Tuesday, January 31, 2023


Brexit, house prices and reasons not to worry

Brits will always want a place in the sun but keep an eye on exchange rates, writes Smart Currency Exchange expert Mark Rickard

The Brits have not stopped investing in Spanish property with a 12% rise in purchases last year

BRITISH buyers in Spain have beaten pre-Brexit referendum records despite the doom and gloom, new figures have revealed. Shrugging off the UK’s imminent departure from...

Property is a safe house for investors in the time of Spain’s coronavirus crisis, writes agent Adam Neale

AS financial analysts and market experts debate what shape the post-coronavirus economic recovery may follow, drawing on letters like V, U and W to...

Home or away?

Seven out of ten ex-pat pensioners do not miss home, according to a survey

BUYING FOR BOATIES: The Godmother of Santa Catalina’s real estate sector celebrates almost four decades in Palma

IT was 38 years ago that Antonia Martorell launched her business in Santa Catalina. The boss of estate agent Caimari had an inkling that the...

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

Homebuyers are spending more in Sotogrande this year in good sign for 2019

WHO would have thought the weather would have been one of the main reasons the property market has been a bit up and down...

Benidorm skyline is set to get another new giant tower on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A new skyscraper apartment block will join the array of high-rise towers in Benidorm by the end of 2022. A building licence is expected to...

Nine out of ten international investors are eyeing up property market in Spain

Study reveals that half the respondents were actively searching for investment while a further 40% were considering it

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...

Poles coming up fast in foreign buyers of Spanish property table after being spooked by war in Ukraine

Poles have been in a buying frenzy for Spanish property this year in an overheating housing market, thought to be driven by a booming...

Spanish property market: Positive, but not naive

The year started well for sales and at least one top economist is cautiously optimistic, writes property pundit Mark Stucklin

Biggest hotel deal in Madrid’s history sealed

Colombian businessman Jaime Gilinski has acquired the Hotel Villa Magna for €190 million

Prince puts the most beautiful home in the world up for sale

The singer's Costa del Sol villa is on the market

The Property Shop in Ciudad Quesada on Spain’s Costa Blanca has a reputation that speaks for itself

ALWAYS reliable, The Property Shop has been established in Ciudad Quesada for over 20 years and, in that time, has earned a reputation for...

Original Love Island villa sold to mystery admirer in Spain for €3.6million

SPAIN’S ultimate love pad has sold for a heart-fluttering €3.6million The Mallorca villa used for the first two series of the wildly popular reality show...

Spain’s biggest ever urban development halted

The €6 billion Operation Chamartín in Madrid, which included 17,000 new homes, has been halted after missing an approval deadline

Concerns for last unspoiled Mediterranean cove in Spain as building ‘frenzy’ resumes

ONE of Spain’s last unspoiled Mediterranean coves is under threat from a new building frenzy. Environmentalists are growing concerned for the Costa Brava after several...

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...

Hands off our land!

New sustainable approach to land use will see green areas reclassified A RADICAL new building ban will prevent further erosion of the islands’ valuable green...

Expat housing group SOHA is takes ‘illegal’ homes fight to the UN

The Axarquia group is battling to legalise illegally-built homes bought ‘in good faith’

Spain’s most haunted house up for sale for €16 million

The legendary Cortijo Jurado near Malaga is up for sale for €16 million

Spanish convent born again as culture and foodie hotspot

IT’S the last place on earth you’d expect to find comfort and luxury. But if you’re looking for some upmarket R&R, get thee to...

Housing bodies in Madrid and Catalunya call for suspension of rent payments in Spain due to coronavirus crisis

A PAIR of housing bodies are set to call strikes over rent payments by tenants struggling to pay rent during the Covid-19 crisis.

Caixa Bank in Spain ordered to pay €330,000 PLUS interest to victims of failed off-plan property investment on Costa...

CAIXA Bank has been ordered to refund dozens of buyers €330,000 each for an off-plan development that was never completed on the Costa del...

Beware of dodgy property deals in Spain, warns British Embassy

Many buyers face difficulties after being caught up in the complexities of Spanish planning regulations




Madrid restaurant famed for its Spanish omelettes forced to close doors after salmonella outbreak

A MADRID restaurant that is famed for its Spanish omelettes has been forced to temporary close after around 30 patrons got sick with salmonella.  Casa...


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