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Part of the new development will be an artificial lake covering 1.5 hectares and boasting a shoreline of over 6 kilometres. Near Estepona, another stunning development involves the creation of futuristic, rotating homes that run purely on solar energy. Designed by Sunhouse 360, the initial four homes, all slightly different, will rotate either clockwise or counter-clockwise every 15 minutes to make the most of the available solar energy.

Both prestigious developments should give house prices in the area a boost.

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:39

Euro hits multi-month highs versus pound and dollar, as Eurozone booms

10.08.2017

Peter Lavelle

Welcome to Pure FX's fortnightly update of the interbank foreign exchange rates. This tells you when the exchange rate is favourable, to buy your property overseas.

Euro to pound

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 13:50

Why do you need a Spanish NIE number?

If you're planning to become a permanent resident or want to buy a Spanish property, you will need an NIE number. Unfortunately, the rules as to what exactly you need the NIE for, such as work or residency for example, change according to where in Spain you apply for them and when. This can therefore only be temporary overview to give you an idea of what the Spanish NIE is for and how to obtain it, whether you already reside in Spain or are still living in your home country.

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 10:07

Euro Jumps Versus Pound and US Dollar, as Eurozone Economy Heats Up

27.07.2017

Peter Lavelle

Welcome to Pure FX's fortnightly update of the interbank foreign exchange rates. This tells you when the exchange rate is favourable, to buy your property overseas.

Euro to pound

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 13:21

In some areas of Spain, such as Mallorca for example, it's almost impossible these days to rent long-term, at least not at a reasonable rental rate. It makes sense, given that Spanish property prices are still comparatively low, to buy a holiday home. However, Spain has been plagued by manifold property scandals, and it's therefore imperative to do as much research as possible before taking the decision to buy.

Tue, 18/07/2017 - 14:14