Category: Buying a property

Benahavis Property Was the Most Expensive in Spain in 2022

Benahavis property regularly ranks among the most expensive real estate in Spain, and 2022 was no exception. This enclave on the Golden Triangle ended the year with the priciest homes in the country. Marbella wasn’t far behind, with Sotogrande, Estepona and Mijas also making the top 20. As a result, the Costa del Sol confirms… [read more…]

Foreigners Can’t Buy Enough Property in Spain

It’s no secret that Spain has always been one of the world’s top locations to buy second homes. As a result, it’s unsurprising to discover that 2022 was one of the busiest years on record. In fact, it appears foreigners can’t buy enough property in Spain because 22.85% more of them bought in Q3 last year.  Almost… [read more…]

Costa Del Sol New Builds Are Second Largest Market in Spain

Costa del Sol new builds now have the second-largest market share in Spain. Furthermore, new-build prices have risen by €135,000 since 2016 and demand for new properties on the Costa del Sol exceeds supply by over 30%.  Over 10% of the national share.  A recent report from Colliers reveals that Costa del Sol’s new builds… [read more…]

Costa Del Sol Property Registers Highest Price Hike in Spain

As has been the case on several occasions over the last 12 months, Costa del Sol property has registered the highest price increases in Spain. The latest places the uptick at 11.5%, taking the average square metre price in the province to €2,682. Real estate in Spain generally went up by 5.2%, although many provinces posted considerably… [read more…]

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…]

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