The clock’s ticking on Brexit – but is it really ‘time up’ for Brits relocating here to sunny Spain? The media would have you think so. However, British buyers actually increased by 16% this year, so what do they know that others don’t?
There’s a lot going on in Spain this week – Murcia’s new airport will have its grand opening, while construction giant Quabit is to invest €23.7 million into 700 homes in Mijas. The Costa Blanca’s also set for a tourism record, with more visitors than ever before – a strong sign for anyone looking to invest in holiday lets here.
Once you’ve been out to Spain on a viewing trip or two and you’ve found your perfect property (perhaps from our property portal!), then it’s time to make an offer. This is a stage where you need to move fast, but you also need to make sure you keep the upper hand. In this, Part Five of Buying in Spain, we’re looking at how to make an offer on a house in Spain. These are our top seven tips to make sure everything goes smoothly.
As they say in Europe these days, you can’t have your cake and eat it. Or can you? Buy a home in Spain and your money will be safe in bricks and mortar earning you capital growth or rental while you’re enjoying “free” holidays. Here are a few more ways your Spanish home will be paying for itself while you’re enjoying it.
We are often asked about state Spanish healthcare. Is it any good? Are there long waiting lists? What if I don’t speak Spanish? Are the doctors and nurses helpful? What about serious operations? Well, let me put your minds at rest by telling you that Bloomberg’s latest report on world healthcare places Spain at No 3 for efficiency of patient care and 8th of 195 countries for patient care. That’s above France at no 88 and the UK at no 30. Statistics are all well and good but what is the health service in Spain really like? I have lived 12 years in Catalonia and unfortunately have had to call up