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A Legal Guide to buying property in Spain

The Steps Got it! You have found your property. It is now essential to take it off market. By and large, all properties on the Costa del Sol are listed with several agents, and we are not fully in control of visits made to the property. Placing a reservation deposit...

Senior Masters Cup 2018 in Marbella – where the tennis happens

It will be a stellar third edition for the Senior Masters Cup 2018 in Marbella that will take place on Saturday, the 28th and Sunday, the 29th September. Once again, Puente Romano & Marbella Club will make Marbella the centre of the world’s tennis. The high-level...

Malaga Feria

On the left side, you can hear the trumpet, on the right singing and clapping, in each bar a different song is played, but all of them feel the same rhythm; the rhythm of the “fiesta”. Feria de Malaga is now on and not for the fainthearted. It lasts eight days and...

Estepona

Estepona being one of the few remaining towns here that has managed to keep its Spanish charm, this relatively small town with its cobbled streets feels more like the Spain of the 70's still offering tapas and Spanish delicacies but is now becoming increasingly...

Ryanair strike: One in six flights cancelled in pilot walkout

Ryanair pilots are striking in five European countries, forcing the cancellation of a sixth of the firm's flights during the holiday season peak. The 24-hour walk-out involves staff in Germany, Sweden, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands. About 50,000 passengers are...

Spain set for heatwave with highs over 40 degrees

SPAIN’S first heat wave of the year could spread across Andalucia this week with highs of 40C. National meteorology service, AEMET has issued a warning stating that boiling temperatures are expected to start on Wednesday and last until at least Sunday. And make sure...

Ryanair to cancel flights 24 and 25 July

Four hundred Ryanair flights to and from Spain are to be cancelled this Wednesday, 25 July, and Thursday, 26 July due to strikes from cabin crew. A total 24 of these were scheduled to take off or land at Malaga airport. Flight cancellations and delays: what are your...

The Counteroffer – Negotiating a Real Estate Deal

A lot can happen between an initial offer and closing day. Meet the counteroffer ... Buying a home is rarely as simple as making an offer and paying that offer out. Negotiations can go back and forth for weeks before the seller and buyer are both satisfied. The...

6 ways to build home equity and stay within your budget

Want to create wealth through homeownership? Build equity. Home equity is the percentage of your home’s value that you own, and it’s key to building wealth through homeownership. Let’s take a closer look at how to build home equity without blowing your budget — and...