“Our new life among the orange groves!”

Planning a move to Spain but not sure where to look for your perfect home? Meet one couple who felt like that until they discovered a pretty corner of the Costa Blanca... Gazing across the orange groves at the local town and mountains beyond, it’s easy to see why Andrew and Sue Campbell are so content with [...]

By | 2018-03-15T17:44:00+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Articles, Case Studies|

Egg-citing Easter destinations for holiday homes!

Many of our favourite European destinations stage elaborate celebrations at Easter, making it an exciting time to visit. So why not book a trip to one of these places and squeeze in a spot of property-hunting while you’re there... Lemon tree views in Sardinia Sardinia Home to the famous Costa Smeralda (Emerald Coast), [...]

By | 2018-03-15T17:43:30+00:00 March 15th, 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|

Yes, you can afford a Spanish sea view!

Overlooking the beach needn’t mean expensive, at least in Spain. To prove it, none of these front-line properties along the Costas comes with a price tag of over €250,000 Beachside bliss in Duquesa, Costa del Sol Costa del Sol, west Not a bad view to wake up to, is it? Just picture yourself enjoying [...]

By | 2018-01-29T12:30:56+00:00 January 29th, 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|

Get down to business when you move abroad!

Is 2018 the year you move abroad and turn your hand to something different? If so, one of these businesses could be your ticket to an exciting new life in the sun! B&B & campsite in Dordogne B&B and campsite, France Ready and waiting for enthusiastic new owners is this B&B with a [...]

By | 2018-01-09T12:30:10+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Articles|

Head to the hills for a taste of real Spain

Away from the busy beach resorts, Spain’s hilltop towns offer a more traditional lifestyle in picturesque surroundings. Could one of these, each a short drive from the sea, take your fancy? Vejer de la Frontera, Costa de la Luz Vejer’s winding streets ooze historic charm and typify what Andalusia’s famous ‘pueblos blancos’ (white towns) are [...]

By | 2017-12-12T15:32:16+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Articles|

Just add sun to make your winters fun

Looking for winter sun without the jet-lag and flight time of the Caribbean? A home in one of these destinations in the Atlantic should make escaping the UK’s chilly months a cinch Sea-view pad in Sal, Cape Verde Cape Verde An archipelago 350 miles off West Africa, Cape Verde’s resorts and holiday home [...]

By | 2017-12-12T15:31:03+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Articles|

Hungry for a home in a foodie hot spot?

A highlight of owning abroad is enjoying the local cuisine. Here are four second-home destinations that are growing increasingly popular with foodies! Beachfront apartment in Isla Canela, Huelva Huelva, Spain The city and province of Huelva, located in Andalusia’s south-west corner, was deservedly crowned Spain’s 2017 Gastronomic Capital. A highlight there are the [...]

By | 2017-11-06T18:26:15+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Articles|

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 | 2017-11-06T10:59:56+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Articles|