The Spanish media has today reported Government plans to grant permanent residence permits to non-EU citizens who invest in Spanish property worth over €160,000. The Government are still reviewing how exactly the changes will be implemented but it is believed that Spanish Immigration Law will be amended by the end of the year, in line with similar measures in Portugal.
The Costa Brava is being promoted as an exclusive and up-market destination thanks to an initiative by 16 of the region’s most luxurious hotels.
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The Financial Times has labeled both Barcelona and Catalonia the ‘top city’ and ‘top region’ for the future.
Foreign tourist figures for 2011 have shown an increase of nearly 11% on 2010, according to the Spanish Institute of Statistics. Last year, almost 10 million foreigners came to Catalunya, although the number of Spanish tourists was down.
The beach at Port d’Alcudia in Mallorca has been voted the second most beautiful beach in Europe by travellers of TripAdvisor.
With the landslide victory of Mariano Rajoy and the center-right Partido Popular (PP) on 20 November, many are wondering what this will mean for the Spanish Housing Market 2012?
Tourism figures continue to be the year’s best news story for Spain, with significant flow-on effects for property in city areas like Barcelona and beach areas like the Costa del Maresme.
Does Spanish tourism have a flow on effect to real estate Spain? The healthy tourist numbers since the start of 2011 could be indicative of a trend that gives further confidence to the Spanish property market.
Encouraging a fresh perspective on Spain real estate was the goal of last week’s visit to the UK by Spanish Housing Minister, Beatriz Corredor, and Minister of Development, Jose Blanco.
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