Welcome to our blog

By / 14th May, 2020 / Real Estate / Off

Welcome to our blog

Stay informed about the trends, predictions and our press releases of the property market in Spain and Barcelona. On this page you will find all the inside tips for buyers.

As experts in Spanish real estate, finance, negotiating, law and architecture, we’re happy to INSPIRE you with our thoughts and visions through these blog posts.

Be better informed with zero risk in big decisions like property decisions.

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*INSPIRE in de media: Trends Magazine* – “De Spaanse droom blijft leven.”

By / 19th July, 2021 / INSPIRE in the Media, Real Estate / Off
trends magazine, vastgoed, spanje

Het toonaangevende Belgische financieel/economische magazine Trends publiceerde 15 juli hun zomerspecial met als coververhaal: “De Spaanse droom blijft leven: 9 tips voor wie een tweede verblijf wil kopen”. Onze Raf Jacobs gaf met veel plezier zijn deskundige visie voor de inhoud van het artikel.

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By / 2nd June, 2021 / Real Estate / Off

We regularly organize online info-sessions to share our experience so you get all the information to buy your Spanish property without stress, failures and losing or spending too much money. .

Topic of this session:
New Spanish real estate market update.
How did the Summer change the current real estate climate in Spain?
Register for free here.

You can find the RECORDINGS of all our previous REAL ESTATE SERIES episodes BELOW.

We organiseren regelmatig online infosessie om onze expertise te delen en zodat jij alle info hebt om jouw Spaans huis aan te kopen zonder stress, fouten, te veel geld te spenderen of zelfs te verliezen. Zelfs als je live niet aanwezig kon zijn, vind je HIERONDER de OPNAMES van onze vorige VASTGOED SERIE episodes.
We werken aan een nieuw seizoen met gloednieuwe topics – meer info hier binnenkort!

Below the recordings of our REAL ESTATE SERIES (ENG).

Must-know buying tips in Covid-times


2021 Predictions

House in Spain by Summer

What is a Buyer Agent?

The Buying Process

Real Estate Dilemmas

From Renting to Buying


New Real Estate Boom?

Hieronder vind je de opnames van onze Nederlandstalige VASTGOED SERIE.

Waarom de immoprijzen in België/Nederland stijgen en een huis in Spanje goedkoper wordt.

Jouw huis in Spanje tegen volgende zomer. Hoe begin je eraan?

Een huis in Spanje aankopen zonder oplichting.

*INSPIRE in the media: Yaencontre* – “Where to invest better in Spain?”

By / 27th April, 2021 / INSPIRE in the Media, Real Estate / Off

One of the biggest Spanish online real estate platforms Yaencontre asked our property expert Raf for his opinion about real estate investments.

The article states real estate is still one of the most solid investments, despite the economic impact of Covid-19.

Asking his thoughts about possible investment obstacles, Raf summarised it down to these 5:
– not having a defined strategy
– getting carried away by false opportunities
– mistakes in the renovation business case
– missing to see the potential
– not having an experienced expert by your side.

Read the full article (in Spanish) here.

Happy INSPIRE Customers

By / 22nd February, 2021 / Real Estate / Off
Watch some happy faces of recent INSPIRE customers, telling you their buying experience.

Real estate trends in Spain in 2021

Do these questions sound familiar to you?
– “Shall I finally buy my own house in Spain this year?”
– “How far will property prices drop?”
– “What is the impact of Covid-19 on house prices?”
– “When is the best time to buy?”
– “Can I buy instead of rent?”.

Keep reading to find out the answers.

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*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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*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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