Now is the right time to buy property in Spain


By ML Director of Alanda Properties As we have been pointing out over the last year, a series of factors have built up to create excellent buying opportunities. Real estate experts share a general consensus that now is the right time to buy property, specifically in Andalusia. Ultra-low taxation. As we’ve covered in previous articles […]

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Spain records highest number of property sales since 2008


By ML Director of Alanda Properties As Spain’s leading property portal IDEALISTA reports in its article of August 2021, property sales over the last six months are at levels unseen since 2008. Spain’s National Bureau of Statistics (INE) reports 267,700 properties sold during the first 6 months of this year. We need to look back […]

Detached villas selling in Marbella for 700,000 euros, or less!


By ML Director of Alanda Properties I often get comments that buyers cannot possibly afford a villa in Marbella because they are all in excess of 1mn euros. This is of course untrue. Marbella is surrounded by all sorts of gated developments (urbanizaciones, in Spanish). Granted, some of them are on prime location and will […]

Recap of the Costa del Sol & Sotogrande’s sales market during the first six months of 2021


By ML Director of Alanda Properties 3rd of August 2021 With the first six months of 2021 coming to a close, we can now look back and do a balance of what it’s been like, and what a ride it’s been! As we had been repeatedly pointing out, the drastic tax cut in property taxes […]

The Costa del Sol and Marbella’s high-end market still booming!


By ML Director of Alanda Properties 3rd of July 2021 Last month we published an article featuring Marbella’s high-end market is booming! The sale trend still continues strong, and if anything, it’s picking up traction as word-of-mouth spreads out over the net. The sale season is nothing short of spectacular, with busy notaries all over […]

Marbella’s high-end market is booming!


By ML Director of Alanda Properties 3rd of June 2021 The new tax changes that were put in motion by Andalucia’s regional government since 2019 on inheritance tax have fostered foreign investments. Particularly the new tax changes we reported back in April 2021, that lowered both Property Transfer Tax (resales) and Stamp Duty (off-plan property), […]

Andalusia lowers taxes, including Property Transfer Tax and Stamp Duty.


By ML Director of Alanda Properties 3rd of May 2021 On Monday 26th of April, Andalusia’s coalition government agreed to lower taxes in the region of Andalusia. Concretely the following six taxes will be significantly reduced: IRPF (personal income tax) IHT (inheritance tax) Patrimonio (wealth tax) ITP (property transfer tax) AJD (stamp duty) Taxes on […]

Taxes on buying property in Spain


By Martha L. Director of Alanda Properties 1st of April 2021   On buying a home in Spain, the first point is to determine whether you are buying new build (off-plan or sobre plano, in Spanish) or a resale (second-hand property or reventa, in Spanish). Two different sets of taxes apply depending on which property […]

€40mn villa sold in Marbella


By Martha L. Director of Alanda Properties 3rd of March 2021   Last month saw the sale of an eye-watering 40mn euro villa located in Marbella’s upscale Sierra Blanca development with unmatched views over the Mediterranean Sea. This, I believe, sets a new sales record. You can read here the full story. The new owner […]