Thursday, August 13, 2020

What to consider when purchasing a plot in Spain: Part 1

Having recently looked at buying and selling a property in Spain, here's the first part of a short guide to buying land to build your own home...

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

Coronavirus will rip a few roof tiles off Spain’s property market but it’s resilient enough to escape structural damage,...

CORONAVIRUS AND ADVICE FOR SELLERS A crisis always creates opportunities. For real-estate buyers, this can be good news. For...

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

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

Adam Neale discusses Plusvalia and how land is valued and taxed in Spain

It is important to note that the tax is only applied to the value of the land, and not to the property on it

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

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

New Junta holiday rental rules from May 2016

New Junta rules for tourist accommodation rentals begin in May, but what exactly do they all mean?

Caveat Emptor, part 2: A short guide to buying a home in Spain

Here's an overview of the expenses that will be coming out of your account to pay for your new home in Spain

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

VAT law of the land

Part two of our series on the tax implications of buying, selling and developing urban land in Spain

What should you pay, or be paid, for your property in Spain?

In this column we'll take a look at how valuations are calculated, who needs them, and how they can help you

Bricks under the sun are back on the rise

The market is back on track and Andalucia is still buyers’ favourite spot

Building your dream home in Spain without having a nightmare

If you make good choices and hire good people, building your own home in the sun doesn't have to turn into a bad dream

Would you trust an estate agent?

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Take it from me; I'm an estate agent

What to look for in a Spanish project manager

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

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 overseas SETTING out to find the right contractor to construct...

Property is a safe house for investors in the time of Spain’s coronavirus crisis, writes agent Adam Neale

AS financial analysts and market experts debate what shape the post-coronavirus economic recovery may follow, drawing on letters like V, U and...

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

The forecast? Sunshine and bright skies for Marbella

Marbella is back and may be better than ever

Legal changes planned for holiday rentals in Spain

At the start of 2015, the Junta de Andalucía aims to pass new legislation to regulate the short-term rental market, raising standards for tourists and requiring owners to register apartments and declare earnings

If you’re going on holiday to Spain this summer, the best advice is book ahead, make sure you can...

That means reading the small print in contractual terms and conditions before making payment and, where possible, preferring to use reputable and reliable providers and intermediaries

Not the kind of ‘complement’ you want to receive

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

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.

An end, at last, to fighting on the beaches

Property Insider Adam Neale on the new coastal legislation

Buying and selling urban land in Spain

With more and more people looking for building plots to develop property on the Costa del Sol, here's the first article in a series about buyers’ taxes depending on the seller's status
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