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Benahavís Info

Weather and Climate Benahavis is a white village situated, close to both Estepona and Marbella. Only 7 kilometres from the coast, the average temperature is 17º Celsius enjoying nearly all year round sunshine. The months of June, July and August are recognised to be the hottest months with highs of over 30 degrees Celsius and […]

Eloise Horsfield | December 29, 2009

Advice for Sellers

Do you want to send your funds back to the UK and not pay extortionate bank charges?  If you have answered Yes to all of these questions, then you do need to speak with Moneycorp and find out how much they can save you in bank charges and get you more money on the exchange of your funds.

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Advice for Buyers in Spain

The text below explains the usual steps taken in order to complete on the acquisition of a property in Spain.

Eloise Horsfield |

Marbella Property: new opportunities in a time-tested resort

Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths, Moors, and Christians took turns as settlers and developers of what is today the area known as Marbella. The city alternately rose and waned in importance with the passage of time and by the 1940s was a sleepy fishing village with a population of 900 inhabitants. One day, as Alonso de Hohenlohe and his father Prince Max Egon zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg were driving through the area, their Rolls Royce broke down. Alonso was so impressed by the site that he decided to turn it into a tourist resort. He opened the American-style Marbella Club Hotel in a lush area by the sea in 1954 and the rest is history. The hotel became a meeting point for Europe’s nobility, and numerous gatherings, including charity fundraising galas, are held here to this days.

Eloise Horsfield | December 27, 2009

Sotogrande through the ages

In 1961 a certain Joseph McMicking received authorisation from Franco to purchase the area known today as Sotogrande, which included five traditional estates, to create a luxury residential complex with wide tree-lined avenues and a state of the art electrical infrastructure.

Eloise Horsfield | November 5, 2009

How to sell your Spanish property faster? Meet Home Staging

Home staging, also called property presentation or house doctoring, is the process of preparing a property for sale/rent to appeal to the widest possible audience

Eloise Horsfield | October 14, 2009