Post-Brexit

Military permit law scrapped

16 Jul: Relaxing of military permit law gets the thumbs up

Good news for British property buyers as bureaucratic obstacle removed Britons buying typical homes in a Spanish military area no longer need to worry about disruptive delays, thanks to the scrapping of a law introduced over 40 years ago. On 2nd July 2021 Spain’s Ministry of Defence removed the requirement for non-EU citizens to obtain special permission when purchasing a home in one of the country’s strategic defence (or military) zones. This is welcome news for British buyers, who lost…

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02 Jul: Breaking News: Law change will help British buyers of Spanish Property

We are hearing that the Spanish Government is to scrap the 40 year old law that non-EU buyers of Spanish property (that’s Brits of course) have to apply for military permission to buy property sited on historical military land. This law created uncertainty and long delays to the time it took to complete on a property purchase. It was a law which didn’t apply when Britain was an EU member and in many ways has been proven redundant. In today’s…

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16 Apr: Over three quarters of Brits polled are still in favour of buying abroad despite Brexit

This week the UK has taken a big step forward out of lockdown and plans to mobilise travel abroad are moving forward. A survey by the UK website A Place in the Sun – linked to the popular TV series – being published this week found that Brexit has not put off 76 per cent of people buying in the European Union, with 61 per cent of readers looking to buy in Spain, of whom 46 per cent want to…

How to move to Spain after Brexit

04 Mar: Moving to Spain after Brexit

We’re now three months on from Brexit – and not quite through the pandemic – but it’s clear that there are very many Britons still hoping to move to Spain. For some, cooped up after a long-hard winter, the appetite is even stronger, whilst for others, there’s the desire for a complete reset after a watershed year. Here’s what you need to know about moving to Spain after Brexit. So whilst we cannot just move freely back and forth as…

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19 Feb: Updated information for UK Nationals Resident in Spain

The Spanish government has formally confirmed to the UK government that UK nationals who were legally residing in Spain before 1 January 2021, and as such are beneficiaries of the Withdrawal Agreement, can use any of the following documents to prove their residence status when entering Spain: Residence card issued under Article 18.4 of the Withdrawal Agreement (the TIE – Tarjeta de Identidad de Extranjero) Temporary or permanent EU residence certificate (Certificado de Registro de Ciudadanos de la Unión) Receipt…