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.


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.


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

US home prices: what’s going on?

If you’ve just come back to the US property market after 18 months away, you may be in for a shock. In what’s been described as a “market frenzy”, prices have been rising at their fastest rate for 30 years. So is it best to avoid buying US property for a while? Not necessarily, say the experts, momentum has been building for a while and shows no sign of waning. Moreover, the US is only slightly ahead of the UK…

A French home without the hassle

“I’d love to own a French home, if only someone would sort it all out for me!” 5 ways in which co-ownership can be the simpler, better way to own a second home in France. 

Flights to restart to USA

The US and UK governments have announced that travel to the US will restart for the general public and non-US residents from early November after almost 20 months. But what has changed and what is open to do in our favourite US state, Florida?

“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…