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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.

Moving Abroad

Moving abroad with family: making a smooth transition

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Many expats move abroad alone but others come with spouses and children in tow, making the transition to a new country a little more complicated.

Renting an apartment sight unseen

Renting an apartment sight unseen: the dos and don’ts

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Many expats find that they must choose their new apartment without viewing it in person. Though renting an apartment sight unseen has been made easier thanks to the internet, it still requires careful consideration.

Barcelona's neighbourhoods: Where to live in Barcelona

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Which are the best neighbourhoods in Barcelona? Find where to live in Barcelona with our detailed guide to Barcelona's neighbourhoods.

10 things you need to know before signing a rental contract in Spain

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Renting an apartment in a new country where you don't speak the language comes with challenges. [Contributed by Quilantro]

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.

Living near Barcelona

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.



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