Buying Property

Las Canteras beach: Des res in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city

Renting Out Your Las Palmas Property? Read This First

Las Palmas property expert Laura Leyshon explains how to rent out property in the city on a residential basis, and warns of common pitfalls

No Nonsense Guide: Choose The Best Las Palmas Estate Agent

In the vibrant real estate market of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, selecting the right estate agent can make all the difference in ensuring a successful property transaction. As a…
Beachwatch: Map of properties sold by Laura Leyshon from Las Palmas Property

Beachwatch: Las Palmas Property’s Map of Top-Selling Properties

  The Las Palmas de Gran Canaria real estate market is vibrant at the moment, especially in the sought-after Las Canteras beach area that I specialise in. Lots of estate…
Sunset at Las Canteras in Las Palmas

The Complete Guide To Gran Canaria Mortgages 2024

Getting a local mortgage with a Spanish bank in Gran Canaria requires a fair bit of paperwork but the process is not complex. Here’s my guide to getting a Gran…
Los Nidillos at the north tip of Las Canteras beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city

Las Palmas Property Insurance: Guide And Local Tips

All Las Palmas property owners should have insurance and it is important to understand the difference between two key types of coverage: “continente” and “contenido” insurance. Continente Insurance: This type…
Fresh water at Charco Azul in Gran Canaria

Save Hundreds Of Euros On Drinking Water In Las Palmas

The Las Palmas tap water comes from desalinated water so it is perfectly safe to drink. However, it has a strong mineral taste and can be quite high in some…

What You Really Need To Know About The Communidad de Propietarios

Almost all property owners in Las Palmas are members of a Communidad de Propietarios but I notice that a lot of foreign or non-resident owners don’t engage with them. It…
Las Canteras beach in Las palmas de Gran Canaria with surfer

Las Palmas Property: The Luxury Gran Canaria Property Market

Post-Covid, luxury propery buyers are looking around the world for the perfect spot to buy a large, luxury villa with multipe bedrooms, a pool, and sea view. With their year-round…

Beachwatch: Las Palmas Beachfront And Penthouse Apartments

You found the Las Palmas Property BEACHWATCH page. I’m Laura Leyshon and I specialise in luxury Las Palmas property. Here I tell you about the best  property that comes up…
Las Palmas sunset

Is The Las Palmas Property I Want To Buy Completely Legal?

There are very few illegal properties in Gran Canaria and the status of any Las Palmas property is easy to check.  Every property in Gran Canaria is registered in the…
Las Palmas city

Buying Las Palmas Real Estate As An American Citizen

The Canary Islands, they say, are the Hawaii of Europe with beaches, palm trees, a balmy climate all-year-round with no hurricanes, and a laid-back island lifestyle. They are not far…
Las Palmas penthouse terrace with beach views

8 Las Palmas Property Tips Nobody Else Will Give You

There is a lot of advice out there for people thinking of buying property in Spain and the Canary Islands. Most of it is pretty generic and not all that…