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Buyers go back to Greece

Buyers go back to Greece

Buyers are going back to Greece, according to new research from TheMoveChannel.com. The portal´s latest Top of the Props report reveals that demand for Greek property has increased, taking the country back into the site´s 10 most popular destinations for the first time in seven months.

Why plans for new Alpine ski apartments in Les Carroz really are ‘tip-top’

Why plans for new Alpine ski apartments in Les Carroz really are ‘tip-top’

French Alpine developer MGM describes its plans for a brand new residence de tourisme in the ski resort of Les Carroz d’Araches as ‘tip-top’ for good reason.

Superyachts, supercars and powerboats - Ibiza gears up for summer of excess

Superyachts, supercars and powerboats - Ibiza gears up for summer of excess

With the Gumball 3000 Rally, Class 1 World Powerboat Championship and an eight million euro overhaul of the Port of Ibiza planned for summer 2014, this Spanish Island is in for a spell under the luxury spotlight. Agent Ibiza Sotheby’s International Realty has a front row seat on the action.

Spain in top 10 most attractive global real estate markets for foreign investors

Spain in top 10 most attractive global real estate markets for foreign investors

Europe “seems to have regained the favour of investors,” demonstrated by the fact that 70% of investors chose Western Europe as “the world’s most attractive region for real estate investment,” according to the CB Richard Ellis European Real Estate Investor Intention 2014 study.

Forget the sunshine! Cuisine and culture alone brought 7.4 million tourists to Spain last year

Forget the sunshine! Cuisine and culture alone brought 7.4 million tourists to Spain last year

Spain’s diversity makes it a cultural powerhouse. It is Western Europe’s second-largest country (after France) in terms of area and the world’s third-largest exporter of wine, fruits and vegetables.

Australia and New Zealand cry out for skilled migrant workers

Australia and New Zealand cry out for skilled migrant workers

Britain has always been a strong source of skilled migrants for companies ‘Down Under’, but today the need for overseas workers is reaching a peak. With more than 60% of its business accounted for by Australia and New Zealand, world mover Anglo Pacific is urging candidates to seize the moment.

All systems go for much-needed World Trade Center Gibraltar

All systems go for much-needed World Trade Center Gibraltar

Following an agreement with the Government of Gibraltar, the £45m, World Trade Center Gibraltar project is expected to break ground in the first half of 2014 and be ready for occupation by the end of 2015.

Spanish property officially back in vogue

Spanish property officially back in vogue

When a decade-long building binge came to a spectacular end in 2007/8, Spain fell from grace in the eye of the property investor. However a striking u-turn is underway with industry experts now calling the nation a “star market”.

Apartment accommodation on the up in the Canaries

Apartment accommodation on the up in the Canaries

33 million overnight stays were made in apartment accommodation throughout the Canary Islands in 2013, an increase of over 1.8% compared to 2012, according to latest figures by ISTAC, the Canarian Institute of Statistics.

Spanish real estate now a ‘good opportunity’

Spanish real estate now a ‘good opportunity’

In a forecast published jointly by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC, the weight of international capital is leading investors to turn to recovering markets such as Spain in 2014.

Montana poised to become the next US investment hotspot

Montana poised to become the next US investment hotspot

The Bakken Formation oilfields have generated unprecedented growth and wealth in the US state of North Dakota over the past few years. Now, the neighbouring state of Montana is stepping up to play.

The smart way to transfer money for your overseas property

The smart way to transfer money for your overseas property

When the winter is cold and dreary at home, the attraction of an overseas property in sunnier climes is very tempting. There are many reasons to invest in property abroad and your new home could be a very sound investment for the future. Whether you are looking to purchase a holiday home or to move abroad permanently, you will want to get the best returns from your property investment.

Murcia-based estate agent posts stellar sales results for 2013

Murcia-based estate agent posts stellar sales results for 2013

Fittingly, in the year that Chris Mercer celebrated 30 years in Spanish property, his eponymous Murcia-based real estate agency notched up some incredible results. Total sales for 2013 outshone 2012 by a spectacular 60%.

Engel & Volkers reports a record year with unprecedented multi million Euro sales

Engel & Volkers reports a record year with unprecedented multi million Euro sales

Engel & Volkers Mallorca, with 16 offices throughout Mallorca, is reporting a record year (the best since 2008) with sales up by an average of 30%.

€100 million investment underlines confidence in French Alpine property market

€100 million investment underlines confidence in French Alpine property market

Work is getting underway on the final phase of a massive €100 million investment in order to create 130 more brand new apartments in what have proved to be three of the French Alpine ski resorts most likely to appeal to British tastes, it is announced this week by the region’s leading property developer, the MGM Group.