US home prices: what’s going on?

If you’ve just come back to the US property market after 18 months away, you may be in for a shock. In what’s been described as a “market frenzy”, prices have been rising at their fastest rate for 30 years. So is it best to avoid buying US property for a while? Not necessarily, say the experts, momentum has been building for a while and shows no sign of waning. Moreover, the US is only slightly ahead of the UK…

Can I become self employed in Italy?

For the self-employed (or those considering becoming self-employed), Italy offers a wonderful quality of life. There are, of course, logistics to get your head around, but once you do, a life of sunshine, great food and brilliant beaches await you.

Buying a holiday home near a lake in France

Inland lakes in France present a tranquil waterside alternative to bustling beach resorts. Many even offer their own ‘beaches’ along with some truly mesmerising mountain views. Here are four of our favourite lakes in France, along with some nearby spots to buy property.

Buying a holiday home near a lake in France

Inland lakes in France present a tranquil waterside alternative to bustling beach resorts. Many even offer their own ‘beaches’ along with some truly mesmerising mountain views. Here are four of our favourite lakes in France, along with some nearby spots to buy property.

5 of the best holiday home locations in Northern Costa Blanca

Costa Blanca has always been a popular destination for holidaymakers and international buyers. With 200 kilometres of coastline, around 320 days of sunshine a year and a wonderful variety of towns and cities, it’s easy to see why. Whether you want to be a short hop from the airport surrounded by fellow internationals or immersed in the midst of traditional Spain, you’ll find what you’re looking for here.