Moving to Barcelona (or Spain)

Here you’ll find advice gained from first-hand experience of moving to Barcelona from the UK and of living in Spain. This is your Barcelona guide to living and working in the Catalan capital.

Barcelona Property Finding Service

Barcelona Flat Finder

A flat finding service for Barcelona and Catalonia. Aimed at people who need help to find a property for the medium to long-term. The service includes searching for property to rent and to buy, accompanied viewings, translating, negotiating and helping with paperwork.

Buy Property in Barcelona

Buy property in Barcelona

We source property for clients to buy in Barcelona. Whether you’d like to move to Barcelona to live, are looking for a holiday home, or want to invest in property. Flats and houses that are ready to move into, or property that needs partial or complete renovation.

Client Testimonial

Georgia, at movingtobarcelona.com was an absolute fountain of knowledge when helping us find an apartment.  I thought we could do it ourselves, but once we had hired her to help, I realised that there is no way of doing it without knowing the language, the area, the ‘insider’s knowledge’.  I would totally recommend Georgia, she exceeded our expectations, and was great company, for the days that we were looking at apartments. – Mark & Livy

Non-resident Property Owner’s Tax

Non-resident property owner's tax

This article is a very brief summary of the taxes due when you own a property in Spain as a non-resident. My advice is to use a tax expert, lawyer or qualified accountant to calculate your tax, to inform you which taxes you need to pay and when they are due. When you own a property in Spain you have to pay tax  […]
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Ebook: How to Rent in Barcelona

How to Rent in Barcelona

How to Rent in Barcelona is an ebook that explains the rental process in Barcelona. From how to find flats and arrange viewings, to making your reservation and explaining a standard Spanish rental contract. Learn what’s standard procedure and what’s not.

Spanish Golden Visa

Spanish golden visa

The Spanish Golden Visa gives residency to any non-EU national who purchases property or land for €500,000 or more in Spain. With the golden visa, you are free to travel to any of the European countries that are part of the Schengen agreement – for 90 days in every 180 days. You are allowed to […]
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How to Get Your NIE

Spanish NIE

How to get your NIE (Número de Identificación de Extranjero), both resident and non-resident NIEs. You have to demonstrate that you have work or can support yourself financially. This article covers the whole process including the documentation you will need to demonstrate.