Spring 2015

And a fascinating time for the overseas property industry as the lowest euro/pound rate since the global downturn has meant markets from Southern Spain to Slovenia have ignited in the past three months. Agents report that all those buyers who have been shopping around and monitoring property prices have finally got serious to take “double” advantage of currency rates and low values.

But how long will these both last? Experts suggest that the pound could falter as election uncertainty builds. Meanwhile prices are already rising in a few hot spots. Or maybe you are considering investing a lump sum of your pension abroad after April’s reforms? Our feature on page 47 is essential reading. Here in Borough we’re looking forward to heading to Manchester for our first show there since 2008 and hope to see many of you there or at London’s Olympia in May. Enjoy the issue.