Monthly Archives: January 2017

Sales in Barcelona rise by 73% year-on-year


The latest report released by Lucas Fox International Properties has revealed that the number of property sales made in Barcelona increased by 73% in comparison to the same period in 2015. In addition, the firm reports that sales of luxury … Continue reading

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Where to Find Affordable Portuguese Properties in 2017


With demand for holiday homes staying strong, despite the Brexit vote, many sun seekers will be looking to purchase their slice of sunshine this year, before proceedings kick off. If you’re looking to purchase a place in the sun with … Continue reading

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Less Britons purchasing in the Algarve after Brexit vote


There has been a substantial decline in the number of Brits purchasing property in the Algarve since the decision to leave the European Union, according to a new report Fine & Country.

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Spain’s Better Quality of Life Lures Second Home Buyers


Spain’s better quality of life, supported by a high average life expectancy, is luring second home buyers from the UK to the country. The average person born today in Spain can expect to live to the ripe old age of … Continue reading

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Playa Del Ingles Knocks Torrevieja off Spanish Top Spot


Playa Del Ingles has overtaken Torrevieja for the first time ever in the list of top Spanish holiday home locations on property portal Kyero.com. Data for the past month shows that more holiday home buyers are searching for properties in … Continue reading

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Spain’s Appeal to Overseas House Hunters Remains Strong


Spain’s appeal to overseas house hunters remains strong following a dip in the third quarter (Q3) of last year, according to TheMoveChannel.com’s latest Hotspots Index. The quarterly report, which analyses location searches on the property portal, found that Spain enjoyed … Continue reading

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Spanish properties built during boom beginning to sell


A number of properties constructed in Spain during the housing boom that have been difficult to sell are beginning to attract attention. New research from ServiHabitat, part of the Caix Bank Group, suggests some houses are beginning to sell, but … Continue reading

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Ready for a New Year Project? Join the Trend for Ruins!


Are you ready for a New Year project and want to buy a home overseas? Why not combine the two and join in on the new trend of renovating a ruin in your favourite country. Spanish property portal Kyero.com reports … Continue reading

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Where Should Expats Head for a Successful Career Abroad?


If you’re looking to move abroad as an expat and are looking for the most successful career possible, HSBC has named its top destinations in its latest Expat Explorer Survey. By continent, the survey rated Europe as the best destination … Continue reading

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Spanish House Prices Up by 3.3% in 2016


Spanish house prices rose by 3.3% over the course of 2016, according to the latest Residential Real Estate Trends Report from the ST Sociedad de Tasación. If economic conditions continue to improve, Spanish house prices are also set to grow … Continue reading

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