Overseas homes that light your fire!

Nothing beats an open fire or wood burner for adding character to a second home, as well as making winter visits extra snuggly. Here are reasons to consider one... Beautiful farmhouse in rural Catalonia, Spain It does get cold in the Med! The lure of guaranteed sunshine is what drives most people to [...]

By | 2018-11-12T22:03:31+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Articles|

Net yourself an ace tennis home in the sun!

Has Wimbledon inspired you to dust off your tennis racquet? Buy in one of these places and you could enjoy a balmy knock-around anytime of the year... Three-bed villa at Aphrodite Hills, Cyprus Aphrodite Hills, Cyprus the Med just outside Paphos, facilities on offer at the 234-hectare Aphrodite Hills resort include its world-class [...]

By | 2017-07-04T17:01:14+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Articles|

Tips for a rewarding overseas holiday let

We’re weeks away from high season in resorts around the Med so owners of holiday lets should be booked out by now. If you’re looking for a lettable second home, consider these top ten tips for maximising your income. 1. Get to grips with the local rules for holiday lets. You may need to register [...]

By | 2017-06-22T16:24:41+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Articles|

Where will you find your roof with a view?

The highlight of many Mediterranean homes is a roof terrace, ideal spots for enjoying a sundowner. As these ones show, your own solarium could be more affordable than you thought … If you’re buying a home in the sun, you probably want to sit outside catching some rays. Fortunately, while gardens can come at a [...]

By | 2017-05-27T12:37:08+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Articles|

Which new island development would float your boat?

Cyprus and Cape Verde - island destinations popular for winter sun and both benefiting from landmark new developments. Which would you choose? Sparkling new waterfront developments are helping to put Cape Verde and Cyprus on the radar of international buyers who want luxury property with year-round sunshine and long-term investment potential. In Cyprus, work on [...]

By | 2018-11-12T22:06:39+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Articles|

Market conditions at home and in Europe fired up cravings for a house abroad in 2013

Interest in purchasing overseas property surged in the UK during 2013, according to the latest Overseas Guides Company Quarterly Index, which saw overall enquiries for the year increase 33 percent compared to 2012, with growth driven by key European destinations. Article written by The Overseas Guides Company Italy and Portugal were the star performers in [...]

By | 2014-03-07T10:14:48+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Articles|

Five Valentine’s hot spots for the perfect love nest

Red roses, chocolates and a candle-lit dinner – thanks to Valentine’s Day, we’re all encouraged to reveal our romantic side at least once a year. But imagine having a love-nest somewhere exciting that you could visit with your partner and share cosy bottles of wine or pretty sunsets as often as you liked… Article written [...]

By | 2014-02-07T16:43:21+00:00 February 5th, 2014|Articles|