“We thought, there’s another life out there for us”: Sally’s new holiday home in Liguria

In just a few months, Sally and Jeremy, from Bath, have gone from dreaming of a holiday home in Italy to having the keys to their own apartment in beautiful Liguria in hand. They told us about their property search, their plans for the future and how an introduction to the right estate agent helped smooth the path immensely. 
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Where and what kind of house could you buy in Apulia?

On the heel of Italy’s stylish “boot” is the unique and charming region of Apulia. Long hot summers and mild winters, 500 miles of coastline, a Mediterranean diet of fresh local produce and friendly communities all make Apulia a lovely place to buy a home. But where are the best areas? And what is a trullo and a masseria and why are they so popular?
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Italy’s property market update, summer 2019

What is happening to Italian property prices this summer? All the signs are that international property buyers are rushing to buy Italian properties right now, with the prices starting to rise in our favourite hotspots. And while the old favourites are as popular as ever, new destinations are beginning to appeal. So where are we buying in Italy as we enter summer 2019?
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News update: buyers take next steps to finding their dream property at Your Overseas Home

It’s been a busy week for me, as I swapped the sunny skies of the Algarve for the more inclement climes of Chester to help Portugal Property Guides readers take the next step to buying their dream property at Your Overseas Home. Meanwhile, summer festival season is in full swing and Portuguese sardines are finally back on the menu!
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Who is buying in Spain in 2019?

This year’s annual Spain Property Guides survey received our biggest response ever, with over 1,500 people answering the call. You’ve told us what you’re looking for, where in Spain, and why. You said what might be holding you back too.
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How can you work as a doctor in Australia?

Contract disputes, rota gaps, and increasing workloads in the NHS make the shorter hours, better pay and better weather in Australia an attractive prospect, whichever stage you’re at in your medical career. But how do you go about finding a job, getting a visa and what is life like for doctors? A British doctor who has already made the move tells us about his experience.
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News update: Tax breaks for renovations as tech industry boosts property market

Portugal has generous financial incentives for overseas buyers, and now you can add 0% municipal taxes around Albufeira for anyone renovating. Hyatt is entering Portugal with a €70 million investment, in a strong sign of confidence for tourism growth. The property market’s busy, too, with huge regeneration schemes in Almada and Olhão kicking off.
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10 best locations for your winter holiday home in New Zealand

The mention of New Zealand immediately summons up images of sunny days and sandy beaches. But did you know that there’s just as much to do in winter, from skiing to whale-watching? And, if it is warmer weather you’re after, escape to the mild climate of the Bay of Plenty. Find out our top ten spots for a winter holiday home in New Zealand.
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