The Definitive Guide to Spanish Residency in 2022: Spanish Bureaucracy Made Simple!

Applying for Spanish residency in 2022 has become a lot more complicated for UK Citizens, thanks to Brexit. If you hold an EU passport, however, very little has changed for applying for Spanish residency in 2022 compared to 2021 and before. In this article, we are going to look at the Spanish residency application procedure, …

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Golden Visa Property Purchase : 7 Tips for a Successful Visa Application

Originally launched to attract affluent overseas nationals from countries such as Russia, China and the United Emirates, the Spanish Golden Visa scheme is now a popular method for UK nationals to obtain Spanish residency. It is not however without its pitfalls! In our latest video, Javier and I share some tips to help you avoid …

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5 Factors to Consider When Choosing A Property to Work From Home In Spain

If you are planning to relocate and work from home in Spain, albeit working remotely for an existing company or setting up your own business, there are many factors you should take into consideration when looking to purchase or to rent a property. Renting or purchasing a property that will not only be your home …

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How to Apply for a Spanish Non Lucrative Visa : for UK Citizens

If you are planning to move to Spain post-Brexit and do not wish to invest 500.000€  in Spanish property in order to gain residency, applying for the Spanish Non-Lucrative Visa may be your best option. In this article we will cover: Who is the Spanish Non-Lucrative Visa for? The Spanish Non-Lucrative Visa can be applied …

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NEW Procedure JULY 2020: Spanish TIE Application for UK Citizens

How to make an appointment for your residence document and submit your TIE Application… The TIE (TARJETA DE IDENTIDAD DE EXTRANJERO) is in addition to the  old “Residency” certificate for British Passport Holders Following the UK’s future departure from the EU, on December 31st 2020, all UK passport holders moving to Spain, from July 6th …

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How to Buy Property in Spain Safely: Purchase at the Best Price and Risk Free!

Buying property in Spain, or in any country can be a complex, stressful and sometimes expensive experience. Our method shows you how to buy property in Spain safely, confidently and risk-free.  Having the guidance and expertise of a Buyer’s Agent / Property Finder, like ourselves at Move to Malaga will make all the difference. As …

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Move to Spain from Canada: Application Procedure for Non Lucrative Residence Visa in Spain for Canadians

The First Step For Your Move to Spain From Canada: Making the move to Spain from Canada is a pretty straight forward procedure. However, ensuring you have the correct paperwork is fundamental for a successful move. Due to strict immigration, visitors who are non-EU citizens are only entitled to stay in Spain for a maximum …

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How Much Does It Cost To Benefit From Our Property Finder Spain Services?

How Can You Benefit from Our Property Finder Spain Services? Firstly, we would like to advise you that we are not estate agents. We are property finders. Our property finders services are very personalised and we only take on a handful of cases each year. This allows us to dedicate all the time you need to …

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Why You Should Use an Independent Property Finder to Buy A House in Spain

Using a Property Finder to Buy a House in Spain is a Clever Decision. Let Me Explain Why! Wherever you are planning to buy a house in Spain, maybe Malaga, Valencia, Barcelona, Madrid, a reputable independent property finder: A reputable independent property finder is not influenced by sales commissions nor fast deals. Their role is …

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International Schools in Malaga

There are many International Schools in Malaga  to choose from. These International Schools follow the British System but are not regulated by OFSTED. They are monitored and regulated by the Junta de Andalucia Consejeria de Educacion (Junta de Andalucia Education Department). All British Schools in Spain are inspected by the local authorities before being issued with …

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Move to Malaga Package Prices

If you are looking to purchase property, our Property Finder packages are designed for you … If you are looking to move to Spain and rent initially then our Relocation packages are designed for you … How can we help you?

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Applying for Residency in Spain in 2022 : EU Citizen without an employment contract

If you are an EU Citizen without an employment contract, applying for residency in Spain in 2022, you will almost certainly fall into one of the following categories: The regulations for residency application in Spain changed back in 2012. The change in procedures means that people who apply for residency need to be able to …

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Spanish Property Prices in 2021: Forecasts and Predictions

Are we going to see a drop in Spanish property prices in 2021? If so, when will it happen? In which areas of Spain will property prices drop? These questions are being asked by potential Spanish property purchasers and also discussed by property experts around the globe. Without sounding too cynical, paying attention to who …

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Shattered Dreams or New Opportunities? The Impact of Coronavirus and Brexit on Moving to Spain in 2020.

Are you one of the many people who are thinking of moving to Spain in 2020 or soon after? Are you looking forward to a new and improved lifestyle? Have you been dreaming of outdoor living, healthy Mediterranean diets, more time with your loved ones and those endless blue skies? I could go on and …

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Predictions for the Spanish Property Market in 2020: The implications of Coronavirus

Photo by CDC on Unsplash What implications will the Coronavirus have on the Spanish property market? It goes without saying that, once this is all over, there will be those that gain and those that lose. However, how long will this take? And will you be one of those who gain? We already have purchasers lining up. Would …

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How to secure the best exchange rate for your move to Spain or property purchase.

