Investors from the Middle East are driving a rise in demand for luxury Spanish property. The country's housing market has always been popular among foreign buyers, but while Brits have historically led the way for affordable holiday homes, the high-end of the market has a new dominant player.
Harry Potter's childhood home is now for sale. (Boy wizard not included.)
With the USA facing both a building boom and a housing shortage, research from TheMoveChannel.com highlights where investors in US real estate should be buying this year.
"At the moment of the creation of our planet, the most beautiful merging of land and sea occurred at the Montenegrin seaside," Romantic poet Lord Byron famously wrote. In the beautiful Bay of Kotor, Byron's words come to life.
Brazil has beaten China in the global race for Portuguese property. The country's Golden Visa scheme continues to boost international demand for real estate, with the South American nation now making up one in 10 of all foreign sales.