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Real Estate Investment on the Costa Brava: An Opportunity for a Solid Yield
The Costa Brava, located in the picturesque region of Catalonia, Spain, is known for its beautiful beaches, rich history and laid-back lifestyle. However, beyond its tourist attractions, this region also offers a great opportunity for real estate investors looking to make a solid return. In this ...
Taxation of the sale and purchase of real estate in Catalonia
The purchase and sale of real estate is an operation that can have important tax consequences for both parties. In Catalonia, there are taxes levied on the sale and purchase of real estate and it is important to be aware of them.
Firstly, it should be noted that the purchase of real estate is ...
How to make your house stand out for sale with effective strategies
Selling a home can be a challenging process, especially if you are inexperienced in the real estate market. The good news is that there are a number of marketing strategies you can use to highlight your home for sale and attract the right buyers. In this article, we present you with some tips and ...
Sold your house in Spain and don't know what to do next? Learn the legal steps to follow with the help of a real estate agent
Selling your house in Spain can be a complex process. In this article, we provide a comprehensive guide on the legal steps you need to take after finding a buyer. From signing the purchase agreement to changing the property ownership, we cover everything you need to know.
Discover the first edition of Easy Brava News. If you prefer, you can order the printed version. In this edition you will find current news such as: Mortgages and inflation, real estate taxation. You will also find information about our raffle and that we are expanding to Keller Williams!!! As this is a St. George edition, it is only available in Catalan.
MLS (Multiple Listing Service) is a concept imported from the United States, where it has existed since the beginning of the last century, and which consists of real estate professionals organizing themselves into a network to share mandates, usually exclusive, entrusted by their customers.
In a previous article, we have explained what were the most common mistakes when putting a house for sale. Among these, there is the lack of attention that many sellers put into presenting their property. Normally, we use the following example to illustrate this:
When you decide to sell your used car, you will not leave the children's toys or dirt generated by the last visit to the Mc Donalds, on the contrary, will clean it thoroughly, it will pass products on the plastic parts so that it shine, will pass the mechanical revision and It will put a subtle perfume. It makes sense, you want your car to look as attractive as possible to get the best price. To sell your house, you must do the same.
The advantages to sell a house with an agent state
When we decide to sell our house, we think that it won’t be a great deal of effort and we can sell it by our own, but the reality is quite different.
To get started, we are united by an emotional bond with our house that can lead us to make mistakes. Firstly, is overvaluing the house because it probably has been our first house when we have had the best experiences of our life.
Secondly, is wanting to recover the value we paid when we bought the house and add it a benefit. Finally, we may want to buy a house and compensate her value with the sale of the house we already have.
In addition, it must be added the paperwork process which is carried out every time you make a purchase and sale transaction.
Discover how to protect your home from thieves during the holidays.
With the arrival of the summer period, most take the opportunity to spend a few days or even a whole month away from home. It depends on whether you organize a trip or if you 'move' during that month to the house on the beach or you visit the town, our house goes to a 'second plane' and although we remember to leave everything closed, gas, windows, unplugged appliances, etc., any precaution is small, because precisely in these months, it is when thieves take advantage of more to be able to steal in our flats and houses, since they know that we are out and that it is the best moment to enter.
The importance of evaluating the energy certification of your home
Is your home A, B, C or D? You still don't know what it means? We are talking about the energy certification of your home, the one that indicates the possibilities that your home offers in terms of energy savings, which will result in economic savings on your electricity and gas bills. This aspect is becoming increasingly important and has become a claim when it comes to buying homes. Here we tell you how to get your receipts reduced and why it is important to get the energy certificate to be A or B.
How to increase energy efficiency and savings in your rental home?
Know where to act to increase the energy efficiency of your home, whether you are renting or owning it, and save on your bill.
Energy efficiency is synonymous with saving for our pockets, so more and more consumers are trying to take measures in their homes to reduce their energy consumption without sacrificing quality of life. In this article we tell you how to achieve this with a series of measures.
A few years ago,was thought that the annual rent was the solution only for who did not have the opportunity to obtain a loan to buy their house. Ten years of real estate and financial crisis after, things have changed.
Two weeks ago, we explained in detail what Home Staging was and the advantages that this method offers in terms of time and price. But it must be admitted that if the staging of a real estate object is easy when it comes to a second home or a new property where nobody lives, things get complicated when the owner occupies it permanently.
That is why today we would like to inform you about the method called KonMari. Marie Kondo, creator, helps you organize your home, but especially helps you keep it in order permanently.
Fortunately, the years of crisis caused by the housing bubble, more than a decade ago, have been left behind, giving rise to a recovery of the sector throughout last year and turning this year 2019 into the year where the market will be re-consolidated. real estate, but this time, it will be done in a moderate way and together with a stabilization of prices.
As the proverb goes "there is no accounting for taste" and the thing is that there is an extensive range of colors and we are so different, that the fact that we prefer one color or another one, is a very personal thing. However, when it is time to painting the house you have to take into account some factors because of the space is harmonious.
Investment in housing in the coastal towns of the country grows.
There has been an increase in the purchase and sale of houses on the shore of the beach, a situation that has increased their prices exponentially. Some of the areas that show clear signs of increase are the Balearic and Canary Islands, the Costa del Sol, the north of Alicante and, of course, the Maresme.
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