Monthly Archives: March 2012

Moving Abroad with Children


If you’re thinking of moving abroad with your family, you’re certainly not alone. Every year, many families with children pack up their UK life and take it overseas. However, it doesn’t always work out, and some have to return, often … Continue reading

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Head South to the Canaries


The Canary Islands are part of Spain, but lie off the coast of north-west Africa. That means that they enjoy a European standard of living, with a sub-tropical climate. Buy a home on the Canaries and you’ll get to enjoy … Continue reading

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Making Decisions: What is your ideal overseas property?


Buying property overseas often depends on very different decisions to buying property in the UK. Buying at home, you’re generally looking for somewhere to live, very often for your family to grow in over twenty years or more. When buying … Continue reading

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Albufeira: The perfect resort?


Portugal’s Algarve region is justifiably popular with both tourists and overseas property buyers. Of all the resorts in the region, Albufeira is one of the most popular. It’s not hard to see why: it really does have it all. There … Continue reading

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Corsica and Sardinia


The islands of Corsica and Sardinia lie around 10 km apart, in the glittering waters of the Mediterranean. They are often overlooked in favour of mainland Mediterranean destinations, but these two islands offer a wonderful alternative place to go for … Continue reading

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Insure My Villa Twitter Competition


We love all things travel at Insure My Villa and want to give one of our followers on Twitter a nice treat!

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A Lakeside Home


When the summer crowds head to the Mediterranean, some people choose not to follow. If you love the idea of owning a sun-soaked holiday home, but don’t want to be in a traditional beach resort, look at the Italian Lake … Continue reading

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Optimism on the Costa Blanca


It has long been a favourite destination for British holidaymakers and homebuyers, and the last few months have been no exception. Despite the generally gloomy news about Spain’s economy and property market in recent times, British interest in the Costa … Continue reading

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New or Old?


If you are planning on buying a holiday home abroad, then you have lots of choices to make. Not least of these, is deciding which country or region to buy in. Once you have done that, then you still need … Continue reading

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Brits Buying Property Abroad


At Insure My Villa we are always following the overseas property market and keeping track of the latest trends for expats and foreign property investors. So, as you can probably imagine, we come across a lot of interesting facts and … Continue reading

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