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Le Marche outpaces Tuscany as emerging holiday hotspot

Le Marche outpaces Tuscany as emerging holiday hotspot

The latest figures from I.Stat, the Italian National Tourist Board, reveal that the previously undiscovered region of Le Marche is now outshining Tuscany in tourism growth.

Turkey’s record population boosts Istanbul property market

Turkey’s record population boosts Istanbul property market

According to fresh statistics released by the Turkish Statistical Institute, TurkStat, the country’s population has hit an all-time high.

Orlando real estate price rise almost twice Florida average

For the second year in a row, average Orlando area property prices have outperformed Florida values, rising almost twice as fast.

Brazilian property investment becomes Shariah compliant

Brazilian property investment becomes Shariah compliant

Brazilian property developer Ritz-G5 now offers a Shariah-compliant investment in its Natal-based premium residential project, Majestic Village.

Keenly-priced romantic Prague penthouse

Keenly-priced romantic Prague penthouse

With Valentine’s Day uppermost in lovers’ minds, this romantic Prague penthouse is the perfect city love nest – what’s more it’s priced to sell in a Czech market that’s waking up from a long sleep.

Viva Espana: What can expats really expect from their new life under the Spanish sun?

Viva Espana: What can expats really expect from their new life under the Spanish sun?

The attractions of a move overseas may seem obvious at first glance – better weather and a lower cost of living are sure to head up the list for many people.

deVere Mortgages is launched due to soaring expat demand

deVere United Kingdom has initiated its long-anticipated drive further into the UK mortgage market by unveiling a new, standalone brand.

Best exchange rate for 8 years prompts Brits to snap up bargain second homes across Europe

Best exchange rate for 8 years prompts Brits to snap up bargain second homes across Europe

With the euro at an eight-year low against the pound, can we expect Brits to rush out and grab that bargain second home in the sun that they have dreamed of for so long, or have we become more cautious of the market’s fluctuations since the crash of 2008?

Mallorca and Ibiza Sotheby’s International Realty - Reflecting on 2014, looking forward to 2015

Mallorca and Ibiza Sotheby’s International Realty - Reflecting on 2014, looking forward to 2015

Spain’s property market is back on track. According to leading Spanish property valuation firm, Tinsa, 2014 showed the smallest nationwide house price devaluation since 2007 and, due to healthier supply-demand, record tourism figures (2014 should close on an all-time-high of 65 million visitors), an improving economy and falling unemployment for the second consecutive year, it expects house price variation to level out at 0% in 2015.

Luxury holiday homes become the saviour of Italian architecture

Luxury holiday homes become the saviour of Italian architecture

From commercial property investment to the saviour of ancient Italian architecture, it seems that 2015 could be the year of the new Italian renaissance so far as real estate is concerned.

Thinking about buying a house in 2015? For expats, the signs are good

Expats paid in US dollars and currencies linked to the US dollar are sitting pretty when it comes to planning their 2015 property purchases in the UK and Europe. Over the last 12 months, as the US economy has recovered and the Eurozone slumped, currencies have moved to reflect these changes.

Real estate helps Florida ultra-rich total rise 12%

The United States has the largest number of ultra-rich residents in the world – three and a half times more than its nearest rival, recent data shows.

Castellon tipped to become Spain’s 2015 property hotspot

Castellon tipped to become Spain’s 2015 property hotspot

With its ‘ghost airport’ now officially up and running, the eastern Spanish city of Castellon is tipped to be the property hotspot of 2015, according to leading Spanish property portal, Kyero.com.

Expat mortgage approval is not “a struggle”

Despite British expats now typically being classed as ‘high risk’ by UK lenders, mortgage approval should not be a struggle - if three key steps are taken, affirms the UK arm of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations.

Powder Byrne rings in the ski season celebrating 30 years

Powder Byrne rings in the ski season celebrating 30 years

This season, Powder Byrne celebrates 30 years of experience and knowledge in luxury ski holidays. The company, founded by Rory Byrne, has cemented its reputation in the ski travel industry and knows the UK market inside out.