London's renting nightmare: what's the solution?

You can't afford to buy, so you rent - only to be kicked out each time a tenancy ends. And it all costs a fortune. So what is being done to reduce the pressure on London’s growing private sector?

Sotogrande: a sporty Spanish resort

With its compact waterfront apartments, polo fields, sleek marina and fine golf courses, this Spanish resort is appealing to active British home buyers

Golfing estates abroad

There are clever ways to tempt non-players to buy a home on a golfing estate, discovers Cathy Hawker

Spain's bargain holiday homes

Spain hopes to tempt Britons back into the market this summer with a million unsold homes in top locations going at bargain prices

Spain's bargain homes

Discounts on Spain's Costas are breathtaking for a reason. UK buyers MUST know where to look for true bargains

Islands: Spain and Portugal

Spain and Portugal's islands are property hotspots for British second-home owners looking for reliable sun, clean beaches and good value

Buying in Spain

Despite stiff competition from ever-more far-flung destinations, Spain remains the number-one choice for British property buyers, who are drawn to its great weather, ease of access and a good infrastructure