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Monthly Archives: August, 2016

Demand For Luxury Property Increasing

Despite the financial crisis and continuing austerity in many European countries, the demand for luxury homes in Spain continues to grow. Luxury homes (those over one million Euros) have seen a 78.8% increase in viewings since 2013, Spain’s “annus horribilis”. In August 2015 the number of searches for property over one million Euros on property Continue Reading

Spain Saw 42.8 Million Overnight Stays in July

If any of you attempted to drive anywhere in Spain during July you will know what I’m going to say here: July was a super busy month for tourism! Spain’s hotels registered a massive 42.8 million overnight stays in July, representing a 7.4% increase over the same month in the previous year. Overnight stays by Continue Reading

Demand To Rent a Room Doubled in One Year

The demand to rent a room in Spain increased by 48% over the last 12 months. In the first six months of this year there were over 33 million searches for renting a room on one of Spain’s property portals. This is more than 10 million more searches than were conducted in the same period Continue Reading

Málaga Airport Saw 2 Million Passengers in July

Málaga Airport on the Costa del Sol recorded almost 2 million passengers passing through in July, 15.3% more than in the same month last year, according to data released by the airport network AENA. There were over 14,000 flights passing through the airport, 12.3% more than in July 2015. The majority of the passengers were Continue Reading

Costa del Sol Officially Sunniest Part of Spain

We’ve been saying it for years but now it’s official – the Costa del Sol is the sunniest place in Spain! A report from the National Meteorological Agency has placed the country’s southern Mediterranean coast at the top of its ranking for the sunniest parts of the country. The Costa del Sol is blessed with Continue Reading

Tourist Spending Increased 12% in June

Tourists visiting Spain in June spent a total of 7,871 million euros while they were here. This represents an increase of 12.7% over the same month in 2015, according to the latest data from the National Statistics Institute. The average spend per tourist stood at 1,038 euros showing an increase of one euro. The average Continue Reading

House Prices Increased in July

House prices in Spain increased by 0.3% in July, when compared to July in the previous year. This is according to the latest IMIE Index from tinsa. The figures confirm the stability we have seen in the market over recent months. Since January, the increase is 1.6%, which is slightly lower than the increase up Continue Reading

Tourism Sector Predicts a Record August

With an average hotel occupancy of 80%, July has closed having exceeded tourism expectations, yet again. This month is now expected to be the best August seen in recent history. There are more tourists making longer stays and spending more money. Tourism professionals and hoteliers are all saying their August calendars are already filling up. Continue Reading

New Property For Sale in Cancelada

New property is making a dramatic comeback on the Costa del Sol with new developments springing up along the coast. Marbella For Sale are pleased to present two of the best new developments in Marbella: The Residences, and The Villas. The properties are close to the village of Cancelada, () to the west of Marbella, Continue Reading

Property Sales Increased in June

According to the latest data released by the National Institute of Statistics, there were 151,447 properties sold or transferred in June, 3.3% more than in the same month last year. Purchases and sales of housing increased by 19.4% when compared to June in the previous year. Of all the property sales recorded in June, 85.1% Continue Reading