Friday, January 24, 2020

ON FIRE: British buyers lead the way as foreign market in Spain zooms up

AN avalanche of foreign buyers is setting Spain’s property market on fire! A total of 53,359 homes were acquired by foreigners in the first half...

M1 Legal is stacking up the victories against Spain’s Timeshare giants

Cala Pi – Maintenance Fees Victory M1 Legal’s clients had two contracts, Cala Pi Maintenance S.L. and Noarre S.L.  The case was initiated by their...

Barcelona Unesco treasure hosts Scottish cancer charity’s first care centre on the continent

A NEW haven for cancer patients - the first of its kind to be built in mainland Europe - has opened in the stunning...

Chartered financial planner and OP columnist Jonathan Holdaway is one step away from the home of his dreams in...

It’s amazing how just moving a few kilometres into a different postcode, can make a massive difference in price

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

Construction recommences at La Reserva in Sotogrande for first time since 2008

The groundbreaking announcement will see the completion of the final stage of infrastructure

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...

Podemos leader faces confidence vote after ‘luxury’ home purchase

THE members of Spain’s anti-austerity party Podemos are to vote on whether it's leader should step down after buying a €600,000 ‘luxury’ home. The party’s...

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...

OVERHAUL: Law changes give communities in Spain power to ban new tourist blocks from their area

BAN: Neighbours will have the power to control tourism in their local community under new government rules THE...

Marbella’s iconic Villa Padierna hotel which hosted Michelle Obama changing hands

Current owner Ricardo Arranz is passing the dwelling over to the luxury brand Anantara, 'one of the most exclusive chains in the world'

IN PICS: The stunning 16th century estate going up for auction in Spain

The 16th century Villa Argentona is a fully restored estate featuring all the modern cons

NEW law in Spain’s Andalucia allows 300,000 illegal homes AFO status, granting expats water and electricity access

The development will allow some of the many expats, who were duped into buying what they thought was a normal home, connection to water or electricity

Residents in Costa Blanca urbanisation slam town hall for taking ‘millions of euros’ in IBI tax while ignoring ruined...

RESIDENTS of two Costa Blanca urbanisations have complained of paying out ‘millions of euros’ in property tax to their town hall while...

House of the rising sun

It’s not in New Orleans but this sumptuous Sotogrande estate would suit a pop star to a tee

Spain’s property market has strong start to 2018

PROPERTY prices in Spain have increased by 3.8% in the first quarter of 2018 year-on-year, with Madrid leading the way. The capital saw prices increase...

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...

Discover how Islam has enriched Spain with architecture to worship

SPAIN is undoubtedly one of the most Arab-influenced countries in Europe. From language to art, the Moors left an indelible mark on Spanish culture. But...

Manilva Properties has been serving the area for a decade

IF you're looking to sell, rent or buy a Manilva home then look no further than Manilva Properties. The clue's in the name, and after...

Left-wing government could spell trouble for property investors

A LEFT-wing coalition government may see tax breaks for property investors come under fire, experts have warned. It comes after the PSOE has begun...

Foreign demand for Spanish homes is cooling off for the first time since the market’s 2010 recovery

FOREIGN demand is showing a marked slowdown for the first time since 2010, new statistics have suggested.  As reported on Spanish Property Insight, after some...

Bad news for homeowners as house sales in Andalucia slow faster than in rest of Spain

7,307 houses exchanged hands in Andalucia during September.

‘Floating sofas’ now on offer at Costa Blanca outdoor furniture supplier

JUST when you thought your garden was complete, someone invents a floating sofa. The new addition to Costa Blanca...

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...

Home and Away is expanding after 25 years of success

WITH over 25 years experience in property management Home and Away is expanding its horizons with a new manager at the helm. Established in 1993,...

Personal data laws in Spain are about to get a lot more complicated

RECENT changes to the Spanish Data Protection Act (Ley de Protección de Datos or “LOPD”) and the ancillary Royal Decree that sets out security...
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