British expats: Spain’s cheapest cities for property – including expat hotspot Alicante | Travel News | Travel
Spain is one of the most popular destinations for British expats. Many expats flock to the southern regions to enjoy the great weather all year round.
A new report from Spain property expert Idealista has named the country’s cheapest cities for homes.
The most affordable place for Brits to buy a house in Spain is the suburb of El Carmen in Huelva.
Property in El Carmen costs an average of 566 euros (£475) per square metre.
Located in the southwest of Spain, Huelva has just under 150,000 inhabitants.
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The port town has a charming old town and is close to the beautiful beaches of the Costa de la Luz.
The exciting city is famous for its cuisine and was named the gastronomic capital of Spain in 2017.
The second cheapest area to buy a house in Spain has been named as the suburb of La Chanca in Almeria.
In the south-east of Spain, Almeria has many incredible sites but is not yet a popular place with British tourists.
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The third cheapest place for British expats was located in the popular British destination of Alicante.
Property at La Virgen de los Remedios in Alicante costs a bargain price of just 677 euros (£569) per square metre.
The popular area is located on the outskirts of Alicante and expats will not be far from the beach.
While the resorts in the province of Alicante are very popular with British tourists, the city of Alicante receives fewer visitors.
British expats in the city of Alicante will be able to enjoy traditional Spanish life and tourist amenities.
The charming suburb is also home to Parc Lo Morant, a lively park that includes an amphitheater.
Torreblanca in Seville, Esperanza in Almeria, Magraners in Lleida and La Magdalena in Jaen are also among the cheapest areas for British expats looking to buy a home.
Property prices have fallen by 0.3% in the past month across Spain as experts say now is the time to sell.