Spain ranked best for life expectancy in Europe

Want to live for longer? Move to Spain, suggests the latest findings from the World Health Organisation. The latest figures from the organisation shows that Spaniards have the best health and life expectancy of any country in Europe: residents of Spain are expected to live for 83 years, two years longer than the UK, where […]

Brit interest builds in Costa del Sol

British interest in Costal del Sol property is building. Whether for a cheap summer holiday with the kids or a long-term second home investment on a prestigious resort, Spain has long been a favourite with visitors from the UK. The country’s blend of sunshine, beaches, tapas and low prices, all within a short flight from […]

Briton is Dominating the Spanish Real Estate

Attractive low prices and the strong pound are encouraging our British folks to buy Spanish holiday homes. According to the Independent, the Spanish land registry has released some data that shows that more Britons are taking advantage of the economic trend compared to any other nationality. Home is the Costa del Sol and the Costa […]

Brits Snap Up One in Five Spanish Homes Sold to Foreigners

According to reports in The Independent newspaper, British property investors are taking full advantage of a weak euro in Spanish property markets in 2015, with one fifth of all foreign purchases in the country being snapped up by savvy buyers capitalising on the significantly increased purchasing power of the pound. New figures published by the […]

The Spanish property market and buying process

For much of the Noughties, Spain experienced strong economic prosperity and the housing market flourished, with Brits migrating to the country in their droves. But the Spanish property market has gone through a turbulent period in recent years, mirroring the state of the Spanish economy, with prices having plummeted nationwide due to the economic downturn […]

Costa del Sol golf properties boom fed by British players

BRITAIN’S enduring passion for golf has played a pivotal role in our love affair with Spain. And, these days, the nation’s fervour for golf and dreams of a frontline home on thefairway are helping to boost Spain’s resurgent property market as the country starts to exit the savage recession. And for some, living within driving […]

The Value of Property Inspection Trips Explained

Organised trip like these are a significant investment in money and time for the agent. So today, many agents will have a long list of questions before they will start booking your flights, designed to ascertain if you are really ready to buy. Julian Walker at Spot Blue in Turkey feels that is only fair: […]

Britons buying a fifth of all Spanish property sold to foreigners

Britons are buying a fifth of all Spanish property sold to foreigners, as moribund prices and a strong pound make holiday homes in the sun more appealing. According to new figures released by the Spanish land registry, Britons, more than any other nationality, are taking advantage of a combination of favourable economic factors. The euro […]

Flat and apartment sales eclipse Spain’s rural holiday home market

APARTMENT sales are soaring across Spain but rural holiday homes remain empty and unwanted In the past 12 months, 80% of all properties sold in Spain were flats and apartments, up 28% on the previous year. This has led leading property developer Taylor Wimpey to declare ‘The rural holiday villa’s days are numbered’. “Buyers are […]

Spanish property sales surge

Spanish property sales have surged this year, according to new figures, as buyers continue to pounce on attractive conditions. With prices increasing too, the market as a whole is on the up – and Costa Blanca is leading the way. Spanish property sales have surged this year, according to new figures, as buyers continue to […]

Brits back to sunny Spain for overseas property

The number of Britons buying abroad plunged after the financial crisis but the strong pound and relatively buoyant UK economy are making a home in the sun look more affordable. Sky-high UK house prices have given many homeowners enough spare equity to fund an overseas purchase, while mortgage finance is cheap. Clare Nessling, director at […]

Spain notches up sixth quarter running of rising prices

Spanish property sales have risen for the last 18 months, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport Second quarter volumes rose 13.9% over the previous three months, according to The Ministerio de Fomento, the sixth quarterly increase running. Non-nationals living in Spain notched up 17.2% of sales and to non-resident foreign buyers 5%. […]

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