The survey that the British bank HSBC carries out each year puts Spain in fourth place in the ranking of the best countries in the world to live and work in according to expats. Spain rises 10 positions in the list and manages to overtake New Zealand, which last year boasted second place.
Finding the best deals and getting the best possible price when you buy a new house is never easy, but it's something we all want to reach. There are real bargains out there but they go fast, so it's vital to know where to look to find that perfect property at a great price.
Throughout the Community of Madrid there are numerous luxury houses and residential areas which are only available to a few fortunate people and in the others, it isn’t rare to see a celebrity living there.
The closing prices of homes that were sold on the Spanish coasts grew by 5.7% over the last year, up to 1,727 euros per metre squared, which is 160 euros per square foot, according to a study published by idealista.
Expats from all over the world living in Barcelona and Madrid and visitors just passing through are discovering a new type of social event that is revolutionising both travel and meetups in Spain’s two biggest cities.
The bad thing about renting a flat is that you pay your rent every month but in the end it just goes into someone else’s pocket and you’re left with nothing to call your own, something many people see as a terrible waste of money. It's much better to buy a house, of course, but it's so expensive...
You shouldn’t have to go on vacation to the mountains when really you want a beach holiday, just because you’ve got a dog. And there’s certainly no need to wait to go to the beach with your dog until after dark, when no one’s around to give you a fine.