Recent News & Features

Meet Overseas Property Buyers at A Place in the Sun Live!

Join us in Manchester for A Place in the Sun Live and hear from a couple who recently purchased a property in Spain.

22 February 2018

Florida Real Estate Bounces Back After Irma

Now the dust has settled in hurricane-hit Florida, Richard Way explains why property in Orlando and the Gulf Coast has lost none of its shine...

22 February 2018

Timetable Released For Our Manchester Exhibition

The timetable for our upcoming exhibition at Manchester Central has been released..

21 February 2018

The Portuguese Property Selection - 21st February

Browse through our latest selection of stunning Portuguese properties for sale.

21 February 2018

Case Study | Life is Sweet in Madeira

20 February 2018

16 Overseas Properties You Can't Miss

19 February 2018

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

16 February 2018

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15 February 2018

12 Stunning Italian Properties for Sale

14 February 2018

Where To Find Cheap Spanish Properties

13 February 2018
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France

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

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

Case Study | Living in Cannes

Husband and wife, Mark and Ingrid, have always had intentions of one day moving to France. Now, they own their very apartment in Cannes - here is their story!

11 January 2018

14 Stunning French Properties For Sale

Take a look at these 14 stunning French properties for sale up and down the country...

10 January 2018

14 Amazing French Properties for Sale

Take a look at these 14 amazing French properties for sale across various regions...

13 December 2017

14 Fantastic French Properties for Sale

Feast your eyes on these 14 stunning French properties for sale. You never know, you may find your dream place in the sun...

29 November 2017

How Much Does a French Property Really Cost?

Our French property expert Richard Way has been doing some hefty research on the costs involved in buying a property in France, including purchase costs and ongoing taxes.

9 November 2017

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

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

Tickets to Legal Seminar on Cypriot Property

2016 saw decisions reached in Cyprus in relation to historical issues surrounding property purchases funded by foreign currency loans. Affected purchasers of property in Cyprus are invited to attend a seminar hosted by law firm Judicare.

26 January 2017

Our Piece of Paradise in Paphos | Case Study

Avid A Place in the Sun watchers, Michael and Sarah, have travelled all over the world but now they’ve decided they’d like future family holidays to be spent in a second home with their two sons rather than hotels. Here Michael tells us their story so far…

24 January 2017

I Followed My Heart to Paphos | Case Study

Claire wanted to be close to her partner who is regularly posted to Cyprus by the RAF so she decided to buy on the island.

26 May 2016

USA

Florida Real Estate Bounces Back After Irma

Now the dust has settled in hurricane-hit Florida, Richard Way explains why property in Orlando and the Gulf Coast has lost none of its shine...

22 February 2018

10 Fabulous Florida Properties for Sale

Take a look at our hand-picked selection of properties for sale in Florida, including Kissimmee and Reunion.

6 December 2017

5 Things Every Florida Property Buyer Should Ask

There are five important questions that every aspiring Florida property owner should ask before purchasing. Let's take a look...

13 October 2017

Quick Guide to Buying a Florida Property

Get clued up on what to expect when purchasing a Florida property, including tax procedures and the role of the realtor.

25 August 2017

Florida Property Selection | June 2017

Are you looking to move to the sunshine state of Florida? If so, we have the perfect selection of properties for you!

8 June 2017

Essential Tax Checklist for Buying Property in Florida

Alan Harding provides some important property tax and mortgage pointers for anyone thinking of buying in Florida

14 April 2017

Where's Best to Buy in Orlando?

As the central Florida market hots up, how do you choose the best property for your needs? We explore the city of Orlando and its surrounding areas to help you decide...

23 March 2017

New! A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Kissimmee, Florida

Natalie and Andy Ray met 13 years ago have 6 children between them. Ben Hillman tempts them with 5 homes within easy reach of the theme parks but which, if any, will they choose to buy for their budget of £280,000?

24 February 2017

People Who've Bought

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

Case Study | Why Moving to Spain Changed My Life!

Neida and her husand Rob recently bought a property in Spain's Costa del Sol region. She tells us why it's been the best decision that she's ever made!

16 January 2018

Case Study | Living in Cannes

Husband and wife, Mark and Ingrid, have always had intentions of one day moving to France. Now, they own their very apartment in Cannes - here is their story!

11 January 2018

Case Study | Our Property in Tenerife

Jane and Roger Pangbourne take us through their property in Tenerife and tell us how they found the buying process.

21 December 2017

Case Study | Our Place in Oliva, Spain

Harriett and David Gething recently bought a holiday home post-Brexit in Oliva, Spain, and share their tops with you...

15 December 2017

Case Study | Moving to Mallorca

Ken and Linda Britton from Thatcham in Berkshire share their experiences of moving to the east coast of Mallorca, Spain in 2015.

7 December 2017

Case Study | My Costa Blanca Property

Retired pensioner Jo Messenger recently bought her very own property on the Costa Blanca due to Spain's hot climate and generally relaxed lifestyle. So how has she been getting on since her move? We find out...

30 November 2017