About Chris Please

Chris Please is Head of Overseas at Rightmove spending most of his day working with the business in order to improve the consumer proposition for Brits looking to buy overseas and in turn help connect those buyers with sellers of overseas property through the website.

Top 5 International Destinations for British Property Investors – Q1 2015

Below are the top 5 international destinations which have received the highest number of enquiries from prospective British investors on Rightmove Overseas in the first quarter of 2015. 1. Marbella, Spain Marbella tops the list as the most sought after location for Brits to find a property investment overseas. Marbella is also the top destination [...]

By | 2015-04-24T14:36:08+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Articles, Data Insights|

Irish Property Exhibition on 22nd of Feb in London

UK property buyers are flocking to secure their dream homes in Ireland, buoyed by a strong pound and an undervalued market that is now starting to appreciate again. Real Estate Alliance is bringing thousands of properties to their London Property Exhibition, giving UK buyers the chance to browse in comfort and talk to the experts [...]

By | 2014-02-17T11:39:01+00:00 February 17th, 2014|News|

Real Estate Alliance link with UK’s largest property site

Real Estate Alliance has become the first Irish property group to form a strategic alliance with the UK’s leading property website www.rightmove.co.uk. This agreement will see all properties for sale from each Real Estate Alliance office displayed on the international section of the industry-leading site, www.rightmoveoverseas.co.uk. Irish property sales to UK-based purchasers boomed in 2013, [...]

By | 2014-02-07T18:41:47+00:00 February 7th, 2014|Articles|

Property Investors reveal their top 5 countries for investment in 2014

More than 60% of property investors buying overseas said that they had received a higher return on investment than they had expected according to a recent survey conducted by Rightmove Overseas. Nearly half of all the investors surveyed said that high rental yields were the most important factor behind their decision to purchase an overseas [...]

By | 2013-11-19T11:46:12+00:00 November 18th, 2013|Articles|

Is Your Second Home Properly Protected?

With the UK recently gripped by Olympic fever, many homeowners recently experienced their first foray into the world of ‘holiday lettings’ by renting out their property to visitors to the Games. And why not - it offers the chance to earn a lot of money in a short-space of time... Likewise, anyone who has purchased [...]

By | 2012-08-23T16:33:22+00:00 August 7th, 2012|Articles|

Bulgarian Property Market Update

By Sarah Gallon – Account Executive for Bulgaria at Rightmove Overseas If you ask most people to picture crystal blue seas and white sandy beaches or Christmas card perfect snowscapes, it probably won’t be Bulgaria that springs to mind. But perhaps it should be. Bulgaria is a hugely diverse country, ranging from the snow-topped mountains [...]

By | 2012-05-24T14:05:36+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Articles|

Italian Property Market Update

By Jason Charles – Account Manager for the Italy at Rightmove Overseas If you’re anything like me then thinking of property in Italy automatically fills the mind with images of a beautiful Tuscan farmhouse, surrounded by neatly lined trees and a rolling green landscape. I’m sure this is the case with a lot of people [...]

By | 2012-04-18T13:04:25+00:00 April 18th, 2012|Articles|

Costa Blanca Property Market Update

By John Fairclough – Account Manager for the Costa Blanca at Rightmove Overseas Spain is dominating the searches on Rightmove overseas at the moment with 22% of all searches. Both the Costa Blanca North and South have seen an increase in searches this month with the North up by 15% and the South up by [...]

By | 2012-03-21T14:30:47+00:00 March 21st, 2012|Articles|

Istanbul – Investment Hotspot

Istanbul has been ranked the number one city in Europe for property investment for the third year running in Pricewaterhousecoopers Emerging Trends in European Real Estate report for 2012. The report contains the findings from a survey of 600 of Europe's biggest property investment players, on the prospects for property investment across Europe's greatest cities [...]

By | 2012-02-08T16:34:21+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Articles|

How we saved money more than 20 times!

Well aware that renovation projects are prone to run over budget, when expats Suzy and Jeff Coy bought their rural property in Italy's Abruzzo region, they were keen to save money wherever possible. The Coys, who bought their Italian home in 2008 and relocated there in 2009, knew they would need to make a series [...]

By | 2012-01-27T15:18:34+00:00 January 27th, 2012|Articles|