Insure My Villa to Visit Southern Spain and Gibraltar


Next week, two of our Business Development Managers will be making visits to brokers in Estepona and Gibraltar.

Puerto Deportivo Marinas de Estepona, SpainIt’s always great for us to meet with brokers around Europe in person, in order to discuss our market-leading Overseas Property Insurance and answer any questions. We also have a brand new product guide to present, in order to keep our contacts up-to-date on what both Insure My Villa and Vasek have to offer. Continue reading

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Insure My Villa’s Favourite Destinations for a Romantic Getaway


Heart on the beachValentine’s Day is one of our favourite holidays. We love a romantic getaway, and, having discussed this in the office, members of the Insure My Villa team have shared their favourite locations: Continue reading

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Majority of Spanish Property Investment came from Overseas in 2018


Picturesque street of MijasWhen making a decision around moving to a new country, it certainly makes sense to consider relocating to an area that is also inhabited by expats. Knowing that there will be others nearby, who understand how it feels to start afresh in a different country, can really provide peace of mind.

Spain is a great choice, for this reason, as there continues to be a high level of foreign investment in Spanish property. Real estate in Spain brought in a total of €10,800 million over the last year, with 68% of that coming from foreign investors. Continue reading

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day, with Insure My Villa’s Giveaway!


competitionIt’s almost February, which means that we re getting ready for one of our favourite days of the year: St. Valentine’s Day!

In order to join in with this celebration of love, we’re holding a competition on our Instagram page, instamyvilla.

If you want to win a Hotel Chocolat ‘Straight From the Heart’ chocolate box, all you have to do is follow us on Instagram, like our competition post and tag someone you love. Whether this is love for a family member, friend, or partner, feel free to tag them and enter! Love comes in many forms, and we believe in letting close ones know how much they mean to us.

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Valentine’s Day Instagram Competition


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The Great Escape – Starting Life Afresh in Rural Italy


Property4Media_United_Kingdom_medium-sized_1319634_leone0618-81For those feeling inspired to live the life of an expat, or even those looking to be inspired, you will love this story that we’ve come across, about a couple who decided to go for it, and make their dreams a reality in Italy…

British couple Tim and Madeline Jones were very much a part of the rat-race, working in international finance, yet harbouring a secret desire to give it all up, and escape abroad. Continue reading

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Europe’s Most Liveable Countries


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A list of the world’s most liveable cities from 2018 has been announced by Mercer, the human resources consulting firm, which takes into consideration the factors affecting quality of living.

We’ve taken a look at exactly which areas around Europe have ranked the highest, and, using information from Mercer’s 2018 Quality of Living Ranking, we’ve rounded up the top European countries: Continue reading

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Insure My Villa’s 2018 Travel Destination Highlights


We’re now winding down for Christmas and getting together our plans for 2019, which has led us to a discussion in the office of where we might like to travel to next…

The world is vast and the opportunities are numerous, so we certainly feel spoilt for choice!

Having reflected on the wonderful year of overseas travel we’ve had at Insure My Villa, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite destinations from 2018, along with the locations that members of our team have their eye on for next year… Continue reading

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Holidaymakers look to Sotogrande for Spanish Sea and Sun


SotograndeAs clothes, music and cars go in and out of fashion, so do holiday destinations.

One year, a white Ford Fiesta is seen to be sleek and stylish, and the next it’s the latest in the Audi ‘A’ series in silver. Locations around Europe go through the same transitions, but we are pleased to hear that Spain is back! Continue reading

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Say ‘Oui’ to a Home Abroad in the South of France


View of the August bridge in Albi, FranceOur thoughts are with France, this week, as we look at the region of Occitanie – a sunny region located in the south of the country.

Sextant, the network of French estate agents, describes it as “the department [region] where the transition from the cooler, wetter north to the dry hot south, is encapsulated.” How eloquently put!

If you are looking for a property to escape to at the weekends, then perhaps you will need to look no further… Continue reading

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