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Recovery in the Spanish Residential Sector?

Recovering Spanish Property The government’s efforts in providing residency to non-EU citizens buying property on the Costa del Sol for a minimum of 160,000 euros is causing an increase in foreigners buying residential property on the Costa del Sol
diciembre 14, 2012 Read full news article >>

Availability on 3-Bed in Los Naranjos de Marbella

Urbanisation Los Naranjos de Marbella Details on our latest Los Naranjos 3-bedroom townhouse for holiday rental with 2 double bedrooms and a twin room
junio 01, 2012 Read full news article >>

Holiday Rentals

Property News in Spain Holiday rentals available at various rates!
mayo 30, 2012 Read full news article >>

1 Billion International Tourists predicted in 2012

Property News in Spain Marbella and the Costa del Sol rentals had a great year in 2011 with cheap Spanish holiday lets, and cheap flights enticing more and more visitors for a taste of some Spanish sun. Find out how Spain's tourist industry is thriving despite the climate and how 2012 is set to be even better
enero 11, 2012 Read full news article >>

Interesting Information on Paying Community Fees

Property News in Spain Regarding owners who are not paying their community fees.
octubre 27, 2011 Read full news article >>

Our most-searched-for development – Las Terrazas de Calamijas

Las Terrazas de Calamijas in La Cala Today we are going to be having a look at Las Terrazas de Calamijas in La Cala de Mijas, the Mijas Costa province on the Costa del Sol in Spain. The Las Terrazas urbanisation page is one of the strongest of our web pages on Thesaraservice.com and we get more enquiries in this development than any other so today we are going to take a look why.
octubre 19, 2011 Read full news article >>

They don’t call it ‘The Fall’ for nothing!

Property News in Spain They don’t call it ‘The Fall’ for nothing!! - Prices slashed for holiday rentals and 6-8 month winter lets.
octubre 17, 2011 Read full news article >>

False inspections Warning to residents on the Costa del Sol, Spain

Property News in Spain Beware of Bogus workmen posing as ''safety inspectors'' for Gas, electricity and water supplies. They may be in uniform and even carry documentation but they are not on official duty - utility companies DO NOT offer this service.
octubre 07, 2011 Read full news article >>

Apartments for Sale

Property News in Spain For those of you looking to purchase please also feel free to contact us directly with your requirements, especially whilst the purchase tax on properties has been halved until the New Year!!
septiembre 21, 2011 Read full news article >>

Commercial and Land

Property News in Spain We are currently listing all the time and not getting chance to put everything on the website.
septiembre 02, 2011 Read full news article >>

Independent Bedsits available

Property News in Spain This is a most unusual opportunity for the right people.
septiembre 02, 2011 Read full news article >>

Duquesa

Property News in Spain Discovering Duquesa Port and El Castillo area was very interesting and informative, even though have lived here now for nearly 8 years I had never really spent any time in this area.
septiembre 01, 2011 Read full news article >>

Marbella - The Future

Property News in Spain The plans are now in place for the future port in Marbella. This will not only bring familiar visitors to the city but also introduce Marbella and the area to new clientele.
agosto 22, 2011 Read full news article >>

Late booking availability!!

Property News in Spain 3 bedroom townhouse with private garden available for holiday lets.
julio 22, 2011 Read full news article >>

Update

Property News in Spain Latest news and listings
julio 13, 2011 Read full news article >>

Just re available for long term rent

Property News in Spain Embrujo Banus, a 5* development second line beach has just come back on the market for long term rental!
junio 29, 2011 Read full news article >>

Holiday Rentals

Property News in Spain Los Naranjos de Marbella has all the facilities and amenities to make your holiday complete.
junio 23, 2011 Read full news article >>

Bargain Property of the Day

Property News in Spain A 3 bedroom townhouse is for sale, walking distance to Puerto Banus in good condition and being marketed at 195000 Euros negotiable!!!! Contact us for more details.
junio 14, 2011 Read full news article >>

Brits join the new craze and invest in PIIGS!

