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Why buy property in La Quinta Marbella

The next in our series of articles looking at different parts of areas to buy real estate in the western Costa del Sol, we move to La Quinta. This golf-based residential area offers homeowners multiple benefits, including location, surroundings, scenery, and onsite amenities. Not for nothing is it one of the most popular places for… [Read more…]

Who buys Spanish property where?

Spanish property has long been a favourite buy among foreigners who dominate the market in some parts of the country, such as the Costa del Sol and Balearic Islands. However, the onset of the pandemic put many purchases on hold, but the latest official figures show that international buyers are back in force in Spain. … [Read more…]

Why buy property in Nueva Andalucia?

At Realista, our clients often ask us about the advantages of buying property in one area of the western Costa del Sol rather than in another. In this latest post, we list the pros of one of the most sought-after residential areas in Marbella. Read on to discover exactly why you should buy property in… [Read more…]

Spanish property market in Q1 2022

If you follow the Realista blog regularly, you’ll know that the Spanish property market ended 2021 on a high. The sector was particularly busy on the Costa del Sol, where 91 properties changed hands every day last year. But how would the market perform in 2022? The answers, at least for the first three months,… [Read more…]

Looking back – Malaga property market 2011-2021

Over the last ten years, the Malaga property market has mirrored real estate in Spain. The decade has been something of a rollercoaster, shifting from significant drops in prices and low sales to economic recovery and finally to the arrival of a pandemic. In short, a complete turn of the property cycle with fits and… [Read more…]

91 properties on the Costa del Sol sold every day in 2021

There’s no doubt that 2021 was one hectic year for the Costa del Sol property market. Like other estate agents, we certainly noticed it and yet more statistics have just confirmed it. According to the latest figures from the Spanish Institute of Statistics (INE), there were 91 sales of properties on the Costa del Sol… [Read more…]

On the market now – hottest new developments on the Costa del Sol

Demand for new-build homes has never been higher – not for nothing, did prices rise by 13.6% in 2021. There’s also a shortage of building land so it’s no surprise to discover that new developments on the Costa del Sol are highly sought-after. Particularly those in prime locations and offering top quality construction and finishes…. [Read more…]

Benahavis property tops ranking for most expensive in Spain

Benahavis property turns out to be the most expensive in Spain for yet another quarter. Recent research by the real estate portal Idealista finds that homes in this part of the Costa del Sol top the national rankings by a considerable margin. And locations on the Costa del Sol take eight positions in the top… [Read more…]

2021 sees record sales of the property in Spain

As our blog followers well know, last year was a particularly busy one for sales on the Costa del Sol. The latest statistics from the Notaries Association show that there were record sales of the property in Spain in 2021, confirming the countrywide. Not only did transactions go through the ceiling, but prices soared too, as did… [Read more…]

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