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Renting in Barcelona

Renting in Barcelona

8 April 2015 | 0 comments

From Gaudi-influenced neighbourhoods to sunny beachside retreats, it's easy to find a new home in Barcelona in a neighbourhood that suits your Spanish life.

Renting a property in Spain

Renting a property in Spain

24 October 2013 | 8 comments

If you're looking to rent a Spanish property, find out where and how to rent a property in Spain and what quirks to expect from the Spanish property market.

Buying a Spanish property

Buying a Spanish property

24 October 2013 | 8 comments

Factors to be aware of when buying Spanish property include property scams, high capital gains tax, and fluctuations in the Spanish property market.

Where to live near Barcelona

Where to live near Barcelona

11 February 2015 | 1 comment

For cheaper property and space, it's easy to find your own plot of heaven in the mountains or the Mediterranean coast near Barcelona, with a range of commuting options.

Where to live in Barcelona city

Where to live in Barcelona city

11 February 2015 | 4 comments

If you're moving to Barcelona, finding a great place to live in Barcelona is easy, from the historic old town to modern apartments.

Top 5 tips for buying a house abroad

12 June 2013 | 1 comment

Reduce the risk of legal pitfalls and bad property investments with this guide to buying property abroad.

Understanding EPC housing regulations in Spain

25 April 2013 | 3 comments

The Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is mandatory for Spanish properties that are for sale or rent from the 1 June 2013. Here's a guide to what your property requires.

10 things to do before moving out of your apartment in Spain

10 things to do before moving out of your apartment in Spain

25 October 2012 | 2 comments

Here are some practical tips for moving out of your apartment in Spain, from terminating your lease to forwarding your post.

Where to live: Murcia and the coast

Where to live: Murcia and the coast

22 February 2012 | 0 comments

Spain's unspoilt Murcia coast is a welcome alternative on the Mediterranean that is growing in popularity. Get an insight to the Spanish beach lifestyle.

Top 10 mistakes made when buying a house abroad

Top 10 mistakes made when buying a house abroad

17 February 2010 | 0 comments

If you want to buy property abroad, read these 10 common mistakes made by real estate investors to avoid making similar costly mistakes.

Where to live in Madrid

Where to live in Madrid

17 February 2010 | 4 comments

Moving to Madrid and not sure where to live? Read this simplified guide by Kids In Madrid to learn more about the charming city dwellings.

Thinking of renovating or building a Spanish 'campo'?

Thinking of renovating or building a Spanish 'campo'?

12 February 2010 | 3 comments

If you're thinking of buying a Spanish rural property, you should consider the following points from someone who has been there and failed dismally.

Spaniards beat recession by renting homes as film sets

Spaniards beat recession by renting homes as film sets

15 April 2009 | 0 comments

More homeowners hoping to earn extra cash to make their mortgage payments are putting their old-fashioned apartments for film set rental.

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