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by DM Properties - Knight Frank

Golf resort properties add value in Marbella

December 10, 2018

Looking at comparative Marbella property values and their ascendancy in recent years it becomes clear that a property that forms part of a golf resort adds more value, as they have been growing more rapidly in value than equivalent homes in normal residential zones. There are several reasons why golf resort properties perform so well, not least because the Costa del Sol is such a popular destination among golfers, for whom it is the sunny hub of the sport and its lifestyle in Europe.

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The villas and mansions in La Zagaleta

December 3, 2018

Known as one of the most exclusive country club living environments in Europe, La Zagaleta offers the ultimate in refined luxury, security, privacy, the bountiful natural surroundings of a former hunting estate, and first-class amenities. The latter include two beautifully manicured golf courses, each with a luxurious clubhouse, an elegant riding centre, racquet club, concierge services and 24-hour security, all in a verdant hillside oasis within ten minutes of Marbella and the Mediterranean coastline that Zagaleta’s opulent properties overlook.

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Marbella’s Sierra Nevada ski resort

November 27, 2018

It may be stretching the truth a little to say that the Sierra Nevada ski resort ‘belongs’ to Marbella, yet, it is only a two to three-hour drive from central Marbella to the Sierra Nevada ski slopes - a pretty remarkable bonus point to add to living the Marbella lifestyle

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Knight Frank connects people in over 60 countries

November 15, 2018

Knight Frank is known as an exclusive specialist property company that has its origins in London but has expanded across the world to become a global authority in the property market, be it residential, commercial, retail or indeed other types of real estate.

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Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index looks at Classic Cars

October 24, 2018

Most of us are familiar with the CPI (Consumer Price Index), which tracks the price evolution of a broad basket of everyday goods and services. But whereas the CPI basically calculates inflation for non-capital goods as a measure of the state of the overall economy within a country or region

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The charm of Andalusian style villas in Marbella

October 15, 2018

Andalucía holds a place in the public consciousness for its characteristic styles of architecture; historical ‘pueblos blancos’ – white mountain villages – rustic haciendas or delightful cortijos, with walled gardens, fruit trees and elegant fountains. Over recent years, however, the trend in new construction has been to glean influences from Modernist architecture, with fewer properties taking shape in the traditional Andalusian style.

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Hacienda las Chapas, a hidden gem

October 1, 2018

When searching for property in Marbella and its surroundings, one can feel overwhelmed and spoilt for choice. Most people have a general idea of the area they would prefer to buy in and narrow it down from there, in which case, a sound familiarity of the region is required.

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Marbella villas and apartments with the best views

September 24, 2018

Try as we might when house-hunting, it is nigh on impossible to force the head to overrule the heart. It is said that first impressions count and often within the first few moments of stepping into a property we have already decided if this is the one for us. Our senses take in the environment and a myriad of other stimuli, and almost instantly we reach our conclusion.

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