I recently had a stand at the ‘A Place in the Sun’ show and I would say 90% of the people who came for a chat simply didn’t have a realistic budget. That may sound harsh, and you might think … Continue reading
Palazzo Lillo is a historic Palazzo, in good structural condition, with a wealth of original features, including high, star vaulted, ceilings, and original floors. Covering 300 sqm (3229 sq feet) excluding outdoor space, the first floor will provide a four-bedroom, … Continue reading
I have always loved Galatina which is larger and, originally, grander than Nardò, where I live. The grandeur may be now somewhat faded but this adds to the romanticism of the Centro Storico where the sheer density of beautiful buildings, … Continue reading
It seems incredible that it is a year since my last post, but I have been very busy finishing off one property in Nardò and restoring another in Monopoli as well as developing a new project in Galatina and keeping … Continue reading
We will be taking a stand at A Place in the Sun at Kensington Olympia, to launch our Villa Carezza project, but also to answer questions and help with people’s Puglia property quests.
If you would like free tickets and to come for a chat email me – personalpuglia @gmail. saying which day you would like to come (Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10am-5 pm). First come first served!
Spring is unusually late this year but I am writing this sitting in the sunshine with a coffee, looking at the castle in Nardò and life is good! With the advent of Spring the property market is speeding up, estate … Continue reading
Following on from last weeks article, in which I pointed out that properties in town, with outside space will cost less to buy and restore than countryside properties, this piece is to give an idea of what you can buy, … Continue reading
It is getting to the time of year where I get inundated with emails from people wanting advice about buying in Puglia. I would say that 3 out of 5 do not have a realistic budget – the kind of … Continue reading
What If you haven’t already, do read this, to give you some background, and evidence, if you needed it, that making a silk purse out of a sow’s ear is something of a speciality of mine! Not that Villa Carezza … Continue reading
It seems like ages since I have posted anything – in fact it is, but it has been insanely busy… I coped with the first lockdown in April 2020; 4 months with no work, a large project cancelled and zero … Continue reading