Oops, Marbella Goes Back to 1986

Oops, Marbella Goes Back to 1986

Home » General » Page 2 The Property Finders Relax… while we find your perfect property Oops, Marbella Goes Back to 1986 The story starts with a 2005 investigation into drug-related money laundering codenamed Operación Ballena Blanca  (Operation White Whale)....
Spain’s Golden Visa Rules Modified

Spain’s Golden Visa Rules Modified

Home » General » Page 2 The Property Finders Relax… while we find your perfect property Spain’s Golden Visa Rules Modified The Spanish Golden Visa scheme started in 2013.  However, the expected rush of applicants didn’t materialise.  And I don’t...
Commissions in Spain – When 5% Is Not Enough

Commissions in Spain – When 5% Is Not Enough

Home » General » Page 2 The Property Finders Reasons why commissions in Spain are so high Commissions in Spain – When 5% Is Not Enough What is it with commissions in Spain? How is it possible that 5% commission is not enough for many estate agents? And why,...
If you want to sell, price it right

If you want to sell, price it right

Home » General » Page 2 The Property Finders The importance of getting asking prices in Spain at the right level If you want to sell, price it right One of the things I like about being a buyer’s agent is not enduring endless telephone calls with sellers who insist on...
The 7-year Property Market Cycle

The 7-year Property Market Cycle

Home » General » Page 3 The Property Finders Relax… while we find your perfect property The 7-year Property Market Cycle There’s a saying in real estate circles that there’s a property market cycle of 7 years between the peak and the trough while our...
Costa del Sol’s first Bilingual College

Costa del Sol’s first Bilingual College

The Property Finders Relax… while we find your perfect property Home » General » Page 3 Costa del Sol’s first Bilingual College Overseas buyers have been investing in Spain since the 1960s.  However, back then  just about all of them were buying a...