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

Join the celebrities in Sant Martí d’Empúries

It’s more than 30 years since I first discovered my resort near Girona in the Costa Brava, but I still get tingles of excitement each time I return. I wonder if the celebrities who made a surprise appearance for a wedding there last week will feel the same.
Ready to buy? Calming those last-minute jitters!

Ready to buy? Calming those last-minute jitters!

Are you on the verge of buying a property abroad for the first time and are unsure what to expect? Maybe a little worried? Don’t worry, that’s perfectly normal! To help you prepare, here are five of the most common panics that new buyers encounter at the last minute. 

Spanish off-plan homes safer than ever

There is a familiar buzzword on the Spanish costas again. “Off-plan”. My recent conversations with Spanish estate agents, as well as the evidence from property shows, reveal that buyers are once again willing to choose a property before a brick has been laid. For bargain hunters, it’s time to look at Spanish off-plan homes again.

Where will property hunters find the best Spanish golf homes?

Spain continues to lead the way in European golf luxury. There are resorts for every budget, along every costa and inland too. With most open all year, you can be playing in your own golf club in the winter sun, just a two-hour flight from the UK. Read our suggestions for three areas with the best Spanish golf homes, with some property suggestions too.

Why now is a great time to buy in Florida

Uncertainty over Brexit might be keeping the pound weak against the euro but it’s a different story across the pond. The pound has bounced back against the dollar and in February this year the £/$ rate rose above $1.41 for the first time since the Brexit vote in June 2016. Does this mean 2018 could be an ideal time to pick up a bargain in Florida?