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Food for Thought

This is the perfect time of year to indulge yourself in a little gastronomic adventure. Marbella may be best known for its beaches and golf courses, but over the past five years the town has seen several superb restaurants open, showcasing the talents of some brilliant chefs. If you thought that cuisine in Marbella was all about paella and typical tourist fair, then prepare to be pleasantly surprised as we reveal some of our gastronomic favourites.

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There Is A Calmness To The Real Estate Markets Halfway Through Q1 2015

There is a calmness that surrounds the figures pointing in a positive upward motion, the real estate market is healthy and offering investors and clients looking to relocate some very interesting options.

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Spanish Bank BBVA Is Bullish On The Real Estate Market

A recent report by BBVA, Spain’s second biggest bank, underlines the continued optimism in the market.

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There Is A Reason Asset Folio Recommend The Puente Romano To Its Clients.

Viewing property can be exciting and hard work, after a good day of seeing the finest property on the coast our clients like to enjoy their free time and there is one hotel that will always come top of our list,

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Are Spanish Banks About To Start Lending Again?

In January the European Central Bank (ECB) announced that it was introducing a large scale programme of quantitative easing (QE). It plans to spend a staggering €60 billion a month until September 2016 at least.

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A Q&A With Roberto Campolucci-Bordi On His Views Of The Market And What Lies Ahead In 2015

Our very own Giles Brown found time to sit down with Roberto Campolucci Bordi one of the parters in Asset Folio and ask him a few questions on his opinions of the current market in Marbella.

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Asset Folio Hiring

Due to our recent expansion and with a new office opening in Q/2 2016 you might be who we are looking for?

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Quick Update On The Spanish Property Market

Continuing Improvement on mortgage figures going into 2015

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Happy New Year From All The Team At Asset Folio.

Following a record breaking 2014 for Asset Folio we would like to extend our sincere thanks to all our clients, property owners, agents and affiliates, without whom, our achievements would not have been possible.

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Want To See What Our Favourite Properties Are This Week?

One of the perks of working in real estate in Marbella is getting to see the wonderful properties for sale, so we thought we would let you see what we have been looking at this week and our top picks from our team.

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Are The Spanish Banks Starting To Lend Again?

Encouraging Mortgage Figures Point to Recovery?

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Asset Folio In The Spotlight

It's been a busy few days on the Media front for Asset Folio, as both digital media and radio have been eager to interview the company about Marbella's revitalised property market.

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Is This A New Dawn For Spain?

September 2014 the latest figures from the National Institute of Statistics have shown a surge of 13 percent in Spanish home sales.

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Prefabs Sprout...

Once derided as a throwback to the 60s, prefabricated homes have seen a rise in construction over recent years. As the name would suggest a prefabricated home is built in sections in a factory and once all the sections have been completed they are transported to the site, connected to the foundation and assembled. The interior section is fully constructed after the exterior has been completed. A home can consist of anything between 2-50 sections depending on the complexity of the design.

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Walk the King's Way - If you dare!

The infamous Camino del Rey has recently reopened after a multi million euro restoration project and is now set to become a major tourist attraction in Southern Spain.

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The Real Price Of Real Estate

Does a city where €1.6 million buys 50 m/2 make any sense? Maybe shoebox homes in global capitals will just get smaller or make other real estate markets more attractive?

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Brand New “ Hermes Mansion”, frontline golf, Marbella Golf Country Club, Benahavis

Reduced from €5.85m - €3.9m The Best Views in Marbella, 1,437m2 built 7 Bedroom Extremely High Quality Villa. Come on you know you want to have a look around..........

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Every Statistic Tells A Different Story!

Here at Asset Folio we like good statistics, especially when it involves the "where could it go?" conversation. Comparing where you feature in the real estate market for investors who have bought and or looking to buy is key to your decision to buy or sell and with strong growth and a little positivity goes along way. As we are naturally going to look on the brighter side we will let you make your own mind up!

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The Rise of A Healthy Real Estate Market

First, there were the bargains and the well-slashed prices of secondary products. Then, quality rental assets in large cities’ downtowns. Now, also land. This is how the objective of big-name investors, mainly funds and managers, has evolved since mid-2013.

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Exclusive - Asset Folio To Showcase Casa68 Launching 19-9-2014

Asset Folio will be launching with an open house 19th September Casa68 Located in Las Brisas, Nueva Andalucia in Marbella, Spain; one of the most important locations in an area know as the Golden Triangle. Very much the centre of golf in Marbella, this area is home to three international standard golf courses - Aloha, Las Brisas and Los Naranjos - and Casa 68 is less than five minutes’ drive from all of them.

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Taking The Real Estate Market To The Next Level Booom...........

There are houses that were just meant to set the benchmark, this ultimate in designer Villa is one of them.........

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Merlin Knows How To Spend €1.056 billion on Property In Spain

The Merlin Real Estate Investment Trust, which debuted in July 2014 as the largest initial public offering in Spain in three years, has already invested almost all its funds.

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Want to know What Technology Asset Folio Clients Use To Look At The Real Estate Opportunities We Send Them?

Asset Folio have now been able to answer the argument that has been raging for decades, "what is more popular Mac or Windows?" Well we now have the answer, using the data from our global client base we can settle this argument once and for all.

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Investors Returning to Spanish Residential Property

A new report from Bankinter shows that foreign investors are starting to return to the Spanish property market. With signs of recovery on the horizon, Spain residential property is once again starting to attract investors, according to the bank .

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The Visa Keys To Europe

The holders of a Spanish Residence Permit / Golden Visa will not require a visa to enter the Europe Schengen area. They can transit and enjoy free movement in the Schengen area for a maximum period of three months (90 days) per half-year from the date of first entry.

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Marbella Club Hotel it's all about Location Location Location

A one off magnificent property within the grounds of the prestigious Marbella Club.

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Green Shoots Showing And Demand is strengthening for Coastal Areas in Spain

Recent data out from the Spanish Council Of Notaries show a very positive forecast.

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Icciona Fund Partners with Asset Folio

Appleton Capital Management is setting up a fund to acquire distressed real estate loans in Spain with a nominal value of more than €1bn.

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Iconic Development Being Launched in Oslo

Asset Folio will be holding private meetings at the Grand Hotel Rica in Oslo to launch Marbella's most anticipated project of this decade from 16th to 17th May.

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Spain Real Estate Is Heading Back To Where It All Began.

As one of the most moribund housing markets in Europe, Spain has become a magnet for global bargain hunters. Real estate prices are down as much as 50 percent from their peak during a housing bubble, and investors from Asia to the United States and Britain are flocking to Spain to try to catch the uptick.

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