Author Archives: Heather Chambers

10Jun

Housing market data in Spain

House price index Spain Increases in house prices in Spain stalled a little in the first quarter of 2015 according to the National statistics office. The first quarter of 2015 report which was published yesterday showed a small decline of 0.6% when comparing prices Spanish property to the last quarter of 2014. The annual rate […]

19May

Buyers in Spain increase in March

Property sales in March Last week saw the latest data on transfer of property rights sent out by the statistical office in Spain. The monthly bulletin includes all transfer of property at Notary so is not just an indication of residential sales. Included within the bulletin are sales of commercial property, Rustica property and land. […]

13Apr

Inheritance tax in Spain the facts and fiction

Why if you own property in Spain should you write a Spanish Will. Over the years there has been much confusion about the validity and necessity of having a will in Spain if you hold assets there. Many buyers or owners of assets in Spain were led to believe that unless a will specified what should happen […]

09Apr

Purchases of homes in Spain

February 2015 Released on the 9th of April were the statics for the purchase of homes in Spain relating to February of 2015. Overall purchase of all types of property transfers of ownership showed a small increase of 5.2% when compared to the same month of the previous year but where the transfer related to […]

10Mar

Good News for Spanish Property market

2015 first month house sales are up on previous year Data published by the INE in the last couple of days brings rays of hope to the property market and for sellers of property in Spain. Taken from land registry the figures provide some scope for optimism. The first bit of good news related to the […]