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?
With the Brexit deadline looming, the last thing people looking to settle in France needed was the arrival of coronavirus. So, how has the property market in France coped so far and what challenges could it face in the future?
Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside! Especially when the British autumn is drawing in and Christmas looks like being cancelled. We have handpicked five rather special, smaller communities on Spain’s Mediterranean coast, where you’ll find a warm welcome.
Although the British government has imposed quarantine rules on people travelling from France to the UK, there is, as yet, no quarantine in France for travellers from the UK. You can still travel freely, with all transport routes open and French society continuing as normal. That includes property buying too.
Travel just a few kilometres inland from Spain’s southern costas and you’ll find a world of rural tranquillity, bucolic beauty and a real sense of community. There are still plenty of other international residents too, but a more authentic Spanish feel. So where should you buy? Andalusia is a vast region, larger than Scotland, so we can’t cover the entire inland area. But we do highlight a few beautiful areas and lively towns to start your search.