Friday, January 24, 2020

Spain second-best country in the world for first-time buyers

Spain saw a 2.2% increase in salaries against a 5.75% drop in property prices

Barcelona rejects Airbnb’s offer of a truce following months of tensions

Letting giant Airbnb was fined in November for failing to comply with local tourism laws

How is this district home to the richest and poorest towns in Malaga?

Both towns used to be similar in size and wealth

Velez-Malaga sets aside €1 million to pedestrianise town centre

The aim of the project is to incentivise and promote local business

EU condemns Spain for violating human rights in a planning dispute

The European Court of Human Rights judged that Spanish courts denied apartment owners in Galicia the right to defend their interests by not informing them of legal proceedings to revoke planning permission for the building

San Pedro town centre to be transformed with more than €2 million investment

The aim of the works is to semi-pedestrianise the areas between the town and the boulevard

Madrid’s Paseo de la Castellana is set to receive a fifth tower

Dubbed Caleido, the 36-storey building will cost €84 million to complete, and will house a university campus for the Instituto de Empresa, a Quiron...

Iberostar begins multi-million euro refurb of largest Torrox resort

Iberostar has invested ‘several million euros’ in its Malaga Playa resort in Torrox Costa, the largest complex between Malaga and Motril

Brits drastically boosting population of struggling yet award-winning Frigiliana village

FOREIGNERS are drastically boosting the population of a struggling yet award-winning pueblo blanco. Brits, Morrocans, Germans and French are among the extranjeros who make up...

British expats going on buy-to-let spree in London and south east of England

There has been a significant rise in expat investment

2016: What a year!

A look back at one of the most dramatic years in memory

Spaniards launch campaign to reclaim property snatched in Cuba

Jordi Cabarrocas believes they are owed an estimated 2.34 million

Spanish court annulls Airbnb fine

The property sharing site had been sanctioned for advertising lodgings without a permit to host tourists

Town property prices beat rural in Spain

Country is experiencing a two-speed market where prices continue to rise in cities and fall in the countryside

La Cala Golf resort expands under new British general manager

Briton Ken Flockhart has said he sees great development potential

British property scam victims to get €227,000 refund from bank

A Malaga court judge said Banco Popular was responsible for making the payment to the unnamed pair, who found out too late that their dream property in Los Lagos de Santa María Golf in Marbella did not have planning permission

Expat campaign groups hit out at ‘scandalous’ ruling against lost €9 million worth of Almeria housing deposits

‘Scandal’ after expats fail to get compensation for illegal homes not built

Luxury Costa del Sol housing development to receive €250 million investment

The 50 hectare gated community will initially include 60 two, three and four bedrooms and 15 penthouses

World Cup legend Sir Geoff Hurst employs Marbella lawyer to reclaim lost deposit

The 1966 World Cup final hat-trick hero is among thousands of British citizens hoping to recoup money lost during the property crash

Gerard Pique and Shakira holiday home on Spain-France border ready for Christmas

Located in the town of Bolvir in the Catalan Pyrenees, the luxury home has set the couple back a cool €3 million

Spain’s millennials turn their backs on home ownership

Long-term renting is a much more attractive option for the younger generation

Best house in the world named in Spain

World’s best house named in Spain

Melrose Properties: Top 10 reasons why we have been around for over 30 years

Real estate agency and vacation rentals in the Port of Estepona on the Costa del Sol

Real estate investment drops by €4 billion in Spain

Last year’s high of €13 billion is expected to calm down to €9 billion in 2016, but despite the drop, experts say the country’s property and construction scenes are both in good health and that the market is levelling out