May’s Spanish Expert update from Laura Richards

“With our annual cost of living survey released this week, it seemed like a good time to speak to our Spanish experts on the ground in La Cala de Mijas, on the Costa del Sol, about their own experiences of the cost of living in Spain.

British investors “owed billions”

The Spanish property industry won’t want reminding of past problems, but a Supreme Court ruling and big cash repayments could boost the property market just as investors are seeing new value in Spain  

Six new reasons to invest in France

France looks set to become the next investment hotspot for UK landlords. French homes have been off the agenda for many property investors in recent years, as tax rises and a sluggish economy have combined to keep prices and rental returns down. The evidence is coming from several directions that this may be about to change. Driven by punitive actions by the UK government and a return to French competitiveness, investors are being both pushed and pulled to France.

New Rental Law in Andalusia Comes into Force

The requirement to register apartments rented out to tourists began some four years ago in Catalonia. Now, more and more regions are following this idea and the latest to introduce registration is Andalusia.