Buying a house in Gran Canaria
Buying a house in Gran Canaria should be a pretty painless (albeit expensive) process if done correctly. If not done well you can face years of problems and expenses you can't imagine. Before buying a house here have a look the information below to help you through the process.
Before you start it is worth pointing out that buying a house in Gran Canaria isn't as cheap as you think, prices have increased hugely in the last 10 years and although prices today (2008) are falling, houses are still not the bargain they used to be.
Tips for buying a house in Gran Canaria- advice to bear in mind if you are thinking of buying a house in Gran Canaria
Mortgages in Spain - a brief introduction to the Spanish mortgage market, how it works and interest rates in Spain
Buying land in Gran Canaria - special advice for people considering the option of buying land and building their own house.
Property taxes in Spain - description of taxes involved in purchasing property and yearly property taxes in Spain.
Useful Spanish vocab for buying a house - you should learn at least the basic terms.
Renting property in Gran Canaria - if you want to buy to rent, then read this section.
Building a house in Gran Canaria - lots of useful tips if you want to build or renovate ahouse
Spanish lawyers - information on lawyers fees in Spain for property transactions