Barcelona squatter arrested for renting out the flat he broke into
The man was asking 450 euros a month for a bank-owned Manresa flat A 21-year-old Moroccan man has been arrested by.. Read More
Spanish notaries report January increases in property sales and prices
Both measures are continuing prolonged upward trends The varying sources of data regarding the state of the Spanish.. Read More
How to get ready to sell your Spanish property in 2017
This is the latest in an ongoing series of property advice articles from Nigel Salmon M.D. of Girasol Homes. It's December.. Read More
Choosing a property company 7 points to bear in .
Choosing a property company. Nigel Salmon Girasol Homes This month I'd like to talk about something that's absolutely.. Read More
DFS Britain’s leading sofa expert has opened a store on Spanish soil
British furniture retailer DFS comes to Spain Following in the footsteps of many UK ex-pats, the sofa retailer has.. Read More
Spanish tax reforms penalise those selling property after more than twenty years
The rush to sell Spanish property could accelerate between now and December Among the measures contained in the.. Read More
Moving to Spain? Think about Healthcare!
Plan your healthcare before moving to Spain Moving to Spain, even if for just a few years, is a major decision.. Read More
Be confident when buying or selling property in Spain.
Simple ways to avoid problems when buying Spanish property. Everyone wants to keep their costs down when buying or.. Read More
The power of attorney makes it easier to buy Spanish property
How to arrange a power of attorney to buy your Spanish property Once you have found the property you'd like to buy.. Read More
Holiday rentals: a target for the Spanish Inland Revenue
Any expats living in Spain must also declare pensions as income even if they are below tax paying thresholds Tax inspections.. Read More
The cost of buying a house in Spain
What are all the costs involved when purchasing a Spanish property If you've been wondering about buying a house in.. Read More
Buying property in Spain safely
Important checks to make before buying a property in Spain So, you have found the perfect property in Spain. It's in.. Read More
A high percentage of Spanish rental properties don´t have energy efficiency certificates
The EPC is obligatory for all properties rented for more than 4 months of the year There is still some confusion and.. Read More
Girasol Homes Spanish Property Finders
Professional Property Finders for Modern Vibrant Homes in Murtcia, Valencia and throughout Spain. Girasol Homes has.. Read More
How to sign on to the municipal Padron in Spain ( padrón)
Spanish News Today Factsheets Living in Spain: 1 Signing on to the municipal padrón Click for: Full list of factsheets.. Read More
Europe Direct Information Centres in Spain
These European Commission Centres exist to help EU citizens find practical information and advice on exercising their.. Read More
Property rentals: landlords also need support through the economic crisis
More power to landlords It can be a fine line between the rights of the landlord and the rights of the tenant. Whichever.. Read More
Be warned, International Fraudsters take advantage of Spanish bank clearing times
Fraudsters take advantage of ambiguity in bank statements Readers have contacted us to issue a warning with allegations.. Read More
Obtaining planning permission for any works on your property is now more important than ever
LOTUP, Ley de ordenación del territorio, urbanismo y paisaje (urban and landscape planning and zoning law) This article.. Read More
Uninsured Brits face massive medical bills if things go wrong in Spain
Over-55s risk huge medical bills by failing to take out comprehensive holiday insurance The British Embassy have issued.. Read More
Be aware of changes to the law when making large cash transactions in Spain
Cash limits on transactions Changes in the law continue to come thick and fast in an attempt to generate revenue. One.. Read More
Have you got visitors coming over from the UK this year?
