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Estepona Welcomes Two New Hotels

Very exciting news for tourists visiting Estepona! Two brand new hotels are opening this month, El Pilar in Estepona Old Town and the exclusive five star resort Ikos Andalusia. Both of these hotels offer something different and unique: El Pilar by Silken El Pilar is located in the Plaza de las Flores in Estepona old town. […]

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Great news! Andalucia lowers property transfer tax

Excellent news for buyers! The Government of Andalusia has approved a decree that establishes the reduction of Property Transfer Tax to 7% (known in Spanish as ITP tax). The three standard rates set at 8, 9 and 10% will disappear. In addition, stamp duty has also been reduced from 1.5% to 1.2% when purchasing a […]

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The Reality Of Viewing Property on the Costa del Sol!

Looking to buy a property in Spain? Here is an insight into the experience of viewing a home on the Costa del Sol. Has anyone ever told you that “they met an agent and were driven around for hours to properties in the middle of nowhere. Had no idea what they were going to see, […]

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New Restrictions: Bars, Restaurants and Shops Can Open Until 22:30

The hospitality establishments (bars and restaurants) and shops in all the municipalities of the province of Malaga can remain open from today until 22:30. The measure, agreed by the Junta de Andalucía to give businesses a little respite, will be in effect until the 9th of April if the pandemic does not worsen. The extension […]

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Rolling Into 2021 With Great News For Tourists! 

Andalucia announces great news for tourists. The Junta De Andalucía have made a fantastic announcement concerning tourists (non residents) visiting Andalucía this year. From the 1st of January until the 31st of December 2021, ALL tourists and visitors to Andalucía who are non residents will be covered for treatment relating to COVID-19! This gives absolute […]

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The Transformation of Estepona ‘Garden of the Costa del Sol’

In the last decade Estepona has experienced one of the most outstanding modernisation and transformation processes in its history and on a national scale. The model launched in 2011 by the mayor of Estepona, José María García Urbano, has allowed the creation of a renewed city, with new public facilities, better services and with a […]

Estepona Welcomes Christmas 2020

What a year 2020 has been! Full of surprises, changes, ups and downs… so we couldn’t be happier when we saw Estepona’s Christmas lights being set up all around town! Bringing us that fuzzy warm Christmas feeling. Estepona Town Hall has set up a some great initiatives, including giving out 50.000 euros to vulnerable families […]

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10 FAQs For First Time Buyers – Part 1

1 – How do I choose the right estate agency? Having opened our doors over 20 years ago, we can safely say that we have seen it all! With so many estate agencies on the Costa del Sol, finding the right company to work with can be rather daunting. The internet and online property portals […]

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Summer 2020 In Estepona. What To Expect When You Visit!

It has been quite the start to 2020 and following the strict lockdown measures in Spain, we have had so many phone calls and emails from people looking to visit Estepona this summer but are very unsure as to what to expect.


Office Reopening & Covid-19 Update

We start work on this sunny Monday morning with the positive news that Malaga province has officially moved into phase 1 of the Spanish lockdown. We can now enjoy a coffee or a meal at a restaurant, albeit on the terrace and at 50% capacity. We can also have small gatherings with family and friends! […]

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6 ways to make the best of your home during lockdown

The Spanish lockdown is one of the strictest in the world. Unfortunately we are not yet able to go out for exercise or to simply get some fresh air. This can be very difficult to cope with. The first bit of positive news is that from Monday the 27th of April children will be allowed […]

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Week 5 of the COVID-19 lockdown in Estepona

Week 5 of Spanish lockdown! Actually the time has gone quite quickly, it is surprising how quickly we adapt to a new way of life when there really is no alternative isn´t it! I would like to express my thanks to our many clients all over the world who have been keeping in regular contact […]