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We provide comprehensive real estate services to foreigners looking to purchase property in Spain ensuring a smooth and hassle-free process since 2017.


Welcome to HowToBuyInSpain.com, the ultimate guide to finding your dream home in the sun-kissed paradise of Spain!

Looking to buy property in Spain? You’ve come to the right place. Our website is your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about purchasing a property in Spain. From expert advice on the property market to insider tips on the best locations, we’ve got you covered.

Whether you’re looking for a holiday home or a permanent residence, all our local partners will help you to find the perfect property in their extensive selection of properties to suit your needs and budget. With a wealth of experience and knowledge, our team of real estate professionals are dedicated to helping you find your dream property in Spain.

But we’re not just here to help you find your perfect property. We also offer a range of services to make the buying process as smooth and hassle-free as possible. From legal advice to property management, we’ve got everything covered.

Our expertise guarantees that all bureaucratic procedures are met, allowing our clients the peace of mind they need when buying a property in Spain.

So why wait? Start exploring our website today and our useful videos on how to buy in Spain and take the first step towards owning your dream property in Spain!


Don’t miss our unique gift for our 5th anniversary: on any new build property listed on HTBIS! The good news is that there is already a new build property listed for €175,000 (click on the link to find out).


The good news is that buying a property in Spain is cheap at 1,749€/ m² at the end of December 2022 and the Spanish real estate outlook for 2023 is interesting: more opportunities for cash buyers in a market without excesses. It looks easy to buy a property in Spain but the Spanish property market has its specificities and you have to avoid the traps! With our experts, you will buy your Spanish property at the right price while avoiding pitfalls that can cost you a lot of money.


How do we help?

  1. We help with understanding the Spanish real estate market and the acquisition process. Have a look at Resourcesin our Menu and our Blogfor more on that,
  2. We help with searching and finding your property, all the acquisitions steps and for finding the local partners to make it happen: Property Finders in Spain, and Spanish property lawyers,… Have a look at Buyon our Menu,
  3. We help for financing your property: Get a mortgage in Spain, Currency Hedging, Transfer of funds, and insurance. Have a look at Financeon our Menu,
  4. Last but not least, once you are an owner, you need many other services: Holiday rentals management,  Tax Filing,  Insurance,  Renovation and  Mortgage refinancing. Search for Managein our Menu.
  5. Don’t miss our videos on how to buy in SpainOur ultimate guide on buying your Spanish property video, The best new build properties in Spain video, Spanish Mortgage Rates video, Comparison of European real estate markets vs Spain video, The Spanish Golden Visa video, Spanish Bank repossessions video,…


Our first piece of advice: don’t trust first-hand any Spanish real estate agent! With our partners, you will save money and mistakes and turn your Spanish home into a wise and safe investment.


We know the subject very well as our adventure started in 2012, more than 10 years ago, after one of our partners decided to go on property hunting in Spain after the financial crisis of 2008. Read the full adventure here. Nothing was available on the market to assist foreigners with their real estate transactions in Spain: that is the main reason why we decided to set up HTBIS.com to share our experience, our tips and our network with other real estate buyers active in Spain.


Rely safely on our network of 100+ local partners dedicated to assisting you: Search all our partners

Starting from there we have expanded our network of partners to nearly every region of Spain.


Review how we have helped more than 300 customers in 2022.

Review some of the last properties bought by our local hunters everywhere in Spain (at the bottom of the article).

Here is how to start your property search in Spain:

First, read our article: Our ultimate 2023 guide to buying your property in Spain and you will learn everything about finding a property to retire in Spain, a holiday home or an investment property in Spain. You will find exhaustive step-by-step guides to your ideal property and easy-to-use tables to rank different properties and make the best choice.


Finally, don’t miss our Spanish property news blog and our page helping you to understand the Spanish property market. Register for our weekly newsletter, it is a great way to keep abreast of the Spanish real estate news and our daily work, don’t wait, join our more than 500,000 readers.


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Stéphane, Senior strategist and analyst @ HTBIS

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FAQ on buying a house in Spain

Can a foreigner buy a house in Spain?

Yes, anyone can buy a property in Spain. In order to buy a house in Spain, you need a few things: NIE (a tax number), ... Read our article: The 10 steps to your Spanish property, to learn more.

Is buying property in Spain a good idea?

Spain is the number one tourist destination in Europe. About 100,000 foreigners bought a property in Spain in 2019: Sun, quality of life, low cost of life arte the main reasons why people buy in Spain. Check our article: 10 reasons for buying a property in Spain, to learn more.

How much deposit do I need to buy a property in Spain?

For your second residence and as a non-fiscal resident, a bank will finance no more than 70 % of the value of your property. This means that you would need to invest at least 45% of the property value with your own pocket.

Do I need a Spanish bank account to buy a property in Spain?

Yes, in order to buy a property in Spain, you need a bank account. You need as well a NIE (tax number).

Disclaimer:  As a real estate portal, we receive many new build listing requests from Spanish developers. We accept only the projects that we feel could be of interest to our international community.  If you want more information on any project, please fill the form within the description of each project and you will be contacted by the sales team of the local promoters. We act as an advertising agent only.