1

Overseas property

Always use an independent lawyer when buying a home overseas

Always use an independent lawyer when buying a home overseas

People planning to buy a property abroad should always use an independent lawyer that is different from the seller. In the summer months, Simon Conn, the UK’s leading overseas property professional and financial advisor, sees a spike in the number of enquiries from...

read more

Buy a dream home on Spain’s top golf resort

I can’t say I am surprised that the Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has been named Spain’s Leading Villa Resort for the second year running says JANE SLADE The resort, which won the accolade at this year’s World Travel Awards, sits in 330 hectares of Mediterranean...

read more

Turkey is still a haven for retirees

Turkey's tranquil and scenic coast is proving a magnet for retirees seeking a home and lifestyle for an unbeatable price Marion Adams, 57, is originally from Banff in Scotland but has lived in Yalikavak, a smart enclave near the popular resort of Bodrum since 2004....

read more

Why learning to sail will keep you fit in retirement

JANE SLADE meets two couples who prefer to be at sea than on land   The gentle whoosh of the wind and lulling sound of water kissing the sides of your boat as you doze off to sleep is quite a special experience after a day carving through the ocean waves. And it’s one...

read more

A luxurious retirement village – in Phuket

A stunning development of one-and-two-bedroom condos and a dedicated retirement village is being built on the last remaining beachfront location on Thailand's island of Phuket MontAzure will occupy a site measuring 180 acres on Phuket's central west coast and...

read more

Costa Blanca new-builds offering retirees great value

Higher quality new-build apartments and villas are luring Brits to the Costa Blanca where prices are lowest The Costa Blanca is now the favourite destination for Brits seeking a home in Spain, accounting for 27 per cent of Spanish mortgage enquiries received at...

read more

A buyers’ guide to choosing an Alpine property

Making the decision to buy a ski property in the Alps can prove to be a great investment providing you consider some important points First decide on the country – and if it's France, where the Alps are close enough for weekend ski breaks and spring jaunts – the...

read more

A hideaway for all seasons

JANE SLADE enjoys a stay at a villa owned by the Hideaways Club in the fashionable Turkish resort of Kalkan and talks to some Brits who have built their own properties there It’s hard to measure the excitement of approaching your overseas villa bathed in sunshine,...

read more

Over 55s happy to emigrate and leave family behind

More members of the older generation are throwing caution to the wind and emigrating to being a new life without their children A survey, divulging the attitudes of UK residents to moving overseas, has discovered that as with each passing year, the more likely you are...

read more