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Balearic property prices edge closer to London

Balearic property prices edge closer to London

The average price per square metre of property sold by Mallorca and Ibiza Sotheby’s International Realty this year is 9,000 euros – a cool 7,600 pounds.

New revival in real estate for Palma de Mallorca

New revival in real estate for Palma de Mallorca

Next month construction will start on the third phase of a brand new, luxury seafront development, Marina Plaza II, located in the fashionable Portixol area, minutes away from Palma’s famous cathedral, historic old town and airport.

Holiday homes with a swing

Holiday homes with a swing

According to IAGTO’s 2013 Golf Tourism Report, global golf holiday sales grew by an average of 9.3% compared to the previous year, and their member operators alone catered for 1.6 million golf travellers in 2012 generating an estimated €1.5 billion.

Success of French Alpine engineering feat prompts an encore

Success of French Alpine engineering feat prompts an encore

A French property developer which six years ago stunned its rivals by acquiring a near-vertical rock face on the side of a mountain in the French Alps and announcing plans to build more than 130 apartments on it is about to perform an encore.

Investors gamble on Vegas property

Investors gamble on Vegas property

Investors gambled on Vegas property this summer, according to TheMoveChannel.com’s latest Investment Watch report.

Ibiza replaces St Tropez as the celebrity playground of the Mediterranean

Ibiza replaces St Tropez as the celebrity playground of the Mediterranean

When it comes to celebrities, who hasn’t holidayed in Ibiza this year? From Beyoncé and baby Blue to David and Samantha Cameron, the Spanish island has been a revolving door for the stars.

Dreaming of moving abroad? Plan for the unexpected

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has issued a warning to British nationals who are considering a move abroad, advising them to plan for the unexpected before they move to a new destination.

Summer season boosts overseas mortgage enquiries by 62%

It appears that more and more of us are seeking a little slice of life overseas, with Conti, the overseas mortgage specialist, experiencing a 62 per cent surge in mortgage enquiries during August, its busiest month so far this year.

Estate agent celebrates three decades in Spanish property

Estate agent celebrates three decades in Spanish property

Chris Mercer, Founder of eponymous Mercers, notches up three decades in Spanish property this autumn. Starting out in the Costa Blanca back in 1983, when buying a home overseas was the reserve of the few, Chris now runs Murcia’s most respected multi award-winning estate agency.

Buyers bid farewell to Greek tragedy

Buyers bid farewell to Greek tragedy

Buyers bid farewell to Greek tragedy in August 2013, as the country joined the world’s top 10 property destinations for the first time in 11 months.

Foreign visitors to Murcia up 8.1% - Way above national average

Foreign visitors to Murcia up 8.1% - Way above national average

Murcia welcomed 342,054 foreign tourists in the first seven months of 2013, up 8.1% on the same period last year. 25,589 more visitors have so far selected the region for their holidays in 2013, with the French and British leading the charge.

Brits want sport and adventure while abroad

Brits want sport and adventure while abroad

Far from spending their days sunning themselves on the beach in a state of almost stupor-like relaxation, it appears that British holidaymakers are demanding more and more from their holidays.

Residential property construction in Ibiza stands at less than 3% of peak

Residential property construction in Ibiza stands at less than 3% of peak

Official figures out this month show that in the first half of 2013, only 43 homes were given the go-ahead for construction in Ibiza.

Things to consider when moving to Spain

Things to consider when moving to Spain

Located in South West Europe, just miles from North Africa, Spain’s unique way of life stems from the age-old cultural mix which makes up the country.

Scandinavian buyers choose Costa del Sol & Mallorca over Costa Blanca

Scandinavian buyers choose Costa del Sol & Mallorca over Costa Blanca

Historically the Costa Blanca was the preferred place to purchase Spanish property at a bargain price but the tides have now changed and both the glamorous Costa del Sol and Mallorca are attracting not just the traditional British and German buyers but savvy Scandinavians looking for that dream home in the Spanish sun.