Life after the Golden Visa

Are you considering living in Marbella, Spain, but worried about the recent changes to the Golden Visa program? Don’t be! Although the program is being phased out, there are still various residency options available for non-EU citizens. We at Property Finder Marbella, a well-established real estate agency with over 20 years of experience, can help …

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Invest in Marbella Real Estate for a Secure Future

In the world of investing, diversification is often touted as a key strategy for mitigating risks and maximizing returns. While stocks, bonds, and mutual funds are common options, savvy investors are increasingly looking beyond traditional asset classes to find hidden gems that promise stability and growth. Marbella, with its thriving real estate market and high …

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8 reasons to live in Marbella

Where is Marbella? Marbella is a captivating coastal city nestled in the southern region of Spain, on the beautiful Costa del Sol. With its stunning beaches, luxurious resorts, vibrant nightlife, and year-round sunshine, Marbella beckons travelers and expatriates alike from all around the globe. Let’s take a journey through this Mediterranean paradise and explore the …

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Wealth tax in Andalucía is scrapped from 21.09.2022

GREAT NEWS!!! NO MORE WEALTH TAX IN ANDALUCIA! The wealth tax in Andalucia was always an unwelcome weight on both the expatriate and local community. As of Wednesday 21 September 2022 there will no longer be a wealth tax in Andalucía. The President of the Junta de Andalucia, Juanma Moreno, has scrapped the Wealth Tax …

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What is the Value of my Property?

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?

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

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

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

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 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

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!!!

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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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

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

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

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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