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Marbella Property Most Fashionable

Marbella is one of the larger cities in Andalucía, Spain’s most southern region. The city has the Mediterranean at its front and the attractive hills of the countryside behind. The ..
(August 29, 2011)
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Healthcare for Marbella Property Owners

Many Britons who move to Spain tend to be either approaching retirement or already retired. There is no doubt that as we get older, our bodies are wearing out and we need more medical attention. One ..
(August 29, 2011)
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Property in Spain - Pool Maintenance

Many Brits who buy a Spanish property find themselves as proud owners of a swimming pool. Because of the British climate, not a great many people have any experience or know how to properly care for ..
(August 24, 2011)
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Marbella Business Etiquette

Anyone having bought a Marbella property will eventually have to deal with business people. In some cases you might be selling a product or service but you may be negotiating, buying or arranging ..
(August 24, 2011)
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Marbella Property Scouts

All property markets are diverse but perhaps none so much as the Spanish market at the moment. Adding to the complexity of the market is that the banks, under pressure from their regulator, the Bank ..
(August 22, 2011)
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Marbella Life

There is no doubt that recent history shows that Marbella is one of the most popular places for foreigners to buy property in Spain. The climate is particularly attractive to the British and other ..
(July 28, 2011)
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Marbella Buy to Let – A Safe Bet?

A wise old portfolio manager once said that successful investing is like dancing – not only must you know the steps, you must get them in time with the music. Buy to let investments do not ..
(July 19, 2011)
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Marbella Property Buying Tips

The British Embassy in Spain has recently said that there are more British people living in Spain than in any other country, other than Britain itself. They estimate that there are approximately ..
(June 27, 2011)
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Things to Consider Before Buying a Property in Marbella

When you are seriously considering buying a property in Marbella there are a number questions you should have answers to before you sign the purchase agreement. Some are obvious, some not so. ..
(June 22, 2011)
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Buying Property in Marbella

It is mid June and the British summer has finally arrived after one of the driest months of May on record. We have rain and fog in the South whilst Scotland has severe weather warnings. No wonder so ..
(June 21, 2011)
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Spanish Home Insurance

When buying any property there is a lot to think about: selecting a conveyancing lawyer, arranging a mortgage and many other problems to find solutions for. What is often not given the attention it ..
(June 01, 2011)
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Purchasing Top End Property in Marbella

At the high-end of the property market, Marbella, the geographical, commercial and holiday heart of the Costa del Sol in southern Spain, offers some of the world's most stunning real estate. ..
(May 17, 2011)
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Spanish Property Tax Warning

There is good news for Britons considering a Spanish property purchase. Prices have been reducing over the last few years of correction after ten years of booming prices. Prices have now stabilised ..
(May 09, 2011)
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Moving to Spain – Residence Requirements

Britons who have decided that they wish to take advantage of the very low property prices and move to Spain have many things to consider. Amongst those are the need to register as a resident if the ..
(May 09, 2011)
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Are Marbella property prices Finnished?

You might ask what Finland has to do with the prices of property in a popular Spanish resort. You might think: “Not a lot. ” But Michael Liggan of Alta Vista Properties wonders if you ..
(April 20, 2011)
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Legal checks before Buying a Property in Spain

Before signing anything there are some important pieces of paper you and your lawyer should have a look at . . The Escritura Publica and Nota Simple The Escritura Publica is the registered title ..
(March 29, 2011)
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The three simple steps to buying your Spanish home  

Buying a property in Spain is as straightforward as can be. But it's good to know what's coming, especially as things work a little differently in Spain than in the UK, Ireland or other countries. ..
(March 29, 2011)
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Marbella's Lomas del Rey - Alta Vista Spain Top Buy

The European recession has caused many changes in finances all over the western world but none seemed to have suffered as much as property sales. In southern Spain, where properties have been built ..
(June 23, 2010)
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Property In Spain? Read Before You Buy

Property prices on the Costa del Sol in Southern Spain have not suffered as much as the rest of Spain bar Madrid and Barcelona. Due to the fact that they will always be desirable locations they tend ..
(June 22, 2010)
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