By / 30th September, 2020 / Real Estate / Off

Together with Metropolitan Barcelona, INSPIRE conducted the REAL ESTATE SERIES with 4 info sessions, covering all the pitfalls, tips and advice on the Spanish property market.


Be better informed and buy smarter. Watch the webinar recordings below.

*INSPIRE in the media: Idealista/Yaencontré* – “The real estate predictions for 2021, according to experts”

By / 19th January, 2021 / INSPIRE in the Media, Real Estate / Off

The number 1 Spanish real estate portal Idealista/ Yaencontré predicted – based on the interviews with 4 real estate experts – what scenario the sector will face during 2021.

And one of those experts was our own Raf Jacobs.

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Regisseur Jan Verheyen “opgelicht” bij aankoop bouwgrond in Spanje. Veelvoorkomend, maar vermijdbaar.

By / 12th January, 2021 / Real Estate / Off
HLN artikel Jan Verheyen opgelicht in Spanje bij aankoop vastgoed

In een artikel in Het Laatste Nieuws en een interview op JOE vertelt regisseur Jan Verheyen te zijn opgelicht bij de aankoop van een bouwgrond in Spanje.

Een stuk grond van 11 hectare in Antequera, Andalusië, bleek de miskoop van zijn leven.

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“How to Renovate a House in a Record Time” – 5 Keys

By / 19th November, 2020 / Real Estate / Off

Our expertise at INSPIRE goes further than just helping to buy or sell property. We are also strong in renovation projects. And we’re happy to share with you 5 tips to renovate a house in a record time! 

First of all: broaden your property perspective. Many people see a house and if – at first sight – it seems worn, messy and dingy, they run away. We approach it differently and plan ahead to create a better layout and explore all the possibilities the property could have.

After reading this post, you will give a second chance to a property that did not meet your expectations at first glance.  

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*INSPIRE in the media: Inmoacademy* – “The world has changed, and we must change with it”

By / 21st October, 2020 / Real Estate / Off

Anna Font, a co-founder of INSPIRE was interviewed by InmoAcademy‘s (the go-to online platform for Spanish real estate professionals) journalist Marta Burgués.

Anna shared her career path, discussed the importance of decoration, gave an opinion about differences in real estate market differences between Spain, Germany and the UK and, of course, analysed the repercussions of the pandemic on the market.

Other than that, she gave advice and tips to real estate professionals from her Master’s Degree professor standpoint and discussed the role of women in this business.

*INSPIRE in the media: Idealista* – “Housing prices drop during Covid-19: what you need to know before buying?”

By / 5th October, 2020 / Real Estate / Off

There is a belief that during the current economic recession caused by COVID-19, property prices should go down.

But then why are buyers struggling to find (good) discounted properties on real estate portals? Why can’t you see that prices are falling significantly?

Raf Jacob, INSPIRE’s Managing Director, ​​was interviewed by the biggest real estate website in Spain Idealista in which analyzed several points to take into account when buying in the next future.

Buying a Property in Spain: A Step-by-Step Process

By / 5th October, 2020 / Real Estate / Off
Property buying process at INSPIRE

The first thing that comes to mind after deciding on purchasing a property in Spain is “What to do next? What are the steps?” I’m here to solve your doubts, save your time and money. 

Here are the points I will cover in this article:

  • A step-by-step buying process.
  • Pitfalls of buying a property in Spain. 
  • The liability of realtors. 
  • The role of the notary public and a real estate lawyer.
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*INSPIRE in the media: Yaencontre* – “Foreign investors in the face of the pandemic. Do you need to invest more or less in Spain?”

INSPIRE’s Managing Director Raf Jacobs was interviewed by Yaencontre (one of the biggest real estate websites in Spain) and shared his professional opinion on whether foreign investors are still buying in Spain in these tough times.

Raf acknowledged that “travel restrictions have caused a drastic fall in demand from non-resident foreign investors. Their interest in investing in Spain has not disappeared, but Covid-19 definitely threw up obstacles on their way to travel, especially to Spain.

The full article (in Spanish) is available on this link.

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Watch what you’ve never seen before: INSPIRE REAL ESTATE SERIES

By / 14th September, 2020 / Effect of Corona on the Real Estate Market / Off

INSPIRE and METROPOLITAN BARCELONA just released their REAL ESTATE SERIES, a 4 episode long online information series about Spanish property.
From September till December, you can watch each month one webinar about a specific topic, hosted and directed by our property expert Raf Jacobs.

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Spanish Property Prices falling during Covid: what you need to know before you buy.

By / 26th August, 2020 / Effect of Corona on the Real Estate Market / Off
covid real estate market spain

house prices paradox? 

There is a common belief that during the current economic recession caused by Covid-19 property prices should drop. But then why do buyers struggle to find discounted (good) properties on the listing portals? Why don´t you see the expected price decreases? In this article I share my insights & analysis and use real-life examples from our daily practice as real estate Buyer Agents. 

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