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News in ICO Guarantees For Housing Limits on The Purchase Price and Participating Entities - News in ICO Guarantees For Housing: Limits on The Purchase Price and Participating Entities

Last February, the Government approved a line of ICO guarantees for housing worth 2.5 billion euros. The goal is to facilitate access to housing for people who have difficulties in doing so. In this way, the guarantees will cover 20% of the value of the properties for which banks do not offer financing. Three months later, the initiative is already beginning to materialize.

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Change of Use of a Property to Housing Key Aspects to Consider - Change of Use of a Property to Housing: Key Aspects to Consider

Until not long ago, the change of use of a property to housing was almost anecdotal. However, the evolution of the real estate market has made it a possibility that's increasing in the last years. Despite this, this change is not always possible, and when it is, it requires an entire process that must be known.

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Rental in Stressed Areas Reforms that Will Allow a Rise in the Price - Rental in Stressed Areas: Reforms that Will Allow a Rise in the Price

One of the novelties included in the New Housing Law is the possibility of declaring stressed areas and, with it, the limitation of rental prices and the application of a reference index for new contracts.

Despite this, the regulations also include the possibility that owners can increase rental income in stressed areas by up to 10%. They can do so in new contracts. That's not available for large holders.

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Selling a Flat Fast Effective Tips for a Quick Sale - Selling a Flat Fast: Effective Tips for a Quick Sale

Selling a flat quickly and without losing money is the wish of any owner who lists their home for sale. Even in uncertain times, it's possible to achieve it thanks to some simple but very effective strategies.

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Seasonal Rental Housing What Should We Expect From the New Regulatory Framework - Seasonal Rental Housing: What Should We Expect From the New Regulatory Framework?

It has been barely a year since the approval of the new Housing Law, which, among other measures, establishes limits on rental prices and extraordinary extensions of contracts. The goal was to facilitate access to housing. However, one of the effects it seems to have had is the increase in seasonal rental housing to the detriment of long-term rentals. This effect has been more evident in the stressed areas where supply was insufficient to cover demand.

In fact, seasonal rentals are outside the Housing Law. The Urban Leasing Law and the Civil Code regulate this market in a much more permissive and less concrete way. For this reason, the Government is already studying a regulatory framework for seasonal rentals and, to this end, has created a working group with experts from the sector.

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