• Will Spanish property prices suffer if UK expats return home?

    Will Spanish property prices suffer if UK expats return home?

    There are an array of economic elements to the recent Brexit vote which will be clarified and confirmed over the coming weeks and months. While much of the argument surrounds the U.K.’s access to the European single market many property investors are growing concerned about Spanish properties and UK expats. Only this week we saw

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  • New hope for Spanish property investors who lost deposits

    New hope for Spanish property investors who lost deposits

    It is estimated that around 100,000 British real estate investors paid as much as £4 billion in property development deposits for Spanish off plan properties which were never completed. Many of them have failed to obtain refunds leaving the Spanish real estate market in a mess. However, a recent ruling by the Spanish Supreme Court

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  • Will 2016 see a recovery in Spanish property prices?

    Will 2016 see a recovery in Spanish property prices?

    Spain and Portugal in particular suffered a dramatic collapse in property prices at the height of the worldwide economic downturn. The threat of contagion weighed heavily on investor sentiment which led to the economy grinding to a halt, unemployment exploding and many property owners defaulting on their loans. While there has been some interest from

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  • Are buyers returning to the Spanish real estate market?

    Are buyers returning to the Spanish real estate market?

    In the aftermath of the 2008/9 worldwide economic meltdown the Spanish and the Portuguese real estate markets seemed to be amongst the hardest hit. There was a massive buildup of repossessions and to a certain extent this has overhung the market since the economic meltdown. While there are signs buyers are returning is this right

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  • Foreign buyers eye up the Spanish property market

    Foreign buyers eye up the Spanish property market

    Despite the fact that it is all doom and gloom surrounding Greece and its potential exit from the Eurozone it seems that overseas investors are targeting the Spanish real estate market. Figures this week show that foreign nationals acquire 12.2% of residential properties acquired in the first quarter of 2015 compared to just 9% in

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  • Overseas investors warming to Spanish property

    Overseas investors warming to Spanish property

    Despite the fact that the Spanish economy is far from back on track it seems that overseas investors are warming to Spanish property with a 20% year-on-year increase in property transactions. Even though the performance of individual property prices in various areas of Spain is mixed it does seem as though the more prominent cities

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