The present property climate in the UK is an eye-opener for investors, and looking towards the international scene is a more attractive option at the moment.

Spain especially, is a lovely place to live, and owning a property in the country promises a safe investment if you go about it properly. Don’t take it for granted though; like any other place, if you don’t do your homework you could be exposed.

According to experts at International Property for Sale this is one of the best times to invest in Spain. They have reasonable prices, cheap flights, nice weather and the allure of the rich Spanish culture. If you are considering buying a property, here are some lucrative places in the country:

The Community of Valencia

The Autonomous Community of Valencia, especially the beautiful coastal region of Costa Blanca, is Spain’s 3rd most popular tourist destination. It is ideal for a family vacation, with several miles of sandy beaches and fun activities for vacationers, with theme parks, a golf course and a beautiful countryside to explore.

Costa Blanca attracts lots of tourists throughout the year; they come for the winter sun, golf and mid-term break vacation. Owning a buy-to-let here means plenty of opportunity to recoup in rent from holidaymakers.

The popular areas: Calpe, Moraira, Altea and Denia

You can also checkout these places for future interests: Benis, El Campello, Peniscola

Property Prices: Prices are generally low in this region; however, people are constantly taking up the best bargains. It is best to act fast.

Flight Routes: Alicante-Elche International Airport claims it’s only 2hrs from all European cities. It enjoys a rich connection of flights from more than 90 destinations.

Catalonia

Barcelona is the most popular destination in Spain for tourism and business, and will always be a favourite year-in and year-out. People from all over the world touch down in Barcelona. If you are looking to buy a property, Catalonia is one of your safest bets.

The provinces of Tarragona, Barcelona and Girona have a diverse cultural heritage. It is filled with a lot of fun activities for tourists and a rich epicurean tradition for foodies. Vacationers usually pick between the livelier contemporary resorts, or quiet rustic fishing villages speckled along the coastline.

Popular destinations include Barcelona, Lloret de Mar and Cambrils.

Property Prices: It is often argued that Catalonia’s inclination towards an independent state could affect housing prices, but the region, especially Barcelona, is still a top attraction for international buyers.

Flight Routes: The major airports are: El Prat, Costs Brava and Reus. There is also a 6-hour speed train to Paris.

Buying a property in Spain? Use these Tips:

  • Focus on the quality of the locations and not necessarily the low prices
  • Quality does not translate to expensive. It means the finest locations and features in various price ranges. So, if you are buying in Mallorca or Altea, go for the most suitable locations and features.
  • This is the safest time to buy because it is off peak period

Remember, it’s always best to strike early.