Why buy a property in the Costa Del Sol?
31st August 2022
Why buy in the Costa Del Sol?
For over 60 years the fabulous and famous have been flocking to the Costa Del Sol to delight in its 3,000 hours of sun per year, glorious golden beaches stretching for miles, a history and culture like a richly woven tapestry, and phenomenal views from mountain ranges to it’s renowned ‘white villages’. The Costa del Sol is one of the world’s most popular tourist and second home locations and it’s no wonder it really has it all to offer. Luxury property for sale on the Costa Del Sol ranges from spectacular modern villas and countryside fincas to golf apartments and traditional town houses.
Costa Del Sol Property Market Update
The property market in the Costa Del Sol remains buoyant and is trending ahead of pre-pandemic levels. It is a great investment area whether you’re looking for a home away from home, a potential rental investment or if looking to relocate. The variety of properties cater to a range of budgets and tastes. The finest properties aren’t spending much time on the market and the use of a buyers’ agent to secure discreetly marketed properties is a huge advantage at this time, inside knowledge is key. The bottom line is, if you find a property for sale in Costa Del Sol that’s right for you, don’t procrastinate!
New build vs Resale
The Costa Del Sol property market has seen a large increase in new builds in the last two years, with most of these properties located in Málaga City. Whilst new builds have numerous benefits including, availability, the ability to easily personalise, and efficiency they are generally located on the outskirts. Comparatively the cost per m2 of a resale home is usually less than a new build. In the last twenty years the resale market has flourished.
Our market specialist says “the best reason for buying a resale property is location. With very few exceptions, prime development land has already been built upon. There’s a good reason for that; the best locations always get developed first.”
Where to buy Costa Del Sol Properties
For the golfers among us there could be no better retreat than Sotogrande, as one of the most prestigious resorts in Southern Spain it is home to first class courses, including the world famous Valderrama course host to the Volvo Masters and Ryder Cup. Property for sale in Sotogrande provide privacy and security within the modern gated communities, state of the art amenities and concierge services. Click here to search Sotogrande property for sale.
Those looking for a more traditional Spanish feel with a family oriented vibe look no further than Estepona with its bustling fishing harbour, beautiful old town, wonderful promenade, weekly market which stretches the length of the harbour and long sweeping beach. Luxury property for sale in Estepona is indulgent in authentic Spanish culture. The local council in Estepona always reinvests in their community including commitments to be a citizen friendly town and preserving green spaces.
With so much to offer it is no surprise Marbella is one of the most renowned locations for tourists and second home acquisitions. As a cosmopolitan town there is little that can’t be found yet it is surrounded by natural beauty from the golden sandy beaches to the valleys of Sierra Blanca. Located on the southern end of Spain and facing North Africa it benefits from the best of the Mediterranean climate. Property for sale in Marbella covers a range of options, despite being a developed destination, new developments in the area sometimes surface such as the boutique community Benalús whose second phase is due for completion this year.
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