Do I need a Certificate of Habitation?Buyers tips
When buying new construction
When you buy a new building, the construction company must provide a certificate of first occupancy for the house. In Spanish "licencia de primera ocupación" This document indicates that the
Property taxes in Spain: How much do I pay?Legal
There are different tax implications when you are buying, selling and owning a property, depending on whether you are a resident or non resident in Spain. Learn about property taxes in Spain for non residents (and residents) and avoid confusion when paying them.
How will the Spanish property market develop in 2020? [Coronavirus Update]Trends
Will the property market in Spain rise? The top 12 predictions for the Spanish housing market in 2020 coronavirus (Covid-19) updated. Only data and graphs from official resources.
The construction sector in Spain is once again movingTrends
Alicante sells the most houses on the Spanish coast. On the Spanish coast, the province of Alicante ends the first half of the year as the province with the most homes sold in relation to the number of inhabitants.
Buying property in Spain after BrexitBuyers tips
Buying property in Spain after Brexit is something that is keeping all of us thinking.. Questions like, should I buy property in Spain after Brexit? Is it safe? Is it wise?
Paying to be allowed to bid on a house is SpainBuyers tips
The email below was sent to me by a couple who are busy purchasing an apartment in Spain. The agent in Spain made a strange request. Read the story.
2020 Guide to find a property for sale in la Cala de MijasLifestyle
This area is unique because it offers a harmonious blend of Spanish culture, great weather, outstanding leisure activities, amazing food and beaches mixed with a big community of expats living here.
How do you buy a home from a Spanish bank?Buyers tips
You see a lovely house on one of the Spanish banks websites. What do you do next?
How do you check whether a home has been seized?Buyers tips
You want to buy a property in Spain and you worry about whether the property is encumbered with a lien or an attachment. How do you check that?
The new Spanish mortgage law explainedLegal
In mid-June a new law on loans for the purchase of property entered into force in Spain. What is changing?
Will the threat of inflated valuations return?Trends
The risks caused by unrealistically high appraisals could be repeated. Read here how the climate could go wrong.
More holiday- rental rules in SpainLegal
The large number of private holiday rentals via websites such as Airbnb and Homeaway is causing stricter regulations. This is what has changed.