Looking for some winter sun?

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:28 PM
Post Christmas time can be flat. Brighten up your days with a holiday in the sun. We’ve chosen some great places where you’ll find the sun as Britain endures the dark days of winter...

A new life in France

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:56 PM

Charlotte Buckingham shares her first-hand experience of swapping Bristol for a new life in the south-west of France.

The weekly selection: Festival Fever

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, November 24, 2014 2:57 AM

Christmas is still five weeks away, but our handpicked selection of properties here are all close to festivals being held now. Bring on the parti

Buying into city life, the Italian way

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, November 23, 2014 11:47 AM
Cathy Hawker takes a tour to pick out some of the best city boltholes Italy has to offer... 

The French Selection

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, November 20, 2014 5:53 PM
Say Bonjour to this week's French selection. We've handpicked 15 French fancies to tempt you

The weekly selection: Budget £200,000

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 4:02 AM

What can you get in your favourite locations for a budget of £200,000 max. We've picked a mix from £60,000 up.

Twelve Turkish delights

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:48 AM

Turkey is a great alternative to the Spanish Costas for coastal properties. Find out more with our choice of a dozen tempting offerings.

Moving funds before Xmas? Don’t waste valuable spending money!

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, November 16, 2014 11:16 AM

Buyers and sellers advised not to waste money by using banks to move their funds...

Tenby or Tala? Retiring to Cyprus

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 2:08 AM
Sue and Steve Humby swapped Newbury for Paphos in Cyprus in 2011 and enjoy an action-packed retirement at their villa in Tala or on their boat at Latchi, reports Liz Rowlinson

Searching for bargains around Lake Como

by A Place in the Sun on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:26 AM

With its idyllic scenery and mild climate, Lake Como is perennially popular with buyers and holidaymakers - but there are still bargains to be had.

Quirky homes

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, November 10, 2014 12:43 AM
Kathryn Quin presents her regular round-up of some of the more unusual and interesting overseas properties for sale on aplaceinthesun.com.

Fifteen places to 'fall' for

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, November 09, 2014 11:35 PM

If you love autumn, find a holiday home with all the colour and drama the season is famous for.

Portuguese properties

by A Place in the Sun on Saturday, November 08, 2014 8:03 AM

Obidos, the Algarve, Lisbon or the Silver Coast, Portugal offers a diverse range of coastline and rolling hills. Where would you choose to live?

The Italian Selection

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, November 03, 2014 3:33 AM

Under the spotlight this week are hill-top villages, medieval cities and rural farmhouses as we head to Italy. 

Montenegro or bust!

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, November 02, 2014 7:21 PM
A Place in the Sun TV presenter Adrian Simpson fell in love with this beautiful little Balkan nation but renovating a home there was much tougher than he’d dreamed.

The French Selection

by A Place in the Sun on Friday, October 31, 2014 4:22 AM
Whether you're a skier, swimmer, horse-rider, or you'd prefer to be drinking the fruits of your own vineyard, you'll find something here.

The weekly selection: Living on one level

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, October 30, 2014 5:34 AM

Keeping the balance between budgets and locations always involves fine-tuning. But if you can live without stairs in your home, you can find some perfect locations 

The Spanish Selection

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:32 PM

Spain remains an ever-popular destination for UK buyers because of its affordable property and desirable lifestyle. Where would you choose to live?

Tips for a smoother move abroad

by A Place in the Sun on Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:21 AM

Top tips for a smoother move abroad

The weekly selection: Villas and townhouses

by A Place in the Sun on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:56 AM

Villas and townhouses are always sought after by buyers as they tend to be airy, light and spacious. We've chosen our favourites 

Where are they now? The ex-Army couple in Costa Rica

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, October 20, 2014 9:50 PM

Steven and Rachel Grey wanted to start a new life in Costa Rica. Here Steven explains how they're living the dream.

Where are they now? David and Christina Hurst in Orlando

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, October 20, 2014 6:45 PM

Having being tempted by an over-budget lake property in Orlando, Christina and David Hurst finally plumped for a three-bed townhouse in an eco development.

Where are they now? Sandra Bracken in Torrevieja

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, October 20, 2014 6:39 PM

Things didn't go according to plan when Sandra Bracken bought her fully furnished apartment, but she's happy with her choice

Where are they now? Bob and Annette Roberts in Grenada

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, October 20, 2014 6:27 PM

Bob Roberts is delighted with his new home in the Caribbean - he and his wife bought the second property they were shown while filming Winter Sun.

Where are they now? Toby Treyer Williams and Dave Windsor

by A Place in the Sun on Monday, October 20, 2014 6:17 AM

Liz Rowlinson caught up with Toby Treyer Williams and Dave Windsor who were hoping to buy a cave house in Granada.

Moving abroad

by A Place in the Sun on Sunday, October 19, 2014 6:45 PM

If you're thinking of moving overseas, whether as a retirement plan or choosing a different lifestyle, make sure you do your homework and know what you're getting into.

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.