Monthly Archives: August 2017

Will you Join the VIPs Buying Boltholes in Puglia?


Southern Italy’s region of Puglia is luring an increasing number of VIPs to its charming towns and unspoilt beaches, with some buying boltholes there – will you follow in their footsteps?

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Germany top European location for commercial property investment


Germany is still one of the top performers in the current European commercial property investment market. However, overall sales values are down throughout the continent. Year-on-year, European investment volumes were down to the second quarter of 2017. However, sentiment remained … Continue reading

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Portugal property market outlook looks positive


Property prices in Portugal are still rising, albeit at a slower pace, according to the latest report from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and Confidencial Imobiliario. However, supply pressures are set to increase further as new listings coming onto … Continue reading

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Why Mallorca Needs Quality Holiday Homes


As the world’s population swells, so too do its number of tourists – particularly in Spain. This is why the popular island of Mallorca is in desperate need of quality holiday homes… At current rates of growth, total visitors to … Continue reading

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Spain Set for Record-Breaking Year for Tourism and Property Investment


Spain’s residential market continues to display good health, with JLL forecasting 2017 to be the eighth consecutive year of growth in tourism and property investment. Overseas buyers purchased €888m worth of Spanish property in the first half (H1) of the … Continue reading

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Property prices continue to rise in Ireland


Property prices continue to rise in Ireland Residential property values in Ireland are continuing to rise year-on-year, showing an increase of 11.6% in the 12 months to June 2017, according to latest figures. Data from the Central Statistics Office shows … Continue reading

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Brits Return to Italy as Enquiries Rise by 25%


International buyers have still been looking for their dream second homes in Italy, despite Brexit, earthquakes, bureaucracy and excessive taxes. This mix might scare most investors, but the Italian dream is clearly strong enough to win over foreign buyers…

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Confidence in Spanish property market growing


Confidence in the Spanish property market is showing signs of increasing, with the research division of BBVA bank predicting that property sales this year will be 10% higher than in 2016. In addition, the bank is forecasting that sales could … Continue reading

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These are the Most Welcoming Countries to Raise a Family In


Moving to another country for a new job and life can be extremely daunting. But when you have children, finding the right place to move to can be even more difficult. Recent research by expat networking group InterNations found that … Continue reading

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