Thursday, September 23, 2021

Property

Irish expat returns to Spain to find squatter living in her home and demanding money to move out

AN Irish expat has been forced to live in a hotel after a squatter moved into her home and refused to leave. Jean O’Donoghue, who...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat loses home in southern Spain after 13-year legal battle with builder neighbour over dodgy wall

A BRITISH pensioner has lost her dream home in the sun over a decade-long legal dispute over a boundary wall. Margaret Townley, 75, claims she...

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Two Star hotel up for sale in Spain’s rural Castellon

A TWO-STAR hotel in Cabanes has been listed for sale online for those looking for a business opportunity. The Hotel La Cava in the Castellon...

Landlord blasted over €750 rent for tiny flat with a staircase for a countertop in Spain’s Madrid

AN APARTMENT in Madrid with a staircase on top of the kitchen countertop is being advertised for an eye-watering €750 a month in...

A renovated 16th century church is up for sale in Spain’s Basque Country

WHEN designer Tas Careaga found his ‘dream home’ he certainly had more vision than most. Many people would have seen the crumbling walls and collapsed...

CASTING: New reality TV show looking for Americans buying or renovating property in Spain

By Shannon Chaffers A TELEVISION reality show currently in the works is looking to feature Americans who have recently relocated to Spain and are renovating...

SPOILT FOR CHOICE: Spain’s Valencia area has double the amount of shopping space than other major European cities

VALENCIA Province has double the amount of shopping surface than any other major European region. This surprising statistic was revealed today (Thursday June 24) by...

Benidorm’s record-breaking Intempo skyscraper is almost completed on Spain’s Costa Blanca

WORK on completing the interior of Benidorm's Intempo skyscraper is set to end this July. The Intempo will become the tallest residential building in the...

COVID-19 pandemic does not cause rise in unsold new properties across Spain

SPAIN had 456,918 unsold new homes by the end of 2020, according to government figures. Despite the COVID pandemic, the total was virtually the same...

Bank of Spain pays €1million for employee holidays on the costas this summer

THE Bank of Spain has paid €1million to reserve holiday apartments in beach resorts across Spain for their top employees.  Four travel agencies have been...

Good times are back: high-end Costa del Sol property is booming

THE top of the real-estate market in the Golden Triangle of Marbella, Estepona and Benahavís is booming, driven by high demand, limited supply and...

INTERVIEW: Meet the director of Marbella’s oldest real estate agency

The demand for Marbella homes is at an all time high, explains Christopher Clover, director of Marbella’s oldest real estate agency Panorama What is the...

Rise in house and apartment occupations in Spain

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Capital gain tax when selling your property

Capital gains tax is the tax that you are liable to pay on the earned profits that arise when selling your assets, such as...

FORGET COVID! House sales in Spain show early boom signs coupled with rising prices in holiday hotspots

HOUSE sales in April were higher than in the same month in 2019, according to figures from Spain's College of Registrars. A separate survey shows...

Landlord boom: EU enquiries for Buy-To-Let mortgages up 34%

SKIPTON INTERNATIONAL has enjoyed a rise in enquiries for its UK Buy-To-Let mortgages over the last year. The Guernsey-based bank saw a 34% increase in...

Help is at hand: British expats in Spain struggling to navigate Brexit red tape

BRITISH expats in Spain are facing a great deal of Brexit-related red tape over their immigration status post-Brexit. They are being urged to leave the...

LAND, LAND EVERYWHERE: New report reveals enough space to build nearly 48,000 council homes in Spain’s Valencia region

THE Valencian Housing department is set to publish its first ever report into the availability of land to build protected and affordable housing throughout...

MOT FOR HOUSES: All buildings over 50 years old required to pass check-ups every 10 years in Spain’s Valencia...

Failure to do so can lead to fines of between €600 and €6,000.

Bohemian Interior Design: Principles and How to Achieve It

The bohemian interior deco style was predominant over 40 years ago, and it has become a trend in modern home décor design. There are...

SET TO SURGE: Property sales in Spain and Europe on verge of booming

SPAIN remains top of the list when it comes to Brits looking to buy a home in the sun – and it looks like...

Government in Galicia fight for Franco’s family to hand over keys to 18th Century palace La Casa Cornide

AUTHORITIES in Spain are pushing for the family of General Franco to return an 18th-century mansion to the people, arguing that the family’s purchase...

British buyers of Spanish property want a top quality internet hook up as home teleworking rises

BRITISH buyers of Spanish properties say reliable internet services as well as good views and nearby shops are their top three priorities in making...

A Place In The Sun’s Laura Hamilton left red-faced after house hunters snub suggestion they should live in Spain’s...

Laura Hamilton brought guest Donna and Terry to the popular expat hot spot in the south of Spain in the hopes of finding A...

IBI UPDATE: Valencia City Hall revamps land register to raise income through property tax

IBI is the main source of tax income for the city, accounting for €220 million last year – 25% of the total amount raised by the council.

‘RELIEF’: Expat couple who saw home demolished in Spain’s Andalucia finally get legal right to live in their garage

THE elderly British couple who have been living in a garage since their dream villa was demolished over so-called planning irregularities 13 years ago...

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