The Portugal Property Selection | March 2015

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:10 PM

Our handpicked selection of the latest properties for sale in Portugal.

 

NEW!! Home or Away? Liverpool vs Tenerife

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, March 29, 2015 3:34 PM
Jasmine Harman and Sara Damergi help Mike Bodnar and Liz Prendergast decide between Liverpool or Tenerife.

The Spanish Property Selection | March 2015

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, March 29, 2015 9:38 AM

Fifteen of the finest Spanish properties for sale, handpicked by A Place in the Sun...

The Weekly Selection | 15 March

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 3:18 AM
This week's round-up challenges A Place in the Sun staff to pick out their dream home.

Out with the old...annuities

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:44 PM
With the changes to the pension system coming in April, you can choose between drawdown or annuities. Make sure you get the best advice to suit your circumstances.

Passing on your pension

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:39 PM
From April, your pension may be a great way to pass on your wealth tax-efficiently. Find out more...

Moving abroad? What happens to your pension?

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:31 PM
If you're thinking of using a lump sum from your pension to fund an overseas property, is it better to take this before or after you leave the UK?

On the road with Laura Hamilton in Murcia

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:38 AM
Our roving TV presenter reports that if you have a budget of £80k or less, you could do a lot worse than investing it near the fabulous beaches of the Mar Menor and Costa Calida.

Pensions reform - what does it mean?

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:50 PM
We look at what's changing under the new pensions reform and how you might benefit.

Taking your time and seeking advice can save you money

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:13 PM
Blacktower Financial Management (International) highlight the importance of seeking advice about what to do with your pension.

Barcelona – Europe’s first urban beach resort

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 1:14 PM
Mark Stucklin reports that overseas buyers are behind the recovery of Barcelona’s market, and that the city could rival Miami as an urban beach resort.

A record breaking show!

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:00 PM
A Place in the Sun Live in Manchester last weekend was an incredible few days with 6,742 overseas property hunters visiting over 120 exhibitors in search for their place in the sun.

NEW!! Home or Away | Cotswolds vs Costa Tropical, Spain

by A Place in the Sun on Saturday, March 14, 2015 8:47 AM
Sunday 15 March | Channel 4 | 18.05 | A Place in the Sun Home or Away?

The Weekly Selection | 8 March

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 3:54 AM
A solo swim may feel like the ultimate holiday indulgence - but with a private pool, it's a luxury you can enjoy every day.

A New Life in France

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, March 09, 2015 2:03 PM
Jaded by spending your life commuting to a job you find tedious? French travel writer Janine Marsh met four pairs of British expats who have swapped unfulfilling lives in the UK for new ventures in different parts of rural France: Normandy, the Limousin, Poitou-Charentes and Gers.

Property prices rising in Portugal

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, March 08, 2015 8:40 AM
With house prices rising in Portugal for the first time in five years, we find out if there are any bargains to be had.

NEW SERIES: Home or Away?

by A Place in the Sun on Saturday, March 07, 2015 2:40 PM
A new series of A Place in the Sun Home or Away begins on 8 March. Watch the first episode on Channel 4 at 1805.

The Weekly Selection | 1 March

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, March 04, 2015 12:38 AM
With sterling strong against the Euro, property prices in our favourite hot spots compare well. Find out where you can get the most bang for your buck.

NEW! Winter Sun in Central Algarve, Portugal

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, March 01, 2015 3:16 PM

The new episode of Winter Sun showing on MORE 4 at 21.00 on 2 March follows Nicola Harrison's property search in the Algarve.

 

New! Winter Sun in Murcia

by A Place in the Sun on Saturday, February 28, 2015 6:01 AM
Sunday 1 March, Channel 4, 18.05, Winter Sun joins Laura Hamilton and mother and son Surinder and Narinder Bedi in Murcia.

Carnival Time! The Weekly Selection, 22nd Feb 2015

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, February 26, 2015 10:43 PM

Get into the festival spirit with these fifteen handpicked homes.

Barry and Natalie Kimber in Lanzarote

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:02 AM

Visit A Place in the Sun Live and toast savings on your new holiday home...

New!! Winter Sun in Tampa Bay, Florida

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, February 22, 2015 11:00 AM
We head to Florida on 23 January for Winter Sun. Sara Damergi joins Sue and Dave Atkins in Tampa Bay. MORE 4 21.00.

The Valentine's Selection - 15th Feb 2015

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, February 20, 2015 2:12 PM
15 properties with a romantic twist.

Seminar Timetable Announced!

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, February 20, 2015 6:47 AM

It’s now only three weeks until the show at Manchester Central 13th-15th March and the team are all hands on deck getting everything ready for a busy weekend with over 120 exhibitors from around the world.

Register as an overseas voter

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, February 19, 2015 5:15 PM
Many British nationals living overseas are still eligible to vote in the UK elections. Don't miss out on your chance

NEW!! Winter Sun in West Malaga

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, February 19, 2015 9:36 AM
Sunday 22 February, Channel 4, 17.35. Catch up with Jasmine Harman as she helps househunters Ann and Chris Goodwin find a holiday home in Malaga.

