News and Information about Marbella

A luxury lifestyle in Spain is more affordable than almost anywhere else in the world, finds new report

A new report from the Swiss private bank Julius Bär reveals that Spain, represented by Barcelona, is one of the cheapest destinations in the world for luxury goods and services. In the ‘Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report 2020’ just published (more…)

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Ultra High-end developer of La Zagaleta to start spending €200 million investment this year in its ‘Valderrama II’ luxury new resort beside Sotogrande, in Andalusia’s Cádiz Province (Costa de la Luz)

UK-based La Zagaleta Ltd, the developer of the ultra high-end golf and equestrian country club residential estate La Zagaleta – in Benehavís, just outside Marbella, on the Costa del Sol – is planning to start deploying €200 million this year (more…)

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Madrid determined to prolong the illegal building chaos in rural Andalusia, trapping elderly expats in homes they can’t sell

A recent decree passed by the Andalusian regional parliament making it possible to sort out the planning status of hundreds of thousands of rural homes, and enabling many elderly foreign expats to sell up and return home, is being challenged (more…)

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Survey Spain quarterly Spanish property market report – January 2020 – Part II

Part II – LOCAL TRENDS The Overall Market – As stated in Section 1 of this Report, which deals with Wider Trends and Evidence, there are many external influences on our very international market on the Spanish Costas and Islands. (more…)

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How might Brexit change the taxes British expats and property owners have to pay in Spain?

By Leon Fernando Del Canto From a tax point of view, British residents and businesses registered in the U.K. will experience very little change, as the double tax treaty between the U.K. and Spain will remain. The treaty—which is in (more…)

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Victims of urban planning scandals in Murcia now have a new association to fight for them

Foreigners who bought property in Southern Spain include many victims of urban planning scandals, bureaucratic failure, and travesties of justice, which helps explain why the Abusos Urbanísticos Andalucía No (AUAN) association is expanding from Andalusia into Murcia to support property (more…)

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GBP/EUR News – Pound fluctuates amid BoE rate cut speculation

The GBP/EUR exchange rate traded in a wide range this week, mostly as a result of rising speculation the Bank of England (BoE) could cut interest rates later this month. BoE Rate Speculation Undermines the Pound The Pound faced some (more…)

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Protecting your UK assets from Spanish debt collectors

EU Property Solutions regularly encounter overseas borrowers who have walked away from a property in Spain simply handing the keys back to the Bank. Many have a flippant attitude believing that Spain’s separate legal jurisdiction means no liability can be (more…)

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Spain’s new government preparing a rental price index to put a lid on housing costs in hot markets like Barcelona

The new ministry in charge of housing in the new Socialist-led Spanish government is preparing a rental price index to control prices in areas where the market is considered ‘tense’ or ‘stressed’. This will allow them to say they are (more…)

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Survey Spain quarterly Spanish property market report – January 2020 – Part I

PART 1 – WIDER TRENDS AND EVIDENCE This is our 24th Report. We keep it brief and specifically relevant to the locations where we are aware that most of our clients, actual and potential, have an interest. As part of (more…)

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