Whether you’re looking for
a house to live permanently, holiday accommodation, or property for tourist
rent, the Spanish real estate market is full of diverse and attractive options.
In fact, Spain's regions remain a favourite destination for expat buyers and
renters, especially those who wish to buy property by the sea on the famous
There is a large variety of
property types for sale available in the Spanish market, but choosing the
suitable one can be overwhelming. In this guide, we will help you understand
about types of properties you will find across Costa Blanca and other Spain
regions, with the pros of each one.
Apartment/flat blocks are
very common throughout Spain, while the quality, infrastructure, size of such
properties may vary from a tiny studio to a double-storey duplex or a luxury
penthouse. The prices might be slightly higher if the residence has communal
areas, including a swimming pool, garden, or tennis court.
· Low maintenance than a house
· Good security standards
· The use of communal areas
People in Spain also prefer
to live in a detached house on a coastline, but it is more associated with
holidays in most cases. Villas are largely owned by foreigners who use them as
a second home during weekends and summer holidays. You can take the help of a
local real estate expert to find villas that are a part of a residential
complex, equipped with a private pool and garden, communal areas, and other
· Not attached to other units
· Luxurious and spacious enough
· Peaceful and quiet as they are mainly located
outside urban areas
The townhouse is the
equivalent of terraced or semi-attached houses in Spain. It often has a
communal garden area and shared swimming pool, especially if they are on the
coast. You will find townhouses in the outskirts of towns, which can be an
economical choice than a luxury villa.
· Affordable than buying villas
· Often come with communal facilities
· More spacious than apartment
Bungalows are a popular
choice in Spain’s coastal regions. It is very likely referring to an apartment
in a 2-storey house with a flat roof, large veranda, and adjacent land.
· Affordable than a villa
· Low maintenance costs
5. TERRACED HOUSES
This can be a great
alternative to a detached house. Irrespective of whether you’re seeking a house
where you could live permanently or planning to invest for profit, row houses
can be a viable choice.
· Attractive prices
· Low maintenance costs
· Comfortable and spacious
· Variety of offers, from secondary to primary market
Semi-detached houses, also
known as duplexes in Spain are an ideal solution for families who are looking
for properties at reasonable prices. Typically, buying and maintaining such
property can be affordable, as compared to expenses linked with a detached
single-family house. At the same time, it gives you access to a garden area,
pool, terrace, and garage.
FINDING PROPERTY IN SPAIN
The key to finding the
right Spanish property is approaching experienced real estate agents at
Hamiltons of London. We will advise and help you examine every aspect of the
property, including infrastructure, property sales, region, prices, property
type, and additional maintenance needs before you close a final deal.
Certainly, there is no
shortcut to buying or selling property in Spain. So, our team dedicatedly
focuses on research to help you find the property of your dreams. Whether you
wish to rent, intend to buy a luxurious property, or learn more about the
challenges involved, feel free to get in touch with us.
If you wish to receive more information, do not hesitate to contact us.
Phone: +34 966 397 944