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Golden Mile

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To the west of Marbella and as far as Puerto Banus, lies the renowned ”Golden Mile”, whose name was given by the successful singer and developer Roy Boston, who after his death was honored by naming a street next to his urbanization Alhambra del Mar.

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Advice for purchasing a property in Marbella.

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  • Choose your estate agent in Marbella. https://charmingmarbella.com/en/quienes-somos/
  • Define your budget according to your means.
  • Speak to your bank. You will be advised on your choices: cash payments, mortgage loan or mortgage subrogation.
  • Select property and location. Your agency will help you define your preferred location according to your priorities and/or necessities, whether a new project or a resale.
  • Get counsel from a lawyer for due diligence, reservation, earnest contract and/or private contract of purchase and title deed in the Notary.

Enjoy your new property in Marbella!

Apartment with sea views in Marbella https://charmingmarbella.com/en/properties/cm3294499/

Villa in the golf course    https://charmingmarbella.com/en/properties/cm3457531/

First-line beach facing https://charmingmarbella.com/en/properties/cm3307549/

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Río Real

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Known for its tranquillity and fantastic location, Rio Real is an area of great prestige, located east of the entrance to Marbella.

The renowned golf course of 18 holes is one of the most emblematic in Marbella, boasting a descent from the Rio Real Hotel to the beach front at Bahia de Marbella, where it adjoins with the wonderful Trocadero Arena restaurant (https://grupotrocadero.com/en/restaurantes/trocadero-arena/)

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Build to Rent

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The real estate market situation in Spain remain favorable, prices are still on the rise and the possibilities of getting a higher return on investment is a reality.

Large investment funds have admitted and publicly announced their interest in a ”new” line of investment, the BUILD TO RENT concept.

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Villa First Line Golf

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A few days ago, Charming Marbella attended a prime viewing of a stunning villa on the front line of the Nueva Andalucía Golf. A contemporary-style villa, with beautiful Andalusian tiled roofs, ample spaces and large windows, south-facing the Golf. https://charmingmarbella.com/en/properties/cm3457531/

We take this great opportunity, during these currently great times in the market, to recommend to our customers a product, that thanks to its location, design, size and price, is considered a brilliant investment opportunity.

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Starlite – The Meeting Point

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As we knock at July’s door, a special month for Marbella, the city is buzzing. The restaurants are brimming with diners, good vibes are in the air, as we eagerly await Starlite.

Beginning on the first week of July, with 46 days of concerts, the best boutique festival in Europe merges music, gastronomy and the best vibes to create a magical environment, which each year hosts the top artists of the moment. In past seasons, we saw performances by Enrique Iglesias, Lenny Kravitz and Elton John, among others. This season, we await artists who currently stand on the top of world fame, such as Maluma, Nicky Jam or Luis Fonsi.

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Sotogrande and Valderrama

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In this day and age, when we speak of Sotogrande, we speak of luxury, boats, elegant sports such as golf and polo, we speak of prime locations and we speak of virgin beaches.

Let us trace back to 1962, when Joseph McMicking, ex-colonel of the US Army during WWII, turned to his cousin Freddy Melian, promoter of Forbes Park, the exclusive condominium in Manila, with the goal of finding an enclave near the sea, to develop a similar vacational resort. Riding on a motorbike, Melian set to explore the Spanish Mediterranean coast, where he found what he was seeking- a place with virgin beaches, and well-connected to an airport.

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The New Broadway

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Marbella and La Costa del Sol have always been known for luxury and lifestyle, which attracts quality visitors with high purchasing power. Málaga is currently one of the cities in Spain with the highest range of cultural and museum options, which reflects the fact that so many are betting large on this region.

It was barely a few weeks ago that the news of Antonio Banderas opening a theatre became official. The opening will be in Autumn, supported by big names in the industry. His right-hand man and director of the theatre will be Luis Pasqual.

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Think big… Think Marbella

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The president of tourism of the Costa del Sol, says that forecasts point to the destination surpassing this year, for the first time, the barrier of 13 million visitors. http://www.andalucia.org/en/discover-us/

The Costa del Sol draws a good scenario for the summer. And it does so after closing the best winter in its history. The forecasts already point to that this year will get to overcome for the first time the barrier of 13 million tourists, which will mean an increase of 4.1% over the previous year. A low season in which tourism results have managed to lower in three points the seasonality.

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Marbella… The Cradle of Sport.

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Thanks to its wonderful climate and the cultural diversity of its residents and tourists, Marbella hosts year after year a multitude of international sporting events.

Taking golf as an icon of the Marbella´s sport, there are many, and increasingly renowned, events and championships that take place in its well-known and acclaimed courses, El Valle del Golf, Rio Real (https://www.rioreal.com/es/golf ), Guadalmina (https://www.guadalminagolf.com/indexen.php ) Finca Cortesin or Los Flamingos. As examples of internationally attractive golf courses, the Ladies Open Marbella (https://ladieseuropeantour.com/schedule-page/ ) or the European Senior Championship are some of the tournaments that athletes from all over the world come to play and enjoy.

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Marbella Still On The Top

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After a winter with spectacular numbers of visitors, Marbella is still going through a glorious moment in terms of tourism and property development.

Groups and investment funds from all over the world are betting every day on this small micro-world in southern Europe, making possible a wide and varied offer of properties, both resale and new construction, in all aspects, from traditional style properties, Arabic, colonial and contemporary … Currently as far as new project is concerned, properties are adapted and in tune with the environment, eco-efficient with straight lines, large windows, high quality design and construction to attract customers with more investment capacity.

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Taxes and expenses of a purchase of a property

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The corresponding taxes involved in the purchase process will vary according to the type of the property, the amount of the sale price and the seller’s condition.

The Patrimonial Transfer Tax (ITP): This tax will always be paid by the buyer for the acquisition of any type of property, but it will not be applicable in properties of first transmission and in which the seller is a developer or a company whose corporate purpose is the promotion and sale of real estate. The applicable percentage will vary depending on the purchase price of the property and will be according to sections. The first tranche is 8% and will be applicable up to the amount of € 400,000. The second tranche is 9% and will be applicable to the amount between € 400,000 and € 700,000. The third tranche is 10% and will be applicable to any amount higher than € 700,000. Exceptionally, in the purchase of garages that are independent registry properties of the dwelling, the instalments will be of 8% up to the amount of € 30,000, of 9% to the amount comprised between € 30,000 and € 50,000 and of 10% to any amount more than € 50,000.

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Charming Marbella Services

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In CHARMING MARBELLA we are committed to customer satisfaction, so our team is made up of professionals with extensive experience in all sectors of our business, especially in real estate intermediation.

In addition to sales and rentals, our services include property management, sale of commercial premises and investment properties including land for developments, plots for single-family homes and advisory services for investors and developers.

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