Richard Way has been an influential and independent voice on all aspects of buying overseas property for over 15 years. He was editor of A Place In The Sun magazine, has edited books on buying in Spain, is a regular on the panel at Your Overseas Home, has appeared on the BBC and helped the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on expat matters.
Richard is a property owner on the Costa Brava, Spain, and in Puglia.
What is happening to Italian property prices this summer? All the signs are that international property buyers are rushing to buy Italian properties right now, with the prices starting to rise in our favourite hotspots. And while the old favourites are as popular as ever, new destinations are beginning to appeal. So where are we buying in Italy as we enter summer 2019?
A small triangle near the centre of France is where you’ll have the best choice of affordable homes, according to notary data. In beautiful Châteauroux, Limoges and Poitiers, you’ll find the only places in France where homes sell on average for less than €150,000. We take a closer look, and point you in the right direction for your budget.
The Sunshine State’s success as a tourist destination is breaking yet more records. It’s all good news for Florida’s property market in summer 2019 too. Refreshingly detached from the Brexit saga and enjoying booming levels of tourism, Florida is an exciting place to be property-hunting right now. If you’ve always been tempted by a Disney home, here’s why 2019 is the time to make it happen!
Have you heard: 60 is the new 40? It certainly is for our readers, who see retiring abroad as the chance to enjoy themselves after a well-earned career. They’re more likely to be running half-marathons than playing bowls. More likely to be learning a new language, making new friends and taking up a new outdooorsy hobby than watching daytime TV and wrapping up warm in the UK. Here is why moving to the sun is your chance for a relaxing, healthy retirement abroad.
Sicily is grabbing headlines again with deserted village homes being offered for the price of an espresso. But actually, this zingy Italian island has always been cheaper than much of the mainland, adding to the appeal of its colourful lifestyle, picturesque towns and scenic coast. Check out these five bargain bolt-holes…