buy-a-house

The ultimate guide to buying a property in Spain

In 2015, in Spain more than 400,000 homes were sold, the highest value since 2010. According to the Ministry of public works, the sale of homes grew 9.8% during 2015, to add 401.281 units, with a chain two consecutive years of increases. And the pressures for 2016 are also good, but always have property lawyers on your side. BBVA Research estimates that investment in construction will rise in Spain, 3.8% in 2016 and 5.9% by 2017.

Maybe it’s a good time to buy a home, not as housing but as an investment. For those who are thought of in this latter, the General Council of the Colleges of real Estate Agents has published a number of recommendations to take into account when purchasing a property. These are the main factors that we must consider when making a real estate investment.

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carbon

Objetivo: reducir el carbón

La Unión Europea se propone reducir en un 30% el consumo de energía proveniente del carbón antes del año 2030. Ayer en Bruselas se anunció un nuevo conjunto de medidas para promover la energía limpia. El plan consta de mil páginas y, según el diario británico The Guardian, tiene por objetivo cumplir los compromisos climáticos de la cumbre de París del año pasado, como por ejemplo reducir el consumo eléctrico en el hogar, fomentar las energías renovables y limitar el uso de las no renovables (como el carbón o el petróleo).

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