The valuation (tasación) your bank makes when you apply for a mortgage has a significant effect on your Gran Canaria property purchase.
- If it’s too low, you don’t get the mortgage or have to provide more capital.
- If it’s too high, it can cost you a fortune in extra tax payments.
RE/MAX Cony Overseas has been helping foreign buyers and sellers in Las Palmas and all over Gran Canaria for over twenty years.
It was the first RE/MAX estate agency in the Canary Islands and one of the pioneers in the whole of Spain. [Read more…]
My guide to moving to Gran Canaria as an expat or foreign resident is called Gran Canaria Living. It’s a useful guide to moving to the island, finding friends and settling into island life.
I keep them all updated, but they are rather spread out. Several people told me that they weren’t finding the information they needed.
So, I decided to write a book with all the information in one easy-to-access place.
Here it is: Gran Canaria Living.
I’m Laura Leyshon and I’m a British estate agent living and working in Gran Canaria. I lived in Gran Canaria for over 15 years and work for RE/MAX Cony Overseas: One of the island’s most respected estate agencies.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about moving to Gran Canaria.
A million euros is a decent budget for a high-end Gran Canaria property. It puts all but the largest penthouses, beachfront apartments and houses within your range. [Read more…]
Once you decide to buy a Gran Canaria property you find that there are hundreds of properties on sale, advertised on dozens of websites and portals.
And that there are dozens of estate agents on the island all trying to sell you the same properties.
How do you search for, find and buy a Gran Canaria property in a safe and hassle-free way? [Read more…]