Saturday, October 19, 2019

Brexit is paralysing Mallorca’s property market, but high-end buyers are still steaming ahead, writes Amanda Butler

"Oh my, are the Brits going down in history as the laughing stock of Europe."

Leading agent in Spain’s San Pedro and Guadalmina, Winkworth is seeing a strong UK market despite Brexit

WHILE it is all change… it is also business as usual this year.Despite the spectre of Brexit, almost...

Spain’s Mallorca house prices stagnate in 2019 as prices in neighbouring Ibiza surge

While the cost per square metre in Palma in 2019 sits at €2,682, in Ibiza Town it is now €3,709, making it the most expensive city to buy a house in Spain.

NEW law in Spain’s Andalucia allows 300,000 illegal homes AFO status, granting expats water and electricity access

The development will allow some of the many expats, who were duped into buying what they thought was a normal home, connection to water or electricity

House sales down 20% in Spain’s Andalucia but it’s still the most popular region to sell a house

7,278 properties changed hands in the eighth month of the year, compared to 8,733 in August last year.

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

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

Do you need residency to sell a house?

If you are interested in buying or selling a house in Spain, but are not a resident, then you need not worry. In Spain,...

British expats to be awarded up to €150,000 EACH some 12 YEARS after dream homes in southern Spain were...

Judge Marta Ines Sierra also gave promoters six months to proceed with the demolition of the buildings

Non-resident renting out a property in Spain to tourists? Remember to submit Form 210 before 20th October

Avoid paying fines by declaring your rental income in Spain before the deadlineHow can the Tax Office know if you are renting out a...

Amanda Butler explains the pros and cons of ‘bare ownership’ in Spain and what it means for property buyers...

My recommendation would be to get a trusted estate agent to give you a modest valuation, or maybe three for comparison, and take the middle ground

Manilva on a mission to complete THOUSANDS of unfinished homes left in wake of 2008 financial crash

MANILVA town hall has revealed plans to complete the thousands of unfinished homes left in the wake of the 2008 financial crash. Around 3,000 properties...

NEW luxury €130 million Marbella apartments want Dutch and Belgian buyers over British ‘due to Brexit’

After Belgium and the Netherlands, Scandinavians are next in terms of demand, while the British are further down the pecking order

Renting before buying is the best way to make the most of the Costa Blanca, say Jalon Villas

When Lisa and Tony Stainer came to Spain 25 years ago, they knew they wanted to work alone.Throughout...

Chartered financial planner and OP columnist Jonathan Holdaway is one step away from the home of his dreams in...

It’s amazing how just moving a few kilometres into a different postcode, can make a massive difference in price

IN PICS: Spain’s three most expensive properties REVEALED after Costa del Sol pad listed for €55 MILLION

There is only one home in the top 10 most expensive which is not based on the Costa del Sol or in the Balearics

Seek no further: SEARCHING for a new home to buy or rent in and around Gibraltar can be a...

That is where the personalised and friendly service provided by Seekers comes in very handy.With decades of experience at their finger-tips and great contacts...

Homebuyers are spending more in Sotogrande this year in good sign for 2019

WHO would have thought the weather would have been one of the main reasons the property market has been a bit up and down...

Who wouldn’t want to buy in Sotogrande when it’s half the price of Marbella?

FEW people know Sotogrande better.Consuelo Silva has been helping people find the right properties in Sotogrande for 20 years.And she still thinks it is...

The Pound may be low under Johnson, but for British property owners in Spain, it’s a great time to...

One thing for sure is that travel for the Brits holidaying abroad is going to be quite a shock, with the pound decreasing below the Euro with today’s airport exchange companies!

WARNING for Brits who leave their homes in Spain empty after scammers move in and ‘rent them out’ to...

The trio are accused of illegally entering homes before renting them out to unsuspecting victims, charging a year's rent in advance

Ronaldo adds Costa del Sol mansion to his property empire with move next door to Conor McGregor in Marbella

Ronaldo's new high tech villa has a LED driveway, private gym, cinema room and infinity pool

UK historical group slams Malaga for plans to mostly destroy medieval Moorish ruins to make way for metro upgrades

A UK-based historical group has blasted Malaga city’s decision to only preserve ‘some’ of the elements of a recently discovered medieval metropolis. The International History...

Foreign demand for Spanish homes is cooling off for the first time since the market’s 2010 recovery

FOREIGN demand is showing a marked slowdown for the first time since 2010, new statistics have suggested. As reported on Spanish Property Insight, after some...

SALE: Up to 50% off at unique upholsterer and furniture supplier Harris Furnishings in Pedreguer

HARRIS Furnishings is celebrating its third anniversary with a sale, offering up to 50% off selected items in store until August.
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