Well what a year it’s been so far for all of us involved in overseas property. Whether it’s a pre-Election feeling of abandon, the weak euro or that big fat pension fund burning a hole in the proverbial pocket, the property hunters are now out in force on the beaches of Europe. The French government has finally realised it needs to provide condusive buying conditions for investors so there’s been a revival in interest in many areas of the south, plus also specifcally in renovating; whilst there are finally some positive numbers (price growth of 1.8 per cent!) coming out of Spain.
We’ve been across to rural Alicante to catch up with Terry Venables on his second career as a hotel manager but there are also some new locations for you: California and a few in the Far East. Don’t wait too long to take advantage of the currency rates and low prices this summer!