Exhibitor List Announced

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 1:18 AM
With A Place in the Sun Live at Manchester Central now only three weeks away, last week saw the announcement of the list of exhibitors who will be joining Jasmine, Amanda, Jonnie and Laura at the show.

Bungalow Bonanza - 8th Feb Weekly Selection

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, February 13, 2015 10:28 PM

The Weekly Selection, 8th Feb 2015. Fifteen of our favourite bungalows for sale around the world.

Why British buyers in the French Alps have the edge in 2015

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, February 12, 2015 5:12 PM

Favourable conditions on and off the slopes make ownership of a French ski home especially appealing in 2015.

NEW! Winter Sun in Seville Province, Spain

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, February 12, 2015 5:59 AM

Monday, 16 February's episode of Winter Sun is in Seville with Sara Damergi, Lesley Wall and Raspa Chima.

 

NEW! Winter Sun in Fuerteventura

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, February 12, 2015 2:49 AM
On Sunday 15 February, Winter Sun goes to Fuerteventura as Sara Damergi joins Peter and Julia Andrews in their search. Channel 4, 18.05.

Try before you buy

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 4:33 AM
If you're thinking of buying overseas, it makes sense to rent somewhere in the area both as a base for your search and to get a feel for daily life.

The Weekly Selection | 1 February

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 2:49 AM
Penthouse living is our theme this week. And with breathtaking views a promise, what would you like to look out over?

NEW! Winter Sun in Sarasota, Florida

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, February 08, 2015 8:04 PM
9 February, MORE 4, 21.00, Winter Sun goes to Sarasota as Sara Damergi shows Peter and Sue Keegan five properties.

Escape to the city this spring

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, February 06, 2015 7:01 PM
Fancy a spring city break? We've chosen some of our favourite European cities and found some great places to stay.

The Weekly Selection | 25 January

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, February 05, 2015 10:02 AM
As the pound climbs to a seven-year high against the euro, we've chosen some incredible properties with bargain price tags.

Caribbean sweet spots

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, February 05, 2015 5:33 AM
What's new in the West Indies? Cathy Hawker returns from her Caribbean tour to report on some of the hottest new homes.

A big year for overseas property – A Place in the Sun Live comes to Manchester, London and Birmingham in 2015

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, February 03, 2015 12:00 AM
2015 is set to be a big year for property overseas and British buyers. In 2014 there was a huge increase in demand for property abroad and only four weeks into the New Year we’re already seeing this demand continue to rise. 

Case Study | Michele and Keith Jenkins in Malta

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, February 02, 2015 6:44 AM
Michele Jenkins explains why she and her husband Keith are selling their beach property in Bugibba and buying a townhouse in Valletta.

The Weekly Selection ! 18 January

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, February 02, 2015 3:53 AM
Privacy vs community life is the theme of this week's property picks. Do you seek solitude or the fun of having friends and neighbours close by?

NEW! Winter Sun in Gran Canaria

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, February 01, 2015 6:26 PM
2 February | MORE 4 | 21.00 Jasmine Harman helps Ali and Ben Brown househunt in Gran Canaria.

Case Study: Holiday home in Portugal

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:36 AM
Malcolm and Annette Jones wanted a hassle-free lock-up-and-leave holiday home which they found in Portugal's Tavira.

Case Study: Investment properties in Turkey

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:09 AM
Mark Swain from Catford in south-east London just bought a four-bed villa in Ovacik as a holiday home but decided to buy two more properties – for pure investment –because “the time is right”.

New-builds in Costa Blanca

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, January 26, 2015 10:07 AM
The Spanish property market is on the up and developers are building again. Belinda Weber finds out what you can get for your money.

Case Study: Glenn and Nicky Bartlett in Neochori

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, January 26, 2015 6:32 AM
Glenn and Nicky Bartlett from south London own a two-bed family holiday home in Neochori. Here Glenn, 56, writes why they love the area so much.

Case Study: Jason and Donna Harris in Florida

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, January 25, 2015 9:37 PM
Newbury couple Jason and Donna Harris bought a villa in Orlando two years ago after watching the market for the right time, reports Liz Rowlinson

New! Winter Sun in Naples, Florida

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, January 25, 2015 2:47 AM
Join Sara Damergi for Winter Sun in Florida | MORE 4 21.00 | 26 January.

Case Study: Moving to the Peloponnese

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, January 22, 2015 8:42 PM
Brad and Nikki Collard moved to Neochori full-time in 2013. We catch up with them to find out how they're enjoying their new life.

New!! Winter Sun in the Cayman Islands

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:50 AM
Watch Channel 4 at 18.05 on 25 January as Jonnie Irwin helps Louan and Mike McGrane find a second home in the Caribbean.