Property News in Spain And no it wasn’t a typo!! PIIGS as in Portugal, Italy, Ireland and Spain have recently been ‘penned’ together (pardon the pun) under this amusing new acronym.
mayo 18, 2011 Read full news article >>

Now is the Time to Buy Property in Spain for Investors

Property News in Spain The Spanish property sales market has definitely taken a beating over the last few years as let’s face it, has the majority of the rest of the world, but if you haven’t got to rely on the bank’s lending and you are cash ready – then this is undoubtedly one of the best times there ever has been for buying a property in Spain.
abril 15, 2011 Read full news article >>

Spanish Rental Rates Highest in Comparison to Price

Property News in Spain Anyone with any real knowledge of the housing market in Spain however, will realise that these figures are somewhat misleading, when the reality of "official" house prices in Spain differ greatly from the "actual" prices of property bought in Spain
enero 18, 2011 Read full news article >>

Urgent appeal to Spanish property owners

Property News in Spain Do you own a property on the Costa del Sol? No matter the size or the location from Fuengirola to Estepona, from two bedrooms to eight bedrooms – we have good qualified clients waiting to rent your Spanish property!
enero 14, 2011 Read full news article >>

Property Sales Increase

Property News in Spain According to the Sur in English today, Marbella is the only town where property sales increased in 2010, which bodes well for 2011. This information has been taken from the Association of Residential, Sports and Health Tourism businesses, Promotur, in the first eight months of 2009 only 1371 properties changed hands in the town, while the figure was up to 1730 in the same period of 2010.
enero 14, 2011 Read full news article >>

Spanish House Prices Comparable to 2005

Property News in Spain A comprehensive report into the price of Spanish real estate has been released today by the company IMIE (Indice De Mercados Inmobiliarios) a registered company of Tinsa Consultoria.
enero 11, 2011 Read full news article >>

China invests in the future of Spain

Property News in Spain Spain is set to secure a massive $7.3 Billion in deals this Wednesday with Li Keqiang (The Vice Premier of China) signing the deals. Beijing made a pledge to help the European nation and support like this from China offers is a massive boost and optimistic future in terms of fundraising for Spain.
enero 10, 2011 Read full news article >>

Spanish Tourism on the Up

Property News in Spain Tourism is one of Spain’s biggest sources of revenue, accounting for more than 10% of its economy, and after a drop of 2.3% in 2008 (the first ever reversal for over 10 years) and a further and massive 8.7% fall in 2009 – Spain lost its rightful place as the second most visited country in the World, to the United States of America.
octubre 28, 2010 Read full news article >>

The Sara Service now providing long term rentals in Torrenueva

Property News in Spain The Sara Service has expanded its area of rental operations on the Costa del Sol by adding long lets in Torrenueva to the ever-increasing list of locations where our valued clients can now look for long term rentals and holiday lets.
junio 08, 2010 Read full news article >>

Spanish Rental Market Boosted by 17bn EUR Rail Investment

Property News in Spain Seventeen billion Euros is to be invested by Spain in a massive road and rail project set to be executed during the next two years in an effort to create new jobs and boost a crushed economy from Spain’s recent and on-going recession.
abril 12, 2010 Read full news article >>

The Sara Service joins the Social Media Revolution

Property News in Spain The Sara Service starts up a Twitter account for social media blogging and keeping in contact with clients and business colleagues
enero 30, 2010 Read full news article >>

Future is Bright for Spanish Rental Property Market

Property News in Spain The future is looking good for the Spanish rental property market as figures in the UK showed an overall increase of 1.1% for the year of 2009.
enero 18, 2010 Read full news article >>

Preview to Guide to Renting Long Term Released

Preview to Guide to Renting Long Term Released The Sara Service has released the first glimpse of a new guide to renting a property in Spain on the website, www.thesaraservice.com. The guide, in its complete format, will offer a comprehensive how-to on the ins and outs of letting a property both short and long term on the Costa del Sol in Spain.
enero 08, 2010 Read full news article >>

