Bali Kuta, Bali
Price: from £25,000
They say: A four-star hassle-free investment, a few minutes from the beach.
We say: Quality hotel-style accommodation sold as a buy-to-let with a guaranteed return and buy-back option from the developer in four years' time.
0800 048 0712; www.ownerinvest.com
Neo Horio, West Crete, Greece
They say: A fabulous new stone house in traditional style with three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, roof terrace and a large garden.
We say: Gorgeous villa at a good price, with jaw-dropping views. There's no pool but there is plenty of room for one.
0845 337 2717; www.creteproperty.co.uk
La Bandita, Lake Trasimeno, Italy
They say: This restored three-bed farmhouse is in a pretty rural spot and has half a hectare of land.
We say: Beautiful property in a lovely area of Umbria, which retains much of its rustic charm but with the benefit of modern upgrades.
020-7629 8171; www.knightfrank.co.ukReuse content