Thinking of buying a house in Spain? The Spanish property market is a thriving, but complex, sector and more and more non-residents are taking advantage of low interest rates in Spain and reasonable house prices.
However, it is very very important to consider all the possible pitfalls involved in purchasing property in Spain. This section is designed to help you to do so.
There are many reasons to live in Spain, and lots of benefits to be got out of making a wise property purchase here. But, as is the case in any big, profitable sector, there are also alot of sharks swimming around in the real-estate sea, dying to get their jaws around that sales commission.
So be very very careful,
make sure you read as much as you can about how to protect your rights and your
investment before taking the plunge.
Learn the basics before you start looking. See our Spanish-English real estate glossary with full definitions of the most important concepts you'll need to know about the Spanish property market. And visit the sections listed below with useful information about the different aspects of buying property in Spain.
|Other useful links|
|Latest news on the property market in Spain Selection of news articles related to the real estate market here.|
|Mortgages in Spain, a brief introduction to the Spanish mortgage market, how it works and interest rates in Spain|
|Spanish banks, before applying for a mortgage, find out more about Spain's most popular banks and Spanish savings banks.|
|Property taxes in Spain, description of taxes involved in purchasing property and yearly property taxes in Spain.|
|Useful Spanish vocab for buying a house - you should learn at least the basic terms. Check out our pronunciation guide too.|
|Renting property in Spain - if you want to buy to rent, then read this section and our free notice board of property to rent in Spain.|
|Spanish lawyers - information on lawyers fees in Spain for property transactions|
|Houses for sale in Spain - take a look at the kind of houses available. Or check out our free Spain property for sale board.|