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Spain's Tax Efficient Structures Are Drawing Attention.........

The number of SOCIMIs in Spain continues to grow and more and more investors decide to invest in these companies, with analysts predicting continued growth of these companies until 2019

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The Digital Age Brings The Remote Workers To Spain.....

If someone's profession allows them to be location independent, whether as an entrepreneur or remote worker and as more of us are beginning to strongly value having a work/life balance, this trend looks like it’s not going away soon.

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Marbella Starlite Show, Experience And Sensations Returns This Year With a Big Line Up

The Starlite Festival will be held in 2017 from 13 July to 26th August 2017 at the Cantera de Nagüeles, in Marbella. Artists have been announced for 2017 and are headlined by Elton John on the 20th July 2017.

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In March 2017, 4.9 million tourists visited Spain, 6.1% higher than in March 2016.

Andalucia up 12% on 2016 for the first quarter with 1.8 million tourists -The State secretary is predicting Malaga to hit a 89.8% occupancy rate for the summer of 2017

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Q2 - 2017 Spanish Economy Continues To Head In A Positive Direction

The economy continues to build momentum as stronger-than-expected dynamics in the first quarter carry over into Q2 2017

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The Spanish Siesta's Days Could Be Numbered........

“The word siesta comes from the Latin sexta, the Romans stopped to eat and rest at the sixth hour of the day.

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Spain's 14th consecutive quarter of growth

MADRID — Spain's economy expanded by 0.8 per cent in the first quarter, the National Institute of Statistics said Friday, keeping it as one of the fastest-growing in the European Union.

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Working with kids is the way to reach out to all of the farmers and talk to them about a different way of doing things.” - Lucia Gamez, La Olivilla

Just five years ago, a group of neighbouring farmers in Sierra de Cazorla, Spain decided to work together and produce high-quality olive oil with respect for the environment. Last month, their Dehesa de la Sabina earned the industry's top award.

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Is "Photography Photography Photography" the new "Location, Location, Location ?"

If you look at the difference between photos taken by a professional and ones taken by brokers/agents with digital cameras, it's not hard to see that you get what you pay for. Professional photographers use professional equipment, have the skills set to use it and they have a trained eye for making your home look its best. This is their job, they're professionals.

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Sport In Spain Is Big - Take A Look At What Is Still To Come In The 2017 Calendar.......

Whether in large stadiums, indoor circuits or outdoor trails, this year Spain is hosting a range of internationally recognised events and championships to suit all tastes. So no matter where you are staying in Spain, there will be something for you to enjoy.

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There Is An Elegance For Us All To Appreciate.....

Andalucia's Equestrian history and the world's most aristocratic equine population owes its fame to the Andalusian horse, along with the Arab and, much later, the Thoroughbred.

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Malaga - Qatar - Direct

Award winning airline Qatar Airways on Monday 25th April 2017 announced 12 new destinations for 2017-18, including Malaga Spain

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Spanish Property Sales Up by 9.9 points in February 2017 Confidence Is High And New Designs - Well Breaking The Norm.........

It is now approximately three years since it became apparent that the downward spiral in Spanish property sales was coming to an end after over six years, and the latest data published this week by the country’s notaries suggests that there is no evidence as yet that the “bounce-back” effect is slowing down.

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The Game Of Golf Is A Big Winner with Sergio’s win at the Masters.....

Golf in Spain had a welcome boost as did the game across the globe with the long awaited win in a major championship for Sergio Garcia.

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Andalucia - Explore The Farmers Markets and Truly Experience The Mediterranean Diet.....

Ecological farming systems are increasingly being established, whose produce is sold in markets and specialist shops. If you travel to southern Spain be sure to try the local produce. Fresh fruit and vegetables grown without using chemicals, wines, honey, spices and a wide range of products.

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8 Tips That Must Be Considered When Selling a Luxury Home

Selling a home is not the easiest of tasks but it also doesn’t have to be as hard as figuring out the rubiks cube! The level of difficulty does increase though when selling a luxury home. With the increasing level of difficulty comes an increased level of expertise that is required to sell a luxury home.

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A Spanish Lawyers Role In A Real Estate Transaction Is Crucial...

Real estate law is known as being a particularly complicated field of law because of the staggering amount of details that are involved. Details are of the upmost importance when dealing with a piece of property that is a contender for being your new investment.

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Qatar, Spain in talks over $1bn joint investment fund

Officials in Qatar and Spain are reportedly mulling the creation of a $1 billion joint investment fund – and a meeting is being scheduled to progress the plans.

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If I told You How Much This Plot in Puerto Banus Sold For - You Might Look At Land Differently.

Is vacant land one of the most overlooked and misunderstood real estate investments in the world. With the imminent release of the new Marbella Town Plan maybe a look at land is a good thing............

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Spanish Tourist Figures Increased By 10.7% in January 2017 Compared With 2016

The boom in the Spanish international tourist sector shows no signs of slowing down as another year begins, with the figures released on Tuesday for the month of January showing that the number of people visiting this country from abroad was 10.7% higher than in the same month in 2016 at 3.9 million.

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More Investment On The Coast Of Marbella.......

SAN Pedro de Alcantara is to invest more than €2 million into renovating its town center to semi-pedestrianise the areas between the town and the boulevard

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Final Figures Released Show Spanish property market expands 14% in 2016

The final sales figures for last year from the National Institute of Statistics (INE) show the market expanded 14% in 2016, the biggest increase since the run up to the last boom. There were 362,182 home sales inscribed in the Spanish property register in 2016 (403,866 if you include subsidised housing) an increase of 14% for the year, and up 7% to 26,778 in December.

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Raise your hand if, at some point in your life, you’ve dreamed about packing up your belongings and moving halfway around the world Spain looks good...

Making the decision to move abroad isn't something to be taken lightly. There's plenty of boxes to be ticked, forms to be filled out, and general planning to be done. here are 4 individuals who did just that — and want to share their experiences....

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Timing is often said to be the key to successful property investment. And the right timing for the Golden Triangle is now. Why?

In June 2016, the Tinsa report highlighted key areas within the Costa del Sol with above average growth in property sales and prices. The three municipalities of Benahavís, Estepona and Marbella ranked higher than most other resorts. This tendency continued throughout 2016.

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Spain’s business schools excited with a new start-up culture

Internet and technology start-ups such as HeyPlease used to be rare in Spain, where traditional sectors such as banking, construction and utilities have long dominated the economy. Today, however, both Madrid and Barcelona boast lively start-up scenes that are drawing interest and capital from around Europe.

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The Sun Continues to Rise Across The Real Estate Sector in Spain for 2017

The average real estate m2 price continues to steadily rise in Spain averaging to €1,813 an increase of 0.44% compared to 15/01/2016 and with Andalusia now averaging €2,121 m2 an increase of 0.95% compared with 15/01/2016

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Looking Beyond Christmas to 2017

2016 Real estate construction is back in full swing in Spain, property investment accounted for about 35 percent of the €22 billion foreign investment that has come into the country in 2016, with property price rises set to gain momentum between now and 2020 with Acuña forecasting an annual rate of increase of around 5 per cent by 2018

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US developer planning mega-resort outside Madrid

The Cordish Companies, a US real estate developer and entertainment operator, is planning to invest at least €2.2 billion on a Madrid resort, creating over 56,000 new jobs

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Its Open ..................

Sierra Nevada defies many concepts associated with skiing. Located barely a stone's throw from the Mediterranean coast, it has practically guaranteed sunshine, the best Spring snow conditions in Europe, and is still reasonably priced compared to many of its European counterparts.

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