Articles tagged as: buying a property

December 11th, 2013

You can never have read enough information before buying a property, especially abroad. Prior to more detailed research, easily digestible summaries are a good place to start – you can find a new one here.

Continue reading Top Tips for Buying Overseas Property

October 6th, 2011

Whenever buying a property abroad it is always helpful to arm yourself with as much information as possible. Many of the horror stories circulated in the press could have easily been avoided by taking the right advice and dealing with professional estate agents. One organisation which actively assists in the overseas ...

Continue reading How to Buy Property Safely in Spain

August 2nd, 2011

If you’re thinking of buying a property in Spain then a visit to A Place in the Sun Live, the official exhibition of the hit Channel 4 TV series taking place at the NEC Birmingham on 30th September to 2nd October, is a must. Every year Spain is the most popular ...

Continue reading Free Tickets to a Place in the Sun

July 31st, 2010

A Place in the Sun Live is the UK's biggest and best-attended overseas property exhibition. It's on from the 1st to 3rd of October at the NEC in Birmingham - and you can skip the normal £10 entrance fee by registering online A Place in the Sun Live features thousands of ...

Continue reading Free Entry to A Place in the Sun Exhibition

July 20th, 2010

I think this week's news articles are pretty self explanatory. I particularly like the one about President Zapatero being compared to Mugabe regarding property rights. I agree with Mike's comment "while it was a silly comparison, its important the pressure is kept on the Spanish government. Unfortunately it usually takes wild ...

Continue reading Spanish Property: Not Rocket Science

July 20th, 2010

Torrevieja is the Spanish resort that exploded in size as Brits snapped up apartments and villas as frenetically as the developers knocked them out. But the town dubbed the Costa del Yorkshire is now better known to the Spanish banks as the home of the "British plumber mortgage", and knee-deep ...

Continue reading Despite Property Glut, There Are Few Real Bargains

June 9th, 2010

Are you living the dream? Do you think Spain is still a good investment opportunity for property? Two frequently asked questions that even now, after all these years, confuse me. My dreams tend to be focussed on one-off events that will never happen, the fantasy of winning the Euro Lottery; scoring ...

Continue reading Living Happily and Legally in Spain

April 27th, 2010

Is it just me, or has recent news about the Spanish property market seemed a little more upbeat to you too? Coincidentally, this morning, I received a newsletter from Roy Williams - founder of an unconventional business school in Texas - which echo my own thoughts about optimism: "I detest the Positive ...

Continue reading Spanish Property Optimism in Perspective

December 21st, 2009

Recently an influential annual report was published by Acuna & Asociados who are highly regarded Madrid real estate analysts. Their report makes depressing reading given that they do not think the Spanish property market will recover for several years. Indeed, at current rates of demand (around 200,000 properties per year) it ...

Continue reading Spanish Property: What Now?

October 23rd, 2009

Having lived in Spain for over five years now I am one of the first to acknowledge what is wrong with the country and the difficulties people can experience living here or buying a property here. I was asked the other day if I would ever consider returning to England to ...

Continue reading Stop the Spain Bashing

July 24th, 2009

With the news that the British pound is still holding strong, many Britons are still actively contemplating buying a holiday home abroad as an alternative investment. However, more than ever it now pays to be realistic when buying a holiday home abroad. Some may ridicule this idea in light of the ...

Continue reading Realism Rules in Overseas Property

June 5th, 2008

Those who want to live in Spain should buy now as there are plenty of bargains, but those looking to invest should wait. There are currently many property bargains on the market in Spain as people become desperate to sell their homes however, according to an industry expert, although now is ...

Continue reading Great Deals on Spanish Homes

February 12th, 2008

Potential overseas buyers might be put off by reports of land grabs and foreigners’ villas being demolished in Spain. But the news isn’t all bad and being properly advised could save you the nightmare of losing your investment The recent reports from Spain of a retired British couple who had their ...

Continue reading Who’s to Blame in Spain?

January 29th, 2008

We've launched a couple of new features on Kyero.com to help you research Spanish property and to enable you to help others do the same. Last week I mentioned the Get Answers form on just about every page of Kyero.com. It's a simple idea - you want to know something about Spain ...

Continue reading Spanish Property Comments & Questions

January 22nd, 2008

It's been a lively week on Kyero.com. Yesterday, we moved to a new cluster of servers in a new datacentre. Aside from the inconvenience of the site being down for a few minutes, we're optimistic that we'll now be able to provide better performance and better reliability in the future. If you're ...

Continue reading Long Term Lets Treble