This page lists all the written and video guides we have produced about buying, selling, renting or owning property (real estate) internationally.

Bank note folded into house shape
John Howell's investment principles – outlined below – have been simmering nicely for nearly 40 years. Many of them were ...
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Choosing Commercial Property
This guide covers... This guide deals with the special things that you will need to take into account when choosing ...
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beachball being thrown into pool
You've decided to invest in international property - or perhaps you've already bought it. Sensibly (at least in my view) ...
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A curved, Spanish building in Malaga, standing alone against a blue sky
If you have bought a property that is purely for investment, you should be aware that it comes with its ...
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A Spanish villa, the photo taken from a low angle, against a blue sky
Holiday home insurance may not be mandatory in many countries, but it is extremely important that you buy it. If ...
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A port near marbella: white high-rises near the water
Many people made a lot of money out of investing in property in Spain. Unfortunately, those who invested just before ...
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uncompleted development in Spain
In the era from 2007 to 2010-ish, there were lots of failed developments in Spain. Whether you were a buyer ...
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Lifebelt on a pole near the sea
This guide is about what happens when a property development goes wrong: when it fails before the homes are delivered ...
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property under construction
This guide is an overview of the worldwide possibilities available to small and first-time property developers. It looks at the ...
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Man holding a magnifying glass to his face
I have a lot of experience with due diligence, having worked in international real estate law for well over 30 ...
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Flats in Amsterdam with balconies painted blue
Real estate has long been a popular option for those wishing to invest their money. It is tangible, you can ...
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property key
We all need somewhere to live. Find out the rules about renting a property in Spain - and how to ...
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to let - Spain
Whether you are a professional landlord or somebody who lets their home when they are not using it, there is ...
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confused lady
The issue of who should be the legal owner of any property you buy may not be an obvious one ...
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apartment keys
Selling a property (real estate) in Spain is quite a simple process. Yet there are still things that can catch ...
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property under construction
A large part of the economy of Spain is based on construction and property development. In the past, it has ...
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resort
Timeshare and fractional ownership are both concepts that strike fear in many people. In some cases, they should! In other ...
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new homes in spain
New property is very popular, especially with investors. What are the special things to look out for when buying a ...
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property under construction
Many people like the idea of buying property before it has been completed. There are good reasons for doing so ...
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restaurant
There are two group of people who buy commercial property. Those who need it for their own use and those ...
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Escritura Publica (Formal contract of sale)
Buying a home or other property (real estate) costs a lot of money and so is worrying. It is also ...
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Fractional Ownership & Timeshare in Turkey
There are many things that we use infrequently: a holiday home, a boat, a luxury car or a 4x4. Even ...
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Letting (Renting Out) Property in Turkey
It's possible to make a good profit by letting (renting out) a property in Turkey. Just make sure you're aware ...
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Renting a House in Turkey
Many people coming to Turkey decide to rent a property here. There are several reasons. They may just prefer renting ...
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Selling a Property in Turkey
The process of selling a property in Turkey is much more straightforward than the process of buying a property in ...
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Property Development in Turkey
Property development is the process of building new property: homes, hotels, factories etc. It can either be the development of ...
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Building or Altering a House in Turkey
To build or alter a house in Turkey, as in any country, there are various requirements that must be satisfied ...
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Mortgages for Foreigners in Turkey
In the past, many foreign buyers of property in Turkey used to take a mortgage from a bank in Turkey ...
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A shiny, modern bar with spirits lined up behind it
Buying commercial property can be a little more complicated than buying residential property. Commercial property is, in essence, anything that ...
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Two tradesmen in the frame of a building under construction
An off-plan property is a property that you agree to buy before it is fully constructed. You might be buying ...
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Buying a New Property in Turkey
Many people prefer to buy and own new houses and other property. There are a number of reasons: ...
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Buying a Property in Turkey
A property is always an expensive item, so you do not wish to risk losing your money. This is true ...
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Four piles of coins next to a simple wooden model of a house
When you're looking for property in Turkey, the first thing you need to know is what's available: not the specific ...
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Buying a New Property on the Costa del Sol
For this see our Guide to Buying Off-Plan Property on the Costa del Sol. It describes, in particular, how to ...
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Bulgarian property has long been a popular investment - but the law in Bulgaria can make the process confusing for ...
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