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Driving to Spain: rules of the road

It’s that time of year when people decide to combine a viewing trip in Spain with a road trip through Europe. Hitting the open road is a great way to add a bit of adventure to your journey, as you take in the stunning scenery in France and Spain. To...

Posted on 16 August 2017

Buying in Spain: 5 questions you need the answer to

Buying a property in Spain probably means fulfilling a long held ambition. But getting there presents certain challenges, such as an added language barrier and a new set of rules and regulations. This often throws up a whole host of questions around a variety of topics, leaving you scratching your...

Posted on 09 August 2017

Spanish price rises leap ahead of UK

If you want to escape the rises in stamp duty and higher taxes on profits for UK buy-to-let properties that are leaving British home buyers out of pocket, investing in bricks and mortar over in Spain makes perfect sense. Recent data from the European Union reveals that property prices in...

Posted on 02 August 2017

Utilities in Spain

The process of buying a property in Spain may have some distinct differences to the UK. Once you’re in possession of the keys, however, you’ll have to arrange provision and payment of electricity, gas and water, just as you would back home. Your life under the Spanish sun won’t be...

Posted on 26 July 2017

Spain splashing out on infrastructure

If you’re about to buy your dream home in Spain, you’ll want to be able to jump in your car or hop on public transport to get from A to B with ease. That might involve anything from popping to the shops for barbecue supplies or heading to the beach...

Posted on 19 July 2017

New retail and leisure complex planned on the Costa del Sol

When you make the move to Spain you will want to know that there are plenty of shops nearby to satisfy your retail needs. But not just any old shops: somewhere you can pick up anything from the latest fashions to a shiny new iPad. If you’re considering buying on...

Posted on 05 July 2017

Majorca: an active island

From glamorous marinas to scenic cycle routes, the activities on offer in Majorca are as exciting as the property there… Majorca is a tourist hot spot, but it’s not just the sea and sand that attract holidaymakers from across the globe. The island’s authorities are actively attempting to promote physical activities and...

Posted on 28 June 2017

There’s more to Alicante than meets the eye

Of all Spain's mainland provincial capitals, Alicante has been impacted by tourism the most – largely thanks to the nearby international airport and resorts along the coast. Don’t let that put you off however; this is an intriguing city complete with castle, old quarter, attractive waterfront and city centre beach....

Posted on 21 June 2017

Renting in Spain: the ultimate viewing trip

Want to know what it’s really like to live in Spain, before you finally commit to buying that property on one of the costas? Try renting somewhere to live for a month or two in the area you have your eye on and you’ll truly know if it’s the right...

Posted on 15 June 2017

Property prices and sales rising in Spain’s coastal areas

Why buy now Prices are rising in Spain’s coastal areas and sales were up on 2016. Brexit has deterred some Brits from buying there, while on the other side of the fence are buyers who accelerated their plans to beat any cut-off or curtailment of our rights to Spanish healthcare....

Posted on 07 June 2017

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