Monthly Archives: February 2012

Romania on the Up


Romania has not traditionally been the first choice of British holidaymakers and homebuyers. However, this once unfashionable corner of Europe is now being discovered by Brits and others looking for a high-quality holiday property without a high price tag.

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Buy a property…and share it?


So-called ‘timeshare’ property gets a rather bad press. Is that justified, or could it just be a good way for those who cannot afford to buy a property in the traditional way to get a foothold in overseas property? The … Continue reading

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Snap Up a Maltese Bargain


According to property expert Nick Marr of leading property website Homes Go Fast this week, property bargain hunters should head to Maltese shores. Fewer home loans are being approved on the island, and there is an oversupply of property. These … Continue reading

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Croatia is a Holiday Hit


According to the Croatian Times this week, British holidaymakers are flocking to the sunny shores of Croatia to rent holiday homes. In 2011, the country experienced a bigger growth in interest in holiday home rental than that perennial favourite, Spain. … Continue reading

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Turkish Investment


Some of Turkey’s most popular holiday areas have seen property prices rise in the last year. While the average property price rise for Turkey as a whole was 0.88%, prices in the holiday centre of Antalya rose by 1.5%. Rents … Continue reading

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Your Home, Your Pension?


Earlier this week, we wrote about the benefits of retiring abroad and a guide to the practicalities of actually doing it. However, we didn’t cover the financial aspect, and that’s important. According to international property expert Jon Ainge, speaking earlier … Continue reading

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Italian Indulgence


According to the Daily Telegraph, British property buyers are flocking to Venice, looking for a place in one of the world’s most romantic and attractive cities. Venice is packed with cultural attractions and there is some high quality property to … Continue reading

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An Overseas Retirement?


If you are planning to retire in the next few years, it’s time to think about how you want to spend your hard-earned leisure time. While in the past, retirement for most Britons was about downsizing within the UK, today’s … Continue reading

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A Home in the City of Lovers


It’s almost Valentine’s day. Have you planned what to give your significant other yet? A meal out, a spa day, or a perhaps even a trip to Paris? The city is well-known as one of the world’s most romantic, and … Continue reading

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A Northern Adventure


With winter well and truly with us this week, you might be wondering why anyone would willingly travel even further north and into even deeper cold. However, while Scandinavia might not be a destination for those seeking winter sun, it … Continue reading

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