“Take Me To Marbella”

Having lived and grown up locally, Franciska Johansen, Angelina MacDonald and Dominique Moore are a perfect example of the cosmopolitan nature of Marbella, and in their fun, upbeat teeny-bobber song they pay tribute to the sunny shores they’ve been lucky enough to grow up on. Continue reading

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Buying from abroad

Spain has long been popular with foreign purchasers looking to make a permanent move or searching for a second residence for holidays or investment. Over the past six years, the financial crisis affecting the whole world has taken its toll, causing a downturn in the number of non-Spanish buyers entering the property market, yet recent reports indicate that the Marbella area in particular is firmly back in favour. Continue reading

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Foreign residents make Malaga Province buck Spanish population trend

With a growth of over 8,500 people over the previous year, Malaga is one of just five provinces in Spain that is bucking the current demographic trend, drawing on an increase in new foreign residents to become the fastest growing part of Spain. Property sales to foreign buyers are rising again, and as a significant proportion of the new homeowners are moving down fulltime it is the British, Scandinavians, Dutch, Belgians, French and Russians who are currently driving the population growth of this region. Continue reading

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