Estepona Real Estate News & Articles


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Estepona launches brand new pedestrian walkway!


Estepona launches it’s brand new pedestrian walkway! A few months ago Estepona’s Mare Jose Maria Garcia Urbano made the decision to close one of the main roads on the seafront of Estepona. A decision that didn’t go down too well with residents as it meant longer journeys and detours in order to get from one […]

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Las Mesas II – new modern development near Estepona marina


JUST LAUNCHED!!! (SEPT. 2022) The second phase of this fantastic development has just been released and is sure to sell out very quickly indeed! Excellent location within very easy reach of Estepona marina, the old town and the popular “Las Mesas” gym and paddle tennis club. A total of 41 apartments are currently available with […]

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Estepona introduces pick up and go electric scooters and bikes!


They are located in 32 key areas of the city enabled for parking. Electric scooters and bicycles are already distributed throughout the city of Estepona. As announced by the City Council, the new Personal Mobility Vehicles (VMP) service has come into operation. For the first time, Estepona offers an economical and environmentally friendly transport model, […]

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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.