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Jul 15th, 2020

Hart Property Office Worker on the beach

With the coronavirus crisis keeping employees out of the office, many are escaping the heat in second residences on the coast and in the mountains The coronavirus crisis has normalised teleworking in Spain. Now, as the temperature begins to rise, many workers have begun looking for a place to take refuge from the July heat, where they can continue to work remotely. Almost all, regardless ....

Culture Lifestyle

Jul 15th, 2020

How to survive summer in Spain: Air conditioning or fans? As the thermometer starts to soar, EL PAÍS looks at the advantages and disadvantages of each device with respect to both environmental and health factors Fans or air conditioning, that is the question – one that resurfaces every summer in Spain when thermometers soar and we can't get away from the stifling heat.The fan, of ....

May 30th, 2020

Alphonse 'scarface' Capone's Miami Beach mansion remains on sale for almost 10 years. The property of the famous American gangster, one of the oldest in the Palm Avenue area, has an area of 2,780 m2 and is currently priced at almost $ 13 million , about 11.8 million euros, at the current exchange rate. Capone acquired the home in 1928 , six years after its ....

May 30th, 2020

This is one of the oldest cultivated flowers of the world and is appreciated for its decorative appearance, attractive fragrance and long lasting blooming period. The relation of this flower to the tradition of Spain is what makes the Red carnation the national flower of Spain. It is locally known as clavel. The scientific name of the red carnation is Dianthus caryophyllus. The scientific name ....

Culture Lifestyle

Mar 8th, 2020

March Fiestas in Spain

Spring has almost arrived, and folk music fills the air in most city squares, some the best March Festivals include the Sant Medir in Barcelona, the Las Fallas in Valencia and the burial of the sardine in Andalucia. For lovers of traditional flamenco and folk music the Jerez Flamenco festival is one not to miss. Jerez comes alive each March with the colour and sounds ....

Leslie Hart

As you may have noticed Hart Property Articles and mail out was missing from your inbox for two months. Unfortunately we have to report the sad demise in January of our Senior Director Leslie Hart. Leslie will be greatly missed by Hart Property but of course mostly by his family and friends. The Hart family would like to thank everyone who has sent such wonderful ....

Property Buying Market Conditions Investment

Dec 17th, 2019

Spanish Property Market

Spanish Property Market: Predictions for 2020 You cannot deny the fact that Spain is a safe choice when it comes to property investments. Plus the numbers have clearly backed that up during the past years. That is why many foreigners decide to buy a property in the country; being in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Marbella or in any of the other amazing Spanish cities. But will ....

Culture Lifestyle Gastronomy

Dec 17th, 2019

Christmas in Spain

Christmas in Spain is quite a treat. At Christmas there are celebrations and religious services from mid-December through January 6. There is the giant euro lottery, splendid nativity scenes, lots of great food, and one of the biggest New Year's Eve celebrations you are likely to see. As early as October, traditional sweets such as marzipan and turrón, an almond and honey confection, appear in ....

Property Buying Market Conditions

Nov 16th, 2019

We know that 16,209 Spanish homes were bought by foreign buyers in the second quarter of 2019, but where do they buy? This map below from the Spanish Association of Land Registrars helps answer that question. The map shows the percentage of sales in each province that involved a foreign buyer. The higher the market share of foreign buyers, the darker the red. The market ....

Culture Lifestyle Gastronomy

Nov 15th, 2019

Retire to Spain

Spain has always been a favourite destination of those considering retiring in the sun. But what really makes Spain the "best country in Europe" to head to at the end of your working life? A new study has ranked Spain as the best country in Europe to retire to. The study, calculated by using weighted metrics of cost of living, crime rates, life expectancy, property ....


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