Nearly half of the Brits travelling to Spain donát realise they will have to pay for medical costs if they donát have.. Read More
New Residency requirements for EU citizens living in Spain
Important, Changes to Spanish Residency laws affect Spanish health cover arrangements. There has been a great deal.. Read More
Spanish property sales hit 4-year high in January
The busiest markets in Spain were in the Balearics and the region of Valencia The number of residential property sales.. Read More
Spanish property prices rose by 4.5 per cent in 2016
Major cities and the Balearic and Canary Islands race ahead in a two-paced recovery The recovery in property prices.. Read More
Murcia businessman unveils plans for Edificio España in Madrid
A sky-bar and two rooftop pools will feature in the redeveloped Madrid hotel Murcia-based businessman Trinitario Casanova.. Read More
Tinsa reports 1.8% property price increase across Spain
The upward trend is sharpest in the Balearics and the Canaries The last couple of months have seen a gradual consolidation.. Read More
Spanish mortgage market grew by 14 per cent in 2016
The average loan capital in Spain increased by 2.8 per cent last year The upward trend in the number of mortgages being.. Read More
Average property prices rose by 1.5 per cent in Spain last year
The Ministry of Development reports a more modest rise than other sources The latest property price data to be issued.. Read More
Madrid Mayoress bemused by failure to complete social housing purchases
Manuela Carmena says the Town Hall pays good prices and does so quickly Manuela Carmena, the Mayoress of Madrid, has.. Read More
Brits still account for over 2 per cent of property purchases in Spain
Brexit dents the figures but Spanish property still attracts buyers from the UK The residential property market.. Read More
Registrars report 5.7 per cent rise in Spanish property prices
The market price of Spanish housing continues a 3-year bounce All of the data related to Spain's property market at.. Read More
Spanish property sales rose by 13.6 per cent in 2016
Increases were reported in all 17 regions of Spain The data regarding residential property sales registered in December.. Read More
Tinsa report continuing Spanish property price recovery
The upward trend has been slow but steady over the last 12 months The latest report published on Tuesday by leading.. Read More
Spanish mortgage instalments fall again as Euribor continues downward slide
The Euribor rate has been below zero for twelve months The Euro Interbank Offered Rate (or Euribor) on which most Spanish.. Read More
Building permits up by 32.5 per cent in Spain
Rising sales figures lead to demand for new housing in Spain The recovery of the Spanish residential property market.. Read More
Bankia to return all mortgage floor rate overpayments
200 million euros have been set aside to compensate home owners in Spain Many Spanish banks are continuing the fight.. Read More
Spanish mortgage activity up by 32 per cent in November
Almost 15 per cent more mortgages in the first 11 months of 2016 in Spain The latest figures published on Friday regarding.. Read More
Spanish notaries report 8.8 per cent increase in 3rd quarter property sales
Prices remained steady across Spain with an average rise of just 0.1 per cent The notaries of Spain published their.. Read More
Stock of unsold new builds in Spain falls to 21.3 per cent
The Spanish construction sector reawakens as housing stock is absorbed When the property bubble burst in Spain in 2007.. Read More
Spanish property sales up by 17.3 per cent in November
The recovery continues as sales rise in all 17 regions of Spain The increase in activity in the Spanish property market.. Read More
EU rules in favour of pensioners in Galicia property demolition case
The owners of a holiday home in Sanxenxo were unaware of a demolition order Two pensioners from Madrid have won.. Read More
Spanish new-build property prices up by 3.3 per cent in 2016
Prices rose in all 17 Spanish regions according to ST Tasacion The end-of-year statistical bulletin issued by Spanish.. Read More
Spain's property market goes through the roof
Property shortages in the major cities creates new opportunities According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea.. Read More
Mortgage activity still rising as Spanish banks rue EU floor clause ruling
13 per cent more mortgages on housing in Spain this year than in 2015 During what has been a bad week for Spain's Banks.. Read More
Notaries report 1.5 per increase in Spanish property prices in October
The general trend remains positive in terms of both prices and sales figures The latest data regarding the property.. Read More
Spanish property price rises set to gain momentum between now and 2020
Acuña forecast an annual rate of increase of around 5 per cent by 2018 As 2016 draws to a close there is.. Read More
October Spanish property sales up by 6.5 per cent
Sales have risen by over 13 per cent in Spain this year The latest figures to be published by the government's central.. Read More
