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Where to Buy Property in Costa Blanca?

Many people but especially first-time buyers often wonder where to buy property in Costa Blanca. As home to Spain’s largest community of British retirees, the trendy destination also ranks Brits as being the top foreign nationality making real estate investments. Your budget is a major factor in deciding where to...

Posted on 15 July 2018

Alicante Property Market Forges Ahead with British Interest

A report by Place in the Sun has revealed the Alicante property market is rebounding in style and Brits are playing a large part in the revival that is also being seen in other coastal resorts of Spain. From January to March 2018, property sales in Alicante rose roughly 40%...

Posted on 13 June 2018

Outlook for the Spanish Property Market Looks Bright

An increase in real estate sales shows the outlook for the Spanish property market turned a corner in 2017, as the country’s Land Register Office reported a rise in domestic and foreign purchases in most districts. Insiders are welcoming the news showing the housing sector has recovered after a disastrous...

Posted on 09 April 2018

Spain for food lovers

While there are a number of reasons why people chose to migrate to Spain, you will often find that one of the highest on the list is the food. Tapas, paella, chorizo... the list of foods that Spanish is famous for is long and varied. But where can you find...

Posted on 20 December 2017

New flights in 2018

New Year is almost upon us, which means two things: you will fail to keep up with all those unrealistic resolutions like giving up chocolate, and you will soon have even more flights to Spain to choose from. Just when you thought heading on a viewing trip or spending a...

Posted on 13 December 2017

Enchanting Elche

Located just a 15 minute drive from Alicante airport is the historic city of Elche – the City of Palms. You’d be forgiven for thinking you’re in North Africa when you arrive, as you stroll in the shade of palm trees, past mosque-like churches and buildings constructed of sand-coloured stone....

Posted on 07 December 2017

Arranging a building survey in Spain

You wouldn’t hesitate to have a building survey conducted if you were purchasing a property in the UK. So why do so few people consider having a structural survey carried out when buying in Spain? Just because Spanish law requires a 10-year guarantee on new builds and sellers of pre-owned...

Posted on 29 November 2017

Residential property construction on the up in Spain

If you want to avoid the blood, sweat and tears that go hand-in-hand with renovating a wreck in a foreign country, you’ll be in the market for a contemporary villa or apartment that’s ready to move into. One that offers all the comforts of modern living and is located in...

Posted on 22 November 2017

Spanish tourism industry goes from strength to strength

Not even the atrocious terror attack in Barcelona earlier this summer could put tourists off visiting Spain; such is its popularity with visitors from across the globe. Far from it in fact, as luxury tourist spending by foreign visitors there increased by 18% during the last 9 months. And who...

Posted on 15 November 2017

Learning to love the Spanish lifestyle

If you’ve only visited Spain on holiday, you could be in for little bit of a culture shock when you spend more time there in your holiday home or retirement. Let us enlighten you on a few Spanish customs, quirks and foibles. 1. *Don’t* Keep quiet! The Spanish see no...

Posted on 03 November 2017

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