As Dan Thorneycroft tries to garner support from MEPs in a desperate bid to save thousands of households facing the axe, Andrew Pearce speaks to four Andalucian homeowners confronted by the imminent threat of losing everything
Best known for the defunct BBC soap the truth is most foreigners who live in Coín have really coined it in, says Jon Clarke
British buyers accounted for 58 per cent of all European purchases of property in Spain last year
In the first of an occasional series of articles on key issues affecting people in Andalucia, architect Liam Kellahar looks at dodgy lawyers and how to avoid them
Nick Snelling has written a book on how to sell your home in a recession.
Famed TV chef opens new restaurant on the Costa del Sol and goes house hunting in Ronda
Dan Thorneycroft came to Spain to enjoy semi-retirement. But his dream is fast turning into a nightmare after he discovered the home he bought is illegal and faces demolition
Golfers at La Moraleja, like those at courses across the whole of Spain, are rushing to sell memberships
After their stunning home appeared in the Olive Press, the owners of Finca Pantano found a trio of buyers in a bidding war. Who said the property market was dead?
Prices slump across Spain as US economist Greenspan claims Spanish economy in danger. Meanwhile banks stop lending on country properties and golf course schemes! By Jon...
MARY ROULSTON takes a stroll around Nerja – the place mass tourism forgot. In this pleasant coastal town, she discovers a surge in the buy to let market
Dream homes left unfinished in La Alpujarra as agent refuses to return deposits
It appears the Spanish justice system has finally caught up with actor Antonio Banderas
Lisa Tilley delivers some home-truths about the Spanish property market and advice for those who want out
With doctors, teachers and even High Court judges buying here, Iznajar is fast becoming THE town for the discerning foreign buyer
Following news of the EU resolution into “rampant construction” in Spain, Jon Robins of the Observer takes a look at the situation in Albox – one of the towns in the spotlight of MEPs in Brussels
The Olive Press sends Vernon Grant to stylish Murcia where he finds a city bucking recent trends across Spain
It does not surprise me one of the reasons British people give for their decision to move to the Granada province is the very existence of the marvellous city of Granada itself
Pamplona is the capital of Navarra, a region known for its wine and little else. In itself this is a great shame as the area is unspoilt and very welcoming to visitors
In Issue 8 we talked about the preliminary stages of building your own house in the campo (countryside) and what pitfalls you should look...
Some can say little more than 'favor', but British families are now settling in Spain's villages in record numbers, reports Jason Burke
RICHARD HARVEY asks whether buying or building a dream home and settling in southern Spain really helps to strengthen a relationship. Or do the demons merely resurface when the dust settles?
JUDGES in Granada have ordered almost 100 residents of Cenes de la Vega to hand over almost 200,000 euros of their own money in...