Where should you buy the Spanish home of your dreams? Maybe you’re planning a permanent move to a Spanish costa but you’re nervous about choosing the right location? It’s easy to buy a costa property in the wrong place – too noisy, too far from the beach, too close to the beach! Spanish resorts are, after all, designed to appeal to both summer holidaymakers and year-round residents.
A holiday home’s a fantastic choice for the whole family. As Richard Way, owner of a Costa Brava villa, tells us, having one is ‘a treat that many families look forward to coming back again and again’. That’s not all, however. Another huge advantage over spending money on hotels is that a holiday home can actually make a profit for you when you’re not there. The Spanish holiday rental market’s extremely strong, with the country welcoming 82 million visitors last year. Plus, services like Airbnb make renting out your property simple – connecting you directly to renters. Today, we’re investigat
The summer holiday season is over in Spain, with resorts and tourist spots winding down for the quieter months of the year. For property-hunters though, autumn is the time to spring into action. That means booking a viewing trip and taking the next vital steps towards buying your new home abroad.
If you’re dreaming of moving out here to Spain, but you’ve still got commitments back in the UK, a holiday home could well be the answer. “But what about the cost?”, I hear you ask. Well, you can easily offset that by letting out your property. In fact, a recent survey shows that we property owners are missing out on €33.4bn of rental income in Spain. Not to be outdone by these significant figures, more research this week has come out, showing that living in Spain is up to £22,000 less expensive than the UK. Here’s your news update this week from sunny Spain.
The average age of Costa del Sol buyers is getting younger. This follows Brexit concerns sparking worries about uncertainty in the UK housing market and residency abroad. There’ll find plenty to keep themselves occupied here – we’ve had quite a packed calendar of events these last few weeks. Here’s your news round-up from Spain.