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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…]

Top 5 Beachside Estepona Apartments for Sale

Realista’s best beachside property for sale in Estepona As we wrote in our town special on Estepona, it is a small but beautiful town on the Costa del Sol. Because of its location relatively far away from Malaga airport, it has a more relaxed and easy-going atmosphere than Marbella, which is about 30 km to… [read more…]

Marbella Design Hills, latest luxury development in Marbella unveiled

Marbella Design Hills, the latest luxury development in Marbella, has just been unveiled. This uber-luxe project has a prime location and promises to add yet more exclusive real estate to this part of the Costa del Sol. Bearing the signature of Sierra Blanca Estates, its investment totals over €250. Latest luxury development  Marbella is no stranger… [read more…]

Sales of Costa del Sol property reach highest since 2007

The latest figures for sales of Costa del Sol property provide yet more confirmation of the busy market. The first four months of this year registered the highest number of transactions since 2007 and sales averaged 181 properties a day between January and April.  Furthermore, the provincial property market continues to be the fourth busiest… [read more…]

Are there enough new builds in Spain to go round?

If you’re keeping an eye on the Spanish property market, you’ll have noticed that things are busy. So hectic, in fact, that real estate transactions last year were their highest since 2007. And there’s no sign of things slowing down this year. At the top of many buyers’ wish lists are new homes. As a… [read more…]

Why buy property in Los Monteros?

In the latest Realista articles that look at the advantages of buying property in Marbella and districts, we turn our attention to an area in the east of the city. This shift in focus is a first because, up until now, we’ve looked at places La Zagaleta, Nueva Andalucia and Finca Cortesin. But because there… [read more…]

What’s the state of luxury property in Marbella?

On the back of unprecedented demand from Spanish and foreign buyers, property on the Costa del Sol continues to experience price hikes. No type of real estate is immune to the rise in values, and all sectors have seen sharp upticks over the last two years. Luxury property in Marbella is no exception and the… [read more…]

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…]

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