A place with a view of the mountains

When your home has a view of snow-capped mountains, it adds a touch of magic to the winter season. Throughout the year mountain areas provide a great place to get out into the fresh air and be surrounded by nature and stunning scenery.

Italy travel and quarantine update

If you’re planning to travel to Italy, it can be difficult keeping up to date with new restrictions and current travel advice. Here we outline some of the recent changes, including useful links to Government webpages, to enable you to access official updated information.

Winter sun for less: 5 affordable locations

The darker nights and lockdown will have many of us going a little stir crazy. What better time to start planning a property purchase in the sun? Check out these five locations for affordable holiday homes (or sunny retirements) in Spain.

First 10 things to do when moving to Italy

Thousands of British people have made the move to Italy in the past few weeks – and many more are still in the process – as they beat the Brexit transition door closing. So, what do you need to do as soon as you step off the plane?

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?

Why NOW is the time to retire to Spain

If you have a long-cherished dream of retiring to Spain, it’s vital to understand that this is still possible either before the transition period ends on 1 January 2021 or after. The retirement visa should be easy to apply for, and affordable health insurance is increasingly available. However, it will certainly be easier and cheaper before the transition period ends.