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Why international buyers love Famagusta

Heady Ayia Napa first put Cyprus’s Famagusta – home to the island’s finest beaches, on the tourist map. These days the district offers established expat communities, both minutes inland or besides the sparkling Med, with investment in marina developments giving the area an exciting edge… 2-bedroom apartment in Ayia Napa Location and landscape [...]

By |2022-02-03T09:56:29+01:00February 3rd, 2022|Articles|

Golden opportunities for indulging in your golden years!

Tempted to spend your retirement somewhere warmer, cheaper and more exciting than the UK or more obvious European destinations? Each of these caters especially well for retired expats, so you may find yourself spoilt for choice… 2-bedroom terraced house in Puntarenas, Costa Rica Costa Rica Gorgeous unspoilt beaches, lush volcanic rainforests and a [...]

By |2022-02-02T13:33:15+01:00February 2nd, 2022|Articles|

Italy’s sweeteners for living la dolce vita!

As if the Italian lifestyle wasn’t appealing enough, right now the country also has some enticing financial incentives! Here are four reasons you might want to focus your New Year’s property search on Italy. Living the dolce vita is even sweeter than expected for many new home-owners in Italy, thanks to the financial savings they [...]

By |2022-01-18T22:12:53+01:00January 18th, 2022|Articles|

5 towns in Abruzzo under an hour from the airport

The Abruzzo region in Southern Italy regularly attracts property buyers thanks to its winning combination of seaside and mountains, charming hilltop villages and ‘proper’ Italian cuisine. But where are the best places to buy property, especially if you don’t want to be too far from the airport? Here are five gorgeous towns and villages in [...]

By |2021-12-23T11:43:58+01:00December 23rd, 2021|Articles|

Mallorca: The epitome of island charm

The largest of the Balearic Islands, off Spain’s Mediterranean coast, Mallorca is a truly dazzling island that easily earns its reputation as Europe’s premier holiday island. What fewer people know is what a wonderful place it is to live too. 3-bedroom Finca in Sineu, Mallorca While Mallorca retains much of its local Spanish/Catalan [...]

By |2021-12-23T11:43:11+01:00December 23rd, 2021|Articles|

All aboard for rail-friendly ski homes!

Covid made last winter a non-event for mountain resorts, which means this year skiers and house-hunters in the Alps are doubly keen to hit the slopes. Before you book flights though, why not consider travelling by train – it’s easier than you think, is a year-round option and you’ll be helping the planet. Head to [...]

By |2021-12-23T11:42:15+01:00December 23rd, 2021|Articles|

The Algarve towns escaping the Golden Visa changes

No more Golden Visa in the Algarve? Not so fast! Several Algarve towns will still qualify for the visa in 2022, despite upcoming changes. They’re all beautiful, affordable and within driving distance of the region’s best beaches. We explore three of these towns… How will the Golden Visa change in 2022? 4-bedroom villa in [...]

By |2021-12-07T15:38:51+01:00December 7th, 2021|Articles|

Why international buyers love Madeira

The island of Madeira is an unspoilt paradise in the Atlantic, where the lush natural landscape, colourful culture and balmy climate make it a delight to visit all year round. Ready to be wowed by Portugal’s little gem… 2-bedroom apartment with sea views in Funchal Location and landscape Madeira Island is the centrepiece [...]

By |2021-12-07T15:37:53+01:00December 7th, 2021|Articles|