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Spain - Familiar but with much more to discover, Spain's beaches and sunshine are just the beginning. Enjoy the cosmopolitan cities or a laidback rural lifestyle in this historic land where Roman and Moorish architecture blend with the exuberance of Gaudi.

Spain Discussion Forum - Latest Posts

  donation tax valuation
  mum wanting to pass property onto kids
  Gas bottles or mains gas?
  Registering an American specs car in Spain
  Why Madrid May Be The Best European City For Expats
  Free or super-cheap houses
  Why Is Spain Such A Popular Destination For Expat Homebuyers
  The Pros And Cons Of Being Self-Employed In Spain
  Relocating from Scotland
  Tarifas agencia de viajes/travel agent fees

Expat Focus Columnists - Spain
Victoria Twead
Sheila Sullivan
  

  Why Madrid May Be The Best European City For Expats


Articles - Spain

The commercial and political center of Spain, Madrid lies right in the heart of the country. Since it is centrally located, it is easy to come and go as you please. From Madrid, it becomes easy to travel to any location within Europe.

The third largest capital in Europe, Madrid is an important hub for commerce and finance, but doesn’t have the fast paced lifestyle that is associated with other capitals of the world such as London and Paris. It has many large multinational companies based here and a good amount of direct foreign investment.   more ...

  Why Is Spain Such A Popular Destination For Expat Homebuyers?


Articles - Spain

The Spanish property market suffered a crash during the world's economic downturn, but expats were still heading to the country to snap up a home in the sun.

Today, growing numbers of expats from around the world are attracted to the Spanish lifestyle and the variety of homes available, which range from townhouses and villas to apartment developments and farmhouses.   more ...

  The Pros And Cons Of Being Self-Employed In Spain


Articles - Spain

There's no doubt that Spain’s sunny climate is a big attraction for many people, particularly those from the UK and northern Europe.

As technology advances, so does the enthusiasm to become self-employed and be an entrepreneur of sorts and for many, particularly for those working in the digital world, relocating overseas becomes a viable proposition. Many people are attracted by the opportunity to work from home doing something that they love to bring financial freedom.   more ...

  An Expat Guide To Renting Property In Barcelona


Articles - Spain

You’re in the process of making the decision to move to beautiful Barcelona, or maybe you’ve already decided to definitely move there. And why wouldn't you, with its Mediterranean climate, wonderful beaches right on the doorstep of the city, and excellent public transport system? Also, let’s not forget to mention the vibrant local culture. If you’re looking to make this wonderful city your new home, then here’s a basic guide to renting property in Barcelona.   more ...

  International School Or State School In Spain: Which Should You Choose?


Articles - Spain

There are several advantages of moving to sunny Spain, a few of them being its vibrant culture, high living standards, welcoming weather, excellent healthcare, modern infrastructure, and hospitable people. This country is regarded as one of the best places to raise children, because it offers them so much to see, do, learn and experience. It has therefore become a popular destination for expat families and students from all over the world.   more ...

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