Fancy a challenge this winter ❄️ ?

From ski in/ski out chalets with views over Mont Blanc to villas with breathtaking views of Cap Ferrat to majestic stone and farmhouses just waiting for a caring owner to bring them back to life . Here is a small selection of newly available renovation projects in the most sought after locations in France perfect [...]

By | 2018-10-14T14:18:09+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Articles|

Eco homes that won’t cost the earth!

Melting ice caps, rising sea levels and higher temperatures – worldwide concern over climate change has stepped up a gear recently. So, if your conscience is telling you to search for a ‘green’ home abroad, here’s a selection of properties that come entirely self-sufficient – or at least almost... Eco farmhouse in rural Andalusia [...]

By | 2018-10-12T13:17:20+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Articles|

Buying abroad 10 years after the crisis

This month marks the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, a pivotal moment in the 2008 financial crisis that saw global economies and property markets crash. Ever wondered how much things have changed for Brits buying abroad during the decade since? Here are some observations… Fancy this view in Spain's Costa del [...]

By | 2018-09-26T08:52:29+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Articles|

Why big isn’t always better!

Not everyone needs lots of living space, with singletons and childless couples often prioritising location, style and convenience over square footage. We outline the key benefits of opting for a snug bolt-hole abroad and find you some exciting studios and one-bed homes for sale… Is your dream home abroad somewhere that’s hassle-free and more of [...]

By | 2018-08-23T13:21:29+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Articles|

Where to buy for that ‘riding high’ feeling!

The world’s most famous cycle race is taking place this month as riders battle it out in the Tour de France. So here’s a timely reminder of holiday home destinations that also happen to offer some of the best cycling in Europe… Mallorcan pad in Puerto Pollensa Spain Mallorca in the Balearics is [...]

By | 2018-07-30T15:55:04+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Articles|

French pads with a compelling past!

France is awash with quirky old properties, many of which had a previous life before becoming a home! Here are five conversions that come with an interesting history… Hardly run of the mill! Locals may once have depended on the smooth operation of this property (pictured above) for their daily baguette, that iconic staple of [...]

By | 2018-07-30T15:55:20+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Articles|

Get ahead of the game and book a viewing trip today!

Now is the ideal time to start planning a viewing trip, while resorts are quieter and estate agents have more time on their hands. Read our tips for making a few days searching for your dream home really worthwhile... As 2018 gets underway, why not move a step closer to bagging an overseas property by [...]

By | 2018-02-08T17:49:19+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Articles|

Vines and vistas – homes worth raising a glass to!

Has the world ever been more in love with wine? If your ideal overseas home comes with views of vineyards and lots of local plonk to sample, try one of these burgeoning wine destinations… Character trullo close to Puglian wineries Puglia, Italy The heel of Italy’s ‘boot’, sunny Puglia is regarded as the [...]

By | 2018-01-09T12:31:45+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Articles|

Be sure of your budget for a smooth buy in 2018

Serious about buying abroad in 2018? Before you start browsing, it’s worth getting your head around all the costs that come with an overseas property transaction - it could save you a lot of time and heartache! Additional buying costs Nine times out of ten, the cost of taking ownership of a property, regardless of [...]

By | 2018-01-09T12:31:16+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Articles|