Life in Spain

Spain has been many peoples absolute favorite destination for a long time, and the country is now more popular than ever. The resurgence of the real estate market in recent years has contributed significantly to an increased interest in properties in Costa del Sol. The price decline for real estate has made it an excellent opportunity to buy a home at a very favorable price. For others, their motivation may be a change of life style or living a new adventure.

Many places to choose from

In Costa del Sol there are a large number of interesting cities and places. Regardless of what you like, you will definitely find your own favourite place on the coast.

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Good to know

When you start searching for information about Spain, you will encounter a variety of terms and sunjects that are good to know. If you want to know more about life in Spain, we recommend a visit to svenispanien.se, a blog (in Swedish) by our owner Sven F. Källström.

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What is a NIE-number?

NIE number is a Spanish tax number for foreigners. You need a NIE number to buy a car or a property. All foreigners who have contacts with Spanish authorities (such as house purchases) need this number, whether you live in Spain or not.

Can I get a Spanish bank loan?

It is fully to loan money for real estate purchases in a Spanish bank. You can get bank loans both if you are a resident or non resident. For permanent residents in Spain it is possible to borrow up to a maximum of 70-80% of the bank valuation while non-residents usually can borrow up to 60-70 %.

How do I get a Golden Visa?

A Golden Visa is a permanent residency visa issued to individuals who invest a certain sum of money into the issuing country. Spain launched its Golden Visa programme in 2013. An investment of €500,000 in real estate will gain family residency.

Can I bring my dog to Spain?

Dogs and other pets are welcome in Spain, but there are strict regulations relating to bringing pets into the country. If you plan to take a pet to Spain, it's important to check the latest regulations. Make sure that you have the correct papers, not only for Spain, but for all the countries you will pass through to reach Spain.