Entries by Real Estate

Analysis of the Demand for Real Estate in Spain

Since the beginning of the economic crisis, numerous investors have found excellent opportunities to increase their wealth in simple ways.  Clear examples of this are in cities like Dubai or Hong Kong where real estate prices have grown to 63% and 81% respectively since 2009.  The increase in demand in these investment activities has led […]

Which are the Best Cities in Spain for Real Estate Investment?

The Spanish real estate sector presents a unique opportunity for investors worldwide.  The loss in purchasing power of Spanish citizens, owed to the difficulties in access to credit, allows foreign nationals to benefit from the advantages that the sector offers (including decline in prices up to 40% in some areas).  At the end of the […]

Viva España

In the first few days of September, the investment company Morgan Stanley upgraded its growth outlook for Spain. The company recently launched its last report, Viva España, which outlines recommendations and places for investment.  Spain comes in first place, ahead of Italy and Germany. The report emphasizes these main points in favor of Spain as […]

Housing Price Evolution in Spain

According to a report from Euroval, a Spanish appraisal firm, Barcelona and San Sebastian registered a higher value of apartments during the first half of 2013. Huelva and Lleida registered lower prices. The biggest range in prices of apartments was in Madrid: between 62 and 198 thousand euros.

Application for Residence Visa by Acquiring Property

The article discusses the main steps in the process of acquiring property in Spain and how to apply for a residence visa based on the acquisition. The initial residence permit can be renewed for another set of 2 years by presenting the corresponding documents before the Large Companies Unit of the Spanish Ministry of Employment and Social Security.

The Spanish Registration System

Registration in the Spanish Registration system generally has a declarative character, but in some cases it might be of incorporation character and thus obligatory in order to provide protection. Once a proper registration has been carried out, it produces several favorable effects according to principles of legality, specialty and Chain of Title.

Foreign Investment in Spain continues to increase

A high number of foreign investments in Spain were recorded during the first half of 2013 and it is further expected to increase. Favorable factors for the increase are considered to be the drop in prices of property in Spain and the assistance to foreign investors provided in the draft of the Law to Support Entrepreneurs and Internationalization.