Hundreds Evacuated on the Costa del Sol Due to Fire

Property News in Spain An estimated two hundred and fifty people, many who were foreign residents, were evacuated from one hundred and ten homes over a period of two days in the Mijas and Benalmadena area on the Costa del Sol.
noviembre 16, 2009 Read full news article >>

Spanish Mortgage Providers Slammed for Mortgage Clauses

Property News in Spain Consumer groups have been critical towards Spanish banks for months now for the minimum-interest clauses within their mortgage agreements, resulting in homeowners failing to see the benefit of the low rate of the Euribor. Minimum interest rates have been stuck for many at 3.5 or 4%, whilst the Euribor has seen lows of 1.243 percent.
noviembre 11, 2009 Read full news article >>

New Strategy to Clean up Image of Spanish Housing Market

Property News in Spain After our recent, rather unflattering reports concerning corrupted mayors, unfair court rulings and the aftermath of the housing crash, it is refreshing to have a more positive picture painted with efforts being made to improve the housing market in Spain, nationwide.
noviembre 10, 2009 Read full news article >>

Court Ruling Baffles British Investors

Property News in Spain In a bizarre move, a court in Marbella has ordered four British investors to complete on their purchase of a property, despite the fact that the handover of the property has been delayed for almost 3 years. The delay has been due to the building licence being challenged and the property being seen as illegal by the Junta de Andalucia.
noviembre 09, 2009 Read full news article >>

Recession to Blame for Increased Motor Accidents

Property News in Spain The recession has been the cause of many undesirable after-effects, however a new claim made by experts is that due the current financial crisis, we will see a noticeable increase in motor accidents in Spain.
noviembre 06, 2009 Read full news article >>

RBS Execs Suspected of Manipulating Mortgages for Spanish Properties

Property News in Spain Underhanded real estate deals in Spain, at one time, was to be expected as much as the sun in the month of August. However before the crash its bad reputation had been improved upon dramatically and it continues to do so. It is therefore surprising to hear that two executives from an institutional British Bank are at the centre of an investigation for swindling funds through mortgages awarded for Spanish property.
noviembre 05, 2009 Read full news article >>

Marbella Plant to Aid Survival of Costa del Sol Water Supplies

Marbella Plant to Aid Survival of Costa del Sol Water Supplies There isn’t a winter that goes by on the Costa del Sol when there isn’t some sort of debate and speculation regarding the water levels in the reservoirs in the surrounding areas, specifically due to the lack of rain during the autumn and winter seasons.
noviembre 04, 2009 Read full news article >>

Tax Increase to See Significant Rise in Costs

Property News in Spain With consumers spending less in the recession it is inevitable that there will be job losses and it is factors such as these that are to blame for the pending tax increase that will affect every tax-payer in the province of Malaga, with an estimated cost of 500 euros per year to come out of their pockets. Put into context, that is over half of the average monthly salary for workers in the area.
noviembre 03, 2009 Read full news article >>

Spanish Health Minister Makes Claims Over Swine Flu

Property News in Spain Swine flu has been a national worry as we have all seen reported in the global press for months now and though the number of deaths has risen, sources say that the Spanish health minister admitted the incidence of the clinically termed strain of the flu virus, AH1N1, “is much lower than anticipated and that the death rate from the infection is substantially lower than that from normal seasonal flu.”
noviembre 02, 2009 Read full news article >>

Hard Rock Puerto Banus to Open its Doors Today

Property News in Spain A new venue will open its doors to the public in Puerto Banus today, as Hard Rock International launched its fifth Hard Rock Café in Spain yesterday. The famous chain has situated its new establishment just opposite the main entrance of the superstore, El Corte Inglés
octubre 30, 2009 Read full news article >>

Guardia Dismantle Costa del Sol Burglary Gang

Guardia Dismantle Costa del Sol Burglary Gang Homeowners on the Costa del Sol will be relieved to hear that another organised criminal gang, responsible for at least 20 robberies, has been arrested. According to officials, the criminals were about to initiate another torrent of break-ins in the Guadalhorce valley.
octubre 29, 2009 Read full news article >>

