Thursday, December 9, 2021

Property

MUST READ: Important news for UK buyers of holiday homes in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

PROPERTY buying in parts of Spain will become easier for British purchasers after the scrapping of an old Francoist law. Non-EU home buyers in areas...

Homes built on unapproved land face new demolition threat in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

DEMOLITION of Valencian Community homes built on unapproved land could begin next year. The new 'Valencian Agency for the Protection of the Territory' will employ...

Germans outnumber British property buyers in Spain for the first time

GERMANS are now buying more properties in Spain than Brits for the first time since the College of Registrars (Land Registry) started compiling the...

Spain’s capital gains tax reform comes into force

SPAIN'S capital gains tax reform comes into force on Wednesday, November 10. THE royal decree-law with which the municipal capital gains tax is calculated came...

Mediterranean real estate exhibition in Malaga attracts thousands of visitors

SIMED, the Mediterranean Real Estate Exhibition, held in Spain’s Malaga, closed its doors on Saturday, November 6, after three very successful show days, attracting...

Arriate is the buzzing Spanish village just outside Ronda that is Andalucia’s best kept secret

While enveloped in stunning mountain scenery, warm-hearted independent Arriate is famous for its friendly locals and a love of partying, writes Jon Clarke

INLAND DREAMS: Villas and Fincas knows all the best country properties in the Serrania de Ronda… and further afield

“THERE are so many dreamers, but we are simply trying to deliver them to those who dream of luxury,” explains the owner of one...

ANALYSIS: How the pandemic practice of working from home is driving up property prices in rural Spain

HOUSE prices in rural areas across Spain have soared over the last 18 months owing to changing preferences of buyers, who are now looking...

HAPPY HALLOWEEN: Is this Spain’s most haunted house?

ABANDONED houses are inherently creepy. But this old Malaga mansion is scarier than most. Long considered the most haunted house in Spain, Cortijo Jurado...

Barcelona issues ‘abusive rent’ fine for the first time since new regulations came into effect

Fines and costs of up to €90,000 will apply to private landlords who illegally increase rents prices, under new regulations in Catalunya.  The Barcelona City...

KEEPING CONTROL: Spain’s government plans restrictions on rent rises

SPAIN is to bring in rent controls to stop landlords of multiple properties hiking prices and hitting low income families as housing becomes more...

Moving to Spain is starting to get easier again as COVID rates lower and new rules become clearer

IT was recently announced that Spain’s Covid transmission rates have taken it into the ‘low-risk’ category for the first time since July 2020.  The cases...

UK and overseas buyers targeted for new seaside apartments on the Costa Blanca in Spain

DEVELOPERS Taylor Wimpey will spend €17 million on building an apartment complex on the southern Costa Blanca. The British firm will construct 48 homes overlooking...

EXCLUSIVE: The villa that serves as secret hideout for Princess Diana’s 1990s trips to Spain’s Costa del Sol in...

WITH a price tag of €15 million it is just the sort of holiday villa befitting a princess. In the hills near Benahavis, it boasts...

British home buyers on the Costa Blanca in Spain fall by 50% on pre-pandemic sales figures

BRITISH property buyers on the Costa Blanca have fallen by half compared to the pre-COVID pandemic era. Despite the drop-off, UK home purchasers are still...

SQUID GAME: Did Netflix drama take a cue from iconic housing estate in Calpe on Spain’s Costa Blanca?

IT is the Korean TV series that has proved a massive hit. Squid Game, the dystopian tale where contestants play children's games with the penalty...

Estate agent predicts ‘record year’ for Brits buying property on Spain’s Costa del Sol

SPAIN'S property market is booming and in contradiction to tabloid reports that Brits are leaving in droves, British buyers are in fact back in...

Spain property sales rocket above pre-pandemic levels

HOUSE sales in Spain in August rose by a whopping 41% from the same month in 2019 after a surge in interest following the...

EXCLUSIVE: Outrage in Javea as council forces closure of popular beachside restaurants on Spain’s Costa Blanca

JAVEA council has ordered the closure of four businesses, including a successful British-owned restaurant, in the Punta de Arenal area. The authority won't say why...

EXCLUSIVE: Expat mum and son lose Costa del Sol home after courts send legal notices to wrong address and...

WHEN Victoria Jenkins’ partner Lee did a runner leaving her and their son on the Costa del Sol, she didn’t think life could get...

EXCLUSIVE: Expats unite to fight back against ‘scam’ estate agents on the Costa del Sol

FURIOUS residents are calling for moves to clamp down on ‘scam’ estate agents after expats rallied together to share their experiences of the cheating...

Costa Blanca property builders in Spain chase Belgian buyers who like teleworking

COSTA Blanca property developers have launched a charm offensive to woo Belgian house buyers by saying the region is an ideal base for working...

Monthly €250 incentive for young Spaniards to leave home proposed by PM Pedro Sanchez

SPAIN’S President Pedro Sanchez says that young Spaniards should be offered a monthly bonus towards rent to help them move out of their family...

British expats demand quicker action from local authorities regarding legal status of their homes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOMEOWNERS on the Camposol Urbanisation in Mazarron (Murcia) have met local politicians to thrash out solutions to problems regarding ownership of their properties. Despite a...

Property landlords in Spain face government rent controls in radical new plan

SPAIN'S cabinet has agreed on a new law to control rents charged by landlords who own ten or more residential properties. The measure will now...

Brit sales woe: UK share of foreign property market in Spain plunges

IT would seem that the effects of Brexit are starting to bite on the British share of the Spanish property market. Latest figures show that...

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