Tourist numbers in Spain hit almost 82m last year, making it the world’s second most visited country (after France). And the best Spanish holiday lets are seeing 100% occupancy in high season, according to the Property Finders. “It’s all about the weak pound,” says the buying agency’s founder, Barbara Wood. “Things could change in sterling’s favour if there is renewed eurozone instability, which most analysts consider a cast-iron certainty some time soon.”
The housebuilder Taylor Wimpey España says Britons now constitute 35% of its market on the Costa del Sol, compared with 50% before Brexit — but they are spending more than before. “Most now have budgets of €450,000 or more, which is our upper end,” says its managing director, Javier Ballester.
The firm is launching projects in Ibiza, as well as in Moraira and Javea, on the Costa Blanca, and Marbella and La Cala, on the Costa del Sol. Beachfront apartments in La Vila Paradis, in the Costa Blanca town of Villajoyosa, start at €269,000 (taylorwimpeyspain.com).
As Davis Cup excitement descends, people are once again inspired to pick up a racket and get swept up in the atmosphere and Taylor Wimpey España, which celebrates its 60th year of operations (1958 – 2018) has the ideal holiday homes with ace tennis courts, perfect to practice that backhand.
British buyers are shrugging off Brexit and are again buying more homes in Spain, says a leading developer.
A “blip” of falling inquiries following Brexit has been replaced by rising sales to Brits in the last six months of 2017, says Taylor Wimpey España.
Taylor Wimpey España sold properties to buyers of 32 different nationalities in 2017 with German buyers leading the way and British sales increasing.
December 2017 saw the sixth consecutive month of growth in sales to British buyers for the developer, with most at €450,000 and beyond, a trend never seen before.
This residential development, developed by Taylor Wimpey Espana, has spacious townhouses with private terraces and gardens. It is also surrounded by a solarium area with views over the Santa Ponsa golf course.
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Established over 100 years ago in the UK, Taylor Wimpey España has been building homes in Spain since 1958 and delivered over 6,000 properties, mainly second homes and holiday homes on the coast in areas such as Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, the Costa Blanca North & South and Costa del Sol to clients from over 40 countries worldwide. We deliver what we promise, with no legal problems, so we are a name you can trust in the Spanish property market
Always conscious of buyers’ budgets, leading housebuilder, Taylor Wimpey España, operational in Spain for 60 years,is answering this rising demand for second homes in the area with a selection of seaside properties, far more affordable than those in England.
Affluent British citizens are looking to place their money outside of the UK, in Spanish property, with view to Brexit in April 2019. Spain is deemed a safe heaven and we expect to continue to see greater number of purchasers at this higher price point
Agents and builders are also recorded positive growth in the Spanish market. Taylor Wimpey Espana has reported a 13% increase in demand during 2017 up to the beginning of November compared with the same period on 2016, the biggest growth in the last six years.
Spending Christmas in Spain is often a driving factor for many people looking to buy a new home in under the Spanish sun with a rise in the number of properties sold in the run-up to the festive period registered by Spanish house builder Taylor Wimpey España.
Off-plan sales are back in fashion, reports the Spanish property portal Idealista, as demonstrated by Taylor Wimpey’s Botanic development on the Costa del Sol, where 74% of sales were off plan.
Taylor Wimpey Espaná has announced that the company has seen continued growth in the Spanish housing market with a total order book, as of 5 November 2017, standing at 388 homes.
This represents a 13% increase on the equivalent period in 2016 (342 homes) with Spain’s leading housebuilder expecting the business to report another year of growth in operating profit* in 2017 (FY 2016: £20.6 million operating profit*).
Taylor Wimpey España has seen buyer budgets’ rise over the past 18 to 24 months by an average of 10 per cent. Today a Taylor Wimpey España home in Spain will cost on average (£350,000). In total, the leading British developer completed nearly 30 per cent more properties across Spain in H1 2017 than H1 2016, and grew their order book by nearly 2 per cent.
According to Taylor Wimpey España, which has been selling homes in Spain for almost 60 years, the rise is primarily accounted for by the sale of properties within more luxurious (and hence expensive) new developments to affluent overseas buyers.
Marbella and Mijas are in the top three, only beaten by Torrevieja, in Alicante, according to leading homebuilder Taylor Wimpey. While, Torrevieja topped the charts thanks to its beaches and affordable homes, Marbella and Mijas were very close behind.
Whether it’s a detached villa, a stylish penthouse or simply a duplex perfect for a retreat, the Spanish second home market attracts all types but increasingly its more affluent buyers that are seeking that dream place in the Spanish sun.
