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Spanish Non Lucrative Visa and Digital Nomad Visa

Differences between Spanish Non Lucrative Visa and Digital Nomad Visa Explained

Spain continues to be an increasingly attractive destination for people looking to move abroad, particularly for remote workers, digital nomads, retirees, and families in search of quality time together.  If you fall into any of these categories, the Spanish Non-lucrative Visa and Digital Nomad Visa present two viable options for an extended stay in Spain. …

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Frequently asked questions about buying property in Spain: 10 Answers!

If you’re considering purchasing property in Spain, you’re bound to have some burning questions. In this article, we’ll address 10 frequently asked questions about buying property in Spain, providing you with friendly and expert answers. Here’s a list of 10 frequently asked questions about buying property in Spain: 1. Q: Can foreigners buy property in …

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Moving to Spain from the US

Spain has been a popular vacation destination for American citizens for decades. However, recently, we have seen a big increase in people moving to Spain from the US.  The two main groups relocating are: There are so many reasons for moving to Spain and we could talk about this for hours. However, moving to a …

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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 Buy Property in Spain

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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Document Checklist for Moving To Spain

Document Checklist for Moving To Spain

Spain is infamous for its bureaucracy and never-ending paperwork trail. Many hours of your life can be wasted standing in queues in government buildings, and that is if you have the correct documents. Have the incorrect documents and change “hours” for “days”! I kid you not! Every transaction requires the completion of specific application forms …

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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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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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Help With Your Contract in Spanish

Are you about to sign a contract in Spanish? Please stop and think before you “just sign on the dotted line”! Signing rental contracts or any other kind of contract in Spanish should be approached with as much, if not more, caution as in your home country. Too many non-Spanish-speaking expats are, too often, encouraged to …

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To Rent or Buy in Malaga

The decision whether is is better to rent or buy in Malaga is a very personal one. It is a decision that should be taken once you have researched thoroughly. It is a decision you should make without unnecessary, outside influence. (ie. pushy estate agents!) As a Relocation Consultant and a Property Finder, I assist …

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The Weather in Malaga

The weather in Malaga: One of the many reasons people love living here…. The climate is Subtropical–Mediterranean with very mild winters and hot summers. Málaga enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the year, with an average of about 300 days of sunshine and only about 50 days with precipitation annually. Its coastal location with winds blowing …

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Estate Agents in Spain

There are various types of Estate Agents in Spain: • Traditional estate agents:  These usually charge owners a sales fee. • Buyer’s Agent or Property Finder: The best ones will find you the property you want and charge you for it up to 3 – 5% .The commission is paid by the seller or seller’s …

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Buying a Car in Spain

It is advisable to request an “Informe de Cargas” before buying a car in Spain, particularly if it is a second hand vehicle. The “Informe de Cargas” is a document that informs you of any outstanding debts or embargoes the vehicle may have. An online copy of the document can be found here . Once completed, the document …

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Spain Starter Pack

Help in Spain … At Move to Malaga, we understand how daunting Spanish bureaucracy can appear, especially when you first arrive in Spain. We also know how “getting it right, from the beginning” can make the difference between a successful and unsuccessful relocation to Spain. Too many foreigners move to Spain without assistance. Do not …

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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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