Saturday, April 20, 2019

Beach property sales on the up in Spain

Investors are turning to coastal properties as savings tools

Homeowners getting bill for Estepona’s controversial roadwork project

Hundreds fear losing their homes after controversial roadworks begin following a 20 year stand-off with the town hall

Spanish convent born again as culture and foodie hotspot

IT’S the last place on earth you’d expect to find comfort and luxury. But if you’re looking for some upmarket R&R, get thee to...

Building up nicely at DTR architects

Despite the deep recession one young architecture firm is bucking the trend and finding plenty of work

Oslo-sur-Med – modern home praised for its cutting edge design

A SPANISH architect has received praise for his Norway-inspired and totally white house, lodged like an iceberg in the foothills Alicante’s mountains. The impressive Oslo...

Make all the right moves when buying in Spain

A new series of guides are available to help you in the often complicated process

Sotogrande-based British architect makes his mark in Madrid

BRITISH expat architect Mark Fenwick’s career, like his buildings, is soaring to new heights. With his business partner Javier Iribarren, the Sotogrande-based designer’s Fenwick Iribarren...

Madrid’s Paseo de la Castellana is set to receive a fifth tower

Dubbed Caleido, the 36-storey building will cost €84 million to complete, and will house a university campus for the Instituto de Empresa, a Quiron...

Justin Bieber buys €5 million mansion in Spain

The property is perched on a rock and boasts enviable panoramic views across most of the Canary island

No time to dawdle in Marbella property market

There are simply not enough properties to satisfy the deluge of buyers now looking for a home in the Costa del Sol’s crowning jewel, according to estate agents Fastighetsbyran

Sir Richard Branson unveils third luxury villa on Mallorca estate

The UK business giant repurchased the Son Bunyola estate for a reported €11 million after selling it some 13 years ago following a row over planning permission

Spain’s mortgage approval rates at eight year high

June saw more than 17,000 mortgages approved, making it the highest year-on-year increase since 2006

Auction of Manilva plot owned by property swindlers falls short of price

The land was seized off Forum Filatelico, which swindled 270,000 people in a bogus stamp investment scheme

Tower gets go-ahead

Sevilla's controversial Torre Pelli gets approval

High rise of tomorrow unveiled

Sprouting across Europe to the Rock of Gibraltar revolutionary ‘green’ high-rise towers are turning eyesores into eye candy

Different nationalities househunt in different ways

Househunting habits... are you a typical British browser?

House prices in Spain still significantly high

Data published in the IMF quarterly Global Housing Watch report shows that house prices in Spain are still standing at 15% above the average

Why foreign investors keep the property market booming but don’t want new builds

Interest in the property market is at an all-time high with foreign investors, but it seems they’re not interested in new builds, writes Adam Neale

Magical market: Nerja property

The best properties are selling in Nerja in record time, discovers Tom Powell

Spain’s property price increase third highest in Europe

Spain’s property prices jumped 4.1% in the second quarter of this year

Green light for Libeskind eco-villas

World Trade Centre architect launches green home project on the Costa del Sol

Families forced to rent out office spaces to live in as rent prices soar in Spain hotspot

FAMILIES have taken to living in commercial properties in Barcelona following the price of rent skyrocketing. Last year alone the average rent in the Catalonian...

Expat couple the Priors to appear on Channel 5 show about demolition of Almeria villa

Len and Helen Prior had their home demolished in 2008

The half dozen delights: A look inside First Mallorca

FIRST Mallorca has an excellent range of properties for sale in Santa Catalina. The well-established agent has six different homes on offer in the hip...

Irish expat and AUAN president receives Queen’s honour for service to Brits in Spain

Eight years since she took the reins at AUAN, Maura Hillen has been awarded an MBE

Santa Clara Golf Marbella to be extended

The development ICON, enabled by a €150 million American investor, will create 400 jobs and employ six architects