Thursday, November 14, 2019

WATCH: Incredible footage of Spain’s property developments left abandoned by 2007 crash

https://vimeo.com/262039404 THIS is the behind the scenes look at an award-winning photography series cataloging Spain's abandoned homes.  Mark Redondo has spent nearly a decade documenting the...

Cleaning Mallorca from top to bottom, Expat owned Xtreme Clean brightens up the island

WHILE Mallorca is a beautiful island full of sun and sand, those same luxuries, along with everyday life, can dirty and damage your fabrics...

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...

10 incredible locations Game of Thrones SHOULD have filmed in Spain

We’ve put together a list of places we feel would have added to the stark alien beauty of Westeros and Essos

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!

Marbella’s longest established real estate agency crowned ‘best in Spain’ with prestigious national award

Panorama’s success comes against a backdrop of relative boom in terms of real estate transactions in Malaga and on the Costa del Sol

AMERICAN DREAM: Former US ambassador said to be looking for a dream home on the island

HE'S credited with the reason the Obama family keep returning to Mallorca. And now, appropriately, America’s former ambassador to Spain, James Costos, is looking to...

Balearic residents earn significant windfall from Air BnB last year

AIRBNB hosts earned on average €7,000 in 2017 from renting out rooms or flats for an average of two months in Palma. The city hosted...

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...

Giant electricity pylons rampaging across the valley vista in Sierra Nevada

WHEN alternative therapist Adrian Wynter rebuilt a cortijo in the Alpujarras mountains, he spared no expense on the design. Bedrooms were rewired to hide...

Messi start: Football ace’s restaurant finally gets green light after 12 month construction ban

LIONEL Messi’s latest restaurant venture has finally been put back on track after being blocked by the town hall for a YEAR. The Argentina football...

IN PICS: Spain’s three most expensive properties REVEALED after Costa del Sol pad listed for €55 MILLION

There is only one home in the top 10 most expensive which is not based on the Costa del Sol or in the Balearics

Paint flies off the shelves in Gibraltar

Rock residents begin the traditional ‘obsessive’ pre-Christmas spruce-up

BUYING FOR BOATIES: The Godmother of Santa Catalina’s real estate sector celebrates almost four decades in Palma

IT was 38 years ago that Antonia Martorell launched her business in Santa Catalina. The boss of estate agent Caimari had an inkling that the...

IN PICS: A look inside Conor McGregor’s new €1.5 million Marbella mansion

The villa includes the latest home smart technology, a wine cellar and a lift to boot

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: British family and Madrid studio restore gorgeous period house in Spain into B&B

The 18th century private home, considered one of the most beautiful buildings in the town of Villalba de Los Barros, has been lovingly restored to its former glory

REVEALED: Two NEW skyscrapers will be tallest on Spain’s Costa del Sol

If completed, the buildings would be Spain’s 17th tallest, as well as the highest in Malaga City and the rest of the coast

House sales down 20% in Spain’s Andalucia but it’s still the most popular region to sell a house

7,278 properties changed hands in the eighth month of the year, compared to 8,733 in August last year.

Grapevine Properties – Our Frequently Asked Questions

IT’S been another busy month for us at Grapevine Properties in the Guadalhorce Valley. We have been running around here there and everywhere dealing with...

Malaga courts struggling to cope with number of floor clause cases

MALAGA is struggling to cope with the thousands of floor clause cases being brought to its courts. The province has the fourth highest number...

Property market in Spain still a safe bet

House prices are rising in double digits

Norman Foster’s new Madrid opus is so transparent you can barely see it

BRITISH ‘starchitect’ Norman Foster is making his mark in the heart of Madrid with a see-through glass box called Axis. The cube-shaped steel and glass...
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