Bad bank offers 1,100 homes for rent all over Spain
The eventual sale value is expected to be higher for occupied properties Sareb, the institution popularly referred.. Read More
Spanish property prices up by 4 per cent
The increase is fuelled by buoyancy in Catalunya, Madrid and the Balearics Much has been written in recent months on.. Read More
Uneven property price trends in Spain as November index shows 1.1 per cent fall
Property values in the Balearics and Barcelona continued to rise in value in November The relatively fragile nature.. Read More
Spanish property prices edge 1.6 per cent higher in third quarter
The most significant increases are in Madrid, Catalunya and the Balearics The latest statistics made public by the.. Read More
Mortgage activity in Spain up by 10 per cent in September
The residential property mortgage figures rose in all 17 regions of Spain The Spanish property market currently appears.. Read More
Spanish mortgages are the third most expensive in Europe
Banks raise interest rates in Spain despite the continuing fall of Euribor In the past it has frequently been the case.. Read More
Banks fined in Barcelona for keeping apartments empty
The Town Hall of Barcelona imposes 315,000-euro fines on 4 properties The Town Hall of Barcelona continues to implement.. Read More
Is this the Brexit effect? Registrars show less Brits active in Spanish property market
Sales to UK nationals were down by 16 per cent in the third quarter of 2016 The third quarter report which was.. Read More
Mixed news for the Spanish real estate market from property registrars
Spanish property prices held down by falling new-build sales The third quarter report which was issued on Thursday.. Read More
Increasing second hand sales bring average Spanish property prices down
The notaries of Spain report a 3.5 per cent fall in property prices As the long-awaited recovery in the Spanish residential.. Read More
Spanish bad bank hopes to sell 1,500 more homes by Christmas
Property bargains are plentiful in the Mediterranean regions of Spain Sareb, the ''bad bank'' which was created in.. Read More
Latest Spanish property price data point to slight decrease
The most buoyant market appears to be in the Balearic Islands The latest residential property price survey published.. Read More
September Spanish property sales figures show 13.2 per cent growth
The running 12-monthly sales total has almost returned to 400,000 in Spain The latest residential property sales figures.. Read More
Spanish property prices up across the board, say Tinsa
Prices up by 3.8 per cent this year in the Balearics and the Canaries The latest property price data published by leading.. Read More
Timid Spanish residential construction recovery continues
Building licence requests are up by over 35 per cent in Spain this year The latest statistics published on Monday by.. Read More
Spanish mortgage figures boosted by fixed rate loans
During August almost a third of mortgages in Spain were on fixed interest rates One of the most striking aspects of.. Read More
Mortgage activity still on the up in Spain
The banks are still keen to lend as the Spanish property market recovers The latest mortgage data published by Spain.. Read More
Notaries confirm continued Spanish property market recovery
Both sales figures and average prices rose in the second quarter of 2016 The latest detailed statistics regarding residential.. Read More
Demographic analysis shows that fewer Spaniards will need more homes in future The latest long-term demographic projections.. Read More
BBVA expects Spanish property market recovery to continue in 2017
The forecast is for 6.5 per cent more sales and a price rise of 3.5 per cent There may be doubts over key issues in.. Read More
Notaries provide mixed news for the Spanish property market
Spanish real estate sales continue to rise while prices fell in August The latest data published by the notaries of.. Read More
Rental price movements underline fragmented Spanish property market
The general trend remains upwards especially in Catalunya and the Balearics It has been commented on many times over.. Read More
 Brexit starts to affect British budgets for holiday homes in Spain
Cheap properties in Alicante and Murcia attract more British buyers Since the results of the Brexit referendum.. Read More
Outrage in Pinto over eviction of elderly deaf and dumb couple
The illiterate couple in Pinto were unaware of the implications of documents they signed Bankia is currently receiving.. Read More
Barcelona Town Hall to insist on building licence for the Sagrada Familia
The Sagrada Familia is still incomplete 134 years after construction started Never one to fight shy of controversy.. Read More
August stats show another sharp rise in Spanish property sales
Over 35 thousand sales were registered in August for the first time in six years The latest residential property.. Read More
Spanish mortgage interest rates set to stay low for 2 more years
