NIE, TIE, SIP, Padron, S1 – What does it all mean?

by Brenda in Living in Spain, Spanish property market, Uncategorized

Planning to move to Spain? Here is a brief explanation of some of the documents we use. NIE is a foreigner’s ID number (número de identidad de extranjero). It is your own unique tax number and it is needed for to buy a house and almost all big purchases, to open a bank account and […]

Save it or spend it – how will Covid-19 change your life?

by Brenda in Living in Spain, Spanish property market

I never thought that anything like this would or could happen during my brief existence on earth. This period and its consequences will be imprinted upon the minds of millions for a generation to come. But, how we live our lives “on the other side” is a matter of choice. The choices we may make financially, hopefully within a few months, may now be very different from those made prior to this coronavirus pandemic.

Maggie’s top ten properties of the week

by Brenda in Information, Living in Spain, Spanish property market

We have some cracking properties at brilliant prices – here’s my top ten for this week, in no particular order of importance! There’s something for everyone! Great price, really 2 houses, includes a huge garage – so much potential! 38,000 euro. Casa Susana Great value, recently reduced, includes old bodega at the rear of the […]

Selling your Spanish Home

by Brenda in Information, Selling your home in Spain, Spanish property market

Selling your Spanish Home Pointers for selling your Spanish property quickly and at the right price. Contract us, no sale, no fee. 1) Choose the right Estate Agent. It is important that your agent is active in the area where your property is located. Choose an agent that has a registered, public office in a […]

10 top tips to sell your house in Spain

by Brenda in Spanish property market

1. Choose an agent with a town centre office, they need to be a legal estate agency, licensed by the local authority. Check that your agent is a member of the Association of International Property Professionals. The badge of AIPP membership is a reminder to you, the seller, that a company must follow professional standards […]

Spanish property prices up 2.65% in Q1, 2015

by Brenda in Spanish property market

There was more good news for the Spanish property market this week with the latest data from the Property Registrar’s Association showing that prices increased by 2.65% in the first quarter of 2015. The PRA data also shows that residential home sales increased 9.05% to 90,534 transactions compared to the same period in 2014. The […]