Trento, for quality of life and active retirements

It may have won the accolade of enjoying the best quality of life in Italy, but in our reader survey only one in 50 our readers were interested in buying there. So is it time to rethink our attitude to north-east Italy and consider a property in Trento?

The Inheritance Process in Spain Explained

The inheritance process in Spain can seem a little mind-boggling. We spoke to Emma Belgum of JLCA, who demystified the process and gave us tips for how to protect your assets in Spain after you have passed away.

3 great retirement options on the Costa Tropical

The Costa Tropical is a picturesque stretch of coastline nestled between the Costa del Sol and the Costa de Almería in southern Spain. With a laid-back vibe, sub-tropical climate, beautiful beaches and impressive mountainous landscape, the Costa Tropical presents an exciting, unique and affordable retirement alternative to the likes of the Costa del Sol and the Costa Blanca.

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.

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.