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Game of Drones - How technology is changing the face of property development

Game of Drones - How technology is changing the face of property development

International property development used to be something of a mysterious and murky art, but advances in technology have transformed it over recent years, allowing developers to share more and encourage their investors to take an active interest in the process of development.

Buying a house in Grand Rapids: Can you afford it?

There’s no doubt that Grand Rapids is a great place to live. We’re the fourth best city for job hunters, we’re one of the best places to retire, we ranked #7 for happiest cities in which to work and last year, Grand Rapids was ranked #11 on Forbes’ list of “Best Buy Cities.”

Portugal’s Algarve - The best place in the world to retire

Portugal’s Algarve - The best place in the world to retire

It’s official – Portugal is the best place in the world to spend your golden years. The 2014 Retire Overseas Index, from Live and Invest Overseas, listed the country’s southern Algarve region as the global destination of choice for retirees.

Spanish property on the up as penthouses command 30% price premiums

Spanish property on the up as penthouses command 30% price premiums

Spain’s property market is on the up, as a flood of foreign investors are snapping up bargain properties following years of tumbling prices.

Strong buyer demand prompts a ‘déjà vu development’ in the French Alps

Strong buyer demand prompts a ‘déjà vu development’ in the French Alps

French Alpine property specialist MGM returns with a sense of déjà vu to the snow-sure ski resort of La Rosière overlooking the Tarentaise Valley.

First Energy ‘A’ Rated development in Mallorca

First Energy ‘A’ Rated development in Mallorca

With reduced energy consumption now more important than ever, the first Energy ‘A’ Rated project in Mallorca, and possibly the whole of Spain, has been launched – Torre Camp de Mar Residencial.

Building a better future - Spanish construction sector is fastest growing in Europe

Building a better future - Spanish construction sector is fastest growing in Europe

Spain has had enough of economic doom and gloom. The sun-kissed Iberian country has put its economic troubles behind it and is now leading Europe in the race to build a better and brighter future.

I’m just looking, I’m not buying: Caxton FX sees 20% growth in French rental payments

Leading international money transfer service provider Caxton FX has seen a 20% growth in customers renting properties as second homes in France, as opposed to purchasing them.

New Virgin route opens up the Sunshine State to even more visitors amidst tourism boom

New Virgin route opens up the Sunshine State to even more visitors amidst tourism boom

Florida is unquestionably one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, with tourists flocking to its shores for a signature blend of theme parks, championship golf courses, water parks and beaches.

Sotheby’s International Realty website reaches million-a-month milestone

Sotheby’s International Realty website reaches million-a-month milestone

For the first time in its history, the Sotheby’s International Realty global website (sir.com) exceeded one million visits in a month. This July, the site welcomed 1,042,043 online visitors, a 15% increase over the same month in 2013.

Survey reveals Spain as the UK’s most popular overseas retirement destination

Survey reveals Spain as the UK’s most popular overseas retirement destination

New research has revealed that more than 6 million UK adults are planning to head overseas when they retire, with Spain’s sunny shores emerging as their destination of choice.

France and Spain remain firm favourites for Brits buying abroad

France and Spain remain firm favourites for those looking to buy a place in the sun, according to the latest Property Hotpots Report from HiFX.

Fresh Paramount news comes at right time for upbeat Murcia property market

Fresh Paramount news comes at right time for upbeat Murcia property market

Whilst progress on the Paramount Theme Park in Murcia has been slow, some good news emerged last Thursday when Alhama Town Hall gave approval to promoter Premursa’s urbanisation plans for phases one and two.

Spanish property market rebounds as economy turns a corner and attracts international buyers

Spanish property market rebounds as economy turns a corner and attracts international buyers

Spain’s economy has been looking up of late, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) adjusting its growth forecast from 0.6% to 1.2% for 2014.

Villas Valriche in Mauritius unveils latest phase of luxury residences

Villas Valriche in Mauritius unveils latest phase of luxury residences

Villas Valriche, Mauritius’ leading residential golf and beach estate, is launching its latest phase of luxury private residences, including the last remaining golf frontage plots.