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KEYWORD "second home" - 100 RESULTS
Tax Grab soars as investors pay purchase levy on properties

Property taxes in Scotland exceeded £628m over the last 12 months according to analysis of the latest statistics by a high...

09 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Ola! Sales bounce back despite visa worries in Spain

The stats for the property sales transaction numbers in Spain, and particularly in Andalucia, are out for April and they are...

02 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Strongest House Prices Over Last Five Years

House prices in predominantly rural areas have risen by 22% over the last five years, compared to 17% in predominately urban...

31 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Holiday Home Investment Spotlight shines on South West Hotspots

Following its recent expansion into the West Country, buying agency Black Brick’s newly founded Country & Coast team has analysed the...

29 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed - top 10 investment hotspots on the holiday let market

A data study has revealed that there are still plenty of profitable holiday destination areas across the UK for investors. According to...

25 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Legendary international resort rebrands to win new investors

The Vale do Lobo resort is a legendary location on Portugal’s Algarve that has existed since 1962 but is now refreshed...

11 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor and landlord purchases rise, despite soaring taxes

The largest lettings agency in Scotland says purchases by landlords and other investor buyers in that country have risen sharply despite...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

High proportion of property investors rely on ‘sources like us’

More than two in five UK property investors say they rely on the property and finance trade press - such as...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the world’s second home investment hotspots

A new study conducted by comparison site GetAgent has revealed the most in-demand locations to buy a second property in. Global searches...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Investing Abroad? Top European locations for expats and holiday homes revealed

The most popular regions in Europe for prospective expats and holiday home owners have been revealed by sales website Your Overseas...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Short Lets Investors face more red tape

A mandatory short lets registration and licensing scheme is to be introduced in part of the UK, described as a system...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Changing Face of Property Investment Hotspots in 2024

A property search company - Recoco - has given a radical reassessment of some investment hotspots in its preview of 2024. Nigel...

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

What to Look for When Buying an Investment Property in Spain

Louise Dell, co-founder of property portal Kyero, shares tips and advice Perhaps more so now than in recent years, investing in the Spanish property...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - where investors buy additional homes to grab higher yields

Investors are buying second homes in the North East and North West at an increased rate compared to the rest of...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Locals snap up homes at £140m Edward Street Quarter in Brighton

The majority of homes at Brighton’s newest neighbourhood, Edward Street Quarter, have been bought by locals. More than 70 per cent of...

02 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Miller scores hat-trick of new development

Homebuyers can get a first glimpse of the new phases of a range of leading housing developments at a series of...

19 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Over 40% of Metis Homes' scheme already matched with buyers

Forest Edge, a recent scheme in Fordingbridge featuring 63 houses and apartments, has already managed to exceed the 40% mark. In a short...

09 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - seven reasons to invest in property abroad

Brits looking to make the most of their hard-earned savings and plan for the future have been offered helpful tips and...

05 October 2022

From: Breaking News

The Andalucian government removes wealth tax to attract high earners

The Andalucian regional president, Juanma Moreno, announced that wealthy residents and non-residents second home-owners will no longer have to a wealth...

28 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Private rented sector not reason for fewer Scottish homeowners

The private rented sector (PRS) has been under the looking glass for the past few weeks, yet the PRS is not...

14 September 2022

From: Breaking News

What will the new PM bring for residential property investors?

Tax was a critical part of the Tory leadership debate, with both Truss and Sunak taking the view that tax decreases...

09 September 2022

From: Breaking News

The Vigo Coast - why is it becoming one of Spain's most wanted destinations?

The Vigo Coast in Galicia is becoming one of the most desirable coastal destinations in Spain, according to new research from...

07 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Spain roundup – dream job alert, market update and rise in UK buyers  

Over 5,500 people have applied for the dream job of becoming a holiday home tester in Spain – and there’s still a...

22 July 2022

From: Breaking News

The five best coastal locations in the UK to invest in

With summer in the UK finally here and the summer holidays swiftly approaching, investing in coastal locations should be at the...

21 June 2022

From: Property Investment & Strategy

Debate - are second home owners pricing out locals and destroying communities?

Schofields Insurance has claimed that there are pros and cons for and against second homes as the dispute about second home...

