Laura

Laura

Laura Leyshon is Las Palmas' resident property expert. She works with one of the city's top estate agencies and is always available to help property buyers and sellers in the city.

Getting a mortgage as a Gran Canaria resident is not a complex process but you do need to do a fair amount of paperwork and have a decent amount of cash to cover the deposit and fees. 

If you own a Gran Canaria property and want to rent it out, there are three ways to do it and each has its own advantages. 

 

Buying a property in Gran Canaria costs about 10% of the price you pay once you factor in taxes and fees. Selling a property involves some costs but these only add up if you profit from the sale. The annual tax burden of owning a property in Gran Canaria is low.

Buying property in Gran Canaria is a relatively straightforward process if done correctly. The island property registry is excellent, property rights in Gran Canaria are clear, and all contracts must be signed in front of an independent notary.

We've asked Laura Leyshon, our favourite Las Palmas estate agent, to put together this set of useful tips about buying a property in Las Palmas.  

Published in Las Palmas Property

If you've visited Gran Canaria's capital city and decided that it's the place to buy a holiday property or even to live, here's some really useful info that you need to know about the Las Palmas property market.

Published in Las Palmas Property

There's more to Las Palmas city than the Las Canteras beachfront, although it is pretty amazing. Here's a useful breakdown of all the most desirable Las Palmas property areas. 

Published in Las Palmas Property

For serious Gran Canaria shopping, a trip to the capital Las Palmas is always a good day trip. As one of Spain's ten biggest cities it's got the island's biggest malls, one of the country's top outdoor shopping areas and so many authentic cafes and restaurants that you'll struggle to stay focused on the task at hand.

Published in Shopping
Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:36

Food Shop Like A Local In Las Palmas

Las Palmas is full of supermarkets, but which chain is best, and where do you go for the fresh stuff and the exotic stuff? Here's how to do your food shopping like a local in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Published in Las Palmas

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