Where to buy property in rural Spain

Following two years of uncertainty, lockdowns and vaccinations due to the pandemic, Spain’s property market is booming. Buyers are heading for the countryside, swapping city apartments for spacious rural homes, both for second properties and main residences. But where should you buy property in rural Spain, and why?

Italian property under €200,000

In the 2022 Italy Property Guides survey, 52% of readers expressed the desire to buy an Italian property for less than €200,000. Almost a third of buyers wanted to spend between €100,000 and €200,000. So,we wondered, how realistic a budget is that? What size and sort of property can you expect to buy for that?  And where in Italy will you get more for your money?

Why you shouldn’t worry about buying property in Italy

Some would-be buyers of Italian property are put off by the unfamiliarity of the legal process and the names of professional services they’re not used to, such as geometra and notary. In fact, they’re thinking about it the wrong way. The four main professionals in the Iitalian property buying process are there to help you. Let us introduce you to the licensed estate agent, lawyer, geometra and notary…

6 steps to buying a home in Greece

Buying a property in Greece may be the best decision you ever make. Stunning beaches and scenery, affordable housing, delicious cuisine, friendly locals… we could go on and on about why Greece is an excellent choice for a holiday home or forever home. But how do you buy property in Greece? We outline the property buying process in six simple steps.

How to survive the rising cost of living in Spain

While Spain ranks highly for affordability in Europe, it hasn’t escaped the rising prices brought about by the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing crisis in Ukraine. In this article, we share some top tips on how to not only survive, but also thrive, during the rising cost of living in Spain.