Renting a property in Spain – the essentials

Not everyone relocating to Spain owns property from the get-go. Buying and selling property in Spain is a very different experience than the UK for example, and buying in the wrong place can be an expensive mistake. Rent before you buy is good advice we’d give to anyone planning on moving to Spain for the…

Got your visa? What you need to do first when you arrive in Spain

Getting a non-lucrative visa in your Passport is no mean feat, and it’s the start of your new journey in Spain. Find out more about what comes next and what you need to do first when you arrive in Spain. VERY IMPORTANT: make sure you get an entry stamp in your passport. Pretty straightforward if…

Padron certificate – What is it, how to get one and why do you need it?

What is the padron? In a nutshell, the Padron is roughly equivalent to the Electoral Register in the UK; a list of people resident in a town or area. Its full Spanish name in Spanish is a Certificado de Empadronamiento, also known at times as a volante de empadronamiento. If you are registered on the Padron…