Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Zero help for home regulation in Competa

Competa resident left flummoxed as to how to regulate his home

A real Spanish town

Estepona is a great place to go house-hunting, writes James Bryce

House prices fall in Spain

Prices are likely to 'bottom out' this year, according to Kyero.com

Negative equity on rise in Spain

Spanish house prices are set to fall even further

Development dodgers in Spain

British businessmen charged with alleged property scam in Estepona

Spanish house price fall

Spanish property market suffers largest fall since records began

Myth-busting: Inheritance tax

In the first of two parts Mark Roach, tax consultant and company director from Wincham International dispels some common misconceptions about property succession

Directing the sale

Former film director is taking a proactive approach to selling his Spanish home

Beware of dodgy property deals in Spain, warns British Embassy

Many buyers face difficulties after being caught up in the complexities of Spanish planning regulations

British couple’s demolition heartbreak

Court orders home must be pulled down despite having planning permission

Possible prison for bent architect in Spain

Joaquin Palli is facing four years behind bars for property fraud

Illegal homes to be regulated within three months, says Junta

Around 250,000 properties will benefit from the decree

Spanish property tax hike

Around eight out of 10 properties in Malaga will be affected by the increase in IBI

Fighting back against property tax in Spain

Expats successfully battle the inland revenue to avoid paying ‘scandalous’ property tax

Property compulsory purchase orders in Spain

With the news of a new rail line possibly going through Ronda’s celebrated tourist valley, Antonio Flores looks at what happens when a compulsory purchase order – or the ‘Mugabe school’ of land distribution - falls on your home

Spanish properties sold to foreigners increase by 24.7%

Statistics from the Ministry of Public Transactions show property sales to foreigners in Spain experienced an increase of 24.7% in the third quarter of 2011 compared to the same period last year

Junta to regulate thousands of illegal Andalucia properties

President Grinan said decree will 'probably' be passed on January 10

A spring clean for the housing market?

Lesley McEwan, of Cadiz Casa, explains how, while Spain’s new leader is unlikely to achieve much, new mortgage products might help... but be prepared to haggle!

How to handle Spain’s Hacienda

In a bid to raise much needed funds the Inland Revenue is making new demands on foreign property owners, writes Antonio Flores

Holiday rental property market trends

Make it desirable, make it affordable and market it properly and you have a good chance of making some money out of your holiday home investment

The Spanish Government has a short memory

Push to attract fresh investment in the Spanish property market is coming at the expense of solving the problems that have made it necessary

Spain’s equity release time bomb

Olive Press’ new legal eagle Antonio Flores on the defrauding of thousands of pensioners via a scheme to release capital from their homes

A Gallic tussle as France overtakes Spain as most popular place to buy for Britons

Spain still most popular place to rent at least for Britons, according to report

Roadworks leave expat in Spain homeless

Graham Mullis has been left out of pocket after Compulsory Purchase Order was served on ‘dream’ home

Expat goes up against Denmark’s biggest bank in a bid to save his Malaga home

Scottish expat takes Danske Bank to court over an equity release scheme that now threatens to leave him penniless

Pilot property scheme could encourage buyers back to Spain

Ingenious cross-border purchasing scheme could bring buyers back to the market
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