A growing number of people are interested in buying property in Morocco with its ancient towns, coastal resorts and snowy peaks. This North African kingdom boasts 1,400 miles of coastline, year-round sunshine and an open invitation to foreign investment and has seen a sharp increase in the numbers of house-buyers from abroad over the last four years. Buying a House in Morocco is aimed at anyone seriously considering purchasing a property in Morocco to live in permanently, rent out, or transform to a guesthouse. Extensively researched and informatively written, it will give readers a rich insight into what to expect and how to go about fulfilling their dream for a new home. Morocco offers an enormous range of housing, from the traditional dars and riads of the medina to the villas, new developments and old Moroccan style farmhouses of the countryside. The regional guide also covers the different types of properties to be found in each region, such as -Swiss-style chalets in Ilfrane.-The riads (grand courtyard homes) in Marrakesh. -Elaborate Andalusian villas in Tangier. -Kasbahs in the Draa Valley. In line with the Moroccan government s aim to quadruple tourism to 10 million visitors a year by 2010 the appeal to potential homebuyers will keep increasing. Approximately $5b is being invested in six luxurious coastal resorts including golf courses and luxury villas and on improving the country s infrastructure and accessability. This spells good news for the letting market, for guesthouse owners and for those who are purchasing homes as an investment.