Selling after a separation or divorce

  Currently, and this is not by my own, according to INE (National Statistics Institute): more than 400.000 couples a year get separated, divorced or marriage annulment. In fact, Spain is the second country of Europe with the highest rate of divorces. As a matter of fact, after a separation, if the couple is renting … Continue reading Selling after a separation or divorce

Asking for a mortgage or a personal loan?

I remember perfectly a finance professor that I had at the University, and the answer that he always gave us when someone asked him a doubt regarding to any financial formula: “Don´t worry, when it´s not an example on the blackboard, but your own real money, you are going to understand it perfectly”. And with … Continue reading Asking for a mortgage or a personal loan?

We have inherited a house… what next?

Inheritances are one of the main niche listings for a real estate agency, and so, we have seen almost all possible casuistic around this matter in our years of experience in this profession. That is the reason for writing this article, giving our vision and some peace of advice about the way of managing an … Continue reading We have inherited a house… what next?

Taxes and expenditures when buying a house

A few weeks ago we published an article about the Taxes and expenditures when selling a house, now the turn is for those purchasing one. And as we wrote in that publishing, the main doubt that appears to both parts by the time of closing the deal. Also, this is something that independently is contemplated … Continue reading Taxes and expenditures when buying a house

Requirements for accessing Social Housing

Social Housing has a main advantage, a lower price of purchasing than the open market housing, which makes that in general more affordable for the customer. On the other hand, they have some limitations, like the size -they offer max 90 m2-, being used as a residential home, you cannot sell it in the first … Continue reading Requirements for accessing Social Housing

Cohousing: a practical lifestyle

Cohousing or collaborative house, is a modern concept of homes with reduced surfaces for a bigger community space, and as its own name indicates, they are zones for sharing and collaborating in the community. In fact, this idea which was born in Denmark in the 60´s -where there is no horizontal division, but what really … Continue reading Cohousing: a practical lifestyle

Taxes and expenditures when selling a house

If you are thinking on selling a house -either on your own or through a real estate agent-, you should know that apart from the conveyance price, both the buyer and the seller have to pay some expenditures and taxes regarding to the operation. Doing this, in our experience, the main doubt appears to both … Continue reading Taxes and expenditures when selling a house

The collapsing barrier and its effects on the residential market

A few months ago, I attended an event in which I listened a discussion about how the creation of SAREB was designed -or bad bank that is well-known-, and the speaker used an analogy in which he compared it with a barrier. If we focus to the definition of dam in the dictionary and what … Continue reading The collapsing barrier and its effects on the residential market

How to position a property on an international scale

By the time to position a property on an international scale, it is important to make an analysis and choosing the market/markets we want to focus on, depending on the buyer or investor profile that our property fits better. After this, we can prepare the commercialization plan and define the necessary requirements for the set … Continue reading How to position a property on an international scale

Is the vacation rental worth it?

The vacation rental has become the star investment for small and medium size investors, attracted for the higher profitability that theoretically they can get in comparison with the traditional rental. Of course, this is not always like that, because there are risks involved in this kind of renting, also a legal gap regarding to its … Continue reading Is the vacation rental worth it?