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

Healthcare in Spain for UK retirees

The good news for British people moving to Spain is that their healthcare costs will be covered by the UK government even if they have moved there after the withdrawal agreement, or are moving in the future. Here are the rules:

Buying in Greece, your property, visa and legal questions answered

Travel to Greece is back again, with budget airlines close to their usual summer schedules and the sun shining on half-full resorts from Ithaca to Evia. But can we buy there, can we move there, what do we need for a golden visa or retirement visa and what’s happened to prices? We asked two experts on buying in Greece your top questions, as sent in to us at greece@propertyguides.com.

“The Costa del Sol has it all”

The Costa del Sol has long been the favourite stretch of Spanish coast for international home buyers. But with so much option in Spain, why should we still be buying here? We spoke to local estate agent Shirin Sharifi of The Spanis Estate agent…
Brexit deal news for property buyers

Brexit deal news for property buyers

If you would love to buy in the sun but don’t have quite enough money, check out some innovative financing options, including equity release and mortgages, in Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, USA, Canada and other countries, in our new guides, How to Pay for a Property Abroad.