Month: November 2010

Spain tops the list for Overseas Property Investors

As 2010 draws to a close, property professionals and investors are focusing on next year’s investment hot-spots. Recent research conducted by the ‘A Place in the Sun’ publication has forecast that Spain will be the most popular place to invest in 2011, with Turkey and Egypt also occupying positions in the top 10. Spain’s popularity… Read more »

Egypt and Turkey climb in Currency Rankings

Growing tourism and increased property sales to a global market has significantly improved the standing of both Turkey and Egypt’s currencies. According to the most recent currency index published by American Express Global Foreign Exchange Services, the Turkish Lire and the Egyptian Pound are the 3rd and 4th best selling currencies in the UK. American… Read more »

Eye on Turkey – Property Investment Potential

Turkey has long been a favourite for savvy property investors even before the economic downturn. However the global recession seems to have only strengthened the country’s property investment potential. Many investors are seeking to take advantage of the recovering conditions by investing now prior to the correction in the market and subsequently reap the financial… Read more »

Alhama Confirmed For Paramount Theme Park

The town of Alhama in a region of South East Spain called Murcia has been selected by Paramount Pictures to host the first in a new generation of theme park set to rival Disneyland Paris. The creators of the project visited Murcia today to set out their plans in a delegation that included senior Paramount… Read more »

Another good year for Turkey marks consistent growth

As predicted by many at the beginning of the year, 2010 has been a successful time for Turkey. Its GDP recorded impressive growth of 11.7% and 10.3% in the second and third quarters consecutively while the nation’s exports increased by 5.5% in September alone. With growth across all sectors, Turkey is fast becoming one of… Read more »

Spain Property market shows further improvement

Recently released statistics show that investors have taken full advantage of the fantastic value on offer in Spain. The INE’s (National Institute of Statistics) latest report shows that there was a 29.6% increase in Spanish property sales in August of this year. This huge spike in property sales in Spain is a 27 month high,… Read more »