The Spanish housing market offers all types of homes, some older, some off plan but there is a third option – building your own house. Most people looking to move to Spain head for the Costas and finding land in these areas is not always easy as available plots often go straight to contractors. Nevertheless, you can find plots, some even with a sea view (at a price) and then you can build your home precisely as you want it. How though, do you buy land in Spain?
You’ve bought the land, had your home designed and been approved for planning permission. Now you just need to get it built! Diana from Corfu Home Finders explains how to go about the third and most important phase in creating your own special Greek home, finding Greek builders.
There is excellent news for property buyers in Spain this week. Read the latest on lower Spanish taxes, stronger protection for buyers and ever cleaner beaches. And if you’re tempted to buy a Spanish home, check out a bargain on a celebrity couple’s rather special home in Mallorca too! If you’ve got a spare €30 million that is…
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Many of us would love to buy a home in Greece but don’t have the cash to buy. Or rather, we think we don’t. The truth, however, is that for many potential buyers in Greece there are all sorts of ways to raise the money, some involving little sacrifice – simply using your assets better. Here are some of them.
So, you’ve bought the land. The next stage in building a home in Greece is to find someone to design it for you. Diana from Corfu Home Finders explains where to find the second step in creating your own special Greek home.