Endless sunshine, dramatic scenery and a property market where your money goes further, all in a region that has retained its authentic Spanish charm: Almería certainly sounds like retirement paradise to us.
On the whole, buying property in the USA is very similar to buying in the UK. But one phrase tends to pull us up short: title insurance! What is it, do we need it and what does it cost? Everything you need to know about title insurance.
Your money can go much further overseas and, this week, we’re taking a look at some of the best properties on the market, from converted windmills and seafront apartments to village houses and high-spec condos.
We look at five locations in five of Italy’s most popular northern regions, each surrounded by stunning scenery. Northern Italy is so accessible, and always rates highly for quality of life. Whether you enjoy the buzz of a city or relaxing by a lake, there is something for everyone. I have taken another look at the route of next year’s famous cycle race, the Giro d’Italia, and picked one place in each of the five northern regions that it passes through. One or two you may have heard of, but the great thing about Italy is discovering those amazing places that are less well known to tourists.