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Case study | We're loving our holiday home in Umbria, Italy

One family love their Italian holiday home so much it is difficult to leave, reports Cathy Hawker.

18 June 2019

Spanish mortgages - the cheapest for years?

Richard Way surveys the mortgage market and finds out why borrowing in Spain is popular right now.

13 June 2019

The impact of tourism on the Phuket property market

Phuket in Thailand isn't just favoured as a tourist destination, it also boasts an extremely affordable property market, as explained by Andrew Frank from Thai Residential...

7 June 2019

Case study | We moved to Spain days before the original Brexit date

John and Diana Greenaway decided to swap a holiday home in Florida for a new life in Marbella, so how did it go? We find out.

4 June 2019

How far £80k - £200k will stretch for properties on the Costa Blanca

29 May 2019

Grab your Summer 2019 A Place in the Sun magazine now

28 May 2019

A closer look at properties in the Charente, France

23 May 2019

The Canary Islands - Tenerife vs Lanzarote

20 May 2019

A Place in the Sun Live London draws in over 6,500 visitors

15 May 2019

Brextension - what does this mean for overseas property?

7 May 2019
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Greek Property Market Gathers Pace in 2019

Greece is certainly having its moment and is currently fourth in our annual 'Top 10 Best Places to Buy Abroad' index. But what is the current state of the property market?

12 February 2019

Download Our Updated Greece Buying Guide

We've updated our popular buying guide to Greece with more advice, case studies and inspiration to help kickstart your plans this year.

29 January 2019

Case Study | A Proposal, Wedding & Property in Greece

A proposal, then a wedding, then a home in Naxos, Greece!

18 December 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...

22 August 2018

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

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


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...

9 April 2019

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.

11 December 2018

A Tour of Linda Barker's Property in Cyprus

Leading interior designer Linda Barker shows reporter Angela Sara West around her investment property in Cyprus. Why does she love the island so much? Click here to find out...

1 November 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

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


FAQs on Getting a Mortgage in Florida

Some readers have reported that getting a mortgage in Florida is tricky. But here an expert provides some answers to 18 of the most frequently asked questions.

29 March 2019

Important Mortgage Considerations When Buying a Property Abroad

Overseas property professional and financial advisor, Simon Conn, provides some essential financial pointers if you're looking to purchase abroad this year.

7 February 2019

How & Where to Spend your Winters in Florida

If you have ever considered escaping the winter months to stay in sunny Florida, you certainly are not alone.

6 December 2018

The Latest Stats on the Florida Property Market

Our magazine editor Liz Rowlinson takes a look at the key facts and stats on the current property market in Florida, and where us Brits are buying.

6 November 2018

Download our updated Florida buying guide

We've just updated our essential guide to buying a property in Florida. Take a look at what's inside...

27 September 2018

The Florida Property Selection

Search through our latest hand-picked selection of properties for sale in Florida.

6 June 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

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

People Who've Bought

Case study | We're loving our holiday home in Umbria, Italy

One family love their Italian holiday home so much it is difficult to leave, reports Cathy Hawker.

18 June 2019

Case study | We moved to Spain days before the original Brexit date

John and Diana Greenaway decided to swap a holiday home in Florida for a new life in Marbella, so how did it go? We find out.

4 June 2019

Case study | Getting a real Spanish feel in Estepona

Richard Way meets a couple who have bought a three-bedroom apartment in Estepona.

25 April 2019

Case Study | From Durham to the Silver Coast

Glimpsed from a plane window, the beaches of the Silver Coast persuaded one couple from Durham to buy a custom-built home there.

11 April 2019

Case Study | We Made the Move to the Algarve

Former journalist Kevin Mochrie and financial services administrator Helen, both aged 58 and from Staffordshire, took early retirement to make their dream move to Portugal.

20 March 2019

Case Study | Going Halves on a Costa Blanca New-Build Property

Richard Way met a couple of old friends who have jointly purchased a holiday home on the Costa Blanca.

14 February 2019

Case Study | Buying on the Costa Blanca Pre-Brexit

Richard Way meets a couple who chose to buy in Playa Flamenca on the Costa Blanca despite uncertainty over Brexit.

25 January 2019

Top 10 Best Places to Buy a Property Abroad in 2019

Welcome to our latest Ten Best Places to Buy Abroad index. It’s the definitive barometer to where most of you are looking to buy a home abroad in 2019.

15 January 2019