guests including Queen’s lead guitarist Brian May, who also happens to be an astrophysicist! To coincide with this festival, we’ve chosen some of our favourite properties in Tenerife, all offering great views.

New episode of A Place in the Sun on More4 - Costa del Sol or Brighton?

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 3:50 PM

9pm Thursday 18th September. Opting to live by the sea seems like a simple choice, but would you choose Brighton or Spain's Costa del Sol?  Nicki Pritchard and Nigel Cooper are faced with this dilemma. Luckily presenters Jonnie Irwin and Laura Hamilton are on hand to help them decide.

Living it large in French wine country

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, September 15, 2014 6:55 AM
French wines are world renowned, so if you’re thinking about moving to France, you might consider making your home closer to your favourite tipple. We explored the main wine regions and picked out these gems. 

Al-fresco living

by A Place in the Sun on Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:22 AM

The latest pick of overseas home that make the most of the great outdoors.

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

by A Place in the Sun on Saturday, September 13, 2014 12:00 AM

Cathy Hawker reports on the options in Commonwealth favourites.  This edition - Canada.

Live the dream in France

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, September 12, 2014 12:34 AM

This week's selection of nine homes from across France carefully chosen to help you find your dream home.

Don't miss - new episode of A Place in the Sun: Home or Away - tonight 9pm, More4

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 8:17 PM

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

Buy a home in your holiday hotspot

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 6:04 AM

The Weekly Selection - 15 handpicked homes from our favourite holiday destinations.

Out of the ordinary...unusual homes for sale

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 2:34 AM

Our regular round-up of some of the more weird and wonderful homes for sale!

The Weekly Selection - what can you buy between £100,000 - £200,000?

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, September 04, 2014 8:55 AM

We pick twelve of our favourite properties for sale across the world under £200,000.

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 Wednesday, September 03, 2014 3:55 PM

Jasmine and Sara help Nathan and Georgina Spender search in Lanzarote.

Read our buying guide to the Costa de la Luz

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, September 01, 2014 7:39 PM

We showcase our mini-guide to buying property on the Costa de la Luz in Anadalucia

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 Wednesday, August 27, 2014 4:02 PM

The third 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... Arboleas

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

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

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 7:59 AM

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