• Buying property in Italy

    August 24, 2015

    The British have been buying homes in Italy for many decades but particularly since the boom of the 1960s.

  • Buying property in Spain

    August 19, 2015

    The British have been buying property in Spain as second homes for many years. In fact, it's the number one choice for decades.

  • Buying property in Portugal

    July 23, 2015

    Since the early 1960s, Portugal, in particular the Algarve, has been one of the most popular holiday destinations.

  • Country guide: France

    July 1, 2015

    Why France? It has been estimated that more than 150,000 Brits live permanently on the other side of the English Channel, while another 500,000 of us have holiday homes there.

  • Buying guide: California

    June 25, 2015

    Thinking about living the dream in California? Our guide gives you all the information you need to know about buying in the sought-after state.

  • Use of foreign exchange for your mortgage

    June 18, 2015

    There are few things harder to guess than foreign currency movements. As the owner of a property abroad you will have to get involved with exchange rates, even if it is only for minor money transfers from Britain.

  • Guide to letting a property abroad

    June 8, 2015

    Letting out property, especially if it is in a popular holiday area, may seem like an ideal way to cover your costs but it is not all plain sailing.

  • A golf home is no handicap

    August 19, 2013

    The property market in recent years has been marked by the rise and rise in the development of golf-side homes.

  • A recipe for chalet success?

    August 19, 2013

    The pretty stone wall property for sale outside Briançon in the French Alps is one of the many working ski chalets available in the region offering both a prime location and luxury accommodation. But it holds a secret that only a few of its high profile guests know.

  • Buying guide: Languedoc-Rousillon

    August 19, 2013

    If Provence accounts for half of France's Mediterranean coastline, Languedoc-Roussillon has the other, less celebrated half.

  • Buying guide: Midi Pyrenees

    August 19, 2013

    Midi Pyrenees is the region of south west France that sits immediately above the Pyrenees and Andorra, and is dominated by Toulouse at its centre.

  • Buying guide: New York

    August 19, 2013

    It's been called the City that Never Sleeps, the Capital of the World, and of course, The Big Apple.

  • Buying guide: Rhône-Alpes

    August 19, 2013

    A huge region that stretches between Burgundy and Provence, Rhône-Alpes includes the cities of Lyon, Chambery, St Etienne and Grenoble, the remote area of the Ardeche, as well as the plum parts of the French Alps.

  • Price reductions in paradise?

    August 19, 2013

    The dramatic property price drops in Spain, Portugal, the US and France have been well documented as the downturn has spread across the globe.