Monthly Archives: November 2011

New PM To Reduce Tax Pressures For Property Buyers

The new Spanish Prime Minister, the Conservative, Mariano Rajoy has taken the reins of the country in an attempt to straighten up the economy, and in particular, the property market, which is the cornerstone of the economy. The new housing policy which Rajoy wants to enlarge, will be focused on tax relief from property transactions and V.A.T. reductions. Also, Spanish experts have adviced that the

Should I buy or rent a flat in Spain? Guidelines

  This is a question that our clients and registered visitors have asked us over the last few months: should I buy or rent a flat in Spain?   Spain is a great place to live and be visited. The alluring country attracts millions of holiday-makers and new residents from overseas, every year. Whoever decides to make the move to Spain, either permanently or for long periods, has to consid

If you don’t pay the rent, your deadline is 10 days

Well...this is an important step forward for landlords and direct owners in Spain. The Spanish rental market is getting closer to what everybody needs: a more reliable market with a framework that makes renting safer for landlords in terms of payments from tenants. From Monday 31st October, tenants who do not pay the rent and economic duties with the landlord have 10 days in which to reply t

Puerto Banus: a vision of luxury marina

By Inés Miladinov (travel writer) Puerto Banús is located in the south of Spain, in Andalucía and is a one of a kind, specially created marina designed to impress its visitors.  The vision of a luxury marina was born in the heart of José Banús, a local spanish property developer. José wanted to create an exceptional and dazzling marina with exclusive apartments, luxury shopping, and exce

Valencia – the perfect combination of beach and countryside

By Morag Peers (travel writer) When looking at places where to buy an apartment by the coast one of the very best places to consider is the coastal town of Valencia. Spain’s third largest city has a lot to offer and should be top of the list when looking for a great place for a holiday. Getting There Getting to Valencia in Spain from the UK is very easy. The most cost-effective route is