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Andalucia travel update

Andalucia travel update

As temperatures rise in Andalucia, with record temperatures as high as the mid 40s forecast for Malaga this weekend, it's a huge relief that wearing a face-mask is no longer mandatory outdoors unless the 1.5m social distance cannot be maintained. You must still carry...

The Brits are back!

The Brits are back!

Travellers from the UK will be able to freely enter Spain from Monday 24th May with no restrictions and no coronavirus test Speaking on Friday at the Fitur tourism fair, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said in English that the country “will be delighted to...

It’s all good – transfer tax reduced to 7%

It’s all good – transfer tax reduced to 7%

Fabulous news for property buyers in 2021. Andalucia has reduced the transfer tax payable when purchasing a property to 7% until the end of 2021. Previously buyers paid anywhere from 8%-10% tax depending on the purchase price of the property but this new measure from...

A local agent’s view of the market

A local agent’s view of the market

A chat with Alfredo Bloy-Dawson about what the current state of the real estate market is for local agencies like ours here on the Costa del Sol and how current lockdown has led us to concentrate on buyers here on the ground, as well as how buyers requirements are...

How will Brexit affect buying in Spain?

How will Brexit affect buying in Spain?

As the December 31st 2020 deadline approaches, what are the implications for Brits wanting to invest in Spain? We are often asked whether Brexit has led to a fall in Spanish property prices? The simple answer is no. Overall, Spanish property prices have risen every...

Spotlight on East Marbella

Spotlight on East Marbella

In our "Spotlight on ..." series we taken an in-depth look at some of the most popular areas of the Costa del Sol. This time we focus on East Marbella. East Marbella is lively all year round, as opposed to some of the more seasonal areas of the Costa del Sol, and the...

Financing your overseas property

Financing your overseas property

If you are looking to buy a property overseas, you have a few decisions to make depending on your circumstances and your preferences. If you have a pension lump sum and savings to invest, you may in some cases be able to buy the property outright. Alternatively you...

A new normality

A new normality

On Monday, June 22, Andalusia entered what is known as the “new normality” after the confinement of the Coronavirus. This means that from now on, the established regulations will not be provisional as they have been until now, but rather the standard to be followed...

Apartment or House?

Apartment or House?

Whether you buy a house or an apartment depends as much on what you can afford as it does on your personal preferences and requirements.There really isn’t a right or wrong answer, it depends on you and your circumstances. In this article we take a look at the pros and...

COVID-19 – some encouraging statistics from Spain

COVID-19 – some encouraging statistics from Spain

Based on hospital numbers, the weekend brought signs that the pandemic is slowing in Spain with the rate of infections and deaths dropping, as we prepare to enter our fourth week of lockdown. As far as Andalucia is concerned, in a new metric of "cases in last 14 days...