Christopher Nye

Senior Content Editor at Property Guides

Christopher’s career has been dedicated to the travel business and international property. Educated in Hotel Management at Leeds Beckett University, his first job was catering manager on Caribbean cruise liners. He worked in hotels and restaurants around the world before opening his own restaurant in 1993. 10 years later Christopher’s first book was published, Maximum Diner, and Chris moved from running businesses to writing about them. Having gained a PGDip in Dramatic Writing at Sussex University and a NCTJ Journalism qualification at City College Brighton, Chris became a journalist and then editor in 2005. Having edited Property Guides and led a team of writers around the world since 2016, Chris has an unrivalled knowledge of the global property market, combined with a deep understanding of what British property buyers abroad need to make their purchase safely.  

Travel

Books: Weekends to Brag About, co-written guidebooks to Mallorca and Cyclades (Harper Collins). Magazines and newspapers: Everything Spain, America magazine, France magazine, Sunday Times, Mail on Sunday, Discover Britain, Monarch Airlines, Flybe Airlines, Saga magazine.  

Property

Books: A Place in the Sun, Spain (Channel 4) (co-written) Magazines and newspapers: OPP (Overseas Property Professional – Editor), AIPP guides (Association of International Property Professionals - Editor) A Place in the Sun’s America (Editor), A Place in the Sun magazine, The Times Bricks and Mortar, Property Hub, Spain Magazine. As property hunter and features writer for A Place in the Sun magazine for over ten years, Chris helped hundreds of people to fulfil their dream of owning a home abroad.  

Business and Finance

Books: Maximum Diner Magazines and newspapers: Daily Telegraph, Barclays Bank, Nat West Bank, Direct Line Insurance.  

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Articles by Christopher Nye

Spain more popular than ever….

New data shows that the British love affair with Spain shows no sign of abating, and Brexit isn’t going to get in our way! Spain also won plaudits as one of the top ten places in the world to retire, with its healthcare and lifestyle particularly praised.

New Zealand’s property market predictions in 2020

When planning a move to New Zealand, how far will your money stretch when the time comes to buy a home? This article investigates what happened to prices over the course of 2019 and reveals what property experts are predicting for New Zealand’s property market in 2020.

Where do the rich and famous buy in Italy?

Italy has more than its fair share of style and glamour, but it’s not the glitzy cities that are attracting celebrities to buy property here. You are more likely to find your favourite film stars with their feet up on the terrace of their country villa, overlooking a lake or vineyard. Italy is the place to escape the pressures of being a global icon and experience a more authentic and grounded lifestyle.

2019 was a great year for Greece (and 2020 looks even better!)

The past year was one of the best in recent memory for Greece, with the economy growing, political stability and tourists coming in ever-greater numbers. The property market is buoyant too, but prices are low. So will 2020 be the year you buy here? Diana from Corfuhomefinders tells us about the year just gone and how the good news should make buying in 2020 even more tempting

Why Greece is a safe place to live

It’s natural to be concerned about your personal safety when moving abroad. The good news is that Greece is exceptionally safe, with a special police force dedicated to helping the international community. So if such concerns are contributing to your decision regarding buying a property in Greece, let me alleviate any fears you may have.