Recent News & Features

Jonnie Irwin: why a Cyprus property could suit you

After a recent trip filming on the eastern Mediterranean island, our presenter can’t believe why he doesn’t meet more property hunters looking to buy there.

19 June 2018

Best Places to Buy a Property in France

There are certainly many places to bag yourself a good quality property in France this year, including the following hotspots...

15 June 2018

Five Great Reasons to Buy a Property in Portugal

Stunning sceneries, world-class gold communities and low living costs - there are certainly plenty of reasons to buy a property in Portugal this year...

14 June 2018

The Portugal Property Selection

If you're looking to buy a property in Portugal, then take a look at our latest hand-picked selection of stunning homes for sale.

13 June 2018

What Happened Next to Our Overseas Property Hunters? Part 5

12 June 2018

Best Places to Buy a Property in Spain

8 June 2018

RIP Peter Stringfellow: Happy memories of homes in Mallorca and Puglia

7 June 2018

What Happened Next to Our Overseas Property Hunters? Part 4

7 June 2018

The Florida Property Selection

6 June 2018

Where to Find Great New-Build Homes on the Costa Blanca

5 June 2018
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Spain

Best Places to Buy a Property in Spain

Spain remains your number one country to buy a home abroad in 2018, but where are the key property hotspots? Click here to find out...

8 June 2018

Where to Find Great New-Build Homes on the Costa Blanca

Sleek, hassle-free and ready for your own stamp - why buyers are mad for new-builds on the Costa Blanca...

5 June 2018

What Happened Next to Our Overseas Property Hunters? - Part 2

We are always getting emails asking what happened to some of the people we have helped to find a home in our magazine or through our TV series. Here Richard Way revisits one of our successful buyers who bought their property in Spain.

24 May 2018

Case Study | A Painless Property Purchase on the Costa Blanca

Retired couple Robin Smith and Carol Stockdale got the keys to their new property in Orihuela Costa, on the Costa Blanca in February 2018.

21 May 2018

Why Does Richard Branson Love Mallorca?

Britain’s best-known entrepreneur talks to Angela Sara West about his properties around the world and his plans for his favourite Balearic island retreat.

18 May 2018

The Spanish Property Selection

Search through our latest selection of properties for sale in Spain, covering the Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca, Balearic Islands and more...

16 May 2018

How to Be a Happy Expat Living Abroad

Nina Hobson has been working and living abroad for years now with her husband and children. Here, she provides useful insights on expat life overseas.

8 May 2018

Meet Spanish Property Owners at A Place in the Sun Live!

A Place in the Sun Live at Olympia London will give you the fantastic opportunity to meet individuals who've bought properties in Spain.

26 April 2018

France

Best Places to Buy a Property in France

There are certainly many places to bag yourself a good quality property in France this year, including the following hotspots...

15 June 2018

The French Property Selection

Search through our latest French property selection today which features home in Brittany, Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes.

31 May 2018

Our Overseas Property Hunters - What Happened Next? Part 1

We are always getting emails asking what happened to some of the people we have helped to find a home in our magazine or through our TV series. Here Richard Way revisits some of our successful buyers...

1 May 2018

The French Property Selection - 14th March

Bonjour property hunters, take a look at these 14 stunning French homes which are bound to make you say oh là là.

14 March 2018

Where to Find Yourself a Cheap Property in France

Take a look at where you can bag yourself a French property bargain this year...

13 March 2018

Gain Essential Advice on Buying a Property in France

Visit us at A Place in the Sun Live in Manchester to receive essential advice on buying a property in France...

2 March 2018

5 Great Reasons to Buy a French Property

Great value for money, a strong tourism market and easy to reach - there are so many great reasons to buy a property in France...

8 February 2018

Carol Drinkwater's Love Affair with Provence

The former actress turned writer and olive oil farmer, Carol Drinkwater talks to Angela Sara West about her life in the sun-baked hills behind Cannes.

2 February 2018

Portugal

Five Great Reasons to Buy a Property in Portugal

Stunning sceneries, world-class gold communities and low living costs - there are certainly plenty of reasons to buy a property in Portugal this year...

14 June 2018

The Portugal Property Selection

If you're looking to buy a property in Portugal, then take a look at our latest hand-picked selection of stunning homes for sale.

13 June 2018

What Happened Next to Our Overseas Property Hunters? Part 4

Martin and Dianne Bee moved to the Algarve, Portugal from Cheshire in Autumn 2016. Here, they tell us all about buying their new property abroad.

7 June 2018

Why Buyers Are Going Mad for Madeira Island

On a recent trip, Liz Rowlinson found Madeira island of Portugal a beguiling mix of old-fashioned values, natural beauty and cutting-edge new homes.

30 May 2018

TV Property Hunters - Where are they now?

Susan and Mike Bloomfield from Bury, north Manchester, had long dreamt of a home in Portugal. After appearing on the TV show last year, they bought a two-bedroom house for £151,000 in Algarve’s “golden triangle”. Susan, 54, tells their story.

17 May 2018

How to Be a Happy Expat Living Abroad

Nina Hobson has been working and living abroad for years now with her husband and children. Here, she provides useful insights on expat life overseas.

