Buying a Property Off-Plan in Spain - Safely

Buying a Property Off-Plan in Spain – Safely

Buying property off-plan is back in Spain again, with developers keen to sell properties before they are built and purchasers equally keen to buy at a lower price, pre-construction. So, here are some recommendation to take in consideration when buying a Property Off-Plan in Spain – Safely. Laws were introduced to protect purchasers who are buying property off-plan in Spain, requiring developers to provide a bank guarantee for all payments made by the purchaser for the…

Estepona attracting investment - 430 touristic apartments

Estepona attracting investment – 430 touristic apartments

Estepona attracting investment – 430 touristic apartments Investment fund HIG Capital has signed an agreement with real estate developer Neinor Homes for the purchase of 430 apartments located in the Valle Romano. This is the seventh investment of the company in Spain in the last three years. “Spain represents a key area for our European strategy and we will continue to look for…

Language schools in Mabella helping you discover the city

Language schools in Mabella helping you discover the city

We love that Marbella is a small city on the beach where the smell of orange blossoms, the beauty of elegant marinas and the comfort of the traditional old town will make learning Spanish a pleasure and a thrill. Marbella is a place to put your feet up and relax into the Spanish language and culture. We love that you can walk everywhere, and will discover the city’s hidden gems whether you’re looking for…

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Invitation to urban walkways of biodiversity in Marbella

A network of green itineraries in the middle of the urban spaces in Marbella, San Pedro and las Chapas will lead you to surroundings that are not far-removed and the richness of the existing biodiversity in the city is tantalizing and many times we are not aware of this treasure. Therefore, we have a request to make to the citizens; please open your mind and realize what is around you, the urban environment. Invitation to…

The Spanish economy grew 3.2%

The Spanish economy grew 3.2% in 2016

In 2016, the Spanish economy outperformed all the forecasts made by expert organizations, which had been expecting a slowdown in the early part of the year. Instead, the Spanish economy grew 3.2% in 2016, the same pace as the previous year, according to preliminary figures released on Monday by the National Statistics Institute (INE). And why? Well, for the most part it was the hard work, stoicism and positivity of Spain’s population that helped the country…

San Pedro is presented in Fitur as "south gate" of the Sierra de las Nieves

San Pedro is presented in Fitur as “south gate” of the Sierra de las Nieves

San Pedro Alcántara will hold this year at the International Tourism Fair of Madrid Fitur 2017 a commitment to nature tourism and will be presented as a ‘south gate’ to the Sierra de Las Nieves. In the exhibitor of Marbella will be projected a promotional video with images of enclaves like the swamp of Las Medranas and Lake of the Tortugas. Ecotourism “is an important asset to fight seasonality and attract tourists outside the…

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The profitability of housing as an investment grows to 6.3%

Real estate investment in Spain, in any of the products analyzed by Idealista, offered at the end of 2016 rates of return higher than those recorded a year earlier. These yields multiply by four, in the worst case, those of the 10-year State Bonds (1.4%). The profitability of housing as an investment grows to 6.3%  from 5.5% a year ago, due to the higher growth rate of rental prices compared to sales prices. According to…

Why buy property on the Costa del Sol?

Why buy property on the Costa del Sol?

Now, you can argue about the quality of life – some people say that life on the Costa del Sol isn’t all it’s cut out to be –  but you can’t really argue about the weather. The Costa del Sol, and especially the area around Marbella, has the best climate in mainland Europe, with abundant sunshine, and pleasant temperatures in the winter months. Most people would concede that life is much easier to…

A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this winter

A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this winter

The economic impact of the presence of these clubs and their fans in the area is estimated to be about 6.5 million euros Nearly 70 teams will be coming to the Costa del Sol, hoping to escape the cold and to keep fit while they have no matches to play, and the hotels are taking advantage of this to overcome their problem of seasonal tourism. A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this…