As Spanish property prices continue to fall – to less than half the 2007 all-time high by the end of this year, according to valuation experts Sociedad de Tasación – foreigners make up a growing share of the market. Last month, the General Council of Notaries (GCN), who witness all property transactions in Spain, published […]
The glitzy seaside resort of Marbella might well have lost some of its charm since its heyday as a millionaires’ playground – but it looks as though the tables are turning again now.
The only way to sell houses in Spain is to lower the price. It might seem like a foregone conclusion, but new figures show there is a direct correlation between the areas showing a recovery in the housing market and the areas where the prices are cheapest.
Malaga province is slowly increasing its presence as an international birdwatching destination, and it certainly has what it takes to succeed.
Estepona has got pretty much everything you could ask for from a Costa del Sol town. A charming old town, an enormous yellow sand beach and a night life to rival that of its neighbours.
It is the most elite residential resort in the whole of Europe, comprising luxury properties owned by wealthy foreigners. No wonder plans are afoot for expansion overseas. Now La Zagaleta’s new president, Oswald Grübel, plans to take the winning formula abroad, expanding to Greece, Turkey and Germany.
According to new research from foreign exchange specialist Moneycorp the number of under 30s looking overseas in the hopes of getting onto the property ladder has shot up in the last year.
Budget airline Vueling has launched a new low cost flight from Malaga to Moscow. Since October 1 the Spanish carrier is flying twice a week between the Costa del Sol and the Russian capital.
Naturhouse has bought the five star Las Dunas Beach Hotel and Spa in Estepona with plans to transform it into its first luxury health resort.
Expats seeking Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for properties in Spain have been warned about scammers trying to make a fast buck.