The Spanish coastline is one of the most varied and favoured by people from all over the world. It is understandable that most want to buy a home by the sea. – in our 2020 Spain Survey, unsurprisingly the Costas remain the most popular destinations. However, around 29% of respondents said they would be looking to purchase farmhouses – in inland Spain.
For property buyers in Spain, this summer presents a unique opportunity to purchase in a buyer’s market with far fewer tourists (and in time for Brexit). So how do you get to Spain? Read our Spain travel update.
The news from Spain this week is mainly very positive: the beaches, shops, bars, restaurants and nightclubs are open again, but all with safety measures in place to protect both employees and the public.
As of 23 June all of Spain is out of lockdown and the government’s State of Alarm will not be renewed, for now. Power has already been returned to the 17 Autonomous Regions, meaning that each will determine how to proceed with keeping a check on COVID-19 and re-introducing tourism. The latter is vital to Spain’s economy, being 15% of its GDP.
“Thanks to the good practice by Spain’s citizens, 52% of the country will move to Phase 3 of lockdown on the 8th of June,” said the Spanish Minister for Health. Phase 3 is the final phase of releasing the Spanish people from one of the strictest confinements in Europe.