8 May 2018

Five-Minute Focus | Silver Coast, Portugal

In the latest episode of our ongoing 'Five-minute Focus' series, we take a trip down to Portugal's Silver Coast region, an area which is becoming increasingly popular amongst British buyers.

4 May 2018

Where To Find Cheap Portuguese Properties for Sale

From northern Portugal down to the Algarve, there are plenty of properties for sale in Portugal to suit all budgets, requirements and tastes - but where should you look first?

10 April 2018

Greece

Case Study | Building Our Dream Peloponnese Property

Judith and Chris Clegg purchased a 200 sq metre plot of land in the Peloponnese, Greece, back in 2009. Today, they're proud owners of their dream, custom built property, and share their experience with you.

26 January 2018

Case Study | Buying our Corfu Property

Novelist Mandy Baggot and her husband Jon recently bought a property in Corfu, Greece, and haven't looked back since...

16 November 2017

A Closer Look at Property on the Greek Islands

Journalist Andrea Watson has spent most of this year travelling around Greece. Here she picks a few of her favourite places and looks at what you can buy there...

26 October 2017

Case Study | Buying our Property in Crete the Right Way

Allen and Leonie Salter from Abingdon bought a new-build villa in western Crete in 2016, who explain why seeking legal advice gave them peace of mind throughout the buying process.

2 October 2017

Greek Home Fit for the Gods | Case Study

 Chris and Kathryn Wicks from West Malling in Kent fell in love with the beauty of the chestnut-forested Pelion peninsula on the Greek mainland. They bought land and a ruined cottage and the rest is history...

21 March 2017

Best Places to Buy in 2017 - Greece

We are kicking off the new year with a countdown of the top ten places to buy abroad in 2017, and at number 6 is Greece...

3 February 2017

Enjoying our Semi-Retirement in Crete | Case Study

Roger Collins and Elizabeth Andrew fell in love with Crete on their second visit to the island in 2011. They talk to us about having a home built 2,500 miles away from the UK and life on the island.

19 August 2016

House Hunting on the Greek Islands - Part 2

In the final part of our Greek island series we explore the property market in Crete, Kefalonia and the Peloponnese.

16 August 2016

Cyprus

Jonnie Irwin: why a Cyprus property could suit you

After a recent trip filming on the eastern Mediterranean island, our presenter can’t believe why he doesn’t meet more property hunters looking to buy there.

19 June 2018

What Happened Next to Our Overseas Property Hunters? Part 5

Bernhard Hatch and his partner Joy Reader from Liverpool bought a one-bedroom apartment in Tersefanou near Larnaca in Cyprus for £36,000 just over a year ago...

12 June 2018

Brand New Seminar Theatre Announced

We're thrilled to announce that we have a brand-new seminar theatre for our exhibition at Olympia London.

27 April 2018

Case Study | We're Raffling Off Our Villa in Cyprus!

Richard Way meets a couple from Somerset selling their Coral Bay holiday home in a less than traditional way… 

16 February 2018

How Much Does a Cyprus Property Really Cost?

Ever wanted to know the true cost of owning your very own property in Cyprus? Well, now you can...

5 December 2017

Case Study | Why I Love my Paphos Property

Claire Alderton speaks to us directly from her property in Paphos and explains why it's been the best decision of her life.

24 August 2017

Making a Home in Cyprus | Case Study

Fourteen years ago, Lynn and Tony Bell left behind their lovingly restored cottage in Yorkshire and moved to Peyia in the Paphos area of Cyprus. There have been ups and downs since then, but the couple are still very much in love with their adopted country. 

4 April 2017

Best Places to Buy in 2017 - Cyprus

We are kicking off 2017 with the top ten places to buy in 2017 and at number 7 is Cyprus, whose property market has been quietly prospering during 2016.

27 January 2017

People Who've Bought

Jonnie Irwin: why a Cyprus property could suit you

After a recent trip filming on the eastern Mediterranean island, our presenter can’t believe why he doesn’t meet more property hunters looking to buy there.

19 June 2018

What Happened Next to Our Overseas Property Hunters? Part 4

Martin and Dianne Bee moved to the Algarve, Portugal from Cheshire in Autumn 2016. Here, they tell us all about buying their new property abroad.

7 June 2018

What Happened Next to Our Property Hunters? - Part 3

Richard Way catches up with Allan and Denis Warren who took early retirement and moved to Turkey in 2013...

31 May 2018

Case Study | Living in Madeira

Alex and Jan Green purchased their property on the Portuguese island of Madeira back in 2015, which is now their full-time home...

29 March 2018

Case Study | We Chose a Property in Turkey Over Tenerife

Richard Way meets one couple who are very happy to have discovered southwest Turkey through a trip to one of our property exhibitions...

20 March 2018

Case Study | We're Raffling Off Our Villa in Cyprus!

Richard Way meets a couple from Somerset selling their Coral Bay holiday home in a less than traditional way… 

16 February 2018

Case Study | Living in the Algarve

Pat and her husband Tom talk us through what it's like buying and living in the Algarve, after originally visiting the Portuguese region back in 2015.

6 February 2018

An Insider's Guide to Living in the Dordogne

For more than 50 years the Dordogne has had a special place in the British heart, but why? Julie Savill has lived there for 13 years after leaving Essex and thinks she might know...

25 January 2018