Monday, October 14, 2019

Expect Spain’s property prices to plateau and ‘sustainable’ to become the buzzword for buyers, writes Adam Neale

The market’s appetite for sleek white villas and apartments appears to be slowly cooling but homebuyers continue to look for innovations in style, comfort, economy and, in particular, sustainability

Marbella’s urban planning saga dates back years but brighter days may be just around the corner, writes Adam Neale

The fact that after several years its urban plan still appears nowhere near finished has become a source of local and national embarrassment

Thinking of buying off plan in Spain? Terra Meridiana tells you everything you need to know

In the previous decade it was very common to work with insurers not authorised to operate in Spain

How to choose a builder? Chris Warren of Renson Management tells Terra Meridiana everything you need to know

COMPLEX: Choosing a builder can be difficult, especially overseasSETTING out to find the right contractor to construct...

A new law on community votes to ban holiday rentals now only requires a majority, writes Adam Neale

SUMMER  is coming, a time when many urbanisation dwellers suffer from holiday let overload as tourists take over their pools and gardens.But not any...

Costa del Sol property sector eyes strong positives, writes Adam Neale

Home prices have risen solidly, that's true, but they remain well below the level of most major centres in Europe and other parts of the world

Politics aside, Andalucia’s new right-wing coalition is good news for taxpayers, writes Adam Neale

The change in direction is designed to make Andalucia more attractive to investors, both national and international

Why foreign investors keep the property market booming but don’t want new builds

Interest in the property market is at an all-time high with foreign investors, but it seems they’re not interested in new builds, writes Adam Neale

What registering as a resident in Spain means for your taxes

ISSUES surrounding residency and taxation are important to any overseas buyer purchasing a property in Spain.  Ultimately you want to avoid dreaded Double Taxation...

Are Spanish valuations worth the paper they are written on?

IT is often said something is worth only what someone is willing to pay for it.This is true but in order for a...

All you need to know about Spain’s ‘patrimonio’ wealth tax

Wealth tax is the one that takes many foreign residents by surprise

WANTED: Real estate professionals in Spain – no knowledge or ethics necessary

REAL estate is arguably the most important economic activity on the Costa del Sol and employs a good deal of its working population. A...

How does income tax for non-resident homeowners in Spain work?

IF you are a foreign citizen but a non-resident homeowner in Spain there is a tax that applies to you: Non-Resident Income Tax. In...

Beware Marbella, Estepona is the new hotspot on the Costa del Sol

FOR decades Estepona lived in the shadow of its rich, glamorous neighbour Marbella, but now things are changing.Marbella is still very much in...

Estepona is beginning to rival Marbella in the property stakes

A RECENT article on the Costa del Sol's property market, on Mark Stücklin's Spanish Property Insight website, caught my attention because it stated that...

The costs of selling on the Costa, part 2

IN my previous column, we covered the two taxes vendors have to pay upon the sale of property.While the first of these, municipal...

The costs of selling on the Costa, part 1

Find out about the costs you'll have to cover before and after you find a buyer.Although buyers are liable for the lion's share...

Property insider: House contracts in Spain

How to ensure you obtain a secure deposit and contract when buying a house in Spain

Property Insider: Do your research before chosing a company to build your home

If you are planning on developing a new property here, I'd suggest you carry out two basic steps before choosing a builder.

Costa del Sol is still hot property

San Roque, where the exclusive enclave of Sotogrande is located, saw total sales climb a huge 26.7% for the quarter, albeit down 4.6% compared to the final quarter last year

No more capital gains on losses

Justice will prevail in Spain after all, but only for the very patient

How to find your perfect property on the Costa del Sol

Wherever you're thinking of looking for your next home, purchasing a less than perfect property in the best possible location always makes more sense than buying an ideal home in the wrong place

Why getting an energy efficiency certificate for your property is essential

Owners are required to contract a registered technician to produce a report

How homeowners can beat Brexit

If you're a UK resident with property in Spain, there are still ways to make Brexit work in your favour

The forecast? Sunshine and bright skies for Marbella

Marbella is back and may be better than ever

The tax implications of letting property to holidaymakers in Spain

The general rule is that if you earn any income from a property you own and let in Spain, you are liable for taxation
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