San Juan de Capistrano

San Juan de Capistrano

 

Lovely views from San Juan de Capistrano

San Juan de Capistrano in Nerja

The urbanisation “San Juan de Capistrano” is located just out of Nerja on a hill side facing the sea. This combination of tranquillity, lovely views and still close to the town makes a perfect holiday home in Spain.

Most visitors only know Nerja for it’s amazing Balcón de Europa or the busy beach “Burriana Beach”, but San Juan de Capistrano is a hidden gem and worth looking for.

 

 

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Property prices in Spain at 30 – 50% compared to when it was at it’s highest

Spain

The sun is still shining in Spain

Valencia and Murcia hit hard

The property boom in 2002 to 2008 were fuelled mainly by retired north Europeans who bought up new-built second houses in places such as Valencia and Murcia, says political scientist Julio Embid, of think-tank Fundación Alternativas.

Real estate prices have now fallen some 30% to 50% from their highs, leaving Spain’s banks, or cajas with housing stock on their books whose current value is much lower than the original.

Meanwhile hundreds of thousands of houses built during the boom remain unsold, and people wanting to buy may find it difficult to get credit.

Mix of interests and lack of financial education

Embid also points to the cajas’ politically-driven executive appointments as a contributing factor to the crisis. “Many senior bankers were low-profile regional politicians or majors, without any financial experience or bank background,” he said.

Source: CNN

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Marbella’s mayor to assist business life in San Pedro

Marbella

The mayor of Marbella

Marbella to assist in San Pedro

San Pedro has been hit hard by the construction work on the new tunnel, due to be completed in late May 2012

Several years of construction work in the town centre of San Pedro has taken it’s toll on local businesses. Many have had to close or at least reduce the amount of people and activities.

San Pedro is no longer just a small cosy pueblo out side of Marbella. Today San Pedro has many residencial develeopments, and they do not appear to be empty.

The tunnel has been under constructions for many years, so it is difficult to imagine how it will be when it opens later this month, according to the mayor of Marbella

Source: marbella.es

May 2012

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Lovely urbanisation between Benalmadena and Mijas

Buenavista

Urbanisation Buena Vista in Mijas

“Buena Vista” means lovely views, and that is exactly what it is. Set on the mountain side but sheltered from the winds by a small hill top.

The urbanisation both has lovely sea views and lovely views inside the urbanisation as the trees and bushes are very well kept.

More information

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Apartments in Reserva del Higueron, Spain

Reserva del Higueron
Reserva del Higueron

Reserva del Higueron

The community is already established since 2004 and there is currently being worked on completing a luxury hotel in the area too. It is a 24h gated gated community and the community pools are free for the residents.

Reserva del Higueron country club

The country club has several facilities including gym, indoor pool, tennis and paddle tennis but it is charged extra. There is a price list per activity or a yearly membership fee should you choose to stay in the property for longer periods.

Reserva del Higueron community

In general Reserva del Higueron is a lovely and well functioning urbanisation near to Benalmadena and Fuengirola, shopping is just outside (French Carrefour) and there is easy access to the motorway with a 15 mins. drive to the airport in Malaga.

Properties in Reserva del Higueron for sale

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Calahonda will have new street numbers

Calahonda mail delivery problems

There has been problems with mail delivery in Calahonda for a long time. This due to the bad street numbering in the urbanisation of Calahonda.

Good news for Calahonda

Mijas Town Hall has issued new numbers to all the streets of Calahonda and new number plates are being set-up.

The new correct address will follow this form

Name, middle name and Surname
Street name and number
Urbanisation Sitio de Calahonda
29649 Mijas Costa

Additional information

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Marbella beaches are ready for the summer

Marbella

Marbella beaches are ready

Marbella will receive quite many turists in a few weeks

If you liked Marbella from your previous visits, you will love it now. Many things have been improved. Not only the weather is nice, but beaches are looking really good.

Restaurants in Marbella

One of the more popular restaurants in Marbella for having a healthy choice has now lowered the prices of the menu. A salad used to be € 12, and it was worth it. Now they have reduced it to € 8.50.

Not bad, not bad at all…

Please check here if you are looking for Holiday penthouse for rent in Marbella

Or to buy: Apartment for sale in Marbella, Spain

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