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ibi tax in spain

IBI Tax in Spain – What it is and why you should pay directly

What is the IBI Tax in Spain? - Definition: The 'Impuesto sobre Bienes Inmuebles' ('IBI', for short) is a local tax levied by the town hall where your property is located. It is paid once a year (normally due in August through to November) and applies to both resident and non-resident owners. In some parts of Spain it is known as SUMA. IBI Tax - Definition Valor catastral - Definition Why you...

properties in malaga

Properties in Malaga attract high-end foreign buyers

Properties in Malaga - Discover why the luxury real estate market in Malaga is so attractive for high-end buyers in Spain... The first few months of 2023 have proven Malaga's growing dynamism in the luxury real estate market. The city has become an increasingly attractive destination for high-end international buyers, driving solid and promising growth in this market. At Lucas Fox, we have seen a 6%...

Ibiza Javea and Marbella

Ibiza, Javea and Marbella: The Spanish municipalities with the most expensive properties

Ibiza Javea and Marbella JAVEA is one of the three municipalities in Spain with the most expensive properties. That’s according to a recent study from leading quantity surveyor’s firm UVE Valoraciones. The report found that a family would need 15.46 years of income, on average, to purchase a home in the coastal town in Alicante in 2022. The calculation is made by dividing the average market value of...

spain's economy will recover

Spain’s economy will recover from spring onwards, says the Bank of Spain

The deputy governor of the financial supervisor expresses concern over rising food prices. Even so, there are important facts which provide positive expectations that Spain's economy will recover. Margarita Delgado, deputy governor of the Bank of Spain, believes that Spain's economy will recover and "will regain increasing dynamism" from spring onwards as a result of "a series of factors" after a...

US UK and Spain

USA, UK and Spain, favourite destinations for the wealthy to buy property

USA, UK and Spain Where in the world are the wealthy buying homes? US, UK and Spain: Spain has become one of the top choices for high net worth individuals when it comes to buying homes abroad, behind only the United States and the United Kingdom, according to Knight Frank's The Wealth Report. So, where in the world are the wealthy buying homes? We have the details. Spain is closely followed by...

House prices in Spain

House prices in Spain: Are they dropping?

House prices in Spain: What is happening with Spanish property prices? Is it worth investing in property in Spain? We have the details. No one has a crystal ball to know exactly what the price of housing will do in the coming years, especially when totally unexpected events occur, such as the pandemic caused by COVID-19, or even the war in Ukraine. So, what is happening with Spanish property prices? Are...

Foreigners buying in Spain

Foreigners buying in Spain more than ever!

Foreigners buying in Spain more than ever! Between January and June 2022, 328,208 home sales and purchases were recorded in Spain, levels not seen since 2008. In fact, the 163,909 sales recorded in the second quarter of this year alone are the second best result since the beginning of 2008, behind only the 164,299 recorded in the first quarter of 2022, according to the Real Estate Registry Statistics of...

Foreign Investments in Spain

Foreign Investments in Spain: more than 15.6 billion euros in the first half 2022

Foreign Investments in Spain Foreign Investments in Spain have reached a total of 15.6 billion euros during the first half of the year 2022 (between January and June), which represents an increase of 53.4%, with the Community of Madrid being the region that leads in attracting funds from abroad, with 10,9 billion euros invested, 69.8% of the total. We have all the details of how foreign investment is...

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