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Top 5 Andalucian villas from Realista

Our current finest selection of Marbella villas for sale in this style Traditional Andalucian villas have a distinct character that is much loved in the greater region of Marbella. Villas in this style show features of Romano-Moorish buildings with influences from Baroque architecture. People love the white walls and roofs tiled in Roman style, which… [Read more…]

Popular Architectural Styles for Villas in Marbella

As a favourite destination for many well-to-do people from all over the world, Marbella is full of truly majestic homes. As the influx of international residents kept growing over the years, not just the number but also the various styles of villas in Marbella increased. As of today, you can find a rich variation of… [Read more…]

Top 5 Romantic Villas in Marbella for Sale

Romantic villas that serve as a luxury getaway for two You know it’s Valentine’s day when red roses are suddenly very expensive and all the shop’s fancy chocolates are sold out. But really, who needs all of that? With these romantic villas in & near Marbella for sale, every day can be Valentine’s day! Just… [Read more…]

La Vuelta 2015 to start in Puerto Banús

La Vuelta or the Tour of Spain race, the biggest cycling competition in Spain, will see its 70st anniversary this year. Marbella has been given the honour of firing the starting gun on this special occasion. On the 22nd of August, dozens of cyclists will set off from the famous harbour of Puerto Banús to… [Read more…]

IMF Report: Spanish Property Market Through the Worst

IMF brings good Spanish property market news The International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a property market analysis earlier this month, detailing the developments of four European housing markets: Ireland, Denmark, The Netherlands and Spain. All of these countries had experienced large house-price declines in recent years. It contains uplifting Spanish property market news, reporting that… [Read more…]

House Prices in Spain Stabilising

Spanish House Price Trends in 2013, 2014 & 2015 Last month Tinsa, one of Spain’s biggest valuation companies, has published its Spanish house price index. The General and Large Markets House Price Index, or IMIE for short, contains figures of the last two years and shows how property prices have decreased by 3% between December… [Read more…]

2015 marks the recovery of the Spanish Property Market

Now that Spanish property prices are stabilising, experts have predicted 2015 to become an important turning point for the industry. Not all areas grow equally and the private investment situation is not ideal, so their attitude remains cautious. However, Spanish property market news in general has been very positive of late. Forecasts Spanish property prices… [Read more…]

Ports in Marbella cleared just in time for summer

One of the main attractions of Marbella is Puerto Banús: the jet set harbour where many luxurious yachts and their rich owners can be spotted in summer. But apart from Banús, there are three other ports in Marbella: Cabopino, La Bajadilla and Virgen del Carmen. All are due to for a big spring cleaning before… [Read more…]

Brits Proved Important to Spanish Property Market in 2014

Official Spanish statistics show foreign buyers are continuing to play an important role in the Spanish property market. As in previous years, British people were leading the group in 2014 by buying over 7000 residential properties. Low house prices and favourable currency rates are likely to persuade even more Brits to the Spanish property market… [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…]

Property in Marbella: what do people look for?

Buying a property in Marbella has always been popular because of the town’s vast range of luxury villas, houses and apartments, but various economic factors such as price levels have really turned the tables of late. There has been an increase in buyer demand, not in the least for the high end properties this area… [Read more…]

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