Deadline Looming for Non-Registered Pre-paid Mobiles

Property News in Spain For those still unaware of the obligation to register their pay-as-you-go mobile numbers, there will be a nasty shock in store for them when on the 9th November their telephone companies by law, must deactivate their numbers.
octubre 28, 2009 Read full news article >>

Court Appeal Poised Against Marbella Urban Development Plan

Court Appeal Poised Against Marbella Urban Development Plan A new urban development plan created by Marbella’s Town Hall is causing a stir between authorities and property owners.
octubre 27, 2009 Read full news article >>

Iberia Strikes to Cause Disruption

Property News in Spain Iberia finds itself in the news again as over four hundred flights are cancelled today and tomorrow. The cancellations are due to a strike caused by the airline’s failure to sign a “collective agreement” with their cabin crew staff.
octubre 26, 2009 Read full news article >>

Corrupted Mayor Plans Kept at Bay

Corrupted Mayor Plans Kept at Bay On the Costa del Sol, when ''Mayors'' and ''building permission'' is mentioned in the same sentence, the thought is usually accompanied by the word corruption.
octubre 23, 2009 Read full news article >>

No Recession as Apartment in Spain on Sale at Over 7m Euros

No Recession as Apartment in Spain on Sale at Over 7m Euros There is a constant stream of stories reflecting the difficult economic times surrounding us, making it easy to forget that for some more fortunate individuals, the recession is nothing more than a minor annoyance or at most, a glitch; with some even looking at the situation as a blessing when it comes to real estate transactions.
octubre 22, 2009 Read full news article >>

Free-Falling Property Prices in Spain See a Decline

Free-Falling Property Prices in Spain See a Decline Newly published statistics, provided by INE (The National Institute of Statistics), have indicated that the free-falling value of resale property in Spain is showing a slow decline.
octubre 21, 2009 Read full news article >>

The Fast Train is Coming to the Costa del Sol

The Fast Train is Coming to the Costa del Sol Work has finally begun for the AVE fast track railway near Ronda, as an engineering company was reported to have started working with the aim of digging down to 160m to allow them to undertake preliminary geological studies in the area.
octubre 20, 2009 Read full news article >>

Spain Back in Favour With UK Investors

Spain Back in Favour With UK Investors With recent reports giving poor reviews on the amount of foreigners now buying in Spain, it would appear that after an exhibition held at the NEC in Birmingham, Brits are still favouring Spain as their favourite destination for property investment.
octubre 19, 2009 Read full news article >>

Iberia to Mirror Budget Airlines?

Iberia to Mirror Budget Airlines? It’s usually the discounted airlines that are heckled for bumping up their prices with unreasonable extra costs, but this time it’s the Spanish national carrier who is being criticized for considering the feasibility of charging their passengers for check-in baggage.
octubre 15, 2009 Read full news article >>

Spain Bids to Appeal to Upmarket Tourists

Spain Bids to Appeal to Upmarket Tourists Mention Spain to potential holidaymakers and they may be forgiven for immediately picturing a budget holiday destination, offering nothing but sea, sun and sangria. This remains to be true to an extent, however with recorded figures indicating plummeting tourist numbers, Spain is in the process of giving itself a makeover in an attempt to attract a different type of tourist.
octubre 14, 2009 Read full news article >>

Costa del Sol Crime Rates Fall for Second Year Running

Costa del Sol Crime Rates Fall for Second Year Running Making the decision to move anywhere can be daunting and requires much needed research. There are many factors to consider, especially if the move is abroad and of course safety and a feeling of security will be at the forefront of these. It pleases many therefore that during last week’s celebrations, marking the day of their patron, the National Police announced positive crime statistics for the province of Malaga.
octubre 13, 2009 Read full news article >>