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Bargain abroad? Spanish second homes much cheaper thanks to exchange rate

Taylor Wimpey España has claimed it’s possible to purchase a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment for £160,173 (plus VAT) in Spain – in...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - how could the French elections affect property investment?

Following the first round of the French presidential elections, which saw current president Emmanuel Macron and controversial Eurosceptic Marine Le Pen...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: Which locations top the list of holiday-let hotspots?

In a ranking of the best places in the UK to invest in a holiday let, Blaenau Gwent in South East...

15 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Russian buyers account for £190m in London market value in 2021

Russian residential property purchases contributed an estimated £190 million in market value and £13.2 million in stamp duty tax last year,...

07 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Investing in property in Portugal - what do investors need to know?

Portugal continues to be one of the most popular destinations for Brits to holiday and have second homes, thanks to its...

18 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – top tips for first-time overseas buyers

A leading Spanish home builder has drawn on its 60-plus years of experience to provide information and advice to those who...

11 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - Chinese buyers increasingly looking for UK investment opportunities

The ‘potent’ mix of the Covid-19 pandemic and the slow demise of the Evergrande Group, one of China’s largest development companies, is...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

‘Brits in Spain stay mainly on the Costa del Sol’ – figures show rise in interest

A leading Spanish home builder has revealed that more than half (54%) of Brits who reserved homes with the firm in...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

2022 predictions - what's in store for the property market?

With just over a week to go until 2022 makes an appearance, we check in with some more property experts to...

24 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Will 2022 be a better year for the Scottish property market?

Despite the rollercoaster of 2021, the Scottish property market has had a stronger period of growth than many would have expected...

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Q&A: Are British buyers looking to property in the Costa del Sol?

Sean Woolley from Cloud Nine Spain reports that although they are an estate agent who has had predominantly British buyers over...

08 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycations post-Covid: travel industry guide for second homeowners

Harry Roberts, managing director at My Favourite Cottages, shares a guide for second homeowners on how to navigate the UK travel industry post Covid-19,...

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

The £800bn question: how resi developers can save the high street

In 2018, the total value of commercial property in the UK sat at over £880 billion, when the office market was at...

01 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – where are the UK’s top 20 towns for second homes?

With the recent staycation boom, which is likely to continue for future summers even as international travel opens up again, the...

25 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation 2021 – these are the top UK seaside locations to buy a holiday home

A brand-new report by Parkdean Resorts reveals the top 10 UK destinations to buy a seaside holiday home, analysing a range of...

13 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation surge offers 'silver lining' for holiday investors

With schools breaking up for the summer, holiday let owners are bracing for a boom in bookings as many shun travelling abroad due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding foreign holidays.  According to...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Ombria - surge in demand due to Golden Visa and work from anywhere boom

One of the Algarve’s most anticipated new developments has witnessed ‘unprecedented demand’ for its flagship Viceroy Residences since they launched in...

23 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Why the end of the stamp duty holiday is good for the property market

Introducing a stamp duty holiday at the height of the pandemic was commendable but it has overstayed its welcome, says Tom...

05 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Portugal – the key to good property management and a Golden Visa rush

Despite still being on the amber list after the UK government’s most recent review of its controversial traffic light system, Portugal...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

A guide on investing in real estate in Verbier

A charming skiing resort in Switzerland overlooking the Mont Blanc range, Verbier sits on a south-facing plateau which gives it plenty...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Can I use my holiday let investment as a holiday home for my family too?

In this article, building society The Cumberland - specialists when it comes to holiday let lending - offer expert input on...

25 June 2021

From: Breaking News

How has the UK property market fared in the five years since the Brexit vote?

This week – today (June 23), to be exact – marks five years since the EU referendum. It was a significant moment...

23 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental update – strong yields, smart homes, and the power of BTR

The latest research by a nationwide buy-to-let (BTL) specialist has revealed which major cities across England and Wales have seen the...

09 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – May madness and spring success

This auction roundup takes a look at the month just gone, with record results at Sutton Kersh Auctions, Network Auctions and...

04 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation 2021 – holiday home or BTL? The pros and cons revealed

While restrictions around international travel remain largely uncertain, demand for UK staycations has experienced a meteoric rise. Thousands of holidaymakers are zoning...

