The World Marbella – The finest development this millennium

Marbella “. Arquitectonic design, the use of new materials and the latest technologies in construction are the three main pillars of this splendid project….. Read more

The Beach Boys Surfin’ Marbella!

The Beach Boys opened the Starlite festival 2014 with ‘Pisces Brothers.’ The song was written in 2004 but only released this year to coincide with George Harrison’s 71st birthday in February. The track is Mike Love’s tribute to the great man, symbolising George Harrison’s great contribution to music……Read more

Investing in hotel rooms is an excellent alternative for investors

Investing in hotel rooms is an excellent alternative for investors looking to diversify their portfolio and participate in the lucrative tourist sector.
Las Estancias de El Puerto is now offering you the chance to own rooms at the newly refurbished Hotel El Puerto located on the seafront promenade in Fuengirola.
Pierre & Vacances contractually commits to annual returns of up to 5% over 10 years. Contracts are renewable and returns are updated each year according to the CPI, up to a maximum of 2% annually
You won’t have to worry about a thing. Hotel El Puerto markets its rooms and takes care of the maintenance and related costs. Each year you will receive the corresponding return on your investment. Read more

Trust in the Spanish property market comes back


Sareb is the company responsible for managing assets transferred by the four nationalized Spanish financial institutions.

The report says the transformation of the Spanish market will be apparent in autumn, and claims this will be the tendency in 2014.

One of the fund managers consulted for the making of the report claims traditional investors will eventually come back in Spain, rivalling with opportunistic investors.

Among the 600 experts consulted there are also those who do not trust that much in the Spanish market.

PwC reminds in this sense that, even though investment during the three first quarters of 2013 soared by 198 per cent, it departed from a base of €2.4 billion, which is considered low.

The most popular countries to buy abroad: Spain tops wishlist for Brits in 2014 despite recent woes of UK owners

mailonline     Brits aiming to buy property abroad are more likely to set their sights Spain rather than traditional favourite France, research suggests, despite recent woes including a Spanish property crash and foreign owners being duped into buying on protected land.The top reasons for moving overseas are for better weather and a less stressful way of life, the survey of 3,000 people by Rightmove Overseas found………..Read more

Spanish property prices start to rise

modern property for sale costa del solHouse prices in Spain rose on a quarterly basis for the first time since the middle of 2010 in the third quarter of this year, reports El Pais. According to figures released by the National Statistics Institute (INE), house prices climbed 0.7 percent in the period July-September from the previous three months.

Prices on average have fallen over 40 percent from their highs around the end of 2007 after more than doubling over the course of a decade-long boom that turned to bust. The Spanish economy emerged from an extended recession in the third quarter of this year, but the unemployment rate of 26% remains a major impediment to a recovery in the housing market, hampering domestic demand. Foreign buyers, particularly from Britain, are helping boost the market, with cash buyers in an especially strong position to snap up some of the bargains around. Continue reading

First ferry service between Spain and Ireland

Property in SpainIrish holidaymakers and owners of property in Spain will soon be able to travel directly between Ireland and Spain with their vehicles by ferry, with the launch in January 2014 of a new route between the two countries.

The weekly service, operated by LD Lines and the first of its kind, will link the southern Irish port town of Wexford with St Nazaire on the west coast of France and Gijón in northern Spain. Continue reading