How to: Voting in Spain

May 22nd, 2019

  The local municipal and European Parliament elections are coming up this Sunday. Although it’s a tad late to register to vote now, here’s the most important information you need to know!     When do I need to vote?   For those registered, voting happens every 4 years on the last Sunday in May. […]


Torreguadiaro Sotogrande – huge fire around Mid Summer Mansions

June 19th, 2012

I’ve just driven back from Sotogrande through Torreguadiaro back to Manilva and a huge fire is blazing across Torreguadiaro. The wind is fanning the fire and the flames are getting dangerously close to the villas of Mid Summer Mansions and the apartments of Torremar and surrounding properties. The fire engines and water helicopters have arrived […]


HAMILTON DIRECT: Sell your property direct to the buyer

May 8th, 2012

Yes, selling resale properties is pretty tough.  Firstly banks are offering repossessions at throw away prices, secondly developers are offering brand new properties at unbeatable prices with incredible finance and finally you, the seller needs to pay 5% commission to the agent selling the property. At a time when bank financing, and taxation law (higher […]


Hamilton DIRECT: Properties Direct from Seller

May 8th, 2012

What is Hamilton Direct? In a time of financial crisis, we at Hamilton Homes have seen that every penny counts.  We have therefore created an exclusive service called Hamilton Direct. Hamilton Direct is  a unique service which gives buyers the opportunity, for certain key resale properties, to contact the homeowner direct, and cut out the […]


Tax Changes for 2012 affecting property buyers in Andalucia

January 18th, 2012

There has been a lot of discussion over new tax laws and the  implications for those purchasing a property in 2012.  We consulted lawyers Martinez Echevarria and here are the latest changes and have been effective since  1st January 2012. The Andalusian regional government has just introduced an increase on the Property Transfer Tax (ITP) […]


Portofino Alcaidesa, A Taste of Luxury

October 13th, 2011

Portofino Alcaidesa is  a brand new luxury development and at present represents real value for money.   Priced from 239,000, representing a 67% off original prices , Portofino is priced to sell.  The IVA reduction law, at only 4% is also applicable to these properties until December 31st 2011. The look and feel of this […]


La Corona, Urbanización de Alcaidesa

July 15th, 2011

La Corona es una urbanización con casas de 3 ,4 y5 habitaciones. Cada casa tiene un jardín y un garaje privado. Las casas son amplias – algo difícil de encontrar en estos días. La zona tiene una gran piscina, exuberantes jardines y una hermosa fuente de agua con un puente de madera. Hay numerosos campos […]


The Mews, Urbanización en Alcaidesa

July 15th, 2011

The Mews es una urbanización de Alcaidesa de casas adosadas. Las propiedades están muy bien presentadas, con calidades de lujo y son el alojamiento ideal. El aparcamiento exterior es adecuado para dos coches. Las casas tienen cuatro dormitorios y baños con un aseo adicional. Ubicado cerca de algunos de los campos de golf más famosos […]


The Mews, Semi-Detached Houses, Alcaidesa

June 8th, 2011

The Mews Alcaidesa is an urbanisation of semi-detached houses. The properties are very well presented with luxury qualities and make ideal homes. The parking outside is ample for two cars. Houses have four bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with an additional guest toilet. Located close to some of the most famous golf courses and unspoilt beaches, […]


La Corona, Alcaidesa

June 2nd, 2011

La Corona is an urbanisation made up of 3,4 and 5 bedroom townhouses. Each house has a private garden and carport. The houses are spacious – something hard to come by these days. The communal area has a large swimming pool, lush gardens and a lovely water feature with a wooden bridge. There are numerous […]


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