Costa del Sol, for every budget

The Costa del Sol may attract the rich and famous, from Simon Cowell to Vladimir Putin, but there is plenty for people with more modest budgets too. All with the same blazing sun and sparkling Mediterranean. So, where should you buy if you’re after some bling? And where for something a bit more budget?

5 of our favourites of the ‘Plus Beaux Villages de France’

What could be lovelier than meandering around a truly beautiful, historic village in France? There are over 160 officially named the ‘Plus Beaux Villages de France’, so come with us as we look at five that will whet your appetite and make you want to hop over to our nearest neighbour as soon as possible!

Slowly, slowly life returns to Spain

Spain’s lockdown is being released in phases, with hopes for saving some of the country’s summer season. But there are different plans for different regions, so what’s the latest in your favourite costa?

Greek property buyers look for lower prices

As Plato said, necessity is the mother of invention, and Greece’s lockdown could be just what the country needed to modernise its property buying systems. We look at the lockdown in Greece, how it is being relaxed in time for summer and what it might have done for property prices. 

Your Spanish mortgage questions answered

How can you get a Spanish mortgage? We asked Bozena Brunowska of leading Spanish mortgage provider Mortgages Direct SL to answer all your mortgage queries…