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Marbella is on the move again with sales for 2012 up year on year by 21.1% with most people looking in a healthy price range of €200,000 to €1.4 Million. This is a very positive start to autumn.
Holiday rental properties close to Puerto Banus are extremely popular with holiday makers. They work out very competitive for families and groups travelling together as the cost of the property split between a number of people is cheaper than booking separate hotel rooms.
National holidays in Spain are a time when the entire country comes together and gets involved in the festivities, so as a rule of thumb, pretty much everything completely shuts down.
On a day when queues of up to 3 hours have been experienced coming into Gibraltar, intense diplomatic activity has been conducted at the highest level.
Kate Middleton gives birth to a baby boy 22/07/2013
Expats are keeping the Spanish property market buoyant. As all of us expats do, I grabbed the first copy of the Olive Press when it arrived on our office doorstep earlier today.
To bring Spain in line with many other EU countries, a new law has been introduced that will require all owners of residential property in Spain wishing to sell their property to obtain a valid Energy Performance Certificate “EPC” with effect from, 1 June 2013.
Once again the famous and ever exciting “Starlite Festival” is back in Marbella this summer. The festival kicks off with the entertaining Jamie Cullum on 27th July 2013 and ends with the amazing David Bisbal on 24th August 2013.
Saturday 15th June 2013 is one of the hottest events on the Costa Del Sol. The Butterfly Ball in Puente Romano, Marbella. The event is hosted annually in both London and Marbella.
So holy Week, or should we say Semana Santa, is upon us again. Where did that year go. In Andalucia this is an event that literally transforms towns and cities.