Tuesday, July 27, 2021


Hundreds of tourists left with nowhere to stay in Marbella after Rainbow Villas’ sudden collapse

One group of 20 flies out on Friday with nowhere to stay

‘Tis the season for reflection, writes property expert Amanda Butler

AS has long been predicted, the property market in Mallorca appears to be following the dynamics of other premium locations across the globe including...

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...

British homeowners to receive large Spanish tax compensation

Up to 30,000 non-residents to get payouts of around €25,000

REVEALED: The richest and poorest towns in Malaga and Spain

A NEW study by the Spanish tax authority has revealed the richest towns in Malaga and the whole of Spain. In Malaga,  Benahavís, Rincón de...

Huge growth in foreign investment into Spain is set to go well over €1 billion in 2017

Demand from abroad has grown for seven years straight, according to international consultant firm JLL.

Man who bought BHS for £1 is found guilty for part in pension mishap

District Judge William Ashworth said some of the evidence given by Chappell was ‘not credible’ with some of his explanations ‘making no sense’.

Rotting house King Felipe V slept in has been restored to former glory

In centuries gone by the house played host to the country’s most important politicians and stately figures - none more important than King Felipe V who spent a night at the house in 1706

Architectural inspiration in Benahavis

Architect Christian Cabral talks to the Olive Press about inspiration, the environment and Benahavis property

Property market in Spain still a safe bet

House prices are rising in double digits

Spain’s luxury property market remains unscathed while prices in disadvantaged areas slump by 30%

Although Spain’s property market value has dropped by 12%, according to data from Morgan Stanley, the bargain luxury homes that consumers may have hoped...

Bribes inspector faces jail

He was meant to stop illegal construction, but took thousands to allow it

Brits buying property in Spain is on the up

48% more Britons are searching for property in Spain than this time a year ago

Four sales in a fortnight for real estate agent

Inland Andalucia’s in form property agent Paul Barnett has started the new year with a bang

Spain’s ‘toxic’ banks increase property portfolio at alarming rate

The 13 largest banks in Spain increase property portfolio by €6.1 billion in single year

Huge former Malaga textile factory to undergo renovation at last

Malaga’s former Intelhorce textile factory, built under Franco’s orders, will be turned into a distribution centre for a children’s clothing firm

Manilva on a mission to complete THOUSANDS of unfinished homes left in wake of 2008 financial crash

MANILVA town hall has revealed plans to complete the thousands of unfinished homes left in the wake of the 2008 financial crash.  Around 3,000 properties...

Madrid office sale sparks bidding war

Three global investors are keen to take on the Castellana 200 property

Spaniards launch campaign to reclaim property snatched in Cuba

Jordi Cabarrocas believes they are owed an estimated 2.34 million

Tarifa up there with Spain’s hottest property spots

Tarifa is in the top six key property hotspots in Spain, claims agent Tony Cassidy

SAFE AS HOUSES?: Valencian government to tax large property owners for empty homes

THIS year sees the introduction of a new tax on empty properties held by large owners in the Valencia region. According to the Generalitat, the...

How to handle Spain’s Hacienda

In a bid to raise much needed funds the Inland Revenue is making new demands on foreign property owners, writes Antonio Flores

Agent Amanda Butler is confident of Mallorca property market’s resilience and expects influx of inquiries for spacious homes post-COVID-19

We will overcome this, in time, but I truly believe that the way we have managed to ride the COVID-19 wave will help to reaffirm the reputation of Mallorca

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

CHECK IT OUT: Virtual reality now offers FREE TOURS round your dream property for sale in Spain

KEEN on a house, but unsure if it’s worth the air miles for a viewing? Virtual reality property tours have arrived on Spain's Costa Blanca...




Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels report busiest week of the summer as Spanish bookings keep them going

BENIDORM and Costa Blanca hotels have had their best week for room occupancy this summer according to the Hosbec hoteliers association. Figures for July 19-25...


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