What is the Value of my Property?
20/01/2022

I want to sell my property. How much is it worth? We get asked this question a lot and the answer is: it depends on a lot of variants. However, it is a very important question because getting the price wrong could mean you lose out on extra money or your property could be sitting …

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Resale or a New Build Property?
15/12/2021

For those wishing to buy a property on the Costa del Sol, there is one important question before going any further: New build or resale property? The decision to buy a new build/off plan property or a pre-loved resale property is a complicated one and completely depends on your taste and “wants”. For years the …

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Nature Activities Close to Marbella
05/10/2021

Marbella is well known for its beaches, shopping and nightlife, but once you have exhausted those there is so much more to do for those of you who are more adventurous at heart. Nestled above Marbella town, you can escape into nature and explore miles of beautiful woodland in the “LLlanos de Juanar” located up …

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Top International Schools in the Marbella area
14/06/2021

For parents of young children part of your search for the perfect Marbella property will  undoubtedly be dictated by where you will be sending your children to school.  Marbella and the Costa del Sol is a melting pot of nationalities and thanks to this international community we have some excellent schools for you to choose …

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Free Covid Travel Insurance
31/05/2021

ANDALUCIA OFFERS FREE COVID TRAVEL INSURANCE IN BID TO BOOST TOURISM International travellers visiting the autonomous region of Andalucia will now be eligible to receive free travel “COVID” insurance, according to the regional government´s official tourism website andalucia.org. This initiative is aimed at boosting foreign travel to the region, especially to the tourist resorts along the Costa …

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The Golden Visa for Spanish Residency
27/05/2021

The Spanish “Golden Visa” Explained The Spanish Golden Visa offers buyers and investors from Non EU countries the chance to obtain automatic Spanish residency in return for investing €500,000 in the Spanish property market. This investment can be made in one property purchase, or split between various property purchases, as long as the €500.000 minimum …

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Great News, less tax!!!
23/05/2021

If you are thinking about investing in a property on the Costa del Sol, we have some good news for you!  The Andalusian government has passed a decree reducing property Transfer Tax (the tax paid on the purchase and sale of second-hand homes). Up until now the three rates have been set at 8%, 9% and 10% …

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IT IS OFFICIAL……
01/11/2020

We have always known that there was more than one reason we love it here on the Costa Del Sol and now it’s official !!! A recent study promoted by the European Commission on the quality of life and satisfaction of people loving life in European countries confirmed that the Malaga province (Costa del Sol) …

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Malaga´s Property Market is one of the Strongest in Spain
07/03/2018

MALAGA has enjoyed one of the strongest recoveries from the 2008 property crash. Last year, the province registered 30,300 sales, a 14.6% increase on the year before. It means it had the second highest number of sales per inhabitant in the whole of Spain. Foreigners acquired almost 30% of these homes, a percentage that also …

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Spanish residential property prices will rise by 7.3% by 2020
06/07/2017

Spanish residential property prices will rise by 7.3% by 2020, according to a new report by Solvia. With the Spanish property market making huge progress over the past year, prospective buyers are once again considering Spanish property as a safe investment option. The renewed demand for Spanish property is pushing up property prices in prime …

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Keep Calm and Carry On buying Spanish property, say Brits
15/05/2017

From holidays to homebuying, Brits continue to view Spain as their country of choice, with the number of flight and hotel bookings so far this year already up on 2016’s record breaking a year. There had been concerns that the weaker pound and ongoing political turmoil stemming from the British Prime Minister’s signing of Article …

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Visitors to Spain on the increase
08/03/2017

15 per cent more British visitors to Spain in January 2017 The boom in the Spanish international tourist sector shows no signs of slowing down as another year begins, with the figures released on Tuesday for the month of January 2017, showing that the number of people visiting Spain from abroad was 10.7% higher than …

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Spanish homes offer best value in Europe – now official !!!
11/01/2016

A new metric of measuring property values devised by the Organisation for Economic Development (OECD) has found that homes in Spain represent some of the best value in Europe. Based on more than a decade’s worth of research, the OECD has plotted local house prices in many of the world’s most developed countries against typical wages, …

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HMRC to launch new powers to claw back unpaid overseas tax
29/12/2015

The government authority has issued a publicity campaign this week to alert potential tax-avoiders of its new capabilities, which will come into force after December 31 once the current Leichtenstein Disclosure Facility (LDF) closes in 2016.  More than 90 countries, including Spain, have signed up to the scheme, which will mean that HMRC can look …

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