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|

Happy Halloween house-hunting!

Scary costumes, pumpkins and bonfires to the ready – it’s October which means Halloween party time! We reveal four destinations where celebrating this famous ancient festival is especially fun – and for each one we’ve picked an exciting home for sale... Family home in Virginia, known for its pumpkin festival! Virginia, Ireland Halloween [...]

By | 2018-10-10T10:48:50+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Articles|

Time to tee off your hunt for a golf home?

It’s Ryder Cup year, which means Europe’s best golfers have teamed up to take on the USA, this time in France. In a nod to the famous biennial competition, we pick four affordable homes beside the fairway in four popular golf destinations on both sides of the Atlantic… Central Florida Golfers will feel immediately at [...]

By | 2018-09-26T08:53:29+00:00 September 26th, 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|

Some like it hot – really hot!

Have you been suffering or revelling in the sweltering heat these past weeks? Of course, there are many places in Europe where extreme summer temperatures and endless days of sunshine are the norm – we highlight three and for each pick a ‘cool’ property for sale… Apartment in Mellieha, Malta, known for its especially [...]

By | 2018-07-30T15:52:09+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Articles|

Why overseas golf homes score above par!

Spain and Portugal are two of the most popular places to own a home next to a fairway. We look at the benefits of buying in a golf development or larger golf community, pinpoint the hot spots and pick some eye-catching properties for you… Fairway views from a villa at Las Colinas, Costa Blanca [...]

By | 2018-07-30T15:52:22+00:00 July 20th, 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|

Guaranteed kicks from owning abroad!

  Why not combine the beautiful game with a beautiful property? In a nod to the World Cup this month, we highlight some European holiday resorts with their own top-notch football facilities, many of which attract top teams for pre-season training camps… Fancy an apartment in La Manga Club? Spain One of the [...]

By | 2018-07-11T11:26:36+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Articles|

Sizzle up your summers with a Spanish holiday home!

Has the UK’s recent heatwave whetted your appetite for owning a home somewhere with guaranteed sunshine? Spain never disappoints so we’ve highlighted three hotspots where properties are proving especially hot in 2018… Could one of these new townhouses in Estepona be perfect for you? It was a record year for property sales to [...]

By | 2018-07-30T15:55:13+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Articles|