Taylor Wimpey Espana:“When it comes to who is moving and living in Spain, over the last decade we have witnessed the marked growth of those of retirement age choosing to relocate. We now receive more than double the number of enquiries from this demographic than we did 10 years ago, a trend which the ONS data also reflects.”
For buyers, location is crucial however. Over the summer, Spain’s leading homebuilder Taylor Wimpey Espana has seen particular interest from British buyers in these four favourite spots.
The new Horizon Golf complex typifies the high-end properties buyers can purchase in Mijas. In partnership with FBD Hotels and Resorts, Taylor Wimpey Espana has unveiled a new phase of this development comprised of 2 and 3 bedroom terraced homes, which boast breathtaking views over the famous Campo Asia golf course.
Taylor Wimpey España, which has been building in Mallorca for six decades, has seen huge success in the Marina Golf and Bahia San Pere new developments.
And with average prices of €415,000 across the island, Taylor Wimpey Espana can still offer two-bedroom apartments for around €215,000 at the north-east resort of Bahia San Pere.
Spain is the most popular location among those looking to buy an overseas property, according to Zoopla.
This three-bedroom apartment in Spain’s Andalusia is currently for sale on the property portal.
It comes with a south-facing terrace, sea views and underground parking. It can be bought directly from the developer Taylor Wimpey Espana.
Este conjunto residencial nace del acuerdo de la promotora británica Taylor Wimpey Plc y la cadena hotelera irlandesa FBD Hotels and Resorts, que gestiona La Cala Golf Resort, ambas entidades que, tras los primeros pasos en conjunto, han decidido sellar su alianza con una unión estratégica para la construcción de más de 600 viviendas, entre adosados y apartamentos, en los próximos diez años con una inversión cercana a los 125 millones de euros.
According to Taylor Wimpey Espana, the property market in Spain is not only recovering, it is booming! “A decade on from the crisis and Spain’s property market is not only back on its feet but thriving. The appeal of owning a second property in Spain, be it to enjoy holidays with friends and family or to relocate, has endured. I have no doubt the country will welcome another record year of international investment.”
Taylor Wimpey España – the Spanish arm of British home builder Taylor Wimpey Plc – and the Irish hotel and resort promoter FBD, are reportedly planning to invest €125 million over the next ten years in La Cala Resort (Mijas Costa, Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalusia), developing more than 600 homes, a four star hotel with sports facilities and spa, and 3 eighteen hole golf courses.
WORK to some houses on a 600-property development in La Cala de Mijas are expected to be completed within months, according to organisers.
The project, which is backed by British developer, Taylor Wimpey Plc, and La Cala Golf, will see the existing golf course turned into the biggest housing development in Andalucia over the next 10 years.
The prospect of retiring to the playas of Spain has always been attractive to British citizens. In terms of location, Spanish leading homebuilder Taylor Wimpey Espana notes that the coastal province of Malaga on the Costa del Sol is the most popular location for older buyers: 50% of totals sales come from British buyers.
FBD Hotels and Resorts has agreed a €100 million joint venture with Taylor Wimpey to expand its golf resort on Spain’s Costa del Sol.
The agreement will result in Taylor Wimpey, the construction company, building 280 houses and apartments at the Irish-owned 1,000-acre golf resort in the Spanish province of Málaga.
The agreement is the fourth such joint venture agreement between the two companies at the La Cala Golf Resort.
Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey Spain comments: “We have witnessed the marked growth of those of retirement age choosing to relocate. We now receive more the double the number of enquiries from this demographic than we did 10 years ago, a trend which the ONS data also reflects.
A number of the Mallorca’s top golf courses – and marinas – are in the Santa Ponsa and Puerto de Andratx area, just 25 minutes from Palma on the island’s more expensive west coast. These include Golf Santa Ponsa I, II and III, Golf de Andratx, Golf de Poniente and Bendinat Golf. Here, one more affordable new development – relative to the location – is Serenity in Nova Santa Ponsa, located next to Golf Santa Ponsa III
Indeed, more than 4,000 happy clients can testify their satisfaction, with 98 per cent stating that they would buy again from Taylor Wimpey España.
“By involving the team that have worked firsthand on the sites and know the areas inside out, the naming of Taylor Wimpey España developments has become very personal and speaks volumes for the feel of the homes on sale,”
Ana Garcia Maldonado is leading Spanish developer Taylor Wimpey España’s highly experienced head of interior design who has worked independently with developers for almost 15 years.
