Spain’s smaller cities scattered throughout the peninsula, offer a more tranquil, “liveable” lifestyle than some of the costas and bigger cities. The properties are usually more affordable too. Read our guide to seven liveable and loveable, and slightly smaller cities.
It’s property buying season in Spain. This is the time when, for our readers who have been planning a new life in Spain for many years, the dream really begins to take shape. But it is also a time when those nagging worries about spending so much money abroad become more real too. We spoke to leading Spanish lawyer Raquel Perez. She explained your legal need to knows to protect yourself as you step onto the plane for your viewing trip. Don’t leave home without reading it!
Many of us plan to help pay for our property in Spain via the new “sharing economy” of online sites like Airbnb and HomeAway. New rules are making this more difficult, but in the end it should be good for Spain’s tourist economy and all property owners.
One of the hippest destinations in Europe, Barcelona has smart new properties shooting up in the outskirts and older properties being renovated in the historic centre. The building boom offers plenty of choice for a city bolt-hole just two hours from Britain
While the usual blingy hotspots are showing price rises, much of the Spanish coast is still waiting for the property boom to start. Sounds like a great time to buy a property for lifestyle and long-term profit