Landlords in Spain to get Better Protection from Squatters and Tenants who don’t Pay Rent

Proposals have been approved to tighten up on trespassing and the illegal occupation of property in Spain. Until now, home there have been mechanisms in place for owners and landlords to deal with squatters and those who have outstayed their welcome, but none of them have worked efficiently. However, the proposal, approved now in Congress […]
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Report reveals more than 1.36 Million Empty Properties Still for Sale in Spain

Home sales, mortgage approvals, and consumer confidence are all recovering but there’s still the problem of the glut concentrated in areas with low demand, says the real estate consultancy Acuña y Asociados in a new report. Including bank repossessions, the Spanish property market still has 1.36 million empty properties looking for a buyer, down from […]
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Crackdown on Unregistered Holiday Rentals Continues

New laws are being created to ensure that owners of holiday accommodation have civil liability insurance and guest registration in attempts to regulate Spain’s incredibly competitive short term rental market. This comes on the back of the 5th consecutive year of record-breaking tourism numbers in the country that is the most popular tourist destination in […]
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The Importance of Legalising Unregistered Property Extensions in Spain

Often when considering selling, property owners decide to make improvements or build extensions to their Spanish properties to add value and make them more attractive to prospective buyers. Adding an outbuilding in the garden next to the pool, a few additional guestrooms, building a cellar with home cinema or an indoor heated swimming pool all […]
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