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Selling Your Property With CostaSpace

Selling Your Property With CostaSpace

When you decide to sell a property you mind find yourself in a variety of situations that can lead to time consuming mistakes that can prevent you from making a proper sale. [...]
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British Love For The Spanish Countryside

British Love For The Spanish Countryside

Tourists visit the Costa Del Sol in their millions every year. The area is extremely popular. Its all year round warm climate, abundance of amenities and easy access from Malaga airport make it a hotspot for those seeking summer holidays and winter [...]
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Malaga's Buildings and New Developments

Malaga's Buildings and New Developments

As many people may know, the autonomous community of Andalusia has become very famous across all of Europe. This is especially true of the coast of Malaga, where many foreigners have decided to settle down and take advantage of the good weather and [...]
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The New Golden Mile Area Guide

The New Golden Mile Area Guide

With the beautiful Mediterranean coastline on one side and the La Concha mountain range of the other, the New Golden Mile is one of the most popular, up and coming residential areas on the Costa Del Sol [...]
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Property Spotlight: 3 Bedroom Villa For Sale in Lower Calahonda

Property Spotlight: 3 Bedroom Villa For Sale in Lower Calahonda

Location, Location, Location! This beautiful villa for sale in lower Calahonda boasts the best views in the area; combined with low community fee and proximity to amenities, this home is the dream property for anyone considering the stunning area of [...]
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Why Buy Property On The Costa Del Sol?

Why Buy Property On The Costa Del Sol?

The Costa Del Sol is a special place, which enjoys good weather throughout the year and allows you to enjoy many hours of sunshine during any season.  The gastronomy, traditions and communications infrastructure of the province of Malaga make it sta [...]
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Pablo Picasso: The Influence of Malaga

Pablo Picasso: The Influence of Malaga

Pablo Picasso was one of the most influential, widely recognised artists of the 20th century. He is best known for co-founding the Cubist movement, as well as making important contributions to both symbolism and surrealism. In addition to his paintin [...]
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Property Maintenance and Renovations With CostaSpace

Property Maintenance and Renovations With CostaSpace

When it comes time to undertake renovations, or to repair something in the home, this often brings uncertainty, significant expenditure of time and money and lack of a clear place to turn to for help [...]
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Taxes When Selling A Property in Spain

Taxes When Selling A Property in Spain

If you are planning to sell a property on the Costa del Sol, you must get all the information regarding taxes as a seller, because there are some spends that many people don’t know about until the moment they are just about to sign the deed of sale [...]
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Is there rich marine life on the Costa del Sol?

Is there rich marine life on the Costa del Sol?

The Costa del Sol, in Málaga, is recognized for among other things, its beautiful beaches. Here, people often go to enjoy amazing sunny days, sometimes even during the cold season. [...]
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Spanish Gastronomy: Fish

Spanish Gastronomy: Fish

Andalusia is a land rich in healthy food. It enjoys many hours of sunshine, a fortunate climate and a great variety of ecosystems, from the sea to the mountains. One of the most outstanding foods in this part of the country is fish, which is the deli [...]
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Caminito del Rey, one of the wonders of Spain

Caminito del Rey, one of the wonders of Spain

As the second-most populous city of Andalusia, Málaga is a beautiful place located in the South of Spain, full of history and curiosities that everyone enjoys. If you are interested in this place, you need to know about the wonderful Caminito del Rey [...]
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How are the Spanish Police Forces organized?

How are the Spanish Police Forces organized?

Towards the end of the 15th Century, Isabella introduced what can be considered the first armed security institution in Spain, called the Santa Hermandad, and since then, the country has developed similar security organizations. However, what today i [...]
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Home Staging Tips for Real Estate Photography

Home Staging Tips for Real Estate Photography

When it comes to selling your home, never underestimate the importance of home staging. In most cases, the photographs of your property will be the first thing potential buyers look at. [...]
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Home Staging Tips For Viewings

Home Staging Tips For Viewings

If you’re trying to sell your home, the way it’s presented for viewings can be the difference between making a sale, and not. First impressions count. When potential buyers are looking at your property, they will probably decide within seconds whethe [...]
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Politics In Spain:  Changes In Government

Politics In Spain: Changes In Government

The political scene in Spain has changed dramatically in the last two months. Changes in governers and political parties have produced a fracture in political stability, and it remains to be seen how this will affect Spaniards. What is the current [...]
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Location Guide: Malaga City

Location Guide: Malaga City

Malaga City is one of the top tourist destinations in Southern Spain… and it is not hard to see why. It’s prime location on the Costa Del Sol, along with the abundance of leisure and cultural activities, make it a popular place to relax and soak up [...]
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Scandinavian Love Affair With the Costa Del Sol