Expats Blamed For Stretched Resources

Expats Blamed For Stretched Resources Expats are blamed for much of the undesirable behaviour that sometimes appears on the Costa del Sol, but this recent claim is seemingly becoming a controversial one.
octubre 12, 2009 Read full news article >>

Mijas Marina to Compete with Internationally Acclaimed Ports

Mijas Marina to Compete with Internationally Acclaimed Ports There is no doubt in anybody’s mind that tourism is the crux for the survival of the majority of the resorts on the Costa del Sol. Many therefore warmly welcome the solidifying proposed plans to build an internationally competitive port, in the already popular town of La Cala de Mijas.
octubre 09, 2009 Read full news article >>

Spain Finally in Recovery Stage?

Spain Finally in Recovery Stage? Though most are keeping their opinions low and noncommittal, Spain’s Central Bank has been reported to say that the shattered economy is beginning to show signs of a steady recovery.
octubre 08, 2009 Read full news article >>

Stricter Smoking Bans Predicted for Spain

Stricter Smoking Bans Predicted for Spain With the seat, comes power and Trinidad Jiménez, the Spanish health minister, intends to take full advantage of Spain’s position with their imminent presidency of the European Union, by modifying the nation’s current legislation and enforcing stricter smoking measures. Spain will take the presidential seat on 1st January 2010.
octubre 07, 2009 Read full news article >>

King Sturge to Retreat from Spain

King Sturge to Retreat from Spain Another company is to be added to Spain’s real estate market’s obituary this week. The Spanish branch of the global property consultant, King Sturge, has made the announcement that they will be filing for administration this week. The company currently employs over 100 members of staff across their six offices in Spain.
octubre 06, 2009 Read full news article >>

Landlords in Spain Get Covered

Landlords in Spain Get Covered In recent months many ex-pats have had no other option but to walk away from their homes and investments, as they could no longer keep up the repayments to the banks. Sad, but nevertheless, a true reflection of the times we are currently experiencing.
octubre 05, 2009 Read full news article >>

Innovative Plan to Combat Illegal Immigration in Spain

Innovative Plan to Combat Illegal Immigration in Spain For many years, illegal immigrants have used Andalucia as the gateway to Europe, making the uncertain journey through the straits of Morocco. The majority of these immigrants originate from North Morocco, though unquantifiable numbers often travel from distant African countries.
octubre 02, 2009 Read full news article >>

Development for Homosexual Seniors in Planning Stage

Development for Homosexual Seniors in Planning Stage

There are currently contrasting opinions relating to a new development aimed at LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) clients being built in Torremolinos, seen by many as the gay capital of Southern Spain.

octubre 01, 2009 Read full news article >>

Spanish GDP Falls Whilst Taxes Climb

Property News in Spain Last week the Spanish Prime Minister was quoted in saying that although tax rises will be “limited in scope”, there will indeed be tax rises. He also insisted that income and business taxes would not see a rise.
septiembre 30, 2009 Read full news article >>

Brown to the Rescue for Spanish Property Investors?

Property News in Spain There has been ample media coverage detailing cases involving foreign property investors being stung by dishonest sellers and falling prey to the unforgiving land laws across the regions of Spain.
septiembre 29, 2009 Read full news article >>

Spanish Government Plans to Combat Binge Drinking

Property News in Spain Spain has always been associated with sun, sea and of course not forgetting the much-enjoyed sangria, amongst all sorts of other pleasant alcoholic beverages to pass the time with...
septiembre 28, 2009 Read full news article >>

EU Linguistic Reveal Spain Has a Lot to Learn

Property News in Spain New statistics were released last week in relation to EU countries’ foreign language skills promoting the ‘European Day of Languages’ being today, Saturday 26th September.
septiembre 26, 2009 Read full news article >>

Hunt is On for Bargain Rental Property in Spain

Property News in Spain Everyone loves a bargain and if there is one good thing to come out of the recent crash, it is that there are plenty to be had on the property market at this moment in time.
septiembre 25, 2009 Read full news article >>

Uproar in Corridors of Marbella Town Hall

Property News in Spain Anybody who has worked under contract or run a business in Spain, will no doubt be familiar with the laws regarding employees’ rights and how it seems to always sway in the latter’s favour.
septiembre 24, 2009 Read full news article >>

Whose Town Is It Anyway?

