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

“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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How to choose an international school

Enrolling your son or daughter in an international school should be an exciting part of your relocation. It doesn’t have to be overwhelming! When choosing an international school, your investigation should begin from the starting point of what you want from a school, rather than relying on internet forums and Google search results. Our writer in Portugal, Amy Grace, investigates.
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“I wanted something that worked hard for my money”: The Bacons’ investment property in Florida

Mark and Julie Bacon have had fantastic family holidays in Florida, but a recent property investment there has made them even bigger fans of the Sunshine State. They got the keys to their hotel-style apartment, or condo, in Orlando in September. Straight away they entered it into the on-site rental scheme and already are seeing a 7% return.
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Bling or budget: property on the north Costa Blanca

The Costa Blanca is one of the most sought after areas in Spain for property, undoubtedly due to the wonderful climate – over 3000 hours of sun a year – the pretty coves, splendid beaches, coastal mountains, the golf courses and the great choice of property, from extremely affordable to high end luxury homes. There are many British expat communities in the region with clubs and all kinds of activities.
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6 pieces of good news from Spain

Spring has arrived in Spain with dawn to dusk sunshine and temperatures in the mid-20s. The almond is in bloom and the British residents over there (if no-one else) are debating whether it’s warm enough to leap into the sea. This week also brings good news on health and wealth. Spain has a few political issues to sort out though, with a General Election called for Easter Sunday.
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“Enjoy going slow”: the van Hartens’ new life in southwest France

Anglo-Dutch couple the van Hartens have ditched the rat race in the UK for the more relaxed pace of life, sunnier weather and affordable property of southwest France. Mrs van Harten describes the move as ‘the most relaxed move I’ve ever made’ – we caught with her to find out her top tips for a smooth relocation, and to hear how she and her husband are enjoying their new life.
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Plan the perfect viewing trip to France

It’s always an exciting time planning your viewing trip to France. The key to making it profitable and successful is in planning ahead so that you get to see as many properties as possible whilst giving yourself time for some rest, relaxation and sunshine! Here are my top tips for making your trip a success – and finding your dream home!
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