Spain has for many years topped the poll of places for European nationals to buy a property. The weather and the stress free way of life are large contributing factors, but with such a great demand for holiday rentals in Spain new homeowners are also seeing an investment opportunity when buying a second home in Spain. Due to the Spanish house prices having dropped considerably in the last years, now is the time to seriously start considering buying a property to rent out in Spain. Read more »
After many debates, the new law was finally approved September 2013 resulting in non European Union nationals being granted residence permits in Spain when buying a property worth at least 500.000€.
In order to revive the Spanish economy and encourage investment in Spanish property this new law was proposed a while back joining other countries such as Portugal, Ireland, and Greece whom already offer residency by purchase of property.
On A Clear Day You can See Forever… the words of the song by legendary Barbara Streisand are so well suited to describe the views from La Mairena. This magnificent area is often overlooked when on a property search of Elviria and Marbella, and in fact the country region of Coin.
This is an exclusive mountain area with cork, oak and pine trees which are in this area, protected. There is also a limit of 5% building allowed on this mountain which further protects the exclusivity of the region.
The popular, family friendly residential community of Elviria is located East of Marbella on the Costa del Sol. It is situated a 10 minutes drive from Marbella city center, 30 minutes to Malaga´s International Airport and 60 minutes from Gibraltar Airport.
Once you have decided to put your house or apartment on the market it is crucial to take some time to give it a nice face-lift in order to appeal to possible buyers. The sale of your property is counting on the first impression, so do it right!
If you are a serious about selling then keep in mind a few things that will help when listing your property and having successful viewings.