Estepona Real Estate News & Articles
A couple of weeks have now passed after the shock Brexit result, and I thought I would write a blog for our readers giving an insight into how it has affected the real estate sector so far on the Costa del Sol in Spain. First and foremost I can only comment on properties in the Estepona area, as this is the area we specialise in and every town on the Costa del Sol is very different, with certain nationalities being the major buyers.
Are you interested in villas for sale in Estepona? Considering relocating or purchasing a holiday home in the sun? It is important to understand that when it comes to villas, you might need to be flexible on location in order to gain the space for a private pool and a large plot. There are many different areas and communities within Estepona, all of which we know like the back of our hands!
If you are considering buying a property in Spain, you need to understand the purchase process along with the costs involved. We like to share our knowledge based on our 18 years of experience selling properties in Estepona. There are many “online guides” you can read, however, it makes all the sense in the world that we, as professionals in the Spanish property market, give you the real story along with the details that often get overlooked.
With over 18 years experience selling property in Estepona, and specialising in this area, we are fortunate to take on new listings on a weekly basis. Mostly thanks to the great contacts we have and to the recommendations from past buyers and vendors of Future Homes. Our most recent take ons are, firstly, an amazing front-line beach apartment next to Estepona marina, two bargain plots in Los Flamingos and a beautiful country villa just 1.5km from the beach!
We specialise as Estate Agents in Estepona and we would like to share an insight into our beautiful town, including the reasons why we highly recommend buying your ideal property in Estepona. If you have already made that all important decision to purchase a property in Spain, you need to understand that every city and town is truly unique. So, why choose our town?
Many our clients purchase properties in Estepona and surrounding areas with the intention of renting them out on a weekly basis. We, Future Homes, only deal in sales and have never entered the holiday lettings market, however we feel the need to inform our clients and the general public about the new laws that are soon to be in place and the procedure that must be followed in order to register a property for the short-term rental market.
As we often explain to our clients, the towns within the Costa del Sol are not all the same, they each have their own market and different levels of demand. We ourselves specialise in Estepona, although we do sell property in other areas within the coast.
This week Spain sets to celebrate its biggest religious festival of the year. Holy Week, Semana Santa, is full of religious celebrations that most families like to celebrate, making the most of their time off work to spend it with family and friends. Watch as everyone takes to the streets to see and take part in elaborate processions and reenactments of the Passion.
What is a bargain property? The internet is inundated with estate agents declaring that they are selling the best “bargains on the Costa del Sol”, bank repossessions, etc – having worked in Estepona selling property for over 18 years I am going to explain my views on this, also on how I value a property, what criteria I look for and what in my opinion is really a “bargain”.
If you are exploring the idea of purchasing a home in Spain, you may have searched under properties for sale in Estepona port on our website or your preferred search engine. Here is an insight into the current market and an explanation into the demand for this area in particular.
Another record year!! In 2015, the Costa del Sol reached the landmark figure of 10 million visitors in one year. Altogether, tourists made 17 million overnight stays, which was an increase of 3.6 per cent. ” The Costa del Sol has positioned itself as the third coastal tourism area of Spain in terms of visitors and the fourth in volume of overnight stays, behind only Barcelona