Fixed rate mortgages could continue to grow in popularity in Spain One of the factors underlying the increased activity.. Read More
Slight Spanish property value increase masks significant regional variation
Madrid, Barcelona and the Canaries lead the property value recovery in Spain The latest quarterly Local Markets Report.. Read More
Number of mortages granted in Spain falls after 25 months of growth
The ''blip'' in these figures is being attributed to the Supreme Court ruling on abusive interest floor clauses In.. Read More
Major Spanish property professionals sense stabilisation in the property market
They expect sales in the coming month to grow steadily, albeit unspectacularly After analysing positive figures.. Read More
Spanish property sales for second quarter of 2016 positive across Spain
Foreign buyer numbers are also increasing Spanish property sales figures released by the Ministry of Development for.. Read More
Spanish construction sector leads Eurozone growth
Construction activity rose in Spain by more than anywhere else in the Eurozone in July The latest data published by.. Read More
Fixed mortgage deals gain ground as low interest rates persist in Spain
23 per cent of mortgages in the Balearics are now on fixed rate terms The latest data issued by Spain's notaries regarding.. Read More
Spanish property prices continue gradual recovery
The data from valuation firms show a 2 per cent rise in residential property values The latest residential property.. Read More
Barcelona Mayoress at loggerheads with the Catalan police force
The issue of evictions continues to cause conflict in Barcelona The forced eviction of a mother and her three children.. Read More
Spanish property sales figures stutter in July according to notaries
Property prices across Spain are reported to have fallen by 3.6 per cent The latest monthly property transaction.. Read More
Spanish property sales still rising despite unspectacular July figures
Sales across Spain have risen by 14% in the first seven months of 2016 The latest residential property sales which.. Read More
Spanish property prices maintain gradual upward curve
In the second quarter of 2016 prices were 3.9 per cent higher than a year before New-build prices recorded their sharpest.. Read More
Mortgage foreclosure figures fall by 26.2 per cent in Spain
Fewer Spaniards are forced out of their homes by failure to make their monthly payments As the property market recovery.. Read More
Spanish property portals report only slight price variations
Two reports published this week reach different conclusions Two independent property portals published reports this.. Read More
Spanish property mortgage activity up by 19 per cent in the first half of 2016
Almost a quarter of new Spanish mortgages were fixed interest loans in June The latest property mortgage statistics.. Read More
Spanish property registrars report highest quarterly sales figure for 5 years
Almost one in seven of sales in Spain is to non-Spanish buyers Fixed rate mortgages grow in popularity due to low Euribor.. Read More
Spanish property sales running at highest level in five years
The June figure marked another significant year-on-year increase The latest official residential property sales.. Read More
Bulldozers move in to demolish 214 illegal homes in Cantabria
The Town Hall of Pielagos is held responsible for the Alto del Cuco development Work began last Friday in the municipality.. Read More
Property mortgage activity has risen in Spain for 24 months in a row
The May figures show an increase of 34 per cent compared to 2015 Further evidence was provided on Thursday morning.. Read More
Spanish Catastro authorities detect 1.7 million property registration irregularities
Homeowners have until the end of 2016 to register undeclared extensions and pools After two and a half years of.. Read More
The supply of housing in Spain has grown by 21 per cent this century
At the same time the population of Spain has risen by only 13 per cent The property market in Spain is now consolidating.. Read More
Relief for Almeria homeowners as isolated properties can now be made illegal
The Andalucia parliament makes it possible for illegal houses to me regularized On Wednesday, 20th July 2016, the Parliament.. Read More
Foreign investment is giving new life to Spanish housebuilding sector
The big cities lack housing as construction dried up at the beginning of the economic downturn in 2008 Residential.. Read More
Emblematic Edificio España in Madrid under offer
The building is reportedly being sold to Murcian based group, Baraka Global Invest Holding group Baraka Global Invest.. Read More
EU reports 6.3 per cent rise in Spanish property prices
Housing prices in Spain are reported to have risen for eight quarters in a row Data published by the EU statistics.. Read More
Spanish banks relieved at EU mortgage interest rate floor clause news
Banks in Spain could avoid paying out as much as 5 billion euros to mortgage customers The Spanish banking sector.. Read More