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

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!
News from Spain: tax, celebrities and cleaner water

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…
Your ten best new friends when you move to Spain

Your ten best new friends when you move to Spain

Buying a home in Spain should be a team effort. There’s no need to navigate your way through the bureaucracy, language and legal processes alone. Let the Spain Property Guide introduce you to the trusted professionals who will smooth your move to Spain and ensure your purchase, and your exciting new life in Spain, happens without a hitch.
Five great places to retire on the Costa Blanca

Five great places to retire on the Costa Blanca

If you’re looking to retire in Spain, this stretch of sundrenched coast ticks all the boxes. But just where should you start your search to retire to the Costa Blanca? Sally Veall took a trip down the coast and has a few suggestions.
Do you need a building survey in Spain?

Do you need a building survey in Spain?

For anyone buying a home in Spain, a property survey is a must. It means you can plan wisely and surprises won’t crop up just when you don’t want them. But what can you expect from a survey, and how do you choose a surveyor? We spoke to Campbell Ferguson, founder of Survey Spain and RICS Spain’s first Vice-President, to find out.

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