Saturday, September 19, 2020

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...

What has 2019 got in store for Spain’s property market?

IT’S early February and I am beginning to see more half finished developments finished. There are finally curtains in the windows, cars in the garage...

IN PICS: The property portfolios of Spain’s political leaders

As the dust settles on last month’s snap election, we take a look at the property portfolios of Spain’s political supremos

Thinking of buying off plan in Spain? Terra Meridiana tells you everything you need to know

In the previous decade it was very common to work with insurers not authorised to operate in Spain

One of these modern apartments on Spain’s Costa del Sol could be yours for under €200,000

ONE of these modern apartments could be yours for just €198,000.  The Idilia project, by Aedas Homes, consists of 97 homes in Torre de Benagalbon,...

FIVE reasons why Moraira is the Costa Blanca’s priciest place to own a home

THE municipality of Moraira has once again been named as the jewel in the crown of the Costa Blanca property market.

Mallorca’s stellar reputation for real estate will help it weather Spain’s coronavirus storm, writes agent Amanda Butler

The supermarket shelves are being replenished, most are not hoarding and the 10 private and public hospitals are reportedly well prepared

How lockdown life in Spain will change the look of new-build properties around the world

LIFE AT HOME has changed for everyone, thanks to varying lockdown restrictions across the world. Here in Spain, we’ve...

EXCLUSIVE: Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar builds controversial wall extension at Marbella home

Concerned of prying eyes, Aznar and his wife Ana Botella - the former Madrid mayor - have extended an existing two metre wall by another two metres

Drones discover Malaga province has more than 4,000 illegal buildings… and counting

MALAGA province has more than 4,000 undeclared buildings, an investigation has revealed.  The General Directorate of Cadastre discovered the haul last year after using drones...

Sales are flowing fast at Riverside, the first project in Benahavis village for over a decade

CONSTRUCTION has begun on the first building project in Benahavis village for more than 10 years - and it's selling fast! Since going on the...

RENT-MARE: Most people in Spain spend more than a third of earnings on rent

MOST people in Spain spend more than a third of their earnings on rent, it has emerged. The average family renting a home lose 37%...

Ronda property market on the up again

THE Serrania de Ronda property market is finally starting to go up again. After years of flatlining prices and a shortage of clients, the number...

Living with Gaudi – Turkish art dealer builds home inside iconic tourist attraction

AN award-winning GAUDI building has been transformed into a stylish apartment thanks to a local design firm. Mimouca Barcelona used muted greys and blacks to...

The halcyon days of the foreign home buyer market in Spain could be coming to an end

THE number of properties bought by foreigners, while still up, has shrunk to the slowest rate of increase since the second half of 2010. Figures...

Seek no further: SEARCHING for a new home to buy or rent in and around Gibraltar can be a...

That is where the personalised and friendly service provided by Seekers comes in very handy. With decades of experience at their finger-tips and great contacts...

Director of Larraín Nesbitt Lawyers, Raymundo Larraín Nesbitt, discusses capital gains tax mitigation when selling property in Spain

On selling property in Spain, you are liable for two taxes: plusvalia and capital gains tax (CGT, for short)

String of estate agents say Brexit clarity is bringing new hope to Costa Blanca market for 2020

CONFIDENCE if finally returning to the Costa Blanca property market The UK’s confirmed departure from the EU has led...

Property is a safe house for investors in the time of Spain’s coronavirus crisis, writes agent Adam Neale

AS financial analysts and market experts debate what shape the post-coronavirus economic recovery may follow, drawing on letters like V, U and...

Will COVID-19 change the property market in Costa del Sol and Gibraltar?

As Spain slowly re-emerges from the horrors of COVID-19, the country is preparing itself for an uncertain future. Alongside human tragedy is the loss...

Manilva property market continues to rise says boss of Primrose Real Estate

Manilva property market continues to rise ahead of new luxury Crystal Lagoon site

Caixa Bank in Spain ordered to pay €330,000 PLUS interest to victims of failed off-plan property investment on Costa...

CAIXA Bank has been ordered to refund dozens of buyers €330,000 each for an off-plan development that was never completed on the Costa del...

The UK’s top three most viewed homes abroad are all in the Balearic Islands

THE three most viewed homes abroad from curious Brits are all in the Balearic Islands. Love Island's Casa Amor ranks in at number two. According to...

Into the hills! Inland sales are booming

WHAT an incredible year we are having inland with property sales. We are 40% up on last year - which itself was a good...

Construction giant to build 700 homes in Mijas in €23 million investment

CONSTRUCTION giant Quabit is investing €23.75 million into 700 homes in Mijas.  The works, some of which are already underway, comprise 148 plots covering 79,000...

IN PICS: The stunning and highest villages in Spain at risk of abandonment

Spain’s cliff-hanging enclaves hark back to the times of medieval conquest and even Roman occupation
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