Recent News & Features

16 Worldwide Country Homes For Sale

If living in the country is your kind of thing, then it's time to check out our latest selection of country homes for sale worldwide.

25 September 2017

Day One Highlights of A Place in the Sun Live

Day one is officially over at the NEC Birmingham for A Place in the Sun Live! Let's take a look at the highlights from the action-packed day...

22 September 2017

Video | A Tour of our Tenerife Townhouse

Take an interactive tour of Jane and Roger Pangbourne's property in Los Cristianos, Tenerife, and listen to their top tips on buying a property in Spain.

22 September 2017

Less Than 24 Hours Until Our Birmingham Exhibition

It's now less than 24 hours until A Place in the Sun Live at the NEC Birmingham. There are still tickets available if you'd like to make a visit.

21 September 2017

16 Spanish Property Bargains

20 September 2017

To Buy on a Spanish Urbanization or not?

19 September 2017

16 Stunning Homes By the Sea

18 September 2017

Over 10 Years of A Place in the Sun Live at NEC Birmingham

14 September 2017

14 Traditional French Properties For Sale

13 September 2017

Where to Find Bargain Properties for Sale on the Costa Blanca

12 September 2017
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Spain

Video | A Tour of our Tenerife Townhouse

Take an interactive tour of Jane and Roger Pangbourne's property in Los Cristianos, Tenerife, and listen to their top tips on buying a property in Spain.

22 September 2017

16 Spanish Property Bargains

If you're looking for a property in Spain, be sure to check out our selection of Spanish homes at a great price!

20 September 2017

To Buy on a Spanish Urbanization or not?

We take a closer look at the pros and cons of living on a Spanish urbanization, and what you should consider when purchasing a Spanish property.

19 September 2017

Where to Find Bargain Properties for Sale on the Costa Blanca

Read our useful guide to bagging yourself a bargain Spanish property in the ever-popular Costa Blanca region.

12 September 2017

Case Study | Renovating our Almeria Property

Carole and Steve have been busy renovating their property in Almeria. If you want to see how they got on and listen to their tips on buying a property in Spain, read on.

8 September 2017

A Closer Look at Property in Tenerife

As the Canary Islands continue to grow in popularity amongst British buyers, we take a closer look at the island of Tenerife.

29 August 2017

Why You Need a Survey on Your Spanish Home

We take a look at the ongoing importance of getting a reliable property survey on your soon-to-be Spanish home.

22 August 2017

Five Minute Focus | Cadiz

Situated between two oceans and two continents, Cadiz in Andalucia is offering British buyers a combination of paradise, culture, and history.

17 August 2017

France

14 Traditional French Properties For Sale

Take a look at our latest selection of traditional French properties for sale up and down the country.

13 September 2017

Video | Tips For a Successful French Mortgage Application

Listen to our official French mortgage partners who provide you with their top tips for a successful French mortgage application.

5 September 2017

A Guide to Living in the Dordogne

Have you ever thought of living in the Dordogne? If so, here's what you need to know about living in one of the most stunning regions in France.

31 August 2017

The French Property Market in 2017

As Brits continue to purchase property in France, our editor Liz Rowlinson takes a closer look the current state of the French property market.

15 August 2017

14 Fabulous French Properties For Sale

Take a look at these 14 fabulous French properties for sale, covering multiple regions including Brittany, Aquitaine and Poitou-Charentes.

9 August 2017

Your Free Buying Property in France Guide

Download our free updated French buying guide to help you kick start your overseas property quest across the channel.

8 August 2017

New! A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun - Ep 2 - Dordogne

Jane & Jilly from Brighton are looking to buy a home in Dordogne with help from Laura Hamilton, but can they find somewhere within their £100,000 budget?

18 July 2017

Coupling Retirement with a Dordogne Property | Case Study

Mark & Alison Smith from Andover, Hampshire, moved to the Dordogne in early 2016 and haven't looked back since. 

14 July 2017

Portugal

New Buying Property in Portugal Guide Available

If you're looking to buy a property in Portugal, then use our new free guide as your main source of guidance and top tips!

7 September 2017

14 Stunning Properties for Sale in Portugal

View our latest selection of stunning Portuguese properties for sale in the Algarve, Lisbon and Madeira.

6 September 2017

14 Perfect Portuguese Properties

Today we bring you 14 perfect Portuguese properties for sale, including a mixture of villas, apartments and traditional houses.

2 August 2017

Quick Guide to Buying an Affordable Algarve Property

Portimão, Lagos, Vilamoura or Albufeira? If you're looking to buy an Algarve property at an affordable price, read our quick guide here first.

27 July 2017

7 Legal Pointers for Buying Property in the Algarve

There are a number of legal factors to consider when buying a property in the Algarve, such as council rates and short-term rentals licenses, which you can read more about here...

13 July 2017

Tips From Our Overseas Property Buyers: Part 3

We catch up with Nancy and Russell Davidson, from Edinburgh, who talk about the importance of seeking legal representation when purchasing an overseas property.

