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11November
The slow death of Spain's menú del día

Posted on November 11th, 2019

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No more two-hour lunch breaks: the slow death of Spain's menú del día. Restaurants offering fixed-price three-course menús have been a cornerstone of the country’s urban life for decades, but tourism, shorter lunch breaks and gentrification have put them under threat. What will it take to figh...

04November
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A recent survey has the Socialist Party winning 121 seats, two fewer than in April, while right-of-centre parties stand to benefit collectively from the new vote. Spain will hold its fourth general election in four years this coming Sunday, but the new vote is not likely to break the prolonged poli...

02November
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Spain’s residential property market is now seeing an increase in construction activity, growing interest from international investors and steadily growing prices, according to a new report. The hardships faced by Spain following the global financial crisis are now in the past, says the analysis f...

26October
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When buying a property in Spain, the mortgage is not the only large expense. Buyers are faced with many other expenses and taxes in order to become owners. Experts recommend having saved 10%-12% of the purchase price (depending on the autonomous community), for expenses such as the appraisal, the n...

19October
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The sale of homes in Spain fell almost 19% last June, according to those of the Council of Notaries. The causes of the growing current fear of investing in housing, according to some experts, lie in the lack of government and the entry into force of the current mortgage law. Therefore, it is worth a...

19October
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Consequences of a hard Brexit in the Spanish real estate market. The foreign buyer is one of the most important profiles of the Spanish residential real estate sector. His predilection for our country translates into a level of transactions that contributes to the dynamism of the housing market. Th...

05April
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1. Calculate your budget Knowing how much money you have is the starting point of this whole process. If you want to live with a margin of tranquillity, experts advise that when calculating the mortgage should not exceed one third of your salary. 2. Prioritize needs If you know what you want, less ...

30March
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The latest statistics from the Spanish Land Registrar’s Association for the last quarter of Q4 2017 highlight that British demand for Spanish properties remains strong, along with other encouraging signs for the Spanish property market. Coinciding with a 7.6% increase in property prices and a...

07March
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5 Tips to Get A Fab Exchange Rate, for Your Costa del Sol Property 07.03.2018 Do you intend to buy a superb Costa del Sol property in 2018? If so, you'll want to transfer your money from the UK to your Spanish bank account at a fantastic exchange rate, whether you've got your heart set on a beauti...

16January
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Spain to replace US as second most popular tourism spot. Spain is set to replace the US as the world's second most popular tourism location, with France retaining top spot, according to the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Overall, the number of international tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017...

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