During the first half year, the sale of homes to foreigners fell by 3.2% to 51,720 homes sold. According to the data from the Consejo General del Notariado or the Association of Notaries, it is still the British, French and Germans who buy the most properties in Spain. An 18.6% of all homes sold in … Continue reading Sale of homes to Foreigners fell by -3,2%
Altea saved from bad weather. The first “Gota fria” came this year on 12 September. This phenomenon is repeated almost every year around this time. However, this year it was the worst of the last 100 years. Especially to the south of Alicante, and with names the village of Orihuela, was hit hard. Seven people … Continue reading Altea saved from bad weather.
After more than three years of brooding under pressure from the European Union, the Spanish government ratified the new mortgage law (Ley 5/2019, the 15 de marzo), which protects consumers not only against incompetent advisors, intermediaries and financing for a (second) home in Spain. Below we list the most important points, as a follow-up to … Continue reading New mortgage law 15 march 2019
The Spanish Bank has announced figures on the evolution of rents in Spain. This shows that between 2013 and 2019 rents increased by 50%. The largest risers were measured in cities such as Valencia, Costa Blanca, Barcelona, Madrid, Málaga and Palma de Mallorca. The Banco de España investigation into rents in Spain looked at the … Continue reading Rent increased by 50% in six years on the Costa Blanca!
Maybe it’s something in the gazpacho or paella, as Spain just surpassed Italy to become the world’s healthiest country. That’s according to the 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index,which ranks 169 economies according to factors that contribute to overall health. Spain placed sixth in the previous gauge, published in 2017. Spain has the … Continue reading Spain, the World’s Healthiest nation
DECLARATION OF INCOME TAX RESIDENTS IRPF You must file a declaration for the Spanish income tax IRPF before the end of June 2018 if you are a resident in Spain. Fiscal residents in Spain are all residents who live or stay in Spain for more than 183 days per year. This number of days does … Continue reading Declaration of income Tax residents