Category Archives: Property news on Costa del Sol

Looking back on a fantastic summer

It’s September, the weather is cooling down, the crowds are heading home and we’re reflecting on a great summer. 2017 was the best year yet for our property management and rental clients with more bookings than ever. Here’s our summer in numbers – We managed 3379 bookings Checked in over 14,000 guests Carried out more […]

Rental returns for Costa del Sol properties

Spain is a very popular destination for expats to buy investment properties, second homes, or as a place to retire, with 35% of buyers considering buying in Spain according to an article in The Telegraph. In the same report, it states that these properties can be an excellent source of income due its popularity as […]

Important update on the Holiday Rental Law in Andalucia

We recently attended a seminar on the Holiday Rental Laws, where the police were also in attendance, to inform everyone of the new procedure that is now in force and wanted to give you an update following on from our introduction to Andalucia’s holiday rental laws. All Holiday Rental properties that are registered with the […]

Marbella a 5* Destination

In January, the Mayor of Marbella José Bernal was at tourism fair FITUR to position Marbella as a 5* Destination and shine a light on its excellence in so many fields. The very well attended presentation focused on the area’s amazing performance in 2016 in terms of tourism and hotel occupancy and announced that they […]

Spanish property market news

We reported back in May that the property market in Spain was recovering, with more properties being sold, as well as more tourists than ever coming to the area. The good news is that the recovery is continuing and predictions are very good for the rest of the year and beyond. Of course there are […]

The Spanish Property Market Continues to Grow

Homeowners in Spain have finally started hearing good news over the last six months, with property purchases increasing in volume and slowly but surely property prices on the rise. In the most popular areas, prices have been rising for some time and the rest of Spain is now catching up, with a lot of buyer […]

May update on information for the New Holiday Rental Laws in Spain

In order to clarify and consolidate the information circulating regarding the new Rental Law, we spoke with the Málaga Delegation of the Junta de Andalucía’s department of tourism today and can confirm that the details are becoming clearer. This Law will come into force on May 12th and will regulate the rental of private homes […]

What the Marbella Town Plan Annulation Means for Property Owners

At the beginning of November the Supreme Court overturned Marbella’s 2010 Town Plan which re-categorised land  and worked out a compensation system in order to legalise 16,500 homes. This means that the 1986 plan is now in effect, with 18,000 illegal properties in the Marbella area, and property owners, purchasers and developers are concerned about what […]

British Buyers Flock to the Costa del Sol

As we’ve reported in previous blog posts, the Spanish property market is on the up, with the Ministry of Development recently reporting that the country was officially out of recession and the property market finally showing sure signs of a slow but steady recovery. Prices are rising in some areas, as the best properties get […]

Did you take full advantage of record tourism?

2015 has been a record breaker in many ways, tourist figures have smashed last year’s amazing numbers and are on target to make 2015 the best year for tourism on the Costa del Sol ever. It was also the hottest July since records began and the year which saw the Spanish economy and the property […]