Articles tagged as "Property in Spain"

Articles tagged as "Property in Spain" : 164 articles

Spanish second home market redefines itself

There is no such thing as a typical holiday homebuyer in Spain - the market appeals to all.

There is no such thing as a typical holiday homebuyer in Spain – the market appeals to all.

There is no ‘typical’ overseas buyer of Spanish property. For every secretive millionaire keen to snap up a slice of the exclusive La Zagaleta, there are your more down-to-earth types who have scrimped and saved and can finally take the plunge on their dream home overseas…

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Author: 22/09/2017 [0] Comments 

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 

Santander sells €10 billion worth of Spanish property

Santander's sale of Spanish property is indicative of broader movement in the real estate sector.

Santander’s sale of Spanish property is indicative of broader movement in the real estate sector.

Movement in Spain’s real estate industry has been brisk for the past 24 months at least, with the residential housing market particularly buoyant thanks to the cash and activity of private buyers…

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Author: 10/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain’s job revival has tourism and manufacturing to thank, data shows

Spain's tourism industry is vital to its economy, supporting thousands and thousands of jobs across the country.

Spain’s tourism industry is vital to its economy, supporting thousands and thousands of jobs across the country.

Figures are meaningless without context. Which is why news of Spain’s recovering GDP may sound good, but without actually understanding what it means, many people can be left cold…

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Author: 02/08/2017 [0] Comments 

IMF forecasts even greater economic improvement for Spain in 2017

Confidence is coursing through the veins of Spain's economy thanks to buoyancy in the tourism, export and property sectors in particular.

Confidence is coursing through the veins of Spain’s economy thanks to buoyancy in the tourism, export and property sectors in particular.

The Washington-based International Monetary Fund (IMF) has this week upgraded Spain’s economic outlook for 2017 on the back of its booming tourism sector, growing domestic consumer demand and extremely strong export market…

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Author: 21/07/2017 [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 

Costa del Sol still among cheapest European holiday destinations, survey shows

The Costa del Sol is 3% cheaper this year compared to last, and 14% cheaper than in 2012, the survey found.

The Costa del Sol is 3% cheaper this year compared to last, and 14% cheaper than in 2012, the survey found.

The annual Post Office Travel Money survey is a handy tool for holidaymakers and would-be homebuyers looking to see where their money stretches the furthest…

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Author: 15/06/2017 [0] Comments 

Three tips for staying cool as summer arrives in Spain

Keeping cool in Spain this summer is as easy as 1, 2, 3...

Keeping cool in Spain this summer is as easy as 1, 2, 3…

As temperatures across much of Europe soared to 30ºC last weekend – with even London joining in – thoughts have inevitably turned to summer: how best to enjoy it, where to spend it, who to spend it with and, for some, how to keep cool during the scorching season.

If you live, own a property, or plan to holiday in Spain this summer then you will know that the country enjoys some of the finest summer weather on the planet. But during the really hot days of late June to August – when the mercury regularly tickles 40ºC – it can often be a chore finding ways to keep one’s cool.

Handily, there are more than 40 million Spaniards at your fingertips who can give you the inside track on keeping chilled; after all, they’ve been doing it for centuries.

And if you don’t have time to ask your favourite Spaniards how they keep their summer cool, then follow these three simple tips instead…

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Author: 30/05/2017 [0] Comments 

Both foreign and domestic buyers fuelling Spain property growth, data shows

Property prices are now at 2004 levels, the data showed, buoyed by domestic and foreign demand.

Property prices are now at 2004 levels, the data showed, buoyed by domestic and foreign demand.

The Notaries Association in Spain has published property sales figures for March that show a 19.5 per cent increase in transactions for the month when compared to March 2016…

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Author: 22/05/2017 [0] Comments 

Golden Visa scheme has attracted more than €2bn investment into Spain in just three years

Wealthy non-EU nationals keen on gaining EU residency have warmly welcomed the Golden Visa scheme.

Wealthy non-EU nationals keen on gaining EU residency have warmly welcomed the Golden Visa scheme.

Spain’s Golden Visa – introduced in 2013 to attract wealthy non-EU investors to the country – has brought in a whopping €2.16 billion into the country in just three years, according to official government data…

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Author: 26/04/2017 [0] Comments 
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