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. 

Mortgages continued... a guide to Mortgages in Spain and Portugal

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:09 PM

Liz Rowlinson reports on the mortgage marketplace in Spain and Portugal. 

Star Pads! Simply Red...white or rosé? Mick Hucknall puts Sicilian estate vineyard on the market

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, June 30, 2014 6:58 PM

Mick Hucknall puts his Sicilian estate and vineyard on the market. 

Mortgages: an overview of what can you borrow, where, for how much?

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 5:37 PM

Liz Rowlinson reports on the mixed picture of the mortgage marketplace in some of our favourite locations.

Mortgages continued... Spain & Portugal

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 8:44 AM

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Star Pads! Bloom buys in TriBeCa, NYC

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 2:39 AM

Orlando Bloom buys three-bed condo in New York. 

Bulgaria: back from the brink?

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 4:08 AM

APITS magazine editor Liz Rowlinson reports on stabilizing property prices in Bulgaria.

Alternative abodes | Quirky homes overseas

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, June 23, 2014 11:24 PM

Fancy something a little more unusual?  Our top 5 quirky homes in the sun. 

Marvellous Marbs

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, June 22, 2014 6:53 AM
The ongoing appeal of Marbella

A Rent in the Sun: trying before buying

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, June 20, 2014 5:19 PM

We extol the virtues of renting first before buying your overseas property.

Star Pads! Banderas to buy in Málaga

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, June 20, 2014 9:33 AM

Antonio Banderas buying bachelor pad in Málaga.

Avoid the Inheritance Tax trap

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, June 20, 2014 8:09 AM

Peter Swain discusses inheritance tax implications when buying abroad. 

Le Grand Design in the Languedoc

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, June 20, 2014 5:56 AM

British expats Liz and Peter Maidment discuss their self-build in the laid-back south.

Meet the... British B&B managers in Gozo

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, June 20, 2014 5:16 AM

Jayne and Nigel Clutterbuck reveal the details of setting up a B&B in Xaghra, north-east Gozo.

Making the move to...Chãos, central Portugal

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 3:05 AM

Sarah Wellband describes her move to Portugal.

Making the move to...Coimbra, central Portugal

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 2:36 AM

Geoff and Joan Biggs discuss their move to Coimbra.

Making the move to...Calicas, Western Algarve

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, June 16, 2014 1:55 PM

Phil and Vicki Harding describe their move to Calicas, near Lagos, on Portugal's Algarve.

Buying property on a Spanish community: crucial know-how

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 8:12 AM
Jonathan Eshkeri of E&G Solicitors in Spain on the importance of good management on a development.

The 10 biggest mistakes to avoid with a holiday rental

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, May 18, 2014 5:19 PM
Our rentals partner Homeaway.co.uk offer advice on what to avoid when letting out your overseas home

The returning popularity of Croatia

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 3:44 PM
Since joining the EU, Croatia has simplified the process of buying a property for foreigners...

10 tips for choosing a retirement home abroad

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, May 09, 2014 8:35 PM
Jane Slade offers advice for those looking to buy an overseas retirement property

Cyprus: #8 in the ten best places to buy in 2014

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, May 07, 2014 4:37 PM
Coming in at number eight in the A Place in the Sun's annual best places to buy abroad, Cyprus continues to be an international property hotspot

Villa fit for a rock star

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, May 01, 2014 10:00 AM

Prince's former villa in Marbella Spain comes back on the market.

Villa fit for a rock star

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 3:21 AM

Prince's former home goes on-sale in Marbella

Can’t decide whether to buy a property in the UK or Europe?

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:46 PM
If you can’t make up your mind about whether to buy a property in the UK or in Europe, let the TV production team from A Place in the Sun lend a hand...

Buyers flooding back to overseas market: mortgages up 90 per cent

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 8:01 AM
Spain accounts for 58 per cent of mortgage enquiries in 2014

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 1:59 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

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, 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.