Foreign buyers returning to Spanish property

In the third quarter Spanish property purchases by foreigners stood at 13.10% of the total, a new record, according to the ‘colegio de registradores’, which has you can imaging is being seen as a very positive sign that we all hope will continue. The British appear to be the largest group of foreign buyers, making up 18% of the total, followed by French, Russians and Germans.
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What the new government should do for the Costa del Sol

The below article was written prior to the elections last Sunday, but is still of interest as it looks at many of the urban projects that are still pending and will be beneficial to the Costa del Sol property.

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Spanish property set to make a recovery?

I have recently read an article by Mark Stucklin that I thought gave a fair reflection on the current state of the Spanish property market. Although less specific to the Costa del Sol, it does give a balanced view on the state of the national property market.
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Property investment on the Costa del Sol

An interesting article has come today in the hard print edition of the Sur in English that will be of interest to anyone looking at long term property investments at the moment. The new western Costa del Sol train link. The article in itself is not property related, but being an estate agent I cannot help but think along those lines (no pun intended).
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British still want to buy property abroad

I have just been sent an interesting article that I thought I would share with you. According to the site, primelocation.com, 70% of the visitors viewing properties for sale in the “international section” (i.e.: non-UK properties) are actively searching for property despite the economic ‘uncertainty’. And with Spain, and specifically the Costa del Sol, being such a popular destination for first and second homes, this can only be good news. Find below the article in questions, regards Andrew

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Spain the main property destination

Or at least according to an article I read on primelocation recently. It appears that their site has seen has seen as 72% increase for international property in January (month on month) and had more than a million searches for international property in February.

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