Everything you need to know about owning property in Spain. This section is still work in progress, with much more content to come on the challenges and costs you face as a property owner in Spain. Check back regularly for more guides and tips on how to get the most from your home in Spain, whilst reducing costs and increasing home security.

Spanish property ownership costs

Before you buy property in Spain you should be clear about the costs you will face as an owner.

The costs you face when you own a home in Spain.

squatters called okupas in Spain

Squatters in Spain

Squatters (okupas in Spanish) are a risk to property owners in Spain, especially squatter mafias who target second-home owners and hold their property to ransom.