One of the measures introduced by the Spanish Government during the worst of the coronavirus crisis was the mortgage moratorium for homeowners whose income was directly affected as a result of the pandemic.
Holy Week in Spain, known as “Semana Santa”, is one of Spain’s most important festivals and this year takes place between 28th March and 4th April 2021. Will travelling be allowed within Spain this Easter? Will Spain’s traditional Easter celebrations be cancelled in 2021?
The European Commission's new growth forecasts for 2021 and 2022 place Spain at the head of the recovery in the EU. The EU has raised Spanish GDP forecasts from 5.3% to 5.6% for 2021 and from 4.8% to 5.3% in 2022, although without yet recovering its pre-pandemic gross domestic product.
Will house prices drop in Spain in 2021? Is 2021 a good time to invest in property in Spain? These are just some of the questions on the minds of those planning to move to Spain in 2021, but who may have put plans on hold due to uncertainties such as Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic.
A recent Parliament session in Spain has amended the 2018-2021 State Housing Plan in order to speed up the process and increase its coverage to encourage renting and property renovation or refurbishment.
Travelling to and from Spain remains something that isn't advised by authorties across the world, with the UK foreign office advising against all but essential travel to the country, including the Balearic Islands but excluding the Canary Islands, based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.