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Fingerprinting for Non-Lucrative Visa -2nd Renewal

I obtained an appointment to have fingerprinting done after my non-lucrative visa application renewal was approved. This is my 2nd non-lucrative visa renewal. I have been approved after submitting my documents online and just attended my fingerprinting appointment. Documents for Fingerprinting Appointment I needed the following documents for my fingerprinting appointment: Cita previa – appointment […]

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Cost of Living in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

I’ve been living here in Spain since April 2019. Long enough to write about the cost of living in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. And I’ve been living on and off in Spain since 2017. Spain is overall a relatively cheap country to live in. Madrid and Barcelona might be more expensive, but only if you’re […]

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Applying for a Mortgage in Spain as a Foreigner

The word for mortgage is hipoteca in Spanish and that’s how I began applying for a mortgage in Spain as a foreigner. Fortunately, I found a very nice bank representative which made the process much easier. I don’t speak Spanish, but I am learning. This morning I walked into a CaixaBank branch near me in order to […]

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Shopping for a Condo in Spain, Santiago de Compostela

I decided to brave a Spanish realtor with my fucked up Spanish to see what buying a condo in Santiago de Compostela entails. I contacted the realtor after seeing his listing on idealista. It’s similar to our Zillow stateside. I asked him a few questions and he showed me the condo last Thursday. I view a condo […]