Seven out of ten buy property without a mortgage in Spain

A man waits in front of a BBVA bank branch in central Barcelona

According to Premier Marbella news sources, almost seven out of ten property transmissions were made without mortgage between January and March, according to a report by the General Council of Notaries. The leverage of banks, economic uncertainty and tightening conditions have led to this decline in the number of mortgages approved. Only 32.7% of property purchase transactions in April were with a mortgage.  Continue reading

Claudia Schiffer enjoys a holiday break in Marbella

ClaudiaAccording to Premier Marbella news sources, it would appear that the model Claudia Schiffer has decided to change her regular holiday destination in Spain. Like many Germans she has spent a lot years vacationing in Majorca, in fact she owns a magnificent property there, but for some reason has decided to visit Marbella with her family. Could it be that she is also home hunting in this playground of the rich and famous.

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A local company positions Marbella at the national forefront of sustainable construction systems

Sismo Building Technology SpainAccording to Premier Marbella news sources, local business ‘Sismo Building Technology Spain‘ has placed Marbella at the forefront of sustainable building systems to create an innovative construction system that improves profitability, efficiency and reduces timescales by 50%. This technology, using a steel mesh is unique in Spain and has been well received at the show Construmat 2013 held recently in Barcelona. ‘Sismo Spain‘ is integrated into the business group Sierra Blanca, of which Sierra Blanca Estates, Sierra Blanca Global Construction and Sierra Blanca Quality Estates also pertain. The company has over 26 years’ experience in the housing sector of the highest quality.

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