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?

The new Andalusian Real Estate Quality Service Code

On May 8th was published in BOJA (Andalusian Official Boletin) the definitive text about the CACI (Andalusian Quality Real Estate Code), which establishes measures for protecting consumer rights in this field, inside the Andalusia region, which has been highly demanded for years by the professional associations of this industry. Without going any further, last weekend … Continue reading The new Andalusian Real Estate Quality Service Code

The comfort of Turnkey Projects

Turnkey is a type of project that is constructed so that it can be sold to any buyer as a completed product. So, the price is closed and of course, the planning is known beforehand. For that, the constructor must have a multitask team and well prepared for developing that mission with guaranteed success. Among … Continue reading The comfort of Turnkey Projects

Benefits of having a Real Estate Personal Shopper

A Real Estate Personal Shopper, is a professional whose mission is being next to a buyer, defending his interests and being in charge of the whole searching process; minimizing the risk bind to the conveyance, and saving your time and money; and of course, making you feel very comfortable during the whole time. This is … Continue reading Benefits of having a Real Estate Personal Shopper

5 Tips before investing in Real Estate property

In a situation as the current one, in which the bank deposits do not even give any profitability, there are a lot of clients and small savers, that ask me daily, if investing in properties pays of or not. My answer is always the same: yes, but smart. Meaning, planning that investment according to their … Continue reading 5 Tips before investing in Real Estate property

NAR, gathering real estate agents from all over the world

Last November, I had the luck of attending Chicago´s annual convention for NAR (National Association of Realtors), together with a group of members of Club Noteges; and I came back with my backpack full of ideas, contacts, anecdotes and learned a lot about the American market. In which -everything had to be said-, through lights … Continue reading NAR, gathering real estate agents from all over the world