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10 top tips all buyers should know when buying a property abroad

When it comes to looking for properties abroad, it’s important not to get swept up in the excitement of it all and to keep your head instead.

Celeb spotting in Mallorca

Celeb spotting in Mallorca

From the super yachts bobbing about off the coast to the luxury pads tucked away in the hills, Mallorca is a playground to the rich and famous. Many A-listers call the island home and many more delight in visiting it for their holidays.

Olympic torch to ignite a bright future for Natal’s property market

Olympic torch to ignite a bright future for Natal’s property market

With less than a year to go until the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janiero, the first summer games to be held in South America, it has been revealed that the Olympic torch route will take in the city of Natal in Rio Grande do Norte, in the north-east of the country.

What Central Florida offers to Dubai property investors

The timing of the direct flight links between Orlando and Dubai, UAE, could hardly be better for the Central Florida real estate industry.

Brilliant Barcelona - home to the most sought-after property in Spain

Brilliant Barcelona - home to the most sought-after property in Spain

Depending on who’s counting, Barcelona regularly ranks somewhere between the 10th and 25th most visited city in the world.

Dive in: Jaw-dropping poolside properties around the world

Dive in: Jaw-dropping poolside properties around the world

There’s no better place to relax and unwind than by a dazzling swimming pool. Whether it’s basking in the sunshine, taking a refreshing dip to cool down, or sipping a cocktail with your toes in the water, pools are the pièce de résistance of many second homes.

Why Berlin is Europe’s best bet

Why Berlin is Europe’s best bet

The largest national economy in Europe, Germany ranks 16th in the world in the 2015 Index of Economic Freedom, which considers matters such as fiscal freedom, government spending and investment freedom.

Five of Spain’s ten most expensive property hotspots are in the Balearics

Five of Spain’s ten most expensive property hotspots are in the Balearics

With the Spanish property market recovery in full swing, new research has shown that five of the top ten most expensive property hotspots are located in the Balearic Islands.

Orlando is the world’s top theme park destination

If you want to see the best theme parks in the world, you just have to come to Orlando! The biggest attractions for visitors - Universal, Disney, Legoland, Discovery Cove, SeaWorld and more - are all based in Central Florida.

Mallorca on the up

Mallorca on the up

The sun continues to shine on Mallorca’s real estate market this summer and according to Engel & Völkers, with 16 offices around the island, sales for this half year have increased by 27% over the same period in 2014.

Property buyers head to Spain as the pound rides high

Spain continues to be top choice for Britons buying property abroad, according to Conti, the overseas mortgage specialist.

Brits ready with the readies in Spain this summer

Brits ready with the readies in Spain this summer

It looks like Spain’s hopes for a record summer are well on the way to being realised and this tourism season it is the Brits who are ready with the readies.

Lights. Camera. Alicante!

Lights. Camera. Alicante!

BBC’s The Travel Show has been enjoying the Spanish sunshine in Alicante of late, documenting the rise of holiday home buyers on the Costa Blanca and featuring leading homebuilder Taylor Wimpey Espana.

UCF gives object lesson in helping minority students

Many real estate buyers pick Central Florida destinations because they are close to Disney and the other major theme parks, championship golf courses, top leisure amenities and the area’s many other attractions.

Med Madness! Perfect properties in Europe’s top tourism hotspot

Med Madness! Perfect properties in Europe’s top tourism hotspot

The soft sands and warm waters of the Mediterranean are known around the world, accounting for one of every three international tourist arrivals globally, according to the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).