If the sunny sights of Spain have got you ready to move to your very own place in the sun, a Spanish property could be just a short journey away. But how exactly do you move to Spain from the UK? Our guide for UK expats makes moving to Spain from the UK simple with some handy tips.
When buying a property in Spain, there may be a number of questions you may have about the process. You may have heard horror stories or disreputable companies or be confused about how you would go about buying a property in Spain. We’re here to answer all of your questions and help you navigate the waters when buying a house in Spain.
Moving to Spain is a life-changing experience. As a British expat in Spain you will be perfectly placed to discover all that Spain has to offer with its own cultural flair and a wealth of expat communities. Whether you have already bought a property in Spain or looking to rent or buy a home in Spain in the future, our moving to Spain checklist will give you everything you need to know before moving to Spain from the UK.
Spain is one of the most popular countries for UK expats buying properties abroad. Whether Brits choose to buy a villa in Spain as a permanent residency, retirement home or a holiday home, there is speculation if it is a wise time to buy with Brexit looming.
So, what does Brexit mean for British citizens who own a holiday home in Spain and those planning on buying property in Spain?
Spain is one of the most popular European countries for investing in property overseas, for residential purposes and also on a buy-to-let basis. Spain has year-round sun; you have a choice of beach towns, cities or countryside, and following the unfortunate 2008 economic crisis, the property market is finally experiencing its revival and Spain’s economy is on a steady incline… now is quintessential time to invest in Spanish property!
Buying a holiday home somewhere in the world is a desire of many. You can holiday whenever you want and for as long as you want, which is especially great for retirees hoping to spend half of the year abroad.
Whilst you are away you will feel comfortable, at home, and since your family will only have to pay for flights, it means they can use the money they save on accommodation to come and visit you again and again!
But where do you begin looking? There is no better location for buying a holiday home than Southern Spain.
Buying property in Spain means buying into a country with pleasant temperatures and ample sunshine all year round, so if you want to flee the bleak English winter for six months, you can enjoy averages of 12°C between December and February. You will also have guaranteed hot weather for all of your summer visits.
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Due to a strengthening Pound Sterling, the average property price in Murcia, Spain is now something like 60% cheaper than in 2008.
This is due to the property values having fallen by 50% and a 10% weakening of the Euro. All of this add’s up to a buyers paradise in Spain and in Murcia where there are some excellent bargains to be snapped up.
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Spain is another country where there are bargain prices that are likely to stay affordable during 2012. In parts of Spain you can get a new villa for €50,000. There seems little doubt that for those with the many Spain looks like a good buy in 2012. One area that a lot of people are talking about it Murcia where the new ParamountTheme Park is due to start construction in 2012.