Caminito del Rey

El Caminito del Rey

El Caminito del Rey (The King’s Little Pathway) is a walkway, pinned along the steep walls of a narrow gorge in El Chorro, near Ardales in the province of Málaga, Spain. The name derives from the original name of Camino del Rey (King’s Pathway), abbreviated locally to el caminito. The walkway had fallen into disrepair and was partially closed for over a decade. After four…

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new developments costa del sol

New Developments on the Costa del Sol

The arrival of the economic worldwide recession in 2008 had a crippling effect on the building industry on Spain’s Costa del Sol. Of course, it wasn’t just Spain that felt the pinch, it genuinely was worldwide, but as an area that relies heavily upon overseas investment the effect was quite devastating. Major projects simply shut…

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Property Management Services Spain

Irrespective of whether you have purchased your property via us at propertysalescostadelsol.com or not we can offer Property Management Services. If you are not in the country for extended periods of time you can relax in the knowledge that your property will be looked after whilst you are away; we can deal with any situation…

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The Spanish “Catastro”

The Catastro is a secondary system set up within Spain to deal with the ownership, description and boundaries of all property in the country. It is the institution which assesses properties for co-ordinates, cartography, drawings and plans and is the source on which the “Valor Catastral” is calculated. This provides the valuation of the property for the…

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Easter on the Costa del Sol

Easter on the Costa del Sol

Easter on the Costa del Sol – Semana Santa means Holy Week in Spanish. In the Christian religion, it refers to the week prior to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. While virtually all Christian churches around the world have important observances of this week, this particular week is the holiest time of year for the…

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Golden Visa to boost investment on the Costa del Sol

Golden Visa

The main objective of the Golden Visa law is to attract entrepreneurs to the country, and boost investments in Spanish real estate, public debt, and job creation. The most common eligibility requirement is to make an investment of at least €500,000 in real estate. Any type of real estate can qualify, including residential, commercial, vacant…

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Things to do on the Costa del Sol

Things to do on the Costa del Sol

There are any number of reasons one may choose to come and start a new life in the sun on the Costa del Sol; work, retirement, change of scene, change of climate or perhaps even for health reasons. Whatever your own personal reasons it’s inevitable that you will find yourself with time on your hands,…

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Legal stuff and the law on the Costa del Sol, Spain

Legal Items

It Is hugely important when considering buying a property in Spain that all legal items and precautionary checks are carried out to ensure that the property complies fully with Spanish law and building regulations. On the face of it that may seen a fairly obvious statement, who in their right mind wouldn’t carry out such…

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