Building your own home in Spain, part 1: Buying the Land

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?