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Old Measurements in Spain

Understanding Historical Land Measurements in Spain

In a recent conversation with Angela from Hola Properties in The Lecrin Valley, we delve into the fascinating world of historical land measurements used in Spain. While most modern property transactions rely on the metric system, some older documents and escrituras (property deeds) still reference antiquated units, leading to confusion among buyers and sellers. Here, …

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Ilegal Holiday rentals

Are Illegal Rentals and Holiday Lets Driving Up Prices?

  Are Illegal Rentals and Holiday Lets Driving Up Prices? In recent years, the rise of illegal rentals and holiday lets has become a contentious issue in many areas of Spain. This is not only affecting the housing market but also contributing to wider economic and social implications. Here we will explore the logical explanation …

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Cheap Houses in Spain

Dangers of Buying Cheap Property in Spain: What to Consider

Dangers of Buying Cheap Property in Spain: What to Consider Spain is recognized and known for its scenic views, sunny weather, and rich cultural heritage that makes it a prime destination for property buyers. Some positive aspects are good relationships, great connections, and, when speaking of property buying, excellent offers. As a long-serving professional in …

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Digital signatures in Spain

The Legalities of Using Digital Signatures and E-Signatures in Spain

Introduction The advent of digital technology has revolutionized many aspects of daily life, including how we handle legal transactions. In Spain, the use of digital signatures and e-signatures has become increasingly prevalent, especially in the realm of property sales. Here we delve into the legal framework surrounding digital and e-signatures in Spain, with a particular …

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May 24 - Property Market Report

Local Property Market Report – May 2024

Introduction Hello, it’s Mathew here, welcoming you to this month’s property market roundup for the local Alpujarra, Lecrín Valley, Órgiva, Velez de Benadudalla and the general Granada area. We’ll dive into the latest market facts, figures, and news impacting homeowners and buyers in the region. Lecrín Valley Market Overview In the Lecrín Valley, 93 properties …

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Understanding Property Measurements in Spain Escritura vs. Cadastral

Understanding Property Measurements in Spain: Escritura vs. Cadastral

When buying or selling property in Spain, you may encounter discrepancies between the measurements listed in the escritura (title deed) and the cadastral (land registry) records. Understanding these differences is crucial, as they can significantly impact the sale process and legalities of the property transaction. What Are Escritura and Cadastral Measurements? Escritura: Cadastral: Why Are …

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The art of marketing Signature homes in Granda

The Art of Marketing Cortijos and Signature Homes in Granada, Spain: Tailoring Strategies for the Discerning Buyer

Nestled in the enchanting landscapes of Granada, Cortijos and signature homes are more than just residences; they are tapestries woven with culture, history, and a unique way of life. These properties are not mere structures but embody a legacy that requires a marketing approach as specialised and discerning as the clientele interested in them. Hola …

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But they said it would be online

But they said it would be online – When to change estate agents in Spain

The market is quiet In a tranquil village south of Granada, Maria found herself at a crossroads, not just geographically but emotionally and practically. Her cozy home, brimming with memories of family gatherings and lazy summer evenings, needed a new owner. Maria’s health was urging her back to her home country, closer to medical care and, …

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Latest Currency exchange news for February 2024 - Helping you but a property in Spain or move your money back home.

Sterling’s Promising Outlook Amid Economic Optimism

The British Pound remains well supported and the coming week’s heavy economic calendar could offer a further boost if the data confirms the UK economy picked up steam at the start of the year. In fact, inflation, wages, GDP, and retail sales data will be closely monitored and should the data beat expectations, markets would …

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