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|

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 | 2018-11-12T22:01:13+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Articles|

Try the Pyrenees for a pad by the pistes!

Skiers are getting excited as the season’s first snow dumps fall across Europe. If you’re in the market for a ski home, remember it’s not all about the Alps. Here we give a taste of what the Pyrenees have to offer. Ski homes don’t have to be in the middle of a large, lively resort [...]

By | 2017-11-20T12:30:54+00:00 November 20th, 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|

How rich do you need to be to buy in the Riviera?

The world’s most expensive house has gone on sale in France’s Côte d’Azur. We show that you don’t have to be a moneybags to own a slice of this special stretch of coastline… Got a spare €350million knocking about? If you did, you might be tempted to buy what is reported to be the most [...]

By | 2018-11-12T22:03:42+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 | 2018-11-12T22:03:31+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Articles|

Why it’s time to start shopping for a château

You don’t need to be a millionaire to buy a castle in France. Here’s a taste of some of the stunning châteaux for sale for less than €1million Owning a fairy-tale castle needn’t be just a dream if you go house-hunting in France, where an abundance of rustic property and deflated prices are causing a [...]

By | 2018-11-12T22:04:16+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Articles|

Could you be charmed by a clever conversion?

Character properties with a past life make some of the most interesting homes abroad. Could one of these quirky conversions catch your eye? Once a station, now a charming French home Railway station in France Spending an unnecessary amount of time in a train station isn’t usually a pleasant experience, but not in [...]

By | 2018-11-12T22:04:13+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Articles|

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