28 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: the five biggest reasons to invest in Portugal

With Portugal on the UK’s green list and slowly reopening to British (and other) holidaymakers, the country is likely to be...

28 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Green list Portugal - enquiries surge as buyers make plans to travel overseas

Findings from Rightmove suggest that pent-up demand from home-hunters wanting to buy a home in Portugal has finally started to be...

14 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Portugal update: flood of movers, new appointment and attractive investments

With Portugal now included on the government’s ‘green’ list for quarantine-free travel from May 17 (meaning people will no longer need...

12 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors in Spain – how is the market being affected by Covid and Brexit?

Along with Portugal, Greece and France, Spain has for many years been the destination of choice for British second home owners,...

12 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Preventing holiday home hell – is investing abroad right for you?

It emerged a few weeks ago that TV stars Ant & Dec and Phillip Schofield are set to lose around £8...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Quinta do Lago – what are the emerging post-Covid trends?

More than a year since the first lockdown began, Quinta do Lago – a key part of the Algarve’s famous Golden...

07 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Algarve investment – why golf resorts are fighting back as residential hotspots

For many years, golf has been one of the biggest draws for those coming to the Algarve either on holiday or...

30 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Overseas investment – how do you get a mortgage in Portugal?

Portugal has long been a popular destination for Brits to retire to or have a second home in, while an increasing number...

28 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Pain in Spain continues for British holiday homeowners, says tax firm

As a result of Brexit, which has changed the rules on buying Spanish property, more Brits are being hit by Spain’s...

16 April 2021

From: Breaking News

French property market remains ‘en vogue’ for British investors

If, over the years, you have been interested in an investment property abroad, chances are that France was one of the...

26 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Overseas advice: how to buy a Spanish second home at below market value

Despite it being not far off 15 years since the global financial crisis, the fallout is still being felt in the...

24 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – where are the best places for property investment overseas?

Purchasing an overseas property can be daunting and complicated at the best of times, and this is even more so the...

15 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight – are branded residences the next major investment trend?

Branded residences have grown in popularity and scope in recent years, but are they something investors should keep an eye on?...

08 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Overseas news - desire to move to Spain still strong despite Covid and Brexit

A leading Spanish property expert says that British citizens still account for the largest proportion of buyers on the Spanish Costas,...

05 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors could be between a rock and a hard place after Budget – claim

The Budget could leave many property investors and landlords ‘between a rock and a hard place’, according to Apropos. The letting firm...

03 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how are property investors feeling about CGT?

Buy-to-let landlords and investors are anxiously anticipating the planned hike to Capital Gains Tax (CGT), which would drastically increase the amount...

22 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: Prime property continues to bear the brunt of Covid

The UK’s prime property market is evolving, rather than suffering, throughout the coronavirus pandemic, new data from wealth manager and private...

15 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: how to buy a Spanish home safely during lockdown

British appetite for holidays and second homes in Spain remains strong, despite the challenges of the pandemic. That’s according to CostaLuz...

10 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Staycation boom: is it time to invest in the UK holiday property market?

With international travel currently banned, and likely to remain that way for the foreseeable, the great British summer holiday is likely...

05 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Webinar – Portugal’s investment potential and more on Golden Visas

Fine & Country Portugal is currently running a series of webinars entitled ‘Your Second Home’, covering various topics related to the...

03 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – why Portugal should still be a go-to for property investors

Since the Brexit transition period ended just over a month ago, and the UK ceased to be a part of the...

01 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: an expert guide to stamp duty in 2021

Here, in this guide piece, the experts at Alexander & Co - a firm of chartered accountants in Manchester - run...

28 January 2021

From: Conveyancing, Mortgages, Tax & Finance

Revealed: how the pandemic has shaped the global housing market

It would be an understatement to say that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused upheaval to sectors, industries and businesses around the...

27 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how can UK citizens secure EU residency post-Brexit? 

It’s been an area of hot discussion in recent weeks as the UK gets used to its new post-Brexit reality, where...

25 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Spain update – post-Brexit residency rules and high UK demand for second homes

While Brexit may now be well and truly done, British citizens residing in Spain who have yet to complete the necessary...

