Spanish property market news

Keep up with the latest Spanish property market news here at Property Guides. We cover all the updates that matter if you’re looking to buy property in Spain, including legislation, market forecasts, and housing developments. You’ll also find handy tips and insights to help you on your buying journey. Read the latest Spanish property news below.

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“We swapped overpriced London for sunny, affordable Barcelona”

Struggling to get on the housing ladder, it’s little wonder young professionals are dismissing London for cheaper more exciting European hubs. We speak to recent graduate Olivia Way about her relocation to Barcelona and outline other cities where the lifestyle and job opportunities are attracting sun-seeking millennials…
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Finding a good builder in Spain

Whether you’re having your home built from scratch or just need your patio resurfaced, finding a builder in Spain is easy. But where do you start, what will you pay and what are the local rules about building? In part 3 of our series on self-building in Spain, we’ve got to the business end of the process.
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Spanish homes for watersports lovers

Spain is famous world over for its wonderful climate and coastline. But not everyone wants to laze around on a beach! Spain’s waters offer every kind of water sport imaginable. From surfing to snorkling, diving to rafting and jet skiing to kayaking, you can indulge in your favourite sport or try an adventuous new one. It’s not just Spain’s beaches either. Move a little inland where property prices are generally cheaper and you have everything from white water rafting to canyoning. 
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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.
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Building your own home in Spain, part 2: architects and planning permission

How do you find an architect and get the planning permission to build your own home in Spain? Last month we covered buying a plot, and the basic types of land to build a property. When you’ve bought the plot, if you haven’t already, you will need to get an architect in Spain. Together you will be able to test the basic feasibility of your project, refine it, cost it and get planning permission. 
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Spain’s top 10 family-friendly islands

Sun, sea, sand and short flights from home – Spain’s islands have been firm family favourites for decades among tourists and property buyers alike. Our recent survey showed that almost 1/4 of our readers want to buy in the Balearics or Canaries, so this week, I’m looking at the very best, family-friendly islands to purchase a home.  
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No problem? No deal for property buyers in Spain

Playing golf in the warm January sunshine. Eating al fresco by your pool. Renting out your holiday home for a profit all summer and enjoying it in winter for yourself. However you see your life in Spain, you can do all this and more, however Brexit works out. Here’s why you shouldn’t be too worried about no deal for property buyers in Spain
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Building your own home in Spain, part 1: Buying the Land

Could you build your own home in Spain? Maybe not personally, but planning it, designing it and finding the professionals to built it ? A surprising number of British and other international buyers do. But first of all, they need to find the land to build on. So in this, the first part of our special guide to self-building your Spanish home, we’re heading on a recce to find the perfect plot, and buy it!
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News from Spain: tax, celebrities and cleaner water

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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