Snow place like a ski home!

Snow is falling in the Alps with just a week or two before most slopes open for business. If you’re a skier with a growing urge to buy your own ski home, why not consider one of these exciting French resorts, each offering something a bit different, when booking your winter break this year? We’ve [...]

By | 2018-12-03T12:41:58+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Articles|

Say ‘bonjour’ to a bargain across the Channel!

France is awash with great value houses but which corners of the country are home to the really juicy deals? To help bargain-hunting readers, we highlight four of the most affordable French urban areas, according to the latest market report from the official Notaries of France association. Then for each, we find you a tempting [...]

By | 2018-11-08T11:29:43+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Articles|

A new life that mixes work with pleasure?

Is your grand plan to move abroad and take up a new challenge rather than kick back and draw your pension? Maybe one of these tourist business opportunities will take your fancy and be your ticket to an exciting – and busy – new life in the sun…. Hostel-restaurant for sale in the Costa [...]

By | 2018-10-31T14:51:47+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Articles|

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|

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