Andalusia wants you! Tax changes tempt expats

The government of Andalusia, Spain’s region that includes so many of our favourite retirement hotspots including the Costa del Sol and Almeria, has cut taxes to encourage more international residents. See what it could mean for you.

The man who said arrivederci to Jamie Oliver and ciao to a one-euro home in Italy

We’ve all heard about Italy’s one-euro homes, but in practice, does anyone ever buy one? And many of us have imagined starting afresh in a new country and making a real difference in the world. One man who moved from a flat in north London to Sicily shows just what opportunities are out there, at minimal cost, if you’re willing to be bold.

Improve your Italian home and get a tax rebate

The Italian government wants you to improve your home. Or at least, it wants property owners to spend money on home improvements such as thermal insulation and solar power that gives work to Italian workers, as it coaxes the economy out of the post-Covid slump.

Your Portugal buying questions, answered!

Portugal Property Guides had planned to be spending our spring and summer at a series of Your Overseas Home events, meeting you in person and helping get you on your way to Portugal. Well, we know how that worked out!

Six stunning villages in County Cork

Nestled in its south west corner, Cork is Ireland’s largest county and is home to some of its most incredible scenery, as well as Cork City itself – widely regarded as the ‘real Irish capital’. Cork City is an exciting place to be, but today we’re venturing out of the city limits to reveal the surrounding area, investigating the best locations, climate and prices of property.