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Lisbon’s best neighbourhoods

Lisbon is one of Europe’s most scenic capital cities, where you can enjoy panoramic views of cobbled lanes, terracotta rooftops and domed cathedrals atop any of its seven hills. Its ancient ruins are complemented by an eclectic mix of regeneration projects and cutting edge contemporary developments, making Portugal’s capital one...

Posted on 03 July 2017

Live like a celeb in Barbados

Barbados certainly isn’t lacking when it comes to fine powdery sand, brilliant turquoise bays and welcoming locals. This irresistible combination attracts tourists in search of a dose of paradise, including the Made in Chelsea set. But this isn’t just a sun, sea and sand holiday destination. Increasing numbers of Brits...

Posted on 12 May 2017

Don’t be nervous about buying abroad!

Buying a home abroad can be daunting (let’s face it, it’s not exactly a picnic in your own country), but millions of us have done it over the years, so why not you? Understanding the market conditions and regulations before buying property in another country is paramount. Getting a team...

Posted on 28 April 2017

Seven reasons to buy an international property

With the arrival of springtime, now is the time to be making that trip to look at property abroad. Does that fire you with enthusiasm or make you weary at the thought of talking to estate agents and engaging a lawyer? If only we could just fly forwards in time...

Posted on 03 March 2017

Florida market gains momentum with emerging interest from Middle Eastern investors

Property prices and the number of homes sales in Florida were up comfortably year-on-year during August, according to Florida Realtors data, with some agents in the Sunshine State also reporting a rise in interest from the Middle East and Asia since the launch of a flight from Dubai. The direct...

Posted on 05 October 2016

New site lets investors cherry-pick prime property in global hot spots

Searching for prime property investments around the world got easier this month with the launch of InternationalPropertyForSale.com, a website that showcases new-build and luxury homes for sale in international hot spots, including Europe, the USA and Caribbean. InternationalPropertyForSale.com, launched by Spot Blue International Property, brings together a portfolio of carefully...

Posted on 09 September 2016

Mauritius works its magic to attract more international investors

The lure of tropical beaches, world-class resorts and low taxation are increasing Mauritius’s appeal as an international investment destination. Situated in the ‘golden triangle’ connecting Asia, Africa and Australia, modern-day Mauritius is one of the wealthiest and most business-friendly nations in Africa. An impressive track record in investment and political...

Posted on 30 August 2016

Why the Brexit backlash could be a blessing for London’s luxury property market

Financial markets reacted sharply immediately after the UK voted for Brexit, with the pound touching 30 year lows and global equity markets initially crashing up to 10 per cent, although there could be a silver lining for the Prime Central London property market. Cast your mind back to 2008 in...

Posted on 27 June 2016

Istanbul rated as leading destination for international business congresses, boosting investor confidence

Istanbul is one of the world’s 10 most popular places for holding a business congress, according to the latest report by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). The ICCA’s new rankings show that Turkey’s largest city hosted 148 international business congresses in 2015, the eighth highest number out of...

Posted on 23 May 2016

Ibiza attracts more diverse international buyers and spearheads Spain’s luxury property market

The Balearic Island of Ibiza is set to become even more of a hot spot for the global jet set, thanks to the construction of its new 'Super Port' combined with increasing numbers of upscale restaurants, designer shops and 5-star hotels. The luxury real estate market has remained strong in all...

Posted on 28 April 2016

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