Malaga-based relocation consultant and mother, Lisa Sadleir, explains why she decided to write her essential guide, “Moving to Spain with Children”. Having worked as an adviser and consultant to many families, and seeing all the traps it’s easy to fall into and the mistakes it’s easy to make, I thought why not offer all the
Recent studies of the different nationalities who buy a property in Spain have shown that the British continue to lead the ranking with 18.62%; followed by the French with 9.39%; the Germans, 7.25%; Belgians, 6.90%; Italians, 6.13%; Russians, 5.83%; Swedish, 5.83%; Chinese, 4.14% and the Norwegians with 3.74%. British 18.62% French 9.39% Germans 7.25% Belgians
Our regular legal-contributor Raymundo Larraín Nesbitt explains the changes in rental laws in Spain spurred by the key ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) from last 3rd of September 2014 (Case C-127/12), as well as the new touristic rental laws. By Raymundo Larraín Nesbitt Lawyer – Abogado Introduction I am going to split
Spain is the second most important destination for cruise holidays in Europe, second only to Italy. Spanish cruise ports received nearly 6 million passengers last year, a level that the port authorities are keen to maintain, and improve. Port charges have been reduced with the intention of making it more attractive for cruise lines. Facilities
According to TripAdvisor, the best beaches in Spain, voted by their readers during the last 12 months, are in Andalucia, the Balearic Islands, Galicia, the Canaries and the Basque Country. Votes were based on marks for the quality of the beaches and the number of comments made. Two of the beaches listed this year are
Over a year ago the Spanish government passed a new law limiting the rental of tourist homes during the holiday periods, whilst also yielding its regulation to the different autonomous regions of Spain. Today, each region legislates differently, for example, in the Balearics; the regional government has restricted practically all forms of holiday rentals. Others,
After months of debate, the regional government of Madrid has approved a strict regulation on short-term rentals, which could develop as a model for other cities. The new decree, Decreto de Regulación de Apartamentos Turísticos y de las Viviendas de Uso Turístico, bans private homeowners for renting out their homes for less than five days.