Friday, March 5, 2021

This summer in Mallorca is going to be a busy one, writes OP columnist Amanda Butler

Balearics had second highest number of property sales for March, up 39.4% on 2016

Amanda Butler has a certain property ‘fantasma’ set to arrive and she’s rather excited as Spain’s Mallorca heats up

'Fantasmas' are clients who provide some interesting story with very ‘substantial budgets’, but low and behold, no Google search information!

Artà is largely unaffected by mass tourism and could be perfect for tranquil home, writes Amanda Butler

Town set against backdrop of Serres de Llevant mountains and beautiful countryside

Amanda Butler is hoping Spain’s Balearic Islands can be a leader in eco-construction after coronavirus

I implore our governments, and our developers and builders, to learn from this

Property prices in the Balearic Islands maintain their steady surge, while sales are down across Spain, writes Amanda Butler

This decline in sales in the Balearic property market is being attributed to there being fewer resale homes on the market, as well as high pricing

COVID-19 has restricted foreign buyers in Spain’s Mallorca, but lower-end and local property enquiries are surging

MALLORCA, Menorca and Ibiza have now joined Formentera into Phase 3 of the releasing of coronavirus restrictions.  The main difference being that residents of the...

Olive Press property columnist Amanda Buter takes a look at summer demand

'Most in the business believe prices will continue to rise'

Finding the great escape, writes Amanda Butler

  Not much to report on the property front this week as we head into Christmas, apart from receiving a visit from a well known...

Pottery, vineyards and cotton weaving – Santa Maria is steeped in Mallorca tradition

Quaint town located close to Roman-era vineyard Maciá Batle

Why Mallorca is the best place to live in the world

If you’re looking for your own slice of paradise, look no further than Mallorca

Amanda Butler hopes a fair Brexit deal will be done for Brits in Mallorca, under Prime Minister Boris

What many new arrivals looking for a new place in the sun do not realise is that estate agents work very differently from the UK

COVID-19: Real estate agent Amanda Butler is leading Mallorca’s Phase 2 celebrations and is looking ahead to a property...

WITH coronavirus figures plummeting around Spain and only two new cases reported with no deaths over the weekend in the Balearic Islands things are...

MARCH INTO SPRING: Wealthy buyers are still flocking to Mallorca, writes Amanda Butler

AS we head into March the weather here in Mallorca has been much chillier and wetter than the norm. As I write with the...

Agent Amanda Butler is confident of Mallorca property market’s resilience and expects influx of inquiries for spacious homes post-COVID-19

We will overcome this, in time, but I truly believe that the way we have managed to ride the COVID-19 wave will help to reaffirm the reputation of Mallorca

Real estate agent Amanda Butler looks ahead to brighter days as Spain’s Balearic Islands emerge from the worst of...

WELL that’s what we’d all like to say, and will celebrate when it truly happens with gusto! I am not normally one wishing to spread...

As Boris Johnson sets his sights on No 10, Amanda Butler looks towards the sale of one of Mallorca’s...

Having performed a market appraisal, I would have valued it last year somewhere in the region of €9m

Summer heat and an Ibiza-style property are the hot topics with Amanda Butler

IT’S amazing what a month can do, 30-35 degrees and still rising! Unusually there are similar temperatures in the UK, if not higher. Looking through all...

Amanda Butler explains the pros and cons of ‘bare ownership’ in Spain and what it means for property buyers...

My recommendation would be to get a trusted estate agent to give you a modest valuation, or maybe three for comparison, and take the middle ground

Whether we like it or not, tourism to Spain boosts the economy and sways the property market, writes Amanda...

Perhaps our hoteliers will need to start adjusting their hotel rates to be more competitive...just saying!

Just as Mallorca’s property market was picking up after Brexit, coronavirus came along, writes real estate expert Amanda Butler

So far the Balearics are low risk, with only six known people diagnosed with the virus, but no deaths, thank heavens!

‘Tis the season for reflection, writes property expert Amanda Butler

AS has long been predicted, the property market in Mallorca appears to be following the dynamics of other premium locations across the globe including...

The ‘prettiest village in Spain’ is a perfect spot for a Mallorca home 

OFTEN referred to as the 'Prettiest village in Spain',  Fornalutx is located on the northwest of Mallorca, nestled high up the Tramuntana mountain range overlooking the picturesque Sóller valley.    The pretty cobbled...

Number One! Why Mallorca really is the best place to live in the world writes Amanda Butler

ACCORDING to official statistics by Tinsa, a leading Spanish valuation and assessment company headquartered in Madrid, the average value of finished housing (new and...