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Redhill, Surrey, United Kingdom, 2008/11/18 - Hit UK TV show A Place in the Sun has launched its own overseas property portal APlaceInTheSun.com offering news, features, property for sale, forums, advice and exclusive information about the TV show.
The well-known A Place in the Sun brand has welcomed a new member to its family. The popular Channel 4 programme, first seen in 2000 and followed by A Place in the Sun magazine and A Place in the Sun Live exhibitions, has now been joined by the online portal.
Bringing together all elements of the A Place in the Sun brand in one place, and serving both buyers and sellers, APlaceInTheSun.com is a one-stop-shop for anyone looking to buy abroad.
This digital portal features thousands of properties for sale across the world as well as the latest overseas property news. It also offers practical guides to buying and financing overseas property plus country-specific information and discussion forums, where users have begun sharing their experiences, points of view and advice.
In addition the site provides visitors with exclusive information on each week’s episode of the TV show including the couples featured, properties visited and specific advice relating to the country and region. It details all the up-and-coming event information at the A Place in the Sun Live exhibitions as well as exclusive news, features and celebrity interviews from the magazine.
With the digital launch, the A Place in the Sun brand is now always at your fingertips – whatever country or property type interests you. At any time of the day or night, whenever you have the desire to search for overseas property or look for advice, the website is always just a click away.
“The new website features top experts offering free and independent advice alongside the latest news stories and interesting features from award-winning journalists. It is an up-to-date wealth of valuable insider knowledge.” says Nigel Lewis, Head of Content, APlaceInTheSun.com/.
The website aims to make the process of buying a property abroad as easy and hassle-free as possible, creating an environment where visitors feel confident and at ease. A Place in the Sun understands how daunting it can be to buy overseas so, the new website is clean and clutter-free with no display advertising, banners or pop ups, making this portal the first UK overseas property portal to be this way, offering balanced advice and information, without the hard sell.
• Offers thousands of overseas properties for sale in over 78 countries.
• Reports daily property market news, provides free buying guides and practical advice, offers user discussion forums, as well as TV show, magazine and event information.
• Is referenced in every new episode of A Place in the Sun on Channel 4 with an average episode audience of around 2 million viewers.
• The only overseas property portal that comes from a trusted brand with multiple outlets (TV, Consumer Magazine and exhibitions).
• Was formed through a joint venture between Channel 4 and the Brooklands Group.
Over the past eight years A Place in the Sun has grown from a weekly TV programme to one of the best known names in the UK’s overseas property industry. As well as the hit TV programmes A Place in the Sun and A Place in Sun: Home or Away seen regularly on Channel 4 (attracting millions of viewers) there is also a No.1 magazine published 13 times a year and a hugely successful exhibition schedule.
The latest incarnation of A Place in the Sun is its move online at APlaceintheSun.com. This website offers overseas property buyers both an essential and informative property search engine, as well as unrivalled and unbiased advice and news about the world’s property markets that enables buyers to navigate the purchase process more easily – and cleverly.
A Place in the Sun TV show is produced by Freeform Productions and broadcast on Channel 4. The magazine and exhibitions are published/organised by The Brooklands Group, and APlaceintheSun.com is a joint venture between The Brooklands Group and Channel 4.