Property News in Spain Not much happens in the sleepy municipality of Ólvega, whose last population count according to the 2008 consensus was said to have 3,690 inhabitants.
septiembre 23, 2009 Read full news article >>

Spanish Scandal for German Minister

Property News in Spain Parliament in the UK has recently been slated in the press after the massive exposure of ministers abusing their powers and their misuse of the expenses system, rightfully infuriating the country’s taxpayers.
septiembre 22, 2009 Read full news article >>

European Summer Slump

Property News in Spain The downside of the global recession has shown many of its unattractive faces thus far. One of the most obvious has been the major reduction in consumer spending across the board and for this same reason, Europe’s most popular tourist hotspots have endured a summer with dramatic drops in bookings.
septiembre 21, 2009 Read full news article >>

Protected Housing Schemes Will Aid Industry Recovery

Property News in Spain It’s no news to anyone that the construction industry in Spain is at a continued standstill in light of the current market, which is creeping behind in comparison to other slowly recovering European countries.
septiembre 19, 2009 Read full news article >>

A Nozar One Bites the Dust

A Nozar One Bites the Dust Following suit from other major Spanish property players, such as Aifos, Martinsa Fadesa and Tremón, the Nozar group fall prey to the country’s fragile financial market.
septiembre 18, 2009 Read full news article >>

Price of Rental Properties in Spain Still Falling

Property News in Spain The prices of rental properties in Spain are still falling according to a survey carried out by real estate consultants Knight Frank in their Global House Price Index.
septiembre 16, 2009 Read full news article >>

Possible Problems on the Horizon for Spanish Property

Property News in Spain Further and prolonged economic difficulties have been predicted by Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, (The prime Minister of Spain) long after the country pulls itself out of this dark recession.
septiembre 14, 2009 Read full news article >>

Marbellas Secret Roman Ancestors

Property News in Spain With so many ex-pats, and international influences, it would be no surprise for most people to believe that Marbella’s answer to culture was a two for one Big Mac or a cut price English breakfast. Well it’s time to think again! A secret Roman past has been discovered in depths of Marbella’s history.
septiembre 11, 2009 Read full news article >>

AMLA Members to List Rental Property for Free

AMLA Members to List Rental Property for Free AMLA, The Association of Multiple Listing Agents, has recently announced that from 8th August 2009, members of the association will be able to avail of the facility to list their rental properties and properties for sale free.
septiembre 08, 2009 Read full news article >>

One in 5 Spanish mortgages deemed ‘high-risk’

Property News in Spain 20 Percent of mortgages in Spain are now considered to be a high risk and in danger of becoming “non performing” according to Expansion, a top Spanish tabloid.
septiembre 04, 2009 Read full news article >>

Long Term Rental Properties on the Rise

Property News in Spain The number of long term properties for rent in Spain could be on the rise again. New figures suggest that the falling price of Spanish property could mean more rental property owners will be forced to rent long term in order to keep their homes.
agosto 20, 2009 Read full news article >>

Costa del Sol Still the Most Fashionable Place to Reside

Property News in Spain Although it won’t come as much of a surprise to most people, that the Costa del Sol in Andalucía, Spain is one of the most desired areas to live in the whole of Europe; La Caixa banking groups recent study has revealed the previous five years demographic statistics, which clearly identify the actual areas of growth.
agosto 08, 2009 Read full news article >>

New Town Plan Approved by Marbella Town Council

Property News in Spain The final draft for the new Marbella town plan was finally approved last week by the Marbella town council. The plans will finally put an end to over ten years of town planning nightmares that has played havoc with the Marbella property market. Seville’s regional government now have the plans for final approval.
agosto 05, 2009 Read full news article >>

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