23 June 2017

Cheapest Places in Europe to Live Revealed

Portugal, Spain and Bulgaria have recently been listed amongst the cheapest places in Europe to live in, based on the value of 10 everyday items.

13 June 2017

What To Know About Property Tax in Portugal

If you're looking to purchase a property in Portugal, here's what you need to know about its friendly property tax system towards overseas property buyers.

8 June 2017

Italy

12 Stunning Italian Homes for Sale

Does a property in Italy take your fancy? If so, then why not browse through our latest selection of stunning Italian homes for sale.

23 August 2017

Case Study | Our Property in Tuscany

Diane and Michael Rafter recently bought their dream property in Tuscany, Italy in April 2017, after falling in love with the country back in 1998. Read their fascinating story here.

4 August 2017

Italy Property Selection | June 2017

Fancy buying a property in Italy? If so, take a look at our hand-picked selection of stunning properties here.

28 June 2017

A New Alternative to An Italian Mortgage

If you're looking to buy a property in Italy but aren't able to secure an Italian mortgage, a rent to buy scheme could be just for you.

19 June 2017

Italy Property Selection | May 2017

This week's property selection focuses purely on idyllic Italian homes, from as little as £72,000.

24 May 2017

Peter Stringfellow: Swapping Property in Mallorca for Puglia

National treasure and entrepreneur Peter Stringfellow reveals exclusively why he's swapping his property in Mallorca, Spain for Puglia, Italy.

16 May 2017

The Timeless Appeal of Tuscany

The central Italian region of Tuscany has a lifestyle reputation every bit as golden as its remarkable culture and history. That enduring lifestyle appeal has enticed British homebuyers for several generations. 

21 April 2017

Why We Bought to Renovate in Liguria | Case Study

At the age of 43 Helen and her husband, Marcus, decided to sell their Yorkshire home, pack their belongings in a caravan and start a new life (and renovation project) in the Italian region of Liguria. This is their story...

11 April 2017

Greece

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

House Hunting on the Greek Islands - Part 1

Few destinations have Greece’s appeal and especially the country’s sumptuous islands. When it comes to the islands, accessibility is key, but will economy-driven changes affecting Greece’s transport links help or hinder buyers?

2 August 2016

New! 28 May | Summer Sun in Crete

Jasmine shows today's house hunter five potential holiday homes in Summer Sun on Channel 4 at 4.15pm.

26 May 2016

Snapshot of Property in Greece

We take a quick look at what the property market in Greece holds for property hunters in 2016.

13 May 2016

New! 30 April | Summer Sun in Kefalonia, Greece

Jasmine Harman shows Elaine and Nicos five properties in Summer Sun on Channel 4 at 4.10pm.

28 April 2016

Cyprus

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

Snapshot of Property in Cyprus

We take a quick look at the market in Cyprus and where it's heading in 2016 - picking out the best places to buy property.

8 April 2016

Why We Retired to Cyprus | Case Study

Lesley Dumayne and Geoff Black bought a house in Paphos, Cyprus and retired there in early 2015. Here they tell us why they took the plunge.

31 March 2016

USA

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

Best Places to Buy in 2017 - Florida

We are kicking off the new year with a countdown of the top ten places to buy abroad in 2017, and at number 5 is Florida...

10 February 2017

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

Bill and Maureen Hughes from North Lanarkshire have been visiting Florida on holiday with their kids for 30 years. Ben Hillman shows them five fantastic properties for their budget of £320,000 in and around the charming town of Fort Myers.

10 February 2017

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

Recently married Reg and Sarah Etwaroo from East Sussex are buying their first ever place together and have their hearts set on a second home in the theme park capital of the world, Orlando, Florida.

2 February 2017

People Who've Bought

Case Study | 10 Years of Island Living in the Caribbean

10 years on from moving into their property in St Maarten, Edward and Judith tells us all about their experiences whilst island living in the Caribbean.

31 August 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

Case Study | Buying our Murcia Property

Geoffrey and Michelle from the West Midlands found their dream property in Murcia, Spain which they would rent out and eventually use as a retirement home. Read all about their story here.

10 August 2017

Case Study | Our Property in Tuscany

Diane and Michael Rafter recently bought their dream property in Tuscany, Italy in April 2017, after falling in love with the country back in 1998. Read their fascinating story here.

4 August 2017

Case Study | Buying a Costa del Sol Property

Ian and Sarah Powell recently bought their dream Costa del Sol property in Mijas Costa, and haven't looked back since! Click here to read their story, and listen to their top tips.

1 August 2017

Coupling Retirement with a Dordogne Property | Case Study

Mark & Alison Smith from Andover, Hampshire, moved to the Dordogne in early 2016 and haven't looked back since. 

14 July 2017

Tell Us Your Overseas Property Story

Have you bought a property overseas? Seeking your 15-minutes of fame? If so, we want to hear your story!

24 June 2017

Where Are They Now? The Buyers' Stories - Part 2

It’s been a successful TV series, with the number of property hunters buying a home on the programme up from 40 to 60 per cent. So what did they buy? In part two of this feature, Liz Rowlinson catches up with five very happy new owners.

18 April 2017