Tuesday, March 9, 2021


Parapar: The Airbnb of real estate

Olive Press meets the creator of a fantastic new online portal Parapar where you sell or rent your own house – entirely commission free

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...

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...

Multi-million Luxembourg property company moves to Madrid

Major property company Saint Croix Holding Immobilier relocate to Madrid

Changes to discriminatory inheritance tax helps British expats in Spain

Expats finally start to receive refunds after discriminatory inheritance tax law was lifted last year

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...

Make all the right moves when buying in Spain

A new series of guides are available to help you in the often complicated process

‘Floating sofas’ now on offer at Costa Blanca outdoor furniture supplier

JUST when you thought your garden was complete, someone invents a floating sofa. The new addition to Costa Blanca exterior furniture supplier Dumas Design takes...

Balearic residents earn significant windfall from Air BnB last year

AIRBNB hosts earned on average €7,000 in 2017 from renting out rooms or flats for an average of two months in Palma. The city hosted...

Two Spanish cities are ranked among safest cities in Europe, according to new report

Barcelona and Madrid are two of the safest cities in Europe in a report released by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Spain’s Princess Cristina ordered to sell mansion to cover trial costs

The Princess is facing four years in jail for accessory to tax fraud

Grapevine Properties – Our Frequently Asked Questions

IT’S been another busy month for us at Grapevine Properties in the Guadalhorce Valley. We have been running around here there and everywhere dealing with...

Ronnie Wood buys property in Barcelona

The Rolling Stone has brought a property in Barcelona

House prices in Spain continue to plummet

Nearly a quarter of homeowners owe more money than their properties are worth

Zara boss is London’s wealthiest landlord

Amancio Ortega has topped London's property league

Luxury real estate on the rise in Spain

The capital’s luxury residential and rental market is the second fastest growing market in Europe

Bribes inspector faces jail

He was meant to stop illegal construction, but took thousands to allow it

Hoteliers pressure Spain to tax unlicensed Airbnb-style rentals

A new British tax law is putting further pressure on the Spanish government

Possible prison for bent architect in Spain

Joaquin Palli is facing four years behind bars for property fraud

House prices in Barcelona soar by 19% in first quarter of 2017

The going rate in the Catalunyan capital is now around €4,100 per square metre

A new law on community votes to ban holiday rentals now only requires a majority, writes Adam Neale

SUMMER  is coming, a time when many urbanisation dwellers suffer from holiday let overload as tourists take over their pools and gardens. But not any...

ON THE UP: Why are property prices in Marbella still rising?

WHEN the Covid-19 pandemic first hit, homeowners and property developers braced themselves for a drop in housing values, but in the end this didn't...

‘Complicated’ Brexit would hit Brit homeowners Spain, say experts

Spanish Property Insight warns EU exit would be 'bad news' for British

Court rules against Brit pensioner in property deal case

Joan Deak has lost the legal battle to prevent an embargo on her UK home




Balearic islands want to be first place in Europe to welcome vaccine passport holders

THE Balearic islands have announced that they wish to be the first place in Europe to welcome travellers who have received the COVID-19 jab...