Go … Go … Golden Visa’s for Spain

Spain’s ‘Golden Visa’ law has been ratified, meaning that owning property in the country will soon be made much easier. The new Residency Law has been given the green light by the Congress of Deputies following its approval in the Spanish senate. After this legislation has been signed off by the king, it will be […]

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So, how does foreign residency work in Spain?

Gaining the right of “residency” in European countries is now becoming easier for foreign citizens like Americans, or people from Hong Kong, China and the far east. Late in 2012 the Spanish government decided to provide foreigners residency with certain conditions… Currently European Union nationals already have the freedom to live in Spain, and from […]

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Costa Blanca Top of the Charts for sales

Although a decrease in Spanish sales overall – Costa Blanca wins head and shoulders of the other Costa’s … Stronger sales from Jan to Sept 2012 were recorded for the Spanish district of “Alicante” in the Costa Blanca region – having greatest number of property sales by other nationals — the total sales listed are […]

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End of price drops on the Sunshine Coast

The only people reducing property costs on the Costa del Sol today are the banks with their less-than-favourable repossession stock … this will follow to other areas by mid 2013. Also to take note some developers are reducing costs … the ones “who have properties that actually nobody wishes to purchase” (old and tired stock). […]

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Confidence in the Spanish Costa’s

Surrounded by a background of economic uncertainty — a despondent domestic home market and the intro of those ‘bad banks’, it appears that confidence in the Costa del Sol, one of the most well-known second residence locations in the world, is on the up once again with leading house builder, Taylor Wimpey Spain taping a […]

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Increase in sales for Spain at the start of Q4

A sprinkling of good news is what we all like – and more positive trends are really happening in Spain … Official information shows that there was a nice increase in the numbers of clients making the most of the lower priced properties in Spain in September, with sales numbers increasing again for the second […]

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Spanish property prices reaching 2002 levels

The cost of the typical home in Spain now has nearly reached the same price guides set in 2002 according to the latest figures released by the Spain’s housing department. While there have been price rises between 35 to 37% in this quarter, after these figures are readjusted for rising cost of living and other […]

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Spain leading the way in UK property sales

According to the recently published “Quarterly Index” report from The Overseas Guide Company, 79 % of British residents were wanting to buy property in the Eurozone during Q3 2012, with Spain leading the trend. RM, editor of The Overseas Guides Business, said: “Let’s not forget, the euro was at a four-year low against Sterling by […]

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Good news — more UK buyers in Spain over the last quarter

There has actually been a substantial surge in the number of Britons snapping up properties in Spain, formal figures show. According to the current data produced by the Ministry of Development, 9,502 Spanish properties were purchased by foreigners, consisting of Britons, during the 2nd quarter (Q2) of this year, exemplifying a 12 % boost compared […]

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Good news! Spanish property price drops – slowing down

2012 is looking like it’s to be the worst year for the Spanish property market since the property crash in mid 2007, which means awful prospect for sellers and great news for bargain property hunters. However on a brighter note for the marketplace, the rate residential property prices in the nation fell slowed during last […]

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