Entries by Real Estate

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.

Buying and Selling Homes in Spain

The article discusses the purchase of real estate in Spain by foreigners, providing statistics about the nationality of the buyers, the purposes of their purchases, top locations and an evaluation of the economic effects of these purchases.

Further steps for the investment for residence in Spain

The Spanish President Mariano Rajoy, met with a group of entrepreneurs and small business owners in Moncloa, Madrid to present them some general information concerning the Law of Entrepreneurs’ draft. (Anteproyecto de la Ley de Emprendedores) Mr. Rajoy introduced information about the different aid that the future Law will give to the business sector (CadenaSER.com). […]

Investment opportunity for foreigners in Spain

According to the official estimate of the Ministry of Development, in the current struggling housing market, there are between 680,000 and 900,000 unsold new houses in Spain. Last year 361,831 houses were sold, half that of five years ago. The Government is searching for solutions to dispose of this huge amount of vacant housing and […]