August 2001. It’s 30ºC in Holland! The children are playing in the garden with the sprinkler. You can hear their screaming three blocks away . “It’s raining, it’s raining, now it’s my turn, I am”. Lots of fun. One more day and we’re leaving. We’re really leaving, to Spain, with the whole family, to build […]
Villas & Fincas Blog | Real estate agent for the finest luxury country properties in Andalusia, Spain
In this blog we share with you a series of articles related to the truly unique Andalusian lifestyle. We write about ‘What to expect when you’re moving to Spain’, the ins and outs of life on the Andalusian country side, a selection of truly special properties with the owners personal stories and of course news updates on the property market and relevant changes in legislation.
Although the forecasts for property sales in Spain in 2013 are a bit better then last years, it is still not easy to sell your house. We can imagine that vendors sometimes feel they have lost grip completely. Based on our experience over the last 3 years we would like to share with you 5 tips that will definitely improve the chance of selling your house.
Near the village of Gaucin we have a 60.000 m2 plot for sale with an approved project for a 20 bedroom rural hotel. A truely idylic spot where you can let your imagination go wild. The rollings hills, the ancient trees, the views over the valley towards the majestic Rock of Gibraltar on one side and the impressive Ronda mountain range.
We’ve recently listed this spectacular country property located near the village of Gaucin, Andalusia, Spain. Having a coffee with the owner on one of the terraces of this villa you instantly know why people are drawn to this area: The spectacular views over the mountains and the Mediterrenean;
New tax legislation has come into place which will affect (tax) residents in Spain. Essentially, this will introduce an obligation to report assets located abroad and whose value exceeds € 50,000 on December 31 each year. The new legislation applies to all natural and legal individuals, resident in Spanish territory.
Why is the strech of coast line from Tarifa, towards Vejer de la Frontera, following through towards Cadiz called ‘Costa de la Luz’? That’s quite simple to understand once you’ve visited this area. The reflection of the sunlight on the magnificent white sandy beaches literally takes your breath away.