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Intrapreneurs Wanted

“Intrapreneur” - a term first coined in 1978 by Pinchot, an American entrepreneur.

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Properties, Camera, Action!

Asset Folio behind the scenes - who are we and what we really do...

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The Starlite Festival in Marbella

In just two editions it has become the cultural festival of reference in Europe, being compared to the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival.

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Dolce & Gabbana Is Traveling To Marbella

Italy’s Dolce & Gabbana is traveling to its favorite summer destinations for a seasonal capsule collection. The pieces for the accessories collection are available only in the city they are dedicated to, such as Marbella, Spain and Saint Tropez, France. Commonly, affluents traveling look for goods that are not available in their home market, making location-based items with limited availability all the more covetable.

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Stats, Facts And Figures, Relax and Have A Read

The Kingdom Of Spain leads the ranking for the first time ever. In 2015, it hit the new record of approximately 60.6m arrivals which represents a 4% percent increase from the previous year. It makes Spain the 4th in the world, and the only European country in the top 5 to visit.

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Education on the Costa Blanca - living a dream, building a future.

The latest United Nations data shows that the only European country in the top five of expat destinations is Spain in fourth place.

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Tom Harper - Insight to Spanish Property

Ask Tom anything about the real estate brokerage industry and you end up knowing a lot more than the initial question you came up with. A forward-thinker and great leader that goes by the ‘what we do can always be done better’ rule.

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The Art of Concierge

Asset Folio exists to help our clients fulfil their property ownership dreams - and their investment objectives.

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The European Tour Makes Its First Stop At Valderrama

The European Tour make its first stop in Europe in the 2016 season this week at the Real Club Valderrama Open de España hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation,

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The Big Three Are Positioning Themselves For The Spanish Real-Estate Recovery

Mexico’s Carlos Slim is pushing further into investments in Spain, where fellow billionaires George Soros and Bill Gates have also made bets, as he wagers on the European nation’s emergence from a property crash.

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Asset Folio Exclusive Villa La Cerquilla

Is La Cerquilla the best address in Nueva Andalucia?

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The New Marbella Town Plan Attracts 100 Million Investment Fund

The investment fund Resolution Property has returned to Marbella after ten years’ absence to invest in luxury properties in the resort owing to the changes in the Marbella town hall planning regulations offering them security, stability and healthy returns on their investment.

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Spanish market remains stable with demand up from foreign buyers Q1 2016

According to figures from the College of Property Registrars more than one in 10 properties sold in Spain is now bought by a foreign buyer, including expats and non-residents.

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The Figures Are Out For Last Year and Commercial Activity In 2016 Is Hot Property In Spain

Spain’s economic recovery continued in the latter part of 2015 with sustained growth of up to 5.0% was measured in the most popular retail hubs in Madrid and Barcelona and the shift to Valencia and Malaga in 2016

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Norway - Oslo - The Thief Pre-Launch 15th & 16th March 2016 Asset Folio Azure.

From the 15th & 16rd March 2016 Asset Folio will be holding a series of private seminars at the The Thief Landgangen 1, 0252 Oslo, Norway to launch Marbella's most eagerly anticipated project of 2016 The Azure Villa Collection .

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Spain has the most competitive tourism industry in the world, a global study by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has found.

For the first time the country has come out on top of a list of 141 nations analyzed in The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report, issued every two years by the same organization behind the Davos Forum.

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Asset Folio - Exclusive Contemporary Villa's - Coming Soon - Azure

We are delighted to be able to publish pre-launch information on this spectacular exclusive promotion of Asset Folio.

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Asset Folio is excited to be opening our second Spanish luxury real estate operation. In March 2016 we will offer a permanent presence for our clients at Moraira on the Costa Blanca,

Having established a reputation for professionalism and attention to detail on the Costa del Sol, Asset Folio have identified the next shift in global investor demand encompassing the coastal areas of Moraira, Javea and onwards to Altea.

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Sierra Nevada El Lodge Has Risen From The Ashes To Re-open

El Lodge was originally built speculatively in the mid-1970s, in the hope that Juan Carlos, then Spain’s new king, might make use of it — and that his patronage would bring fame and riches to the young resort. As a ski area, it has a compelling case: 107km of pistes that start at 2,100m (the altitude of the highest lifts at some Alpine resorts) and rise to 3,300m on the flanks of Pico Veleta, from which the Mediterranean is visible on a clear day

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The Outlook For Real Estate Is As Beautiful As The Seasons In Spain.....

The Spanish property market will take off in 2016 forecasts the international real estate consultants CBRE in their ‘Tendencias 2016’ (2016 Trends) report.

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New Look Marbella Brand

Marbella mayor José Bernal, unveiled a new Marbella and slogan ahead of the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) in Madrid this week

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Asset Folio Expanding Again

Asset Folio is seeking self-motivated, self-disciplined, commercially-astute Investment Advisors.

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Asset Folio Instrumental To Grupo Insur's 23.2% Increase In Sales For 2015

The economic recovery is boosting the results of Inmobiliaria del Sur (Grupo Insur). The company led by Ricardo Pumar recorded a net profit of €1.2 million during the first nine months of the year 2015

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China Turmoil Sends Oil, Stocks Sliding Is There A Dark Cloud On The Horizon?

So does real estate investment beat the stock markets over all? Of course we are not going to sit on the fence here at Asset Folio on this one as you would imagine, however with the world economy under immense strain we do see trends in our business and with the above headline in every media outlet a surge in activity descends on Asset Folio HQ from investors enquiring about alternative investments.

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Looking Beyond Christmas to 2016

House prices are rising according to five of the seven indices tracked by Spanish Property Insight. This data seems to suggest that years of depression have come to an end.

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2015 Indy Film Festival in Marbella

The first iFilmmaker International Film Festival ended on Tuesday night with the awards ceremony at the Cine Goya Marbella in Puerto Banus.

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La Quinta Villa Front Line

When we see a property that is well priced and ticks all the boxes we like to tell everyone, this is an Asset Folio favourite,

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Is Benahavis Making A Claim As The Best Town In Spain To Live?

To many Andalusians, native and expatriate alike, Benahavis is synonymous with food. It has the highest concentration of high class restaurants in the region and draws visitors by the thousand who come simply to savour the cuisine. But it is fast becoming the area of choice for raising a family and a second home.

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Spain’s Economy Expands at Fastest Annual Pace Since Financial Crisis

Spain’s economy grew in the third quarter at the fastest annual rate since the 2008 financial crisis, official data showed Thursday 26th November 2015

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The Sun Is Certainly Rising In Spain's Economy.

So economic stagnation is the new European normal, and the southern periphery the euro area's Achilles' heel? Spain just posted its strongest quarterly growth in eight years and predicts 3.3 percent growth for the year as a whole. Maybe there's a lesson here.

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