Update: Spain’s spring property market

On average, every day last year 28 British people bought homes in Spain. Where and what are they buying? As many of us head off to look at Spanish property, where is hot this spring? Read our five fast facts about Spain’s property market this spring.

Buying in Italy, Part Five: Making an Offer

We’re now onto Part Five of our six-part Guide to Buying in Italy, and that means one of the most exciting steps – putting in an offer. You’ve narrowed down your options to your perfect property and you know how you’re going to pay for it, but you need to make sure you’re up on your negotiating skills if you want it go smoothly from here on. Find out how with these seven top tips for making an offer on a house in Italy.

Buying in Italy, Part Four: How To Buy

In Part Four of Buying in Italy, we’re looking at how to buy in Italy. You’ll find out the key players to involve, plus what to consider on the financial side. This can seem complicated, but, with a clear understanding of the process in your head, it should all go smoothly.

Buying in Italy, Part Three: Area Guide

This week, in Part Three of our six-part guide, Buying in Italy, we’re looking at choosing an area. Deciding where to buy in Italy can be difficult – you’re spoilt for choice! Whether you like mountains or rolling hills, cityscape or sea view, Italy has a lot to offer home buyers.

Buying in Italy: Part Two

Welcome to the second part of your six-part serialisation on Buying in Italy. This week, we’re looking at drawing up your timescale for buying in Italy. This is a powerful way to turn dreams into reality. Many people wait until spring or autumn to begin looking – but why wait until everyone’s buying? High demand, after all, often implies higher prices. Quiet times can be good for picking up bargains. Estate agents will be keener and sellers more motivated. They’ll be worried about being stuck with a property for another season.

Buying in Italy: Part 1

Imagine owning your own ‘slice of Italy’ – enjoying its beautiful landscapes, history, food and culture day in, day out. Not just for a quickly grabbed weekend, but always. Well, 2019 could (and should) be your year to make the move. Over the coming weeks, our six-part series on Buying in Italy will run through the entire process, from planning to post-purchase. Today, with Part One, we’re starting by looking at the initial decision-making process.