Monthly Archives: May 2012

French Property Market Stable


There has been some speculation recently that the result of the French presidential election could cause instability in the country’s property market. No so, say experts like Danny Silver of the Villages Group (a property development company specialising in France). … Continue reading

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Cypriot Prices Rising


The Cypriot property market is recovering from the downturn, which saw big drops in prices in many areas, especially those favoured by overseas buyers. Prices in coastal cities like Limassol and Pahpos, which attract large numbers of holiday makers as … Continue reading

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British Buyers Eye Up Euro Bargains


British buyers are starting to look to the two countries that have been worst affected by the Euro crisis for cheap property. Greece and Ireland might not seem like the best places to buy property, but the crisis that has … Continue reading

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Investors See Big Returns in Portugal


British buyers looking to invest in an overseas rental property should consider buying in Portugal. The market in Portugal is weak, with the most recent figures from March 2012 showing falling prices and sales. A large part of the reason … Continue reading

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The Big Spanish Sell-Off


Spain’s property market has taken a battering over the last few years, with dropping prices and repossessions. Those who bought at the top of the market have seen their property’s value drop by as much as half in some cases, … Continue reading

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Umbria and Tuscany Rising


Property experts in Italy are urging British buyers to look at buying now in the country, as prices seem set to rise, especially in the popular areas of Umbria and Tuscany. Italy’s property market has dropped since its peak, but … Continue reading

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Balearic Beauties


British buyers are flocking to the Balearic Islands of Majorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera. The Spanish Statistics Institute reports that the islands are growing in popularity with British and other overseas buyers, with expats now making up over a fifth … Continue reading

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