18 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - why the Costa del Sol is the investment hotspot in 2021

As long as the sun continues to shine, the area of Southern Spain, and especially the Costa del Sol, will always...

13 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Expert opinion – what does PCL have in store for 2021?

Like everything else, the highest echelons of the property market in the UK haven't been immune from the impact of Covid-19. But what...

11 January 2021

From: Breaking News

'Hopefully better times will return'...a Spanish agency's view of 2020

2020 has been the strangest of years, and not particularly pleasant either! Here on the Costa del Sol, our buyer market...

21 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Buying a second property? Here’s all you need to know

For anyone looking to purchase a second property, the experts at regulated fast house sale site Good Move have provided all...

11 December 2020

From: Breaking News

French ski resorts closed, but buyer demand set to remain undeterred

French ski resorts will remain closed this Christmas to stop the spread of Covid-19, but one ski expert believes buyer demand...

04 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – why is the Algarve’s Golden Triangle booming?

In the decades since Portugal became one of the go-to destinations for British holidaymakers, second home owners and investors, one part...

30 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors – would you swap time in your second home for stays elsewhere?

A property exchange company born out of the 2008 financial crash has seen its membership grow again as the world undergoes...

23 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - what is the issue with hidden developers in Spain?

Spain has long been one of the UK’s favourite holiday destinations and has also long been a favourite location for holiday...

13 November 2020

From: Breaking News

The UK’s holiday let market is booming – could you be the next investor?

With the potential for restrictions to be in place on and off for many years to come, and the likely continued...

23 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight: top tips for selling your Spanish property and buyers’ Brexit rush

Advice has been offered to both those thinking about selling their Spanish property and those looking to buy in the country...

05 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Spain revealed as the best property investment location, research finds

Millions of people around the world relocate to a different country each year, whether it be for work, family reasons or...

02 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Is this the right time to invest in property?

Although the last six months have undoubtedly been difficult for many property investors and landlords for others this has been a...

28 September 2020

From: Sponsored Content

Brits set sights on second homes in the UK as travel restrictions increase

People often dream of a second home abroad – somewhere they can holiday in every year, head to for some winter...

11 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Take your pick: top UK stamp duty exemption hotpots revealed

Research by Andrews Property Group has identified the 10 UK towns and cities where 99% of homes currently listed for sale...

09 September 2020

From: Breaking News

The rise of the 50/50 property – more expats look to invest at home

Global property firm Knight Frank says it has seen a rise in expats buying in their home country for a 50/50...

07 September 2020

From: Breaking News

New luxury residence in Montenegro a potential boon for investors

Porto Montenegro, the luxury waterfront and yachting paradise in the Bay of Kotor, is expanding with the launch of a new...

31 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Could the stamp duty holiday turn into CGT 'tax trap' for investors?

The stamp duty holiday, which has set the tax threshold for property purchases at £500,000, is a potential future tax trap...

24 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let demand picks up as everyone benefits from stamp duty holiday

When Chancellor Rishi Sunak gave his Summer Statement last month, many people were surprised to learn that buy-to-let investors would be...

21 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Overseas property - is now the right time to invest in Cyprus?

There are historic ties between the UK and Cyprus, the country has dealt impressively – like its near neighbour Greece –...

07 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - is now the right time to put pounds into property in Spain?

Leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España launched two new developments this month – exclusive, frontline marina apartments at Pier 1 at...

03 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Blow for investors – Spain removed from quarantine exemption list

Property investors travelling to and from Spain and its islands will be forced to self-isolate for 14 days upon their return to...

29 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – why do people want to buy a home in France?

It’s an eternally popular destination for Brits to holiday, invest and even live in, but why is France becoming an ever-more...

27 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Spanish property – development in Barcelona and crowdfunding growth

Spain is the UK’s most popular holiday and second home destination and, since July 15, Brits have been allowed to travel...

24 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Expert opinion: why and where to invest post-Covid-19?

In a recent Zoom webinar, titled ‘Why and where to invest in residential real estate post-Covid-19’, representatives from three different luxury overseas...

15 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight - is self-build a rising investment trend?

Until now, self-build has been something of a niche market – for the brave and risk-taking. It’s received national prominence through...

15 July 2020

From: Breaking News

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