Official figures from the Land Registry out this month show that in 2013 the Balearics had the highest number of property sales to foreign investors in Spain, as well as the highest number of sales over half a million euros.
Sterling to euro exchange rates saw their best level in many months in the 2nd week in May following an ECB press conference. The President, Mario Draghi hinted that a change in the monetary policy was possible in June. This in turn led sterling euro to hit 1.2240 providing Euro buyers with exceptional opportunities to transfer money to Europe.
According to KPMG’s most recent survey from the Golf Advisory Practice, there are close to 400 new golf facilities in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) region which have opened after 2008 or started development since the economic downturn.
Latin America is set to steam ahead in the coming years with its share of the ‘wellness’ tourism industry, according to new figures released by the Global Wellness Tourism Congress (GWTC), part of the Global Wellness Institute (GWI).
By nature, people are adventurous. It is this impulse for curiosity that led to the discovery of fire, technology, and other inventions that revolutionized daily life. Today, most people aren’t as bold. Perhaps it’s because life is already too comfortable for further inquiry, or maybe it’s because people are afraid.
A timely combination of historically low interest rates, bargain property prices and a strong pound is luring British investors back to the overseas property market. In the first three months of this year, Conti, the overseas mortgage specialist, saw enquiries increase by 90 per cent compared with the same period in 2013. Confidence is back.
The headlines shout ‘foreign boom’, overseas buyers snatching up Spanish property at a rate of knots, but Murcia agent Mercers says if banks remain tight with their lending, full recovery of the property market is a long way off.
While some will be looking solely for the simplicity of sunshine and sea air on their summer break this year, many holidaymakers will be seeking out much more, looking to turn their dream vacation destination into the location of their second home.
Established in 2007 as a Brazil property specialist, uv10.com is back on Spanish soil with the launch of a new HQ on the Barcelona coastline. Following the overseas buyers’ market back to Europe, the boutique estate agent hopes to bring the Costa Brava to a primarily British audience.
The Director of Palma Airport announced this month that there will be 34 million flight seats available to the Balearics this holiday season, 9% more than in 2013. Agent Balearics Sotheby’s International Realty hopes improved accessibility will also boost the property market.
Croatia’s star on the rise as new seaplanes expected to see increased investment ashore glamorous Adriatic islands
Europe's first modern seaplane network that is set to land in Croatia this spring – and dramatically improve access to its glamorous Adriatic islands - will see property investment take off, according to a local developer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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