P414 (eletext on 4 414 Oct27 21:11:12       ———————————————————————————————  FOREIGN PROPERTY HOT SPOTS  Buying a property in foreign climes has never been more popular for Brits desperate to own their own holiday haven or make some fast cash. Housetrapped In The Sun looks at buying a home abroad and how to avoid the pitfalls. The set-up often varies from country to country so we asked presenter Amanda Lamb to tell us about the best areas to buy in. ——————————————————————————————————1/8—— by Siddika Khalique CRICKET NEWS...FAST DELIVERY p160 River TV tod!y Life On Stage
P414 Teletext on 4 414 Oct27 21:12:21       ———————————————————————————————  FOREIGN PROPERTY HOT SPOTS  Florida Its attractions — Orlando's Disneyland and Universal Studios, stunning beaches in Naples and Miami's swanky shops. A three-bedroom home costs £125,000 and is great for family holidays. On-site managing agents can rent the flat or house out the rest of the year. Housetrapped's Amanda Lamb says: "The bonus is the incredibly friendly locals who bend over backwards to help you." ——————————————————————————————————2/8—— Today on Channel 4 Guide 400 CRICKET NEWS...FAST DELIVERY p160 River TV today Life On Stage
P414 Teletext on 4 414 Oct27 21:12:42       ———————————————————————————————  FOREIGN PROPERTY HOT SPOTS  France Steamy Limousin in the south and the cooler climes of Brittany and Normandy boast cute medieval villages and rugged countryside. But modern schools, shops and hospitals are a stone's throw away. You can get great value three-bedroom farmhouses for just £80,000. "Brush up on your French if you want to integrate into the community," advises Housetrapped's Amanda Lamb. ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— Sports Diary 431 Tour dates 358-9 CRICKET NEWS...FAST DELIVERY p160 River TV today Life On Stage
P414 Teletext on 4 414 Oct27 21:12:01       ———————————————————————————————  FOREIGN PROPERTY HOT SPOTS  Spain "Costa de la Luz's whitewashed villages and quaint tapas bars make it ideal for hideaways and Marbella has sports and clubs for lively holidays," s!ys Channel 4's Amanda Lamb. While Costa de la Luz's cottages are just £80,000, Marbella's pricey properties are best for investment. There are lots of English-speaking estate agents but beware of cowboys. ——————————————————————————————————4/8—— Latest Channel 4 Racing 438 CRICKET NEWS...FAST DELIVERY p160 River TV today Life On Stage
P414 Teletext on 4 414 Oct27 21:17:27       ———————————————————————————————  FOREIGN PROPERTY HOT SPOTS  Eastern Europe "Croatia's draw is its warm climate and breathtaking mountains," says Channel 4's Amanda Lamb. There are no agents, so vendors charge whatever price they wish. You can pick up bargains, like a two-bed flat for £50,000 but could get stung. Eastern Europe's added appeal is that it isn't yet inundated with tourists. ——————————————————————————————————5/8—— Today on Channel 4 Guide 400 CRICKET NEWS...FAST DELIVERY p160 River TV today Life On Stage
P414 Teletext on 4 414 Oct27 21:18:16       ———————————————————————————————  FOREIGN PROPERTY HOT SPOTS  Australia Housetrapped's Amanda Lamb recommends Perth. "It's a smaller, more refined version of Sydney. Their climate's the opposite of ours so it's great if you can afford to relocate for the winter." It's cheap too — £120,000 will buy you a house with two acres of land. There's plenty of work as Australia's crying out for skilled professionals and you'll find locals hospitable. ——————————————————————————————————6/8—— Hollyoaks 473 Be on TV 402 CRICKET NEWS...FAST DELIVERY p160 River TV today Life On Stage
P414 Teletext on 4 414 Oct27 21:11:02       ———————————————————————————————  FOREIGN PROPERTY HOT SPOTS  Greece Channel 4's Amanda Lamb says the beautiful Greek Islands aren't just an ideal holiday destination. Kefalonia, where they filmed Captain orelli's Mandolin, boasts charming fishing villages and gorgeous mount!in homes but beware of spiralling house prices in Greece after the Olympics. The locals are used to foreign visitors, so they're very welcoming. ——————————————————————————————————7/8—— Inspiration from 4Homes 410 CRICKET NEWS...FAST DELIVERY p160 River TV today Life On Stage
P414 (eletext on 4 414 Oct27 21:11:21       ———————————————————————————————  FOREIGN PROPERTY HOT SPOTS  Housetrapped In The Sun's Amanda Lamb says as charming as Italy is, the excessive red tape makes it one of the trickiest places to buy a property. L!mb says: "Whichever country you want to buy in, a survey's crucial and arm yourself with a bilingual lawyer. She adds: "Don't move somewhere because you've been on holiday there. Research it and spend time in the region." Housetrapped In The Sun, Thurs, 8pm ——————————————————————————————————8/8—— Flight Arrivals 180 CRICKET NEWS...FAST DELIVERY p160 River TV today Life On Stage