Marbella property market update

We know by now that the Marbella property market has been in strong recovery since 2012. We also know that many homebuyers and investors were drawn back into the market by attractive prices that in some cases were 50% lower than at their peak in 2007, that the average price correction was nearer 30% and that properties in the most sought-after locations never really lost value and have begun to increase in price again.

Benahavís, country life on the edge of Marbella

The Costa del Sol is full of surprises and hidden gems. Benahavís is just one of its charms, hidden away from the main tourist trails enticing discerning residents and travellers onto its small streets packed with gastronomic delights. Located just

Castles in Spain setting for HBO’s Game of Thrones

Fans of the fantasy television series ‘Game of Thrones’ living in Spain could hardly believe it when the international and local media announced that US production company HBO were scouting in Andalucía for film locations for the forthcoming fifth series. It should also please any businesses with an interest in the tourist trade, including property owners.

What are people looking for in a property these days?

We have a good idea of what that would be in London, less so in Tokyo or Rio de Janeiro, but when it comes to Marbella and the Costa del Sol we have been finding people homes for long enough to be able to say we do know what people are looking in a property.

Simplifying the Spanish system for you

Simplifying the Spanish system for you We always hear about how complicated, frustrating and time-consuming paperwork and bureaucracy can be in Spain, but it doesn’t have to be that difficult as long as you know exactly what to expect, have the correct documents (including the all-important photocopies) and are prepared to wait a little.

Discover La Cala de Mijas

The Costa del Sol is well known for its famous seaside towns of Marbella, Puerto Banús, Fuengirola and Cabopino, but there are some truly fabulous, smaller coastal towns along this beautiful stretch of the shores of the Mediterranean. La Cala de Mijas, or La Cala, as it is affectionately referred to by its residents, is one such gem. At only twenty minutes from the centre of Marbella, this charming village is located on one of the prettiest stretches of coastline, with fourteen kilometres of spectacular long beaches of clean, soft, golden sand.