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Spain 'will not renegotiate' Theresa May's Brexit deal, warns Sanchez
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:40:40 +0200

SPAIN'S president Pedro Sánchez has warned the UK government he will 'not renegotiate' the Brexit deal presented ...
Tolls to be cut by 30% on nine motorways
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:19:15 +0200

TOLLS on nine of Spain's motorways will cost on average 30% less from January 15, including the Alicante ringroad and AP-7 ...
'Humanitarian visas' for refugees proposed by Spanish MEP
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:38:15 +0200

EUROPE should produce 'humanitarian visas' for potential refugees to keep them out of the hands of the mafia, says a Spanish MEP.
AVE trains, motorways and employment promised in 2019 budget
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:07:30 +0200

SPANISH president Pedro Sánchez has promised high-speed AVE rail links, motorways, greater employment, and social housing during his last six months ...
Rain and cold snap to follow record high temperatures
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:39:39 +0200

A WET start to the weekend is forecast after the last two or three days of warmer-than-usual daytime temperatures across Spain, according to ...
Royal Christmas card released
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 19:19:54 +0200

SPAIN'S Royal family has released its official Christmas card - and, instead of a festive theme, this year's features a photograph of them ...
Bremain in Spain and other 'Brexpats' lament High Court setback
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:56:50 +0200

BRITISH expats living in Spain, Italy and France are deciding their next step after the UK High Court rejected their appeal against ...
Europe to ban CO2 by 2050: Is Spain up to the challenge?
Sun, 9 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200

EUROPEAN Commissioners want to wipe out carbon dioxide, or CO2 emissions by the year 2050, according to an ambitious announcement ahead of the recent climate change summit (COP24) in Katowice, ...
Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz nominated for Golden Globes
Sat, 8 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200

PENÉLOPE Cruz and Antonio Banderas have been nominated for a Golden Globe award for their leading roles in American Crime ...
Minimum wage increase to be enshrined in law this month
Sat, 8 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200

THE promised minimum wage rise will be enshrined in law later this month, the government has announced - and will see an ...
Spain's Constitution turns 40: Should we be celebrating?
Fri, 7 Dec 2018 08:01:52 +0200

WHICHEVER way you look at it, the Spanish Constitution is something to celebrate. Now exactly four decades old, the Magna Carta
Heavy traffic warning for bank holiday weekend
Thu, 6 Dec 2018 12:57:11 +0200

OVER six million cars are expected to be on Spain's roads during the long weekend because of the bank holidays - today ...
Protests after 'La Manada' victim's appeal fails
Thu, 6 Dec 2018 11:55:36 +0200

PROTESTS have broken out across Spain in response to a regional High Court of Justice's having confirmed a nine-year sentence for ...
The ABC of steps to take to protect your residency status in Spain prior to Brexit
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:44:44 +0000

What can British citizens in Spain do in preparation for Brexit? After the approval of the EU 27 in Brussels, and two long weeks of debate in the UK, Parliament is next to follow and decide the future of this (more…) The post The ABC of steps to take to protect your residency status in Spain prior to Brexit appeared first on Spanish Property Insight .
Taxes on Buying Spanish Property
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:37:15 +0000

Marbella-based Larraín Nesbitt Lawyers has over 16 year’s conveyancing & taxation experience at your service. Our team of native English-speaking lawyers and economists have a long track record successfully assisting expats acquiring property all over Spain, including Madrid and Barcelona. (more…) The post Taxes on Buying Spanish Property appeared first on Spanish Property Insight .
HolaBank give you a helping hand with the bureaucracy you face in Spain (publicity)
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 10:51:48 +0000

HolaBank clients get free help dealing with the Spanish bureaucracy. When you live in Spain, or even just own a second home here, you can’t avoid a certain amount of Spanish bureaucracy, which can seem exasperating to the uninitiated. Dealing (more…) The post HolaBank give you a helping hand with the bureaucracy you face in Spain (publicity) appeared first on Spanish Property Insight .
Q3 KEY NUMBERS: Spanish Home sales up 11% in September 2018
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 10:51:31 +0000

The number of Spanish home sales inscribed in the Land Registry rose by 11% compared to the same month last year, show the latest figures from the National Institute of Statistics (INE). There were 38,621 Spanish home sales inscribed in (more…) The post Q3 KEY NUMBERS: Spanish Home sales up 11% in September 2018 appeared first on Spanish Property Insight .
Q3 KEY NUMBERS: Foreign demand for Spanish property in the third quarter of 2018
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:48:36 +0000

Foreign demand for property in Spain increased by 5% to 16,142 purchases recorded by the Association of Spanish Land Registrars between July and September, according to their latest report. The next chart shows annualised growth in foreign demand for Spanish (more…) The post Q3 KEY NUMBERS: Foreign demand for Spanish property in the third quarter of 2018 appeared first on Spanish Property Insight .
New Mortgage Law to be passed
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:07:55 +0000

Larraín Nesbitt Lawyers has over 16 year’s conveyancing & taxation experience at your service. Our team of native English-speaking lawyers and economists have a long track record successfully assisting expats acquiring property all over Spain, including Madrid and Barcelona. Blog (more…) The post New Mortgage Law to be passed appeared first on Spanish Property Insight .
The overseas sector of the Spanish property market is in good health according to recent statistics from the College of Notaries
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:04:41 +0000

From the perspective of the overseas property market in Spain I find the most interesting statistics are from the College of Notaries, breaking down purchases by nationality and region. The most reliable statistics about the Spanish property market are those (more…) The post The overseas sector of the Spanish property market is in good health according to recent statistics from the College of Notaries appeared first on Spanish Property Insight .
Quarterly Market Report Q3 2018 – Section II
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:25:13 +0000

Quarterly Market Report – Summer 2018 – 31st October 2018 – Section II This is Survey Spain’s 19th Quarterly Report. We have kept it brief and specifically relevant to the locations where we are aware that the majority of our readers (more…) The post Quarterly Market Report Q3 2018 – Section II appeared first on Spanish Property Insight .
Spain’s Supreme Court rules that in Dissolutions of Joint Property Ownership, Stamp Duty is only paid on the outgoing share
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:12:24 +0000

Larraín Nesbitt Lawyers has over 16 year’s conveyancing and taxation experience at your service. Our team of native English-speaking lawyers and economists have a long track record successfully assisting expats all over Spain. Blog post copyrighted © 2018. Plagiarism will (more…) The post Spain’s Supreme Court rules that in Dissolutions of Joint Property Ownership, Stamp Duty is only paid on the outgoing share appeared first on Spanish Property Insight .
Survey Spain’s Quarterly Market Report Q3 2018 – Section I
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:54:54 +0000

Quarterly Market Report – Summer 2018 – 31st October 2018 This is our 19th Quarterly Report. We have kept it brief and specifically relevant to the locations where we are aware that the majority of our readers are interested in. (more…) The post Survey Spain’s Quarterly Market Report Q3 2018 – Section I appeared first on Spanish Property Insight .

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