Spain’s Digital Nomad Visa approved!


By MLDirector of Alanda Properties Spain’s Digital Nomad Visa (DNV) came into force on the 1st of January 2023. It allows you to work remotely from Spain i.e. teleworking. The DNV is extensive to family members i.e. spouse and children under the age of 18 years old. The main advantage of a DNV is its […]

Merry Christmas!


From the team at Alanda Properties, we wish all our clients and friends a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Alanda will reopen for business on Monday 9th of January 2023. Martha

Plusvalia tax increased as of 2023


By MLDirector of Alanda Properties On selling property in Spain, you are liable for two taxes: The first tax is national and set by the government. The second tax, is a devolved competency to municipalities (read town halls). They are free to set the rate within a sliding scale supplied by the government. The government […]

Andalusia suppresses Wealth Tax


By MLDirector of Alanda Properties Andalusia approved to suppress wealth tax on the 21st of September 2022. In plain English, following on the example of the liberal region of Madrid, it will set on wealth tax an allowance of 100%. Which in practical terms, is tantamount to abolishing wealth tax altogether in the region of […]

Buying property in Spain


By MLDirector of Alanda Properties September marks the end of the summer and the start of autumn. Autumn is the high season for property purchases. Traditionally the best months for property sales are September, October, and November. As we have highlighted in multiple articles over the last two years, there is a property boom going […]

Luxury rentals explained


By MLDirector of Alanda Properties You are probably aware of Spain’s Tenancy Act (LAU, in Spanish). You will have likely heard that all long-term rental contracts in Spain are subject to the LAU and must abide by its terms. But are they really? Spoiler: no! There are a number of rental contracts that fall outside […]

Spanish real estate chains 11 months of continued growth!


By MLDirector of Alanda Properties Spain has registered 11 months of consecutive real estate appreciation, with each month surpassing in strength the previous one, showing no signs of abating. As published in previous articles, after the Covid pandemic officially ‘ended’, property rebounded, buyers threw themselves en masse to buy property in Spain. Spanish savers collectively […]

Sotogrande, the pearl of Cadiz


By MLDirector of Alanda Properties Introduction Sotogrande, to many of us this word evokes images of unspoiled sandy white beaches, unending forested areas, superb views at dusk against a dashing blue sea, free roaming horses on green fields, and luxury secluded villas. To be honest, every time I’m there, it strongly echoes the Marbella of […]

Guide to buying property in Spain


By MLDirector of Alanda Properties You can download a complete guide on how to buy property in Spain from this link: Guide to Buy Property in Spain Contact me at Alanda Properties if you are buying or selling property on the Costa del Sol and Sotogrande. You will be surprised to learn the deals this […]

2021, best year in property sales since 2007


By ML Director of Alanda Properties As I cared to point out in all my blog posts last year, 2021 was shaping to become an exceptional year for the real estate industry. 2021 saw 565,523 house sales. We need to go back in time 14 years to witness such a good year. This is almost […]