RSS Feed

Overseas Property

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.

Scanning the horizon - what does Spain hold in store for 2015?

Scanning the horizon - what does Spain hold in store for 2015?

Tourism in Spain contributed 11.7% to the economy in 2013, according to the latest data from Market Research Reports, with total tourism output reaching €191.5 billion.

Poinciana Parkway progress a year on

Poinciana Parkway progress a year on

It is now a year since work started on the major Poinciana Parkwayin Florida, USA, – and the $150million project is progressing well.

‘Best in the World’ for Gibraltar Property

‘Best in the World’ for Gibraltar Property

Gibraltar has returned from the ‘World’s Best Finals’ of the International Property Awards in association with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars with fantastic news – a global win for New Aloes.

Why it’s cheaper to buy real estate and live in Florida

Florida not only has an unbeatable lifestyle, the cost of living over the United Kingdom and many other countries is also much lower – particularly when you take into account buying or renting real estate.

Sun, sea and a strong pound

Clare Nessling, director at Conti, the overseas mortgage specialist, reviews the overseas property market in 2014, and shares her predictions for the year ahead.

Spanish mortgage changes tempt foreign buyers to purchase Iberian dream homes

Spanish mortgage changes tempt foreign buyers to purchase Iberian dream homes

Spain’s mortgage rate is making headlines at present with Euribor (the rate usually used to set mortgage interest payments in Spain) falling to 0.335% in November with this record low leading many buyers to act fast in order to purchase the property of their dreams.

Planning a move abroad to work in 2015? Don’t forget your healthcare

It’s that time of the year when planning for the New Year may well include planning a move abroad for those who are lucky enough to be able to build a career outside of the UK.

Florida real estate value-for-money for foreigners

The total value of Florida real estate bought by foreigners has leapt by around a quarter in the last year to $7.97billion – and one of the main reasons is its excellent value-for-money.