News and Information about Marbella

GBP/EUR News – Pound Strengthens as New Brexit Deal Agreed

The GBP/EUR exchange rate maintained it upward trajectory this week as the UK and EU finally managed to hammer out a Brexit deal. Markets Cheer Brexit Deal News A flurry of Brexit headlines ensured GBP investors were kept busy again (more…)

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As Barcelona burns, what might be the impact on the housing market?

Catalonia is in the grip of major political protests with nightly riots in Barcelona following the harsh sentencing of Catalan independence leaders for sedition and misuse of public funds after an illegal referendum and declaration of independence back in 2017. (more…)

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Spanish property market contracts in Q2 2019 after five years of continuous growth

The spanish property market contracted 7.8% in the second quarter of 2019, led by a slump of 20.8% in Balearic home sales, according to the latest report from the Association of Spanish Notaries. This was the first quarter in the (more…)

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Hand back the keys of your Spanish property to your mortgage lender and walk away? Bad idea

Many people who contact us at EU Property Solutions report that they simply gave the keys back to their respective overseas lender and walked away when the market collapsed. A significant majority believe that ended their overseas property ownership and (more…)

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Spanish Supreme Court confirms the powers of regional authorities to regulate tourist rentals

A new ruling from the Spanish Supreme Court clarifies the powers of regional authorities to regulate tourist rental activity, which is probably not good news for holiday home owners in Spain who want to rent out their homes on a (more…)

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GBP/EUR News – Pound rockets on Brexit deal optimism

The GBP/EUR exchange rate was sent racing higher this week on renewed hopes that a Brexit deal could be reached by the UK and EU. Pound Rocked by Brexit Headlines It’s been another session of ups and downs for the (more…)

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SPANISH MORTGAGE MARKET IN Q3 2019: Interest rates way down in quarter

A summary of the Spanish mortgage market data released in the third quarter of 2019 – interest rates, mortgage costs, and mortgage market lending volumes in Spain. 12-month Euribor, the base rate used to calculate interest payments on most mortgages (more…)

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SPANISH HOME SALES – AUGUST 2019: Big declines in most areas of interest to foreign investors

Spanish home sales data for August 2019 reveal a market on the slide with transactions on the decline in almost all areas of interest to foreign investors, though there are reasons to think the setback might not last. Whichever figures (more…)

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HolaBank is one of the few lenders not to charge any opening fees on new mortgages

HolaBank – the Spanish bank that focuses on satisfying the needs of foreigners with banking needs in Spain – is one of the few lenders that doesn’t charge clients an opening fee on new mortgages, saving them hundreds, or even (more…)

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Benidorm’s InTempo skyscraper under refurbishment and 40pc sold

Spain’s tallest residential building the Intempo skyscraper in Benidorm is one year away from renovation works completion and already 40pc sold says the development team. InTempo is 198 meters tall with 45 floors containing 256 residences and more than 13,000 (more…)

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