Monday, March 18, 2019

Madrid’s oldest luxury hotel checks in for another heyday

THE fast Edwardian set’s favourite Madrid hotel is back in business with a brand new look for a new century.The Gran Hotel Ingles was...

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...

Spain’s impressive recovery continues 10 years after the global economy collapsed

IT’S been exactly 10 years this month since the Lehman Brothers collapse in the US kickstarted the global economic crash which decimated Spain’s property...

Gateway to Dreams – Homeseller’s report

LOOKING for a castle? He’s got a few. Looking for a palace? That’s easy. Want a vineyard or an olive estate? What grape or...

Struggling to pay your Spanish mortgage? Stuck in negative equity? We can help.

EU Property Solutions are Specialist Debt Strategists who assist individuals with European Property Debt.The Spanish property market suffered severely following the global financial crisis...

In the latest round of the Design World Cup – Clinical vs Colour

IT seems all Europeans have their own unique DNA when it comes to interior styles, like stripes that never go away.In our last property...

What can you buy in Spain when money is no object?

A VILLA in Mallorca made headline news this month for being the ‘most expensive’ in Spain … although the owners of an even costlier...

EXCLUSIVE: British expats furious after ‘illegal’ hotel builds back wall just FEET away from their homes and ‘floods dunes...

They believe the wall, which now reaches three storeys high and is set to add an attic, is against the law in Spain

WATCH: British expats lucky to be alive after home in southern Spain collapses

Fire service sniffer dogs were sent in to the building to confirm nobody else was trapped

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...

Why Spain has a sad lack of online property data

BUYERS coming to Spain from the UK and other parts of Europe may be surprised to find that there is a surprising lack of...

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%...

Company in Spain blasted for offering ‘coffin’ capsules for low-income workers to live in from €200 per month

A SPANISH company has been met with uproar after it revealed plans to rent out tiny pods to low-income workers for as little as...

Home buyers on Spain’s Costa del Sol getting younger and younger

THE average age of property buyers in Marbella has plunged to a record low of 42 years old.A report by estate agents Lucas Fox...

Everything you need to know about Andalucia’s new tourist rentals

What does all of this this mean for property owners?

Cristiano Ronaldo ditches home in Spain for new palatial pad in Italy

The football star will be moving to Turin with girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez and their four children

How to stage your home in Spain for a viewing in three easy steps

By Laura Wood, of Grapevine Properties

On the up…at last – De la Luz Spanish property agents

IT'S been 14 years since Duncan Hill first set up his agency on the Costa de la Luz.Aiming to help British buyers locate the...

EXCLUSIVE: Football star snaps up hot property in new Costa del Sol development

IT’S the first development to be built in Benahavis village for over a decade, and it’s already attracting superstars.The Olive Press can reveal a...

Interior design – Mixed up VS Minimalist

To kick off a new series on the varied interior styles of the Europeans, style writer Lotti Ander takes a wry look at the...

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...

Property market in Spain still a safe bet

House prices are rising in double digits

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...

Huge surge in Brits buying Costa homes in Spain as Brexit looms

THE number of Brits buying their dream home on the Costa del Sol has doubled in the run-up to Brexit.Estate agencies have reported a...

British fashion designer creates a unique suite for Deia’s Belmont La Residencia hotel

A SPLASH of floral blue and soft pinks have created one of the island’s hippest suites.Designed by British fashion designer Matthew Williamson, Suite 67,...

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...
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