The Marbella Property Blog

by DM Properties - Knight Frank

Marbella – a fantastic sports destination

March 22, 2018

Most come here to relax, but whether as a form of active relaxation, for fitness or professional training purposes, the Costa del Sol is actually one of the best sports destinations in Europe. The fantastic weather draws sports enthusiasts in great numbers and this has led to the creation of an infrastructure that ranks among the best – so whether you’re interested in golf, tennis, padel tennis, squash, water sports, hiking, jogging, rollerblading, mountaineering, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, caving, extreme sports and many others, this region is the place for it.

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Classic Marbella villa between mountain and sea

March 16, 2018

From its position within the prestigious Marbella Hill Club, this beautifully styled villa is rather spectacularly framed by Marbella’s iconic La Concha Mountain. This is the view that greets one as you approach the property, but once you’ve turned into the automatic gate and driven through a beautiful arbour of trees that line the driveway to the garages and carports, the focus is back across an entire expanse of coastal plain all the way down to the sea.

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Visitors to Marbella to be spoilt for choice of hotels

March 9, 2018

Marbella has been the destination of choice for international holidaymakers for many years now, since the jet-set first discovered the quiet little fishing village that was Marbella back in the 1950s. Today there is a huge variety of accommodation on offer to suit every budget, from hostals for backpackers in the centre of Marbella to couples-only on the beachfront promenade at Amaré, the rebranded Fuerte Hotel, through to the high-end luxury of the Marbella Club, the Puente Romano, the Villa Padierna and Finca Cortesín.

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Estepona – a thoroughly modern town

March 1, 2018

Estepona, long a favourite with visitors and residents alike, has historically been somewhat overshadowed by the glamorous reputation of Marbella. Recently, it has become a stellar destination in its own right, however, with the spotlight moving firmly to this traditional, pretty seaside town.

Area Guides

Architectural duplex penthouse on Marbella’s Golden Mile

February 21, 2018

This stylish three-bedroom duplex penthouse apartment in Imara forms part of one of the most exclusive apartment complexes in Marbella’s Sierra Blanca. With sophisticated design by leading international architect Stefan Antoni, its timeless lines have made it highly sought after and a reference point for quality and inspired styling in Marbella.

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Forecasts on Marbella Property market in 2018

February 19, 2018

The figures for 2017 not only confirm that it was a good year for Spain – as measured in terms of tourism visits, property sales and overall economic performance – but they also act as key indicators that help to create a clearer picture for 2018.

Economy

The International DOM3 Prize for Architectural Excellence 2018

February 9, 2018

DOM3 – also known as Empresarios para la Vivienda de Alta Calidad – is an organisation that has been promoting the highest standards in all sectors related to Marbella luxury real estate since its founding in 2012. This includes quality construction, building materials, new technologies, professional technical support companies, creative architecture, landscaping and design, as well as promoting the highest levels of service in tourism, property management, real estate companies and legal and financial services.

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Spanish and Marbella real estate is hot once more

February 2, 2018

A recent report published by none other than Bloomberg has confirmed what we here already know. Namely that Spanish real estate is ‘hot’ and desirable again. What’s more, it ticks boxes across the board, regaining popularity once more with second homebuyers, investors in land and commercial/retail property, as an investment asset class and with developers of new projects. What’s more, with domestic property sales recovering, this is a market that appeals within Spain and across the traditional foreign markets in Europe, as well as far beyond.

Marbella and Real Estate | News and Articles

Beautiful beachfront penthouse in Malibu, Puerto Banús

January 26, 2018

Set within the exclusive Malibu development of beachfront apartments and penthouses, this is one of the finest properties for sale in Puerto Banús. The three-bedroom home measures over 220m2 of interior space, with a panoramic southwest-facing terrace of 115m2 that enjoys truly spectacular sea views.

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Foreign capital injection in Spanish property sector

January 19, 2018

Not so many years ago, at the height of the global financial crisis, in the hard-hit Spanish property and construction sector the talk was of bank repossessions and ‘toxic assets’. Then came the gradual recovery, starting with the snapping up of the most desirable real estate, and before long what was once a toxic asset became a tradable resource again.

Economy