Buying Property in Spain: The Ultimate Guide for Expats

Spain is an extremely popular destination with expats and it’s easy to see why. With its beautiful weather, gorgeous scenery, and delicious food, there are now over 360,000 UK residents living in Spain as of 2020. If you’re thinking of moving to Spain or making a property purchase there, there is a lot to plan and you might be feeling overwhelmed by the process.

Luckily, we’re here to help. In this guide, we’ve broken down the process of finding and purchasing your dream Spanish home, covering everything from choosing the right region, becoming a Spanish resident eventually if you wish, and step-by-step instructions on the buying process. Let’s get started.

Some Key Facts About Spain

Population in 2021:
46,779,874

Capital City:
Madrid

Time Zone:
GMT +1

Currency:
Euro (EUR)

Average national property price:
€223,380

Average Temperatures:
January 9°C, February 11°C, March 15°C,
April 18°C, May 21°C, June 27°C,
July 27°C, August 30°C, September 26°C
October 19°C, November 13°C, December 9°C