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The British market after Brexit

British market strengthens after Brexit certainty. The UK market has been one of the main sources of tourists and property buyers on the Costa del Sol ever since it first evolved as an internationally desirable destination in the 1950s. At times, British buyers made up as much as 65% of overall home sales in the …

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Kitty Spencer and Puerto Banus’ 50th

British aristocrat is the ‘face’ of Puerto Banús’ birthday celebrations. The Puerto Banús management company has selected Lady Kitty Spencer, niece of Princess Diana, to be the ‘face’ of the famous marina during its 50th birthday celebrations. It is hoped the young aristocrat, daughter of Earl Spencer and his first wife, will attract a younger …

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The 5 must-have features of a modern Marbella home

The 5 must-have features of a modern Marbella home. Modern villas and apartments are more popular than ever on the Costa del Sol, thanks to their sleek styling, attractive open-plan interior layouts and many advanced features that build on the latest technology to make life not just more convenient and comfortable, but also more exciting. …

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Tourism stars 2019 and Fitur

Marbella tourism soars. Representatives from the Costa del Sol attended Fitur, the annual international tourism fair held in Madrid. Andalucía had the largest stand at the three-day event, – 5,300m2 to be precise—and arrived armed with statistics that show why Spain’s largest region is also the most popular with visitors. Fitur is one of the …

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Spain tops Forbes list for retirement places

Three Spanish destinations on Forbes top retirement locations list. Sunny Spain remains ever popular with retiring northern Europeans and unsurprisingly so. For one thing, it’s cheaper than much of the rest of Europe, particularly a few kilometres inland from the gorgeous coasts or within a short drive of big cities. Other factors include excellent healthcare; …

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What does 2020 bring to Marbella in terms of modern design?

Modern design in Marbella. Looking at the new homes built over the past few years, you would be forgiven for thinking that modern architecture and décor equal white. But this isn’t really the case. Firstly, the word modern is a somewhat confusing and transient one that is subject to over-use and even a little abuse. …

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What’s happening in the Spanish mortgage market?

What’s happening in the Spanish mortgage market?. The good news for everyone with a mortgage, or applying for one, is that interest rates have dropped yet again. The Euribor rate, which is the base rate used to calculate mortgage payments, was at -0.339 in September. This is a double drop since the same time last …

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