Bethany Hemsley

Copywriter at Property Guides

Bethany is the resident copywriter for Property Guides, producing regular news, articles and guides.

She is an expert in Spain and Spanish property having owned a property in Mazarrón in the Costa Cálida since 2003. She offers great, personal advice on buying property abroad.

She is a keen traveller, having Interrailed across Europe and toured many US states, including Michigan, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, Florida and California. She loves exploring new places and meeting people from different cultures.

Publications written for include Rightmove, Care Home Management Magazine, What's New in Publishing, Luxury Advisor and Property Press. She has also been featured in the Daily Express.

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Articles by Bethany Hemsley

Florida news update

Vaccination rate Covid cases in Florida have started to decrease, with a current 7 day rolling average of 5,826 cases. The state’s vaccination roll-out is well underway, with around 1.5 million Floridians having received both doses of the vaccine and around 1.3 million having received the first dose. Florida had originally taken a different approach than most other states, choosing to vaccinate as many over 65s as possible before essential workers and the medically vulnerable under 65. However, as of just yesterday (24 February), it was announced that teachers and police aged over 50 will star

Holiday home hotspots of Western Cyprus

Cyprus’s ancient history, stunning beaches and breath-taking landscapes have led many property buyers to fall in love with the island. After all, according to ancient mythology, the western region of Paphos is where Aphrodite – the Greek goddess of love – rose from the waters. Could your dream holiday home be in Cyprus? To help you with your search, we take you on a journey through some holiday home hotspots in Western Cyprus.

Do you dare to buy “sight unseen” in Spain?

Covid-19 may be preventing us from travelling to Spain right now, but it needn’t stop us buying a home there. Estate agents are doing virtual viewings and video walkthroughs of properties, and lawyers and notaries are all working remotely. Moreover, faced with a potential second summer of lost revenue, some holiday home owners are selling at bargain prices.

What’s the latest in Portugal?

We’re all craving some Portuguese sun. Hopefully, we can get back there soon, but in the meantime, we take a look at what’s been happening in Portugal recently…

Why international buyers love the Western Algarve

Ah, the Algarve. Known around the globe for its prestigious golf and leisure resorts, golden sandy coves and lively nightlife. But there is so much more to Portugal’s Faro district. If you want to experience the authentic Portuguese lifestyle, head west…