Richard Way

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.

Articles by Richard Way

Fast-track or slow-lane – residency options in Cyprus!

Cyprus is a trailblazer when it comes to residency schemes for non-EU nationals like Britons. The fastest and most comprehensive route to permanent residency there is through its Permanent Residency by Investment Programme. Your other option is via the Category F route, which takes longer but is more affordable. In both cases, applicants cannot be employed in Cyprus and must prove a certain level of income. For each, we outline the key considerations and pick some suitable – and appealing – properties!

Tee-time in the Emerald Isle!

The power of golf showed itself recently when agencies in Ireland reported taking staggeringly expensive accommodation bookings for the Ryder Cup in 2027 – that’s five years in advance of the prestigious competition coming to Limerick!

The best places to buy a home in Spain, according to an international property expert

Former Spain Property Guides and A Place in the Sun editor Richard Way has not just been one of the UK’s foremost international property experts for nearly 20 years but is also a homeowner in Spain. As thousands of us plan viewing trips to Spain this spring and summer, we asked him to suggest some areas where he would personally recommend buying the perfect home…

East vs west Crete: which would suit you best?

Greece’s largest island, Crete is also the country’s most popular destination for foreign homeowners. Historically, most resident expats prefer the island’s more traditional west and while the east is known for its handful of lively holiday resorts, one corner there has become a hot spot for luxury living…