Category: Buying a property

What to Expect From the Spanish Property Market in 2023

After one of its best years ever, Spanish real estate has shown signs of slowing down as we come to the end of 2022. Both sales and prices appear to be cooling off slightly, although figures remain high. With clouds still on the global political and economic horizon, what can we expect from the Spanish… [Read more…]

Costa Del Sol New Build Market Shows Its Strength

As followers of the Realista blog know, the Costa del Sol new build market has experienced one of its busiest periods since late 2020. This strength continues, as was apparent at the recent real estate fair, Salón Inmobiliario del Mediterráneo (SIMED), in Malaga. The three-day event offered over 11,000 new properties and attracted thousands of… [Read more…]

Why Buy Property in Puente Romano

In the next in our series of compelling reasons to buy property in key locations on the Costa del Sol, we turn our attention to Puente Romano. This prime residential area in Marbella centres around the iconic hotel of the same name, synonymous with fine living in exceptional surroundings. We take a look at the… [Read more…]

Benahavis Real Estate Most Expensive in Spain

Yet again, property on the Costa del Sol tops the ranking for the most expensive in Spain. Benahavis real estate reigns supreme in the table, heading the most expensive for both purchase and rental in the country. Marbella and Sotogrande also stand tall along with Calviá in Mallorca.  The latest statistics from Idealista ranking Spanish real estate… [Read more…]

Why Buy Property in Los Arqueros

In the next in our series, we move inland slightly to Los Arqueros, a highly sought-after residential area near Marbella. We examine what’s available in this part of the western Costa del Sol and list the advantages of why you might want to buy property in Los Arqueros.  This residential development centers around Los Arqueros Golf… [Read more…]

Luxury Property Sales in Marbella Enjoy Bumper Year

It’s no secret that 2022 has been an exceptional year for property sales in Marbella. On the ground, we estate agents have experienced a hive of activity over the last nine months, and the latest statistics confirm our impressions. In the year to June, real estate transactions in Marbella rose by 74.4%, with the luxury… [Read more…]

Why Buy Property in Los Flamingos

In our latest feature explaining the advantages of buying in particular areas of the Costa del Sol, we travel west to Estepona and focus on one of the prime residential spots in the resort: Los Flamingos. Here, you’ll find the perfect combination of tranquillity, scenic surroundings and excellent real estate opportunities. To find out more,… [Read more…]

Asking Prices for Property in Malaga Now Exceed Their Highest Ever

The latest statistics from Idealista for asking prices in Spain reveal that those for property in Malaga have now surpassed their 2007 peak. In July, the capital of the Costa del Sol posted yet another hike in values, taking prices to a new height. Real estate in several other Spanish cities, including Madrid and Palma de Mallorca,… [Read more…]

Sales of CDS Property Reach Highest for 15 Years

Sales of Costa del Sol property in May totalled almost 3,738, the most for this month since 2007. Furthermore, the figure so far this year was over 50% more than 2021 and the fifth highest in the country. Despite high inflation and rising mortgage rates, the Costa del Sol real estate market continues to its… [Read more…]

Why Buy Property in Puerto Banus?

Next in our series of why buy property in specific parts of the western Costa del Sol, we visit Puerto Banus, the most luxurious marina on mainland Spain. Famed for its high-end venues, yachts, cars and visitors, this waterfront location also ranks as one of the finest addresses in Marbella. But why buy property in… [Read more…]

Why Are Costa Del Sol Properties in Such High Demand?

As followers of our blog will know, the real estate market on the Costa del Sol is currently busy. Sales so far this year have been buoyant up and down the coast as buyers snap up the best homes, confirming that this part of southern Spain continues to be a perennial favourite with buyers. But… [Read more…]

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