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Marbella property market update

We know by now that the Marbella property market has been in strong recovery since 2012. We also know that many homebuyers and investors were drawn back into the market by attractive prices that in some cases were 50% lower than at their peak in 2007, that the average price correction was nearer 30% and that properties in the most sought-after locations never really lost value and have begun to increase in price again. Continue reading

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Architecture – where it all began

Think of architecture today and you picture glass towers reaching into the sky, crisp white-walled modern villas and oddly shaped public buildings formed with the help of complex computer software systems. However, all of this modernity has its origins in architectural truths that can be traced back thousands of years and essentially remain as valid today as at the dawn of the world’s great civilisations. Continue reading

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Benahavís, country life on the edge of Marbella

The Costa del Sol is full of surprises and hidden gems. Benahavís is just one of its charms, hidden away from the main tourist trails enticing discerning residents and travellers onto its small streets packed with gastronomic delights. Located just Continue reading

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