The Finance Bureau’s Tancrede de Pola explains mortgage holiday rules as the Spanish property sector battles on through COVID-19
On March 17 the Government announced by Royal Decree a ‘moratorium’ or ‘mortgage holiday’ for residents struggling with payments
As the new year beckons, there are some positive changes to mortgages in store
Brits applying for mortgages in Spain should not panic, but should be Brexit-ready, writes Tancrede de Pola
With the value of sterling plummeting to historic lows - even dipping below €1.10 in August - Brexit has the banks scared
Also known as the Housing Credit Law, it should greatly diversify what is on offer for homebuyers while providing better protections
A recent slowdown in growth does not mean doom and gloom for Spain’s property market, writes Tancrede de Pola
SALES figures from March have led some analysts to suggest that Spain’s property market is slowing down. It comes after the third month of this...
Want a return on your property investment? Look no further than Spain, writes the Finance Bureau’s Tancrede de Pola
The growth has been strong but stable and seems to be avoiding the fatal boom and bust cycle which lead to the meltdown some 12 years ago
Uncertainty surrounding the UK’s divorce is no doubt having an impact on British buyers, the biggest foreign market for Spanish property by far
The recent warning from the International Monetary Fund may have been a cause for concern for many a homeowner or investor
MORTGAGE approval numbers are soaring. The latest figures show that this April alone there was a 34% increase in mortgage approvals in Spain, while the...
SPAIN’S property market is the healthiest it’s been for years. And the facts don’t lie, sales in the first quarter of this year were...
Beware the 100%: Are mortgages that pay for your property in full a good idea? writes Tancrede de Pola
THE news that BBVA is bringing back 100% mortgages for resident buyers in Spain should be a cause for concern for some. Before the...
THE Finance Bureau in Marbella has helped thousands of prospective expats and locals find the mortgage that’s right for them. In his decades of experience,...
AS Brits return home after a summer break on the Costa del Sol, the grey skies and memories of G&Ts on the beach make...
BUYING a property in Spain for non-residents can be difficult, but not impossible. Some Spanish banks may not lend money to people living abroad, whether...
All mortgages come with extra costs, but they can vary from country to country
It is essential not to make the wrong decision
Mortgage foreclosures are down 30% compared to last year
Spain's infamous floor clause
Look on the bright side post Brexit
A Brexit could lead to problems with mortgage rates, insurance brackets and currency conversions. Better to stick with the devil you know, writes property expert Tancrede de Pola
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