Residential property sales Malaga up by nearly 13%

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    More good figures have been reported about the property market in Marbella. A few weeks ago we already wrote about the rise of construction licenses issued. Now, local newspaper SUR has reported that government statistics are showing a rise of 12.7 percent in property sales in Malaga in July, compared with sales in the same month last year.

    The figures are defying house sales figures in the rest of Spain, where sales fell by five percent in July, despite having been positive before that. It shows that property in the Costa del Sol is still one of the most popular choices for many buyers, especially for foreigners who are eager to buy their dream holiday homes. This also shows in the statistics: foreign buyers turn out to have made up 37 percent of home buyers in the first six months of 2013 in Malaga. Especially British and German people enjoy the sandy beaches of the Malaga province, but more and more Russian and Chinese people are also discovering the good life in this area, too.

    As a part of Malaga, property sales in Marbella are also doing well. This beautiful town, which has evolved into a jetset paradise over the years, is still attracting much attention as both a holiday destination and a place to spot stars. People wanting to buy a property on the Costa del Sol so they can have the perfect getaway holiday do well in considering this area as a place to look. The town and surrounding area of Marbella are an ideal combination of peace and excitement. If you like to dine well, have quick access to nice shops, the beach and other facilities, then a property in or near the city might be a good choice for you. If you’d rather enjoy luxury in a more peaceful setting, then a property in the wider region of Marbella might be a more attractive idea. Either way, with property sales in Malaga and Marbella doing well, you are sure to find a property on the Costa del Sol that fits you perfectly, as the market is competitive.

    However, even so you should make sure you get good service if you’re thinking of buying a holiday home in Marbella, so you know what you’re getting into. At Realista, we pride ourselves on giving you honest advice and that will help you make the right decision. Feeling inspired? Have a browse in the luxury properties in Marbella currently available and find out if there’s something that appeals to you.