Wednesday, February 21, 2018

BUNKERED: Golf is hit by home sales slump

Golfers at La Moraleja, like those at courses across the whole of Spain, are rushing to sell memberships

The battle of Lake Zahara

After their stunning home appeared in the Olive Press, the owners of Finca Pantano found a trio of buyers in a bidding war. Who said the property market was dead?

Meltdown confirmed

Prices slump across Spain as US economist Greenspan claims Spanish economy in danger. Meanwhile banks stop lending on country properties and golf course schemes! By Jon...

The idylls of Nerja

MARY ROULSTON takes a stroll around Nerja – the place mass tourism forgot. In this pleasant coastal town, she discovers a surge in the buy to let market

“Only ghosts will live there”

Dream homes left unfinished in La Alpujarra as agent refuses to return deposits

Hollywood star’s Marbella home closer to demolition

It appears the Spanish justice system has finally caught up with actor Antonio Banderas

Myths and mortar

Lisa Tilley delivers some home-truths about the Spanish property market and advice for those who want out

Judgement day for Iznajar

With doctors, teachers and even High Court judges buying here, Iznajar is fast becoming THE town for the discerning foreign buyer

Nightmare in the sun as home dreams fall apart

Following news of the EU resolution into “rampant construction” in Spain, Jon Robins of the Observer takes a look at the situation in Albox – one of the towns in the spotlight of MEPs in Brussels

Room with a view – Murcia

The Olive Press sends Vernon Grant to stylish Murcia where he finds a city bucking recent trends across Spain

Room with a view – Granada

It does not surprise me one of the reasons British people give for their decision to move to the Granada province is the very existence of the marvellous city of Granada itself

Room with a View – Pamplona

Pamplona is the capital of Navarra, a region known for its wine and little else. In itself this is a great shame as the area is unspoilt and very welcoming to visitors

Building a house in Spain – Part II

In Issue 8 we talked about the preliminary stages of building your own house in the campo (countryside) and what pitfalls you should look...

Britons heading for the hills

Some can say little more than 'favor', but British families are now settling in Spain's villages in record numbers, reports Jason Burke

Andalucía dreaming

RICHARD HARVEY asks whether buying or building a dream home and settling in southern Spain really helps to strengthen a relationship. Or do the demons merely resurface when the dust settles?

Illegal building victims told to pay up

JUDGES in Granada have ordered almost 100 residents of Cenes de la Vega to hand over almost 200,000 euros of their own money in...
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