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I Spy Building Cranes
Posted on Aug 03 2015 by Barbara in General
Building licence approvals reduced to a trickle at the end of 2014 but now on the way up. However, my view is that most of the new developments won't be in prime locations. Read More »
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The 7-year Property Market Cycle
Posted on Jun 21 2015 by Barbara in General
Perhaps a cliche but it seems that the saying that property markets go in 7-year cycles but memories only last for 5 may actually be true. Lots of signs that the Spanish market is starting to repeat some bad habits. Read More »
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2015 Feels Very Different
Posted on Jan 05 2015 by Barbara in General
In recent years buyers have been able to take their time when purchasing a Spanish property. That's all changing and now they need to get up to speed if they're not going to lose that special property. Read More »
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Getting money out of China gets harder
Posted on Dec 29 2015 by Barbara in General
When the Golden visa scheme started a surge of Chinese property buyers was expected to hit Spain but it didn't materialise. Part of the reason may be stricter enforcement of currency exportation. Read More »
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How to find out the bad stuff
Posted on Oct 03 2014 by Barbara in General
Some countries have real estate disclosure laws but lots don't so can a buyer be really sure they know the full story about a property they have found. The answer is to use your own detective. Read More »
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Top 10 Costa Blanca Beaches
Posted on Apr 19 2014 by Barbara in General
Spain's coast is a concrete jungle, according to many. Well, they are wrong and here are 10 reasons to prove it. Take a look at just a few of the Costa Blanca's beaches. Read More »
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Costa del Sol’s first Bilingual College
Posted on Mar 31 2014 by satellite_design in General
The coast has many International schools but from Sept 2014 a new facility opens offering bilingual English/Spanish schooling for all nationalities. Read More »
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Overseas Buyers lead the way in Spain
Posted on Mar 31 2014 by Barbara in General
Strong growth in overseas buyer numbers mean they made up more than 20% of the total market in 2013 and that's an all-time record. Read More »