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Living in Barcelona

Renting in Barcelona

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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.

expat housing - expat forum

Expatica's 2017 Expat Survey - your chance to win an EUR 25 Amazon gift car...

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The first thing new expatriates do is look for a home. Global expat forum Expatica wants to find out who makes up this vast network of expats looking for a house to improve current housing services for internationals. Help us help you by filling out our survey and enter a draw for an Amazon voucher!

Rent a house in Spain

Renting a property in Spain

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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.

Property in Spain

Buying a Spanish property

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

Spanish mortgage

A guide to Spanish mortgages

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If you plan to buy Spanish property, see what expat mortgages are available to foreigners in Spain and what you need to apply for a Spanish mortgage.

Where to live in Barcelona city

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

Where to live near Barcelona

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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.

Top tips for buying property abroad

Top 5 tips for buying a house abroad

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

Energy regulations for houses to rent in Spain

Understanding EPC housing regulations in Spain

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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.

Relocating in Spain

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

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

Where to live on the coast of Spain

Where to live: Murcia and the coast

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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.

How to invest in property

Top 10 mistakes made when buying a house abroad

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

Living in Madrid

Where to live in Madrid

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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.

Buying a Spanish rural property

Thinking of renovating or building a Spanish 'campo'?

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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.

Spanish properties in movies

Spaniards beat recession by renting homes as film sets

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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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