Owning a property in Spain has long been an aspiration for many people in Britain
Owning a property in Spain has long been an aspiration for many people in Britain.
Whether you are looking for a home in a warmer climate, a guaranteed holiday home or a buy-to-let property for extra income, buying property in Spain is a great choice.
With stunning coastal regions, rugged mountain-scapes, Mediterranean cuisine, delicious wine, friendly locals and a wonderful culture, there is little wonder that Spain is the third most popular tourist destination in the world. The high number of tourists make Spain an ideal location to invest in for a guarantee of year round tenants.
After suffering hugely during 2008’s economic melt down, the Spanish property market is starting to stabilise, but the great thing is that the property for sale in Spain is still ridiculously cheap. An increasingly stable market and tourist numbers, coupled with low prices for quality houses, make Spain the perfect location in which to invest in a holiday home.
Spain is a vast country and its landscape is as diverse as its people.The most ideal place for you to invest in in Spain is totally dependent on what you are interested in and what your family wants out of everyday life.
Below is a quick guide to the top regions for buying property in Spain:
The Coastal Regions of Andalucia
The azure waters that fringe Andalucia’s coast are home to some of the country’s most popular tourist spots, and thus it is an excellent region for buying property in Spain. Costa Del Sol, Costa Tropical and Costa De La Luz are some of the region’s most popular areas to buy property.
Andalucia epitomises the very image of ancient Spain, and despite the encroachment of modern inventions,this region definitely retains some of Spain’s original charm. From flamenco dancers and guitar playing street bands to bullfighters and sun dappled cobbled streets, Andalucia is certainly a wonderful region.
Seville, Marbella, Malaga and Gibraltar are just some of most popular spots in Andalucia and where some of the best property for sale in Spain crops up. With golf courses, hiking trails, rugged mountains and warm seas,this region is not just perfect for those looking to immerse themselves in the Spanish lifestyle – but also for those with an active outdoors lifestyle.
If you are looking for a healthy balance of old school charm, modern amenities and a beautiful outdoor lifestyle, then Andalucia is certainly the place to buy.
The ever-popular region of Catalonia
The region of Catalonia covers the provinces of Barcelona, Tarragona and Girona. Barcelona is understandably the most popular tourist destination in the country and therefore has a thriving property market for holidaymakers and investors alike.
Andalucia is found in the North-East of the Iberian Peninsula and is therefore not quite the sunny winter retreat that regions like Andalucia are known for. However, due to Barcelona’s international arts, culture and fashion scene, a holiday home here is sure to be full of tenants the year-round.
The region is as diverse as it is beautiful, with the Pyrenees mountain range, flamingo-studded wetlands, huge cities, farming districts, vineyards, valleys and sandy beaches – it’s safe to say that the region has a little something for everyone.
There is a great balance between modern amenities and a traditional way of life that makes this region one of the most popular with both tourists and expats. If you are thinking of buying property in Spain, and getting the benefit of a cool winter to temper the hot summer days, then Catalonia is the region for you.
The autonomous community of Valencia
Home to some of the country’s most gorgeous coastal areas, it comes as no surprise that Costa Blanca is Spain’s third most visited place. Valencia, Alicante and Castellon provinces make up the autonomous community of Valencia, and the provinces are as different in geography as they are in gastronomical delights and varieties of wine.
Alicante is known for its gorgeous beaches, warm weather, opalescent Mediterranean waters, laid back Spanish lifestyle and foreigner-friendly cities. If you are looking for property for sale in Spain and would like to live by the ocean, then areas like Costa Blanca and Calpe should be right up your street. With an international airport to allow easy access for foreign tourists, Alicante makes sound financial sense if you are looking at buying property in Spain.
The autonomous community of Valencia has a diverse cultural heritage, amazing small mountain villages, huge modern city centres and a fiesta-loving local community making it a vibrant and cosmopolitan region that attracts tourists throughout the seasons. Hugely popular with tourists and with an amazingly warm climate, as well as reasonable property prices, this is a region where investment in property is sure to be a success.
The Spanish property market is going from strength to strength, and if you are looking into buying property in Spain, then now is the time to do so. Warm weather, white beaches, azure waters and an incredible culture make Spain the perfect place to invest in property, and to get an amazing holiday home. Contact us to see our extensive portfolio of the best property for sale in Calpe and ensure your family has the holiday home that they’ve always wanted.