Naples Offers so much more than a Cliche


From the Island of Procida, Bay of Naples, ItalyHistory, culture, food, art and tradition – all real reasons why you should visit Naples, because the city offers so much more than a cliché, insists an Italian property portal.

Gate-away.com, which is dedicated to overseas buyers looking for a second home in Italy, is dispelling rumours that Naples is only famous for its clichés.

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Is title deeds scandal still harming the Cypriot property market?


Is title deeds scandal still harming the Cypriot property market?

The Cypriot property market is showing signs of recovery from the economic downturn, but could still be being hampered by the historic title deed scandal, which could take another 10 years to resolve.

A new report from the European Commission suggests that tens of thousands of people who purchased property in Cyprus, including holiday homes and retiree residences, are still without their title deeds.

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Spanish Tourism Sector Enjoys Another Year of Record Growth


Top view of a Tropical BeachThe Spanish tourism sector has already enjoyed four consecutive years of record-breaking numbers of foreign visitors and 2017 is set to be the fifth year of historical highs.

The Iberian nation already welcomed 20 million tourists in the first four months of the year (January to April 2017) – up by 11.6% on the same period last year, according to the Frontier Tourism Survey from the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

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The Top 10 European Holiday Home Destinations for Britons


Wide Angle View Of Family On Vacation Having Fun ByWhile more of us are taking holidays in faraway places, those looking to buy a holiday home tend to search much closer to home, according to the most popular overseas locations identified by Rightmove.

The property portal has found that Spain is by far the most popular overseas country for Britons looking to buy a holiday home, accounting for more than 2.5 million online searches every month.

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Demand driving sales growth in Portugal


Portuguese FlagDemand for property in Portugal remained steady during the second quarter of 2017, but supply remains some way off meeting this level.

The most recent index from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Confidencial Imobiliario shows that there was a rise in new buyer enquiries and sales instructions, but a fall in new listings.

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Spanish rental market is recovering well


Spanish rental market is recovering well

Research has revealed that in demand home markets in Spain, such as Barcelona and the Balearic Islands, are experiencing rents increase as the sector continues to recover.

Overall rental asking prices rose by 8.8% on average during the opening quarter of 2017, according to new figures released by property portal Idealista.

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America is Top of the Props on Independence Day


USA flag. American flag. American flag blowing wind. Close-up. Studio shotForeign buyers have continued to flock to the US property market this year, putting it in first place in TheMoveChannel.com’s Top of the Props index – released just in time for Independence Day!

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Asian Cities Dominate the Most Expensive Places for Expats


Hong Kong Famous Night ViewHong Kong is now the second most expensive city in the world for expats, according to the latest Cost of Living Survey from Mercer.

While Angola’s capital, Luanda, took the top spot for 2017, Asian cities continue to dominate the rankings, with five in the top ten.

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UK buyers still interested in purchasing in top EU locations


UK buyers still interested in purchasing in top EU locations As this week finally saw the start of formal Brexit negotiations between the UK and the European Union, interesting new research has suggested Brits are still interested in buying property in key European cities.

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The Home Spa Market Experiences a Surge in Demand


Couple enjoying finnish saunaThe global wellness industry is now worth a whopping $3.7 trillion market, according to the Global Wellness Institute, and high-end swimming pool design and build company Aqua Platinum has revealed that consumers are taking an ever more educated approach to their wellness.

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