Scandinavian Love Affair With the Costa Del Sol

The Costa del Sol is a privileged place, not only for those who live there, but also for those who decide to spend some time throughout the year on an occasional basis or simply for a few days' holiday [...]
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Spanish Contribution to the UK

Spanish Contribution to the UK

It is estimated that there are around 3.3 million EU nationals living in the UK. The latest figures show that the UK's immigrant population is one of the most diverse in the world when it comes to country of origin. [...]
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Travelling To Spain

Travelling To Spain

Spain continues to be one of the worlds most popular tourist destinations. In 2017, a record 82 million people visited the country. But, what is the best way to travel to Spain? [...]
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The Brexit Effect on Brits in Spain

The Brexit Effect on Brits in Spain

The UK is due to leave the EU in March 2019. But for the 310,000 Brits already living in Spain, there is still so much uncertainty over their future once they are no longer EU citizens. [...]
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Location Guide: Mijas Costa

Location Guide: Mijas Costa

Nestled perfectly in the very diverse stretch of coastline on the Costa del Sol, Mijas Costa is a beautifully scenic part of the world and is situated in between Fuengirola and East Marbella [...]
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Spanish Gastronomy: Serrano Ham

Spanish Gastronomy: Serrano Ham

There are many exquisite foods in Spain, and Serrano ham is one of them. It is eaten in many ways and used in cooking. However, many people do not know where it comes from, what types there are, and how to distinguish them. If you want to learn its s [...]
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Holiday Rental Market In Spain

Holiday Rental Market In Spain

If you want to spend a few days vacation in a vibrant area like the Costa del Sol, you might want to do it in the comfort of a house or apartment, instead of a hotel or hostel. Thanks to the amount of rental properties available in this sunny region, [...]
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New Construction on the Costa Del Sol

New Construction on the Costa Del Sol

The housing constructions on the coast of Andalusia have been adapted to modern needs and increasingly include innovative details that make life more comfortable. [...]
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Purchasing Rural Properties On The Costa Del Sol

Purchasing Rural Properties On The Costa Del Sol

There are those who think that rustic land in an exclusive area is the ideal place to build a large house with an ample garden and outdoor space. This, however, is not possible nowadays in Spain because the Countryside or rural land is considered to [...]
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How Easter is celebrated in Spain

How Easter is celebrated in Spain

Holy Week or Easter as it is also known is a tradition in Spain. While in some cities it is celebrated more discreetly only on certain days, there are other cities with a great tradition of celebration for the whole week. [...]
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Recovery Of The Costa Del Sol Property Market

Recovery Of The Costa Del Sol Property Market

After a few years of exorbitant growth in real estate construction, Spain has lived through a period of recession in which the market for the purchase and sale of real estate declined year after year. Now that the country is in a better economic sit [...]
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Marbella Area Guide

Marbella Area Guide

Marbella is famous around the world for its outstanding beauty and luxury. This is an incredibly popular tourist destination, and despite its reputation for being 'a playground for the rich and famous', there is so much more to Marbella than meets [...]
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The Healthcare System In Spain

The Healthcare System In Spain

The Spanish health system is of high quality and considered one of the best in Europe. Of course, as with everything in life, there are areas for improvement. Nonetheless, it is recognised as one of the best health systems. If you want to know more, [...]
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The Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

The Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

One of the highlights of Spanish life is gorgeous flavours of a homemade Mediterranean dish. But what if we told you that the diet you’ve been in need or going on for the past few years could actually be scrapped in place of a bit of Spanish-style co [...]
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The Environment In Spain

The Environment In Spain

Spain is an environmentally rich country with many features that make it a unique country, including an outstandingly diverse climate that creates great seasonal contrasts. It is rich in forests and beaches, as well as mountainous areas. That sounds [...]
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Discover more about Spain and its autonomous communities

Discover more about Spain and its autonomous communities

Spain is a country with a rich culture, and although many people think that it is limited to the Iberian Peninsula, it must be said that this not the case. The Kingdom of Spain is made up of many more sites, each with different political organization [...]
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Discovering and Celebrating Christmas in Spain

Discovering and Celebrating Christmas in Spain

Christmas is a very important time in Spanish culture, full of fun and joy. Big cities are decorated and prepared for the Christmas season, and small villages take time to decorate their streets, churches and squares. [...]
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CostaSpace's Guide to Mortgages in Spain

CostaSpace's Guide to Mortgages in Spain

Anyone who has previously purchased a home is aware that choosing a property is only the first step of many. [...]
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