Bank of Spain: Housing market has bottomed

Sales and Marketing Director of leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España, comments: “There are pockets of real success in terms of the real estate market in Spain right now, but the picture is far from consistent. It’s still a delicate market and changes in FX rates, along with international politics, are likely to play a […]

Summer holiday heaven – look no further, Europe has it all!

When it comes to summer holidays, it seems we want it all – pristine beaches, high-octane theme parks and water parks, first-rate golf courses, rural activities like horse riding – and all set against a backdrop of good weather and great food. It might seem like a lot to ask, but there’s no need to […]

Spanish real estate in depth – an insider’s perspective

The Spanish property market crisis is over. At least that’s what Banco de Espana is saying. Director of Studies José Luis Malo de Molina comments, “The adjustment of the real estate sector is, in principle, complete.” At the same time, Spain’s GDP has grown for seven consecutive quarters and recently even more than expected: 0.9% […]

Why you should buy a holiday home in Mallorca

Sales and Marketing Director of leading Spanish homebuilder of Taylor Wimpey España, explains why Mallorca is the ideal location for a holiday home purchase. What makes Mallorca special? There really is everything on one island. The scenery is dramatic, varied and stunning, with the Sierra Tramuntana mountain range, a UNESCO heritage site, boasting peaks of […]

Tourists flock to Game of Thrones filming locations

Tourists are flocking to visit the filming locations from popular TV series Game of Thrones. The show, which reaches the end of its fifth season next week, has been boosting tourist interest in a range of countries ever since its first broadcast. The fantasy epic, based on George RR Martin’s novels, began shooting in Northern […]

No need to feel blue – Spain has world’s cleanest beaches

Spain’s beaches were awarded a record-breaking 577 Blue Flags (FEE), denoting cleanliness among a number of factors, with Galicia leading the way. Every year countries across the world eagerly await the awarding of Blue Flags to their beaches. The Blue Flag is an internationally recognised eco-label that identifies a beach as clean, safe and committed […]

Opt for two wheels to see Mallorca at its best

Sales and Marketing Director of leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey Espana and resident of Mallorca, comments, “Mallorca has a thriving property sector and tourism is definitely a key driver of the market here. Second homes on Mallorca are highly prized, particularly by buyers from the UK, Germany and the Nordic countries.” Not only does Mallorca […]

Inside Spain’s economy – what’s really going on?

Spain to achieve annual growth of 30% (Newton) Unemployment down 2.7% in April (Labour Ministry) 2015 to be ‘pivotal year’ for Spanish property market (PERE) After years of gloom, the headlines are suddenly full of news about Spain’s bright future. Economic growth projections have been revised upward by Fitch, while Spain has been affirmed at […]

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