Play for birdies every day in Marbella!

Marbella has the largest number of golf courses in continental Europe. 15 of the highest quality courses, where many international events have been held and where golf can be played 365 days a year without the need of a sweater. A golfing paradise. Play birdies every day Marbella!       Aloha Golf Club Located in the Golf Valley, in Nueva Andalucía, Marbella, Aloha is an exclusive club that has one of the most beautiful and…

Status Homes brings you expert tips how to increase your home value in Spain

Status Homes brings you expert tips on how to increase your home value in Spain

If you are looking to sell your home in the near future, or if yours has been on the market with no bites as yet, you’ll be wanting to get the maximum sale price in the quickest time for it – to make it an easy transition to your new home.   Improving your home is one of the most rewarding things you can do and you should also try to choose the improvements that will…

Costa del Sol hotels big investments

Costa del Sol to hotels make big investments over winter months

Months of record-breaking tourist numbers have encouraged additional investment in the hotel industry on the Costa del Sol, with 27 companies looking to spend a total of €56 million to improve their establishments over the coming winter months.   The figure was provided by Luis Callejón Suñé, the president of the Association of Hoteliers of the Costa del Sol, who explained that the expansion is planned to take place in low season as the decrease in…

Market moving forward

The price of Spanish housing is growing at a much faster rate than the euro zone average, exceeding it for seven consecutive quarters. The latest data shows that the second quarter of 2016 witnessed a 3.8 per cent increase, lower than Jan-Mar figures but still higher than the euro zone average of 2.9 per cent.   Both Spain and Ireland have seen strong increases in recent years, largely due to making up lost ground as they…


Status Homes Recommends Where to Eat well in Marbella: Best Local Restaurants

This Andalusian city of Marbella in southern Spain boasts 326 days of sunshine a year, enticing beaches, homely fish restaurants and a bustling tourist life. The busy seaside boardwalk of Paseo Marítimo, the upscale port of Puerto Banús and the atmospheric, orange tree-filled Historic Quarter cater for every taste, from intimate tapaderías to plush villas and Michelin-star eateries. Discover the best cultural restaurants this gourmet paradise has to offer. Paco Jiménez In the beautiful Plaza…


Marbella starts a summer that is expected to reach another record season in terms of tourism

The forecasts estimated the delegation of Tourism of Marbella, based on statistics that are occurring from Easter, point to an increase of up to 10 percent over the previous summer. To meet this demand, the City has provided, among other things, the opening of the offices of Tourism since last weekend hours, Monday through Friday, from 09.30 to 22.00, and Saturdays and Sundays from 10.00 to 22.00 hours.

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FOREIGEN DEMAND: Up 16pc in Q1, British market still strong despite Brexit fear and weaker pound 

The latest housing market figures from the Property Registrars show that foreign demand for property in Spain increased by 16.4% in the first quarter, with British demand still growing strongly despite a weaker pound and Brexit fears.   There were 99,427 homes sales recorded in the property register in Q1, up 9.8% on the same period last year. Locals bought 86,571 homes, up 8.9%, and foreigners bought 12,856 homes, up 16.4%. As a result, foreign demand…


Top 10 Reason’s Why You Should Buy a Holiday Home in Marbella

There are many reasons why anyone might want to buy a property in the Marbella area. Its amazing weather and luxury lifestyle are well renowned, but industry insiders agree that a weak euro, pre-recession property prices and a forecast of dwindling housing stocks in prime locations means that now is the time to buy. Here are our top 10 reasons to buy a property in Marbella #1 – BUY LOW, SELL HIGH