Britons would face problems purchasing homes due to Franco era law
By Nuria Pérez
AN OUTDATED law dating back to the dictatorship could cause a headache for Britons who want to buy and sell homes on the south Costa Blanca and Murcia if the UK pulls out of the European Union.
According to law 8/1975 and the Royal Decree 689/1978, some areas from Cabo Cervera in Torrevieja along the coast to Mazarrón – and inland to San Miguel de Salinas and Fuente Álamo – have restricted access to property ownership for non-Spaniards due to military interests.
Full story in today’s Costa Blanca News.