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

How to get a good price in Spain this year

It seems likely that we’re entering a buyer’s market in Spain over the next few months – a time for snapping up a bargain home. Read our guide to getting the best price when negotiating with a vendor.

6 ways to buy safely in Spain

As the Spanish property markets reopen and policymakers turn to hammering out plans for flights to restart over summer, now’s the time to start planning your move. And with the Brexit transition period ticking down, there’s no time to waste! But how can you do it safely? We’ve gathered together some of our top tips.

Normality slowly returning one week into ‘déconfinement’

It’s been one week since France began lifting its lockdown measures and normality is slowly, cautiously returning. France and the UK are still in talks over quarantine measures, but there is a sense of a real willingness to make travel as easy as possible.

Slowly, slowly life returns to Spain

Spain’s lockdown is being released in phases, with hopes for saving some of the country’s summer season. But there are different plans for different regions, so what’s the latest in your favourite costa?

Greek property buyers look for lower prices

As Plato said, necessity is the mother of invention, and Greece’s lockdown could be just what the country needed to modernise its property buying systems. We look at the lockdown in Greece, how it is being relaxed in time for summer and what it might have done for property prices.