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Foreign travel uncertainty causing tax limbo for Brits with holiday homes in Spain

MORE than 600,000 Brits have been left in expensive tax limbo by the latest government update on overseas travel, according to experts. Non-resident holiday homeowners...

Check out the most expensive property for sale on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A colonial-style mansion in the Javea area is the most expensive property for sale on the Costa Blanca. €12.5 million will secure the buyer a...

Historic tower and house on Spain’s Costa Blanca can be yours for over €1.3 million

A slice of history is on the market for over €1.3 million in the Alicante area with the sale of Torre de las Aguilas...

Number of young Brits looking to move to Spain soars by nearly 500%

THE number of young Brits looking to make the leap and move to Spain has jumped by nearly 500% last year, new research has...

SUN LAWYERS on why the dream of owning a Spanish property in 2021 is very much alive

BRITISH people with their hearts set on buying a Spanish home shouldn’t let coronavirus or Brexit shatter their dreams. Market conditions, technology and innovation continue...

A great year for Serneholt Estate in Spain’s Andalucia

WHAT a year it has been. In February of 2020 Serneholt Estate opened their sixth office in Spain when they threw their doors open...

FINALLY! Planning amnesty for ‘illegal homes’ across Spain’s Andalucia stands after legal challenge dropped

THE final barrier preventing the legalization of hundreds of thousands of homes built across rural Andalusia had been removed, after an agreement was struck...

Podemos threatens to walk out of Sanchez government if rent controls are not included in new housing bill

UNIDAS Podemos has said the PSOE will have to find ‘new partners’ unless a cap on rental prices is included in the pending housing...

Bouncing back: The fastest growing regions in Spain for property sales

SPAIN’S tourism hotspots and quiet inland areas are leading a recovery from a COVID-19 plunge in property sales. While the real estate market was paralysed...

Woman jailed after refusing order to demolish ‘illegal’ home in Spain’s Andalucia

A WOMAN has been thrown into jail after failing to carry out a court order to demolish the home she has lived in for...

PROPERTY: How a €5 raffle ticket could win you a beachside holiday home in Spain

THERE is just one week left to snap up a €5 chance to win a home in the popular coastal resort of Vera Playa...

POST-BREXIT GOLDEN VISA ADVICE FOR BRITISH PEOPLE AND PROPERTY INVESTORS IN SPAIN

Since the start of 2021, following the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union, Britons who wish to live, work or buy property in...

TORN DOWN: Illegal homes in Spain’s Andalucia targeted for demolition

OWNERS of illegal homes have started to tear them down to try and escape massive fines of over €600,000. It comes after the Junta finally...

HOME SALES in Spain collapsed by over 14% in 2020 according to official government figures

HOME property sales fell by 14.5% last year in the largest drop since 2013, which was at the height of Spain's previous recession. The figures...

Pandemic caused home mortgages in Spain to fall to 2017 levels last year

HOME mortgages granted in Spain last year fell to their lowest level since 2017 according to the National Institute of Statistics(INE). The INE said that...

Squatter problems across Spain

There’s been a recent surge in cases regarding squatters in the area since the Coronavirus Pandemic began. It’s a genuine problem with many reports...

Dozens of homeowners in Spain’s Balearic Islands forced to turn empty properties into social housing

The Government of the Balearic Islands has revealed that a total of 56 properties across the region will face forcible expropriation

Richard Branon’s luxury hotel on Mallorca slated to open in spring 2023

RICHARD Branson has taken another step to realising one of his dreams. The founder of the Virgin Group has longed to convert the Son Bunyola...

Cheaper digs: Rents start to fall in Spain for first time since financial crisis

THE average cost of renting a property in Spain has fallen for the first time since the financial crisis. Rents had been rising every month...

Sales plunged: Property lows last seen in 2011, but signs for Spain are good in 2021

HOUSE sales in Spain plunged 18% last year, with some tourist hotspots the hardest hit. According to the country’s National Statistics Institute, 415,000 houses were...

Yanks are coming: Surge in interest from Americans in property on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A Costa del Sol property developer has revealed a surge in interest from American investors for property in the region. Bright says that up to...

AZAHAR PROPERTIES: How to buy your dream Spanish home in the Valencia area with confidence and without actually coming...

THE global pandemic has caused us all to change the way we do business, like the buying and selling of products and services. The property...

Property experts in Spain say it is a good time to buy with lower prices on Costa Blanca and...

BETTER weather and the arrival of spring traditionally sees the start of the key time of the year for Spanish property sales. That in turn,...

SUN LAWYERS: Why you need to find the right lawyer to guide you through buying a house in Spain

BUYING a property is one of the biggest decisions most of us will make. Making a purchase in Spain has extra complications like a...

SAFE AS HOUSES?: New report reveals precarious conditions faced by Valencian people in rented housing

ONE third of all residents in the Valencian Community living in rented accommodation are paying too much with regards to their income. A new report...

SWAN’S CORNER:- The Pitfalls of Buying Spanish Rustic Property

THERE are many property professionals in Spain that do an excellent job airbrushing the considerable risks associated with buying rustic properties. Clearly, planning regulations...

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