Interest in Spanish real estate from Northern Europe has steadily increased in recent months, as the country’s sunny southern coast draws in investors from colder, cloudier climates. Indeed Swedish buyers are now among the top 3 nationalities of foreign purchasers, according to the latest data from leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España.
“Buying a Spanish property from Taylor Wimpey España means more than investing in a stunning home in a great location, it means you’ll be calm and carefree”.
That’s the commitment made by Taylor Wimpey España, the Spanish arm of one of the UK’s leading and most trusted housebuilders, established almost 60 years ago in 1958.
This month will see the return of Taylor Wimpey‘s annual Charity Challenge as employees from across the UK and Spain take part in a weekend filled with testing trekking with two teams in the Tizzie Wizzie Challenge set in the beautiful Lake District.
“It is wonderful to once again see the Comunidad Valencia receive the most awards in Spain with 129 Blue Flags. Alicante and its award-winning beaches is a hotspot for holiday makers and those looking to buy a holiday home in Spain,” says Taylor Wimpey España.
Taylor Wimpey España‘s most recent data reveals that German buyers are returning to Spain at an increasing rate.
Overall, total sales by German buyers in 2016 increased by 40% compared to the previous year.
In response to the rising demand, Taylor Wimpey España has now launched a new free helpline for those residing in Germany. Prospective buyers will be able to call 0800 511 1551 to discuss the property options available to them.
Taylor Wimpey España’s German sales rose by 40% in 2016 and as a result it has introduced Freephone helpline specially for German buyers.
Almost all sales (93%) to German buyers came in Mallorca.
Highly respected in the real estate industry, Taylor Wimpey is developing two Costa del Sol projects associated with golf courses: Botanic, offering views over Los Arqueros; and Horizon Golf, in La Cala Golf Resort.
Taylor Wimpey España’s most recent data reveals that German buyers are returning to Spain at an increasing rate.
Overall, total sales by German buyers in 2016 increased by 40% compared to the previous year.
With this in mind, Taylor Wimpey España recently launched two new developments. The first is located in the prestigious area of Cala Vinyes, in the south west of Mallorca, just 15 minutes from the island’s vibrant capital city, Palma. The exclusive marinas Puerto Portals and Port Adriano are also close by, providing a wide variety of elegant bars and restaurants, as well as the most exclusive designer stores.
Townhouses and golf flats start from £127k on Spain’s eastern coastline
Taylor Wimpey has three-bedroom townhouses at Brisas de Alenda Golf, 15 minutes from both Alicante airport and the coast. Two-storey with terraces and private gardens, they start at £127,000 plus VAT.
Providing the idyllic setting for a holiday home, leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España, offer a beautiful selection of properties on Mallorca with something to suit the requirements of each individual. Their most recent addition to the landscape, only a short 20 minute drive from the Son Sant Joan airport, is the gorgeous Cala Vinyes Hills.
Taylor Wimpey España, is excited about what opportunities the AENA investment could bring to the island and is looking forward to welcoming a growing number of visitors to Mallorca. He comments: “We have certainly experienced a growing interest in property on Mallorca as it becomes a prominent must-visit destination for travelers from across the globe. And it’s fantastic that Mallorca is enjoying such a boom in its reputation as a filming location.”
The Sales and Marketing Director of Taylor Wimpey Spain is excited about the opportunities that the AENA investment could bring to the island and is looking forward to welcoming a growing number of visitors to Mallorca.
Providing the idyllic setting for a holiday home, leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España offers a beautiful selection of properties on Mallorca with something to suit the requirements of each individual. Their most recent addition to the landscape, only a short 20-minute drive from the Son Sant Joan airport, is the gorgeous Cala Vinyes Hills.
“Spain has long been a favoured location for British retirees looking to spend their golden years on the golf course or on the beach, with clement weather, a low cost of living and a welcoming expat community,” comments Taylor Wimpey España
Spanish housebuilder Taylor Wimpey España has seen its completions surge by 21 per cent in the last year, highlighting the building momentum of the market’s recovery.
Leading UK homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey has released end of year results for 2016 that highlight the significant progress being made by Taylor Wimpey España in the Spanish property market.
The ongoing strength of Spain’s tourism sector echoes the positive picture being painted by the housing market’s recovery, with Taylor Wimpey España seeing an order book increase of 8.5 per cent year-on-year, and and completions up 21% on 2015 figures.
Taylor Wimpey España, the renowned housebuilder which has operated successfully in Spain since 1958, has observed first-hand the rising numbers of both flights and passengers entering Spain by air over the last year.
Taylor Wimpey Espana, believes that Spain is a safe haven for overseas buyers and its popularity will continue to build throughout 2017.
nly a short distance from the airport, keeping the time between airside and poolside to a minimum, is leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey Espana’s beautiful new beachfront apartments in Punta Prima.
Taylor Wimpey Espana has continued growth in the business as ‘the Spanish market continued to be positive’ during 2016.
“Good flight connections and short transfer times put you at an advantage when letting your home in the sun, and destinations such as the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol are hard to beat for that.”
Just a 25-minute drive from San Javier in the friendly Costa Blanca resort of Punta Prima is Taylor Wimpey España’s new beachfront development of La Recoleta. Two and three-bedroom apartments with private terraces and Mediterranean views are waiting to be snapped up by eager buyers!
In comparison to the previous year, the leading Spanish homebuilder experienced growing interest from Belgian buyers, representing 13 per cent of all Taylor Wimpey España reservations made in 2016.
Taylor Wimpey España has confirmed an encouraging trend within the Spanish property market’s recovery with the leading homebuilder seeing sales on the Costa Blanca rise by a significant 91% last year.
The Sales and Marketing Director for homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España and long-term Spanish resident, explains the attraction of Spain as a second home destination: “The relaxed lifestyle of sea, sunshine and siestas is what draws many Brits to Spanish shores.
Leading Spanish homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey España, has today announced continued growth in the business as ‘the Spanish market continued to be positive’ during 2016.
Taylor Wimpey España’s latest figures highlight an encouraging trend within the Spanish property market’s recovery with the homebuilder seeing sales on the Costa Blanca almost double last year.
Costa Blanca property sales soar 91pc
With short haul flights from the UK to Spain proving the most popular routes in Europe, Taylor Wimpey España is ready to accommodate this winter sun demand with the launch of a new residential phase on the La Recoleta III development on the border of Orihuela Costa and Torrevieja
With properties across the Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol, Mallorca and Ibiza, Taylor Wimpey España is the name that has become synonymous with new homes in the key tourist and second home locations in Spain. Having been building award-winning homes that complement the natural beauty of the regions in which they’re prevalent since 1958, the company prides itself on exceeding customers’ expectations.
Taylor Wimpey España has continued growth in the business as ‘the Spanish market continued to be positive’ during 2016. The company, which has been building homes in Spain for over 50 years, released figures that show an increase in the total order book, as at 31 December 2016, of 8.5% to 293 homes at the close of the year.
International real estate developer Taylor Wimpey handed over a cheque for €5,000 to the Cáritas organisation as the proceeds of a special tournament at Los Arqueros to commemorate the Seve Ballesteros-designed course’s 25th anniversary.
The funds raised will be used by the charity to help under-privileged families in the lead-up to Christmas. Taylor Wimpey regional manager Ignacio Oslé formally presented the cheque to Mercedes Agüera, president of Cáritas Virgen del Rócio.
La promotora Taylor Wimpey ha hecho entrega a Cáritas la cantidad de 5.000 € fruto de la recaudación obtenida con la celebración del Torneo de Golf y Comida solidaria celebrada hoy sábado 3 de Diciembre en Los Arqueros Golf, cantidad que irá destinada a paliar las deficiencias de las familias más desfavorecidas de las zona en estas fechas previas a la Navidad.
Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España confirms that it has experienced “an influx of interest” for the Costa Blanca region, prompting the launch of its newest phase of development at the Brisas de Alenda Golf residential complex in Elche, Alicante.
Taylor Wimpey Espana, comments, “Not only are more people visiting Spain but many are now being wooed by its charm and staying longer than before. The Costa Blanca continues to be an extremely popular area for prospective buyers, with many making a number of visits before final decisions are made on property.”
Leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España have certainly experienced an influx of interest for the Costa Blanca region and have this week launched their newest phase of development at the Brisas de Alenda Golf residential complex in Elche, Alicante.
Taylor Wimpey España, a leading Spanish home-builder, has also noticed a connection between the rise in visitor numbers to the country and an increase in foreign demand.
Visitor numbers up, along with foreign property purchases
Sales and marketing director of Spanish homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey España, told OPP.Today: “The demand from tourists to Spain wanting to buy property there is increasing, as statistics from the National Statistics Institute reveal a correlation between the top nationalities visiting the country and the top nationalities purchasing property.”
“Tourists going on to buy property in Spain is a growing trend that is set to increase further during 2017. Although not identical to the statistics shown above, Taylor Wimpