Articles tagged as "Brits in Spain"

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48% of Brits who moved to Spain last year retired, data shows

Pension-age Brits simply love Spain, with around half of retired UK expats in the EU registered there.

Pension-age Brits simply love Spain, with around half of retired UK expats in the EU registered there.

New data analysis by Spain’s Office for National Statistics (INE) has revealed that of the nearly 300,000 British citizens who took up residence in Spain in 2016, 48% were retired…

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Author: 08/09/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain’s property resales reach highest point for a decade in second quarter

In the second quarter, resale volumes for Spanish property reached heights last seen in 2007.

In the second quarter, resale volumes for Spanish property reached heights last seen in 2007.

Data published this week by Spain’s property registrars shows that the number of resale homes bought in the second quarter of this year was 99,343 – the highest quarterly figure recorded for ten years…

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Author: 01/09/2017 [0] Comments 

“Spanish property with pool” most searched-for term on leading portal

This property in Spain doesn't look too far-off the what most Brits envision is their ideal holiday home.

This property in Spain doesn’t look too far-off what most Brits envision is their ideal holiday home.

The most sought-after type of property for Brits searching to buy a home overseas is located in Spain, has its own pool, easy access to a beach, and possibly has a sea view thrown in for good measure, too…

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Author: 25/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain’s economy growing three times faster than UK’s

Spain is booming, particularly in Madrid, Barcelona, and along its ever-popular Mediterranean coastline.

Spain is booming, particularly in Madrid, Barcelona, and along its ever-popular Mediterranean coastline.

The New York Times calls it the “end of a nightmare”, while elsewhere in the international press the official economic data published by the Spanish government on Friday was reported a little more sedately: Spain’s economy is not only growing, but surging ahead of most of the rest of Europe…

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Author: 01/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Experts predict 10% property sales increase for Spain in 2017

Spain could well see more than half a million homes sold in 2017 - the most for a decade.

Spain could well see more than half a million homes sold in 2017 – the most for a decade.

The peak of summer tends to bring optimism, which certainly seems to be the case for Spain’s property market, which has enjoyed a strong year so far.

Indeed, such is the confidence and positivity coursing through the veins of the industry that Spanish bank BBVA has forecast that 2017 will end having seen a 10% sales increase compared to last year…

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Author: 31/07/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain poised for fifth consecutive annual increase in tourism

 

What's boosting Spain's tourism? Brits, city breaks, and the threat of terrorism elsewhere...

What’s boosting Spain’s tourism? Brits, city breaks, and the threat of terrorism elsewhere…

Spain is on course to smash last year’s tourism figures, which will mean that the country will register five straight years of annual increases in visitors, new data from tourism industry group Exceltur has shown.

The group forecasts tourism in 2017 to increase by 4.1% compared to 2016, which would see visitor numbers run close to 80 million for the year, if correct…

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Author: 26/07/2017 [0] Comments 

Number of pensionable-age Brits living in Spain doubles in past decade

Pensionable-age Brits living in Spain have risen steadily each year since 2007.

Pensionable-age Brits living in Spain have risen steadily each year since 2007.

A recent joint study conducted by the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) and Spain’s Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) has found that the number of Britons aged 65 and over living in Spain has more than doubled over the last ten years…

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Author: 24/07/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain’s king to speak at UK parliament this week

Spain's King Felipe will address British politicians at the House of Commons this week.

Spain’s King Felipe will address British politicians at the House of Commons this week.

The King and Queen of Spain jet into the UK this week for a three day-long Royal excursion that will see the couple take in a visit to Buckingham Palace, a dinner at Clarence House, a business workshop in the City of London, and a trip to the House of Commons, where King Felipe is expected to address Parliament…

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Author: 11/07/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain’s population rises for first time in five years

In 2016 Spain recorded an increase in immigration for the first time since 2011.

In 2016 Spain recorded an increase in immigration for the first time since 2011.

The stunning upturn in Spain’s economic fortunes has begun to make itself felt in the country’s immigration statistics, with 2016 being the first year since 2009 that the population actually grew.

In the post-millennium years up until 2009, the population of Spain increased steadily each year via a mixture of a positive birth rate and inward immigration…

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Author: 05/07/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain reclaims top spot as world’s most sought-after property destination

According to TheMoveChannel.com's latest ranking, Spain is once again the world's most in-demand property location.

According to TheMoveChannel.com’s latest ranking, Spain is once again the world’s most in-demand property location.

There are many different polls and surveys that claim to accurately rank which property market is the most buoyant globally. But the task of comparing foreign demand for property in a certain country has often been little more than an educated guessing game…

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Author: 22/06/2017 [0] Comments 
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