The bridge is coming…

November 15th, 2016

After years of waiting, I can finally say that the bridge is coming. The bridge that will join the towns of Manilva and Casares is being delivered this evening. Yeah, Yeah you’ve heard it all before. Believe me. How do I know this. Well I’ve just driven past the lorry transporting the bridge.   This […]


Manilva Beach

May 10th, 2016

Northern Europe has been enjoying a warm spell and making the most of the sunshine, conscious that it won’t last forever! Imagine if you could access instant sun whenever you feel the need. Our hot property of the moment, is without a doubt, this charming beachhouse with its own private garden, step out of the […]


Paying your IBI in Manilva, Duquesa or Sabinillas

May 3rd, 2013

Owning a property in Manilva, Duquesa or  Sabinillas will require you to pay the  annual rates bill. This is known in Spanish  as the IBI. What does I.B.I. stand for:    Impuesto sobre Bienes Inmuebles.   The IBI  is payable on ALL property, a store room, a  garage, an apartment, townhouse or villa. – The […]


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) […]


Duquesa Village Bargain apartment

December 1st, 2011

JUST IN!  Brand New 2 bed apartment priced to sell!  ONLY 99,000 Euros with 100% mortgage available. Duquesa Village is perfectly located at the top of the Duquesa Golf course.  It is set in a tranquil and peaceful location and has easy access to the Duquesa Marina and  Duquesa beaches. The great thing about the Duquesa Village location […]


A perfect morning in Sabinillas

November 26th, 2011

What a beautiful day!! After last weekend when it rained all weekend, this Saturday has dawned brilliantly sunny, no wind, and very pleasantly warm. The Mediterranean sea is lapping gently against the sandy beach and it’s easy to forget that we are almost into December. It’s the perfect day for a stroll along the paseo, stopping for a coffee or […]


MARINA DE CASARES Urbanisation – 10 reasons why you should buy here!

June 6th, 2011

These are the 10 reasons why Hamilton Homes recommend you should buy on Marina de Casares:- 1.   Location:  Marina de Casares is really well located– walking distance to the town of Sabinillas. Few minutes drive to the Duquesa Marina and close to Estepona. 2. Well established urbanisation: Marina de Casares is approx 22 years old […]


Sabina Playa Apartment – fantastic bargain in Sabinillas

October 14th, 2010

FABULOUS Bargain in Sabinillas : ONLY 139,500 Euros Whilst there are numerous 2 bed apartments out there, it is rare that you get a great value 3 bedroomed apartment, in the heart of town.  And one that you need to do nothing to – at this time of financial crisis, we need to look for […]


A Walk around Duquesa Village

October 13th, 2010

Lovely clean pools – Duquesa Village The Spanish property market has often been criticised by the UK Press – oversupply, poor specifications, run by cowboys  – and so the list goes on.  And yes, this has been true some of the time.  However, there are some jewels out there – some properties that really do […]


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