If you are planning to move to Spain or to purchase a property in Spain, in the not too distant future, you should seriously consider securing the best exchange rate you can, by signing up for a Forward Contract or Forward Buying Option. The exchange rate for sterling to euros is currently at its highest …

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Moving from Canada to Spain: Thanks to the Spanish Golden Visa

In today’s video, Alex and Jenny, who moved from Canada to Spain, share their experience of living in Spain, thanks to the Spanish Golden Visa. Originally from Ottawa, Canada, the couple are now permanent residents in Alhaurin el Grande, Malaga, in southern Spain. The Spanish Golden Visa allows them freedom of movement and they are …

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Accompanied Orientation Visits Malaga: The Answer to Your Question “Is Malaga For Me”?

Moving to a new country is pretty daunting. The wrong decision can be costly and have long term consequences for you and other family members. However, making the right decisions from the outset opens a new world of experiences and adventures.  Don’t leave yourself wondering “what if” … If you are wondering if Malaga and …

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Precautions to take when searching the internet for houses for sale in Malaga

Currently, around 2000 people per month carry out an internet search for houses for sale in Malaga. If you swap Malaga for Spain, that number multiplies to over 18000. That is a lot of people looking for something like you … Fortunately, there continues to be a lot of property for sale in Spain, and …

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Help in Spain: Save Time and Money with our Spain Survival Pack and Spain Solutions.

Our Spain Survival Pack is your ultimate access to help in Spain once you have arrived in your new home. Whether you have recently relocated or purchased a property in Spain, there are numerous administrative tasks to organise and keep on top of. The first three months in Spain are the most challenging. For this reason …

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8 Factors To Consider Before You Decide to Move To Marbella

Are you wondering whether to move to Marbella or to buy property in Marbella? Let us share some interesting factors with you to help you make the right decision … Exclusive Marbella. The five-star destination. Marbella is renowned for world-class tourism, celebrity visitors, Michelin star restaurants, luxury yachts and shopping. Step away from the five-star …

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7 Factors To Consider Before You Decide to Move To Mijas Pueblo (and surrounding areas)

If you were to ask me why you should move to Mijas Pueblo and surrounding areas, my first answers would be: Undoubtedly one of the most picturesque whitewashed villages on the Costa del Sol, Mijas Pueblo is a popular destination for a multitude of nationalities. Mijas Pueblo boasts a beautiful cocktail of traditional Spanish living …

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Essential Reading If You Are Thinking About Moving To Spain.

  Malaga-based relocation consultant and mother, Lisa Sadleir, explains why she decided to write her essential guide, about Moving to Spain with Children (and without!). You’ve been helping clients relocate to Malaga and the Costa del Sol for many years now. What made you decide to write a book? Having worked for many years as …

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Why You Should Choose Your Spanish Property Lawyers Carefully.

Purchasing property in Spain, whether a small holiday apartment or a luxury villa, is an investment. All property investments should ideally be safe and free from risk. Using carefully selected Spanish Property Lawyers can reduce any risk involved to an absolute minimum and even eliminate risk completely. So, why would you want to cut costs …

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Spanish NIE Application for EU Residents : Update July 2016

Documents Required for A Successful NIE Application Following the Brexit result, and the United Kingdom’s shock decision to leave the European Union, we are expecting there to be a change in NIE and residency requirements for UK passport holders. However, until these changes are published and come into force, nothing has changed. we’d like to …

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Have You Ordered Your Own Personalised Plan of Action for Successfully Moving to Spain

Are you looking for tips for successfully moving to Spain? Do you want to make your relocation as easy as possible? What wouldn’t you do to ensure your move had no hidden surprises and unexpected extra costs? At Move to Malaga, we really do make it easy for you. Successfully moving to Spain is made simple …

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Searching For Your Perfect Property? I’d Advise You To Forget It And To Find Your Ideal Property in Malaga

In this post, I would like to share some information and advice with you about searching for your perfect property abroad. Simply, don’t do it. Why? Because, it almost certainly doesn’t exist. What? I hear the groans and shrieks of disagreement from realtors and estate agents from all over the world as I write this. …

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10 Reasons for Living in Malaga and the Costa del Sol

Malaga and the Costa del Sol are popular, chic and cosmopolitan destinations for holidaymakers and expats. Many families and couples settle here for the great sunny weather, friendly lifestyle, fresh cuisine, culture and amazing Andalusian festivals. It’s still more economical to live in southern Spain than in northern European countries as property prices and the …

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10 Tips For Finding The Best International Schools in Spain For Your Children

Moving abroad with your children is an exciting opportunity for them to learn a new language and experience a different culture. Finding the best international schools in Spain may not be such an exciting task. Making sure your children receive the best education is an important part of this big adventure. Many expats enrol their children …

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