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A Social Nomad in Bansko After 25 Countries in 25 Months

Oct 06, 2016 No Comments by

Sarah Carter is a Bansko property owner and a regular Bansko visitor. She and her husband have just spent the summer in Bansko, so I caught up with Sarah, on her very last day here. Take a listen to our conversation in podcast episode 86 below. Some great tips for a good time in Bansko; [...]

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Bansko Property Review; Prices, Trends and Tips

Nov 10, 2015 No Comments by

This Bansko property guide is to assist you should you be interested in buying or selling property in the Bansko region. As mentioned in 2013 (Link), the Bansko property market was just lifting up from its lowest point. I spoke to Nikolay Zhelev from SkiApartmentsBulgaria.com and Cristian Zarnescu from PlusPropertybansko.com to gain the information here. You’ll read about the [...]

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Bansko Property Prices Recover

Nov 19, 2014 No Comments by

Following on from our  interview Christian Zarnescu he informs me that property price are recovering from their lowest point. And he predicted this last year here. I speculated that we are at, or very close to the bottom, in terms of real estate prices here in Bansko nearly two years ago. So we’re both feeling a little smug [...]

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Special Guest Neil MacAulay Reveals How To Manage Your Property

Jul 31, 2014 No Comments by

Managing overseas property is a minefield. Neil MacAulay talks to me and reveals some things you really should know. All Bansko property owners should listen to this. So whilst I was taking a break on the coast last week I invited Neil MacCaulay to talk about the things you should look out for. I have [...]

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The property man interview; Cristian talks real estate

Aug 28, 2013 4 Comments by

Cristian Zarnescu, originally from Romania, graduated with an Economics degree and been involved in businesses both in Romania and the UK and, since 2007, in Bulgaria. Cristian is married and now has a family with a nine month old boy. He contacted me about becoming a blog sponsor, he then agreed to an interview as [...]

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The Essential Guide to Bansko

Mar 30, 2012 15 Comments by

It’s now out. Ready for free download. The new Essential Guide to Bansko E-Guide. 71 pages of  tips and info to help transform your Bansko experience, in both summer and winter seasons. Like many Bansko businesses, here at Bansko Blog I receive emails from both regular and new Bansko visitors wanting to know Bansko tourist information. Firstly, I [...]

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Can you visit IKEA in Sofia and leave with nothing?

Sep 14, 2011 1 Comment

IKEA opening in Sofia, in Bulgaria. Take a peek inside with my video highlights. I liked the shiny new IKEA gleaming in the hot sunshine. For Bansko rental furniture, IKEA does the thinking for you, you can choose at a distance and you know what you’ll get. Not original, not solid, not individual — but better [...]

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