Located a few kilometers from Barcelona (20km), Sant Cugat del Valles is a privileged place because it offers a panoramic viewpoint, which is one of the most exceptional of the city of Barcelona. In addition, the district is classified historical, and has natural landscapes of rare beauty but also a rich and interesting cultural heritage. There is a Benedictine Abbey, within the Monastery of Sant Cugat, which is surely the most remarkable monument of the city. We choose Sant Cugat Del Valles for its exclusivity, its natural charm and quality of life.
Barcelona is one of the most expensive cities in Spain ahead of Madrid and San Sebastian, with around 4,093 euros per square meter. In 2016, prices have rose to 7% compared to the previous year. Besides, the number of properties sold has also increased by 27% between 2015 and 2016. Therefore, the 2016 year has been a prosperous period for the housing sector in Barcelona and experts foresee that 2017 will be better than the previous year. All in all, the real-estate market is very active and bullish in the Barcelona area, thanks to various elements such as a great growth in Spain, all-time low interest rates and low prices in Barcelona compared to other European big cities.
Regarding the property purchasing process, the promise of sale is signed between a buyer and a vendor. an itemized list is attached to the promise of sale. This is a document of related transaction costs such as legal fee, property transfer tax, registration duty, notary fee and real estate agent's fee. Then, the buyer usually places a deposit of 10% of the property price on Notary account in order to guaranty the buyer's commitment. For the following step, the Notary must collect various documents such as the entitlement of the parties, the mortgage situation and even the property verification. He will draw up the deeds, the tax due and the registration of the names of the new owners in the Spanish property register and tax register. On completion of the sale of the real estate, the title deeds are registered with local land registry enabling the title to transfer to the new owner.
Before any purchase, it is encouraged to contact a professional of the real-estate market in the area to know the different steps of the buying process.
The period from December to March is the coolest season in the Barcelona area. Temperatures remain constant, but do not promise great heat. It is possible to benefit from preferential rates for this season. However it will be difficult to swim in the Mediterranean sea.
The ideal season to come and enjoy Barcelona is from April to November. The temperatures are around 30 degrees, the sun is shining, the sea is good and the activities are numerous. Throughout the summer, Barcelona sees parades of tourists from all over the world, who come to enjoy the warm Catalan life.The months of September and October are also considered the "Best months", because the tourist influx is less important, and house prices are slightly lower compared to the middle of the summer.
The peak season is illustrated by the months of July and August. They are the hottest months of the year, and correspond to the period of the year when prices climb to the highest, and when the number of tourists is the most important. These three elements make the July and August very mixed months for traveling to Spain.
This unique Roman architectural complex is composed of a Roman and Gothic Church, a former Benedictine abbey, which was built on the grave of Sant Cucufat and an understated cloister which is considered as one of the major ones in Europe thanks to its 70 decorated capitals. This impressive monastery will take go back in time and make you dream in this place charged with history.
This Gothic bridge was a precious treasure of the history of Barcelona. It has been restored at the end of the XXth century. According to the legend, it was built many years ago by the evil in exchange of the soul who could cross the bridge. But the first spirit which crossed it was an old billy goat. This would be the reason why evil has horns.
If you would like to spend an entertaining moment with your friends or your family with an uninterrupted view on Barcelona, the Tibidano amusement park is the place to be. Opened in October 1901, this 25-ride park is considered to be one of the oldest ones in the world. However, it evolves over the years and constantly proposes new attractions. As it is built on the Mount Tibidabo, the park enjoys a breathtaking view of the surrounding landscapes.
Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of the region of Catalonia. It is also recognized around the world thanks to its importance in the fields of finance, the arts, publishing, and to its international trade. Moreover, the Mediterranean brings it the city a climate with pleasant temperatures all year long, which allows to enjoy the sun and the beach almost during the entire year. Barcelona is one of the most important cultural destinations of the Southern Europe.The city has a history, but also an urban attraction out of the common. Discover its buildings such as the famous UNESCO World Heritage Sagrada Familia, its numerous walks such as Las Ramble, historic walkway lined with tapas ...