The Marbella Property Blog

by DM Properties - Knight Frank

Marbella Town Hall opens bypass to reduce traffic jams

August 4, 2003

Last week the Marbella Townhall opened a road to the south of San Pedro de Alcantara town to reduce the traffic jams which daily block road N-340 at both entrance and exit of this town.The second phase of this bypass which runs parallel to N-340 between Las Petunias and Guadalmina Baja took a long time […]

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In 2002 golf generated €1.322 million for Andalucia

July 24, 2003

The Andalusia Golf Federation is promoting the construction of new golf courses and is trying to limit the amount of buildings in the surrounding areas. The president of the Federation, Angel de la Riva, claims that golf is vital for Andalusia and should be considered as “an important source of income for the authorities”. De […]

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Property prices in Spain keep rising

July 23, 2003

New evidence from both TINSA (Real Estate Evaluations) and the Sociedad de Tasación (The Evaluation Society) suggests that property prices keep rising. The price of re-sale properties in Spain went up by 17.24% in the last year and the price of new homes rose by 15.27% in the last 12 months. However, a slight slowing […]

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Tourism in Spain still blooming

July 17, 2003

The steady rise in prices during the last few years is mainly due to the fact that demand remains high. Foreign real estate investment was at a record high of €6,000 million in 2002, influenced by the introduction of the Single European Currency. The steady rise in prices during the last few years is mainly […]

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Lower fixed-rate mortgages on offer in Spain

July 9, 2003

The latest bank to jump on the bandwagon by offering lower mortgage rates is, a subsidiary of El Banco Popular. Rates for 25 years (5%) and 30 years (5.5%) compare favourably to those of the BBVA, which started the price war by offering 5.4% for 25 years and 5.7% for 30 years. El Banco […]

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Green Gold on the Costa del Sol.

The Costa del Sol offers golfers a huge diversity of courses to suit all levels. There are courses that are level and comfortable to walk on, others with various gradients, wide or narrow fairways, crude or friendly rough, treacherous or gracious bunkers, set amid mountains or adjacent to the beach. This extensive fan of possibilities […]

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To be or not to be – exclusive

When choosing your agent, all of these points should be discussed. He should be able to bring both the virtues and defects of your property to light, set a realistic price, and if you decide to give him the exclusive, he will make extra effort in getting it sold. It would seem that when you […]

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Marbella Property: Marketing distinctive Properties

We are very proud to be included in such an illustrious company as Sotheby’s, not just for our self-esteem, but also as international recognition that, in this part of Andalusia, there are properties which, by their architectural and artistic merit, hold their own with the finest on the Mediterranean coast and in all Europe. Furthermore, […]

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