News update: eco-homes, cheap mortgages, and Spain’s priciest streets

It has been a hot summer here with the majority of people on holiday, including the politicians, and the news has been quite upbeat with Brexit taking only a secondary place. The property market is stable, eco-homes are on the rise and Spain’s most expensive streets are revealed! Plus, mortgages are cheaper, as are petrol and diesel.
Don’t wait for the pound to recover!

Don’t wait for the pound to recover!

What’s happened to the pound!? Well, we know why the pound has weakened, the more important question is what we should do about it! Spanish home owner and property writer Richard Way explains why buyers shouldn’t wait for the pound to recover, but how to protect themselves from future losses.

News update: Portuguese Brexit law passes

The sun’s shining here in Portugal, with temperatures of 25ºC all week, and we’ve got good news as Parliament passes a law on rights after Brexit. Brexit’s not the only thing on the agenda, as we’re named the top destination for many European buyers, and new developments open on the Algarve (and a swish 5-star hotel’s selling our portal).

Should expats worry about Brexit?

With Brexit on the horizon, what’s the mood among homeowners in Spain? we sent our roving Editor at Large Richard Way, a homeowner on the Costa Brava himself, to the front line.
Brexit Update

Brexit Update

You’ll have heard yesterday that Parliament “took back control” of the Brexit process, via the Oliver Letwin amendment, by 329 votes to 302.

Spain aims to maintain Britons’ rights post-Brexit

Brexit’s dominating the headlines in the UK, but, here in Spain, the government is planning laws to help British people living in Spain after 29th March – especially good news as it’s been declared the second best country to retire to. And if your move involves a four-legged friend, IKEA is launching a new range of  pet-friendly furniture!