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…

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…

What you should really pre-empt before selling your property in Spain

What you should really pre-empt before selling your property

  When selling your property in Spain, many sellers are not fully aware of what they are going to have to calculate in terms of costs before getting the real net figure.  When you have made the decision of selling your property  you ought to consider the costs involved before establishing the asking price. Property market on the Costa del Sol is competitive so getting the selling price spot on is essential to sell your…

Why are new-build Marbella properties so popular

Complexes featuring contemporary styling and comforts are not only highly desired in Marbella, the demand for this has also increased in the most popular cities and regions across the world. Internationally, the current trend clearly favours clean, modern lines, and naturally these are evolving all the time. We have already moved from stark white minimalism to include a wider range of materials, tones and textures that add character and soften the geometry of modern…

Swedish demand for Spanish property increases by more than 20%

Swedish demand for Spanish property increases by more than 20%

Swedish demand for Spanish property increases by more than 20% in Spain, with the number of property sales increasing in the last four quarters, according to data from Shario and the Property Registrars Registradores.  According to the figures, sales of property to Swedish buyers in the summer of 2016 rose 22.7% compared to the preceding quarter, pushing Swedes into fourth place in terms of nationality. Brits accounted for 18% of transactions among foreign buyers during…

Marbella Top 10 Luxury Wellness & Spas

Spas in the majority of 4- and 5-star hotels, large numbers of internationally-renowned establishments dedicated to preventive medicine, slimming and cosmetic surgery combined in Marbella’s unique microclimate complete the picture, making it one of tourist Europe’s top health destinations. Here you can enjoy reading about the Marbella Top 10 Luxury Wellness & Spas. Whether you are staying at one of the luxury hotels and can treat yourself a day of pampering or you live in…

Spain still has second-highest life expectancy in the world

Spain still has second-highest life expectancy in the world

NEW figures have showing: Spain still has second-highest life expectancy in the world Newly released figures by the OECD have shown the country has more than 100,000 people aged over 100. Average life expectancy in Spain is now 83.2, just 0.2 years lower than Japan’s 83.4. Experts cite the country’s healthy Mediterranean diet which includes high amounts fish, fruit and vegetables.   The warmer climate is also attributed to better health. Photographer Andrea Comas recently interviewed a handful of the centenarians…

Spain's Golden Visa scheme picks up steam

Spain’s Golden Visa scheme picks up steam

Following a somewhat slow start when the scheme was initially launched in 2013, Spain’s ‘Golden Visa’ initiative has gained a bit of traction, accounting for €911 million in property investment up until the end of 2015. Aimed at helping bolster recovery following the real estate crash and economic crisis towards the end of the last decade, foreign buyers were originally slow on the uptake, but a steady flow of €500,000-plus investments have injected a…

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…