Thursday, June 27, 2019

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

Is Malaga the new Barcelona?

International airport? Check. High-speed rail line? Check. Mediterranean lifestyle? Check. Sandy beaches? Check. Picasso museum? Check. Almost 1,000 kilometres apart, the two cities are closer than they seem

What to look for in a Spanish project manager

Project managers can help things run smoothly, as long as they are professionals

No more capital gains on losses

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

Sell in haste or pay tax at leisure

From the start of next year, changes to Spanish income tax will affect two existing tax breaks, which could prove especially expensive for some vendors

Is the bottom behind us?

Some experts are now cautiously expressing optimism 2014 may be the year that Spain's real-estate market starts to turn around

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...

To buy or not to buy (property in Spain through a company)

Three considerations are most often cited as considerations for buying a property through a company in Spain: privacy, tax mitigation, and succession

2014: The Spanish property year in figures

OP columnist Adam Neale looks back at the last 12 months in the Spanish real-estate marketplace

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

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

Sun still shining on Costa del Sol with record tourist numbers and the ongoing recovery of housing market

From January to the end of June, Andalucia welcomed close to 8.4 million visitors

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...

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...

The forecast? Sunshine and bright skies for Marbella

Marbella is back and may be better than ever

Landlord of the manor: Letting your castle in Spain for the long-term

If you own a second home or investment property in Spain, the chances are you're thinking about letting it – or already have done – to cover running costs or earn extra income. Here's some food for thought...

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...

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...

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

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...

Not the kind of ‘complement’ you want to receive

Everyone who buys a property in Spain is obliged to pay Property Transfer Tax

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...

The times they have a’ changed

Spain may not have emerged from 'la crisis' yet, but, in prime areas of the Costa del Sol, property is selling faster than it has for years

Au revoir, France, hola, España

Spain has overtaken France as the place most British buyers will look to purchase a second home in the future

Is anybody in there?

Adam Neale says that from his own experience and the latest research there may not be as many empty homes on the Costa as some may think

Costa del Century

This month, let's take a trip 100 years back in time to trace the rise of Spain's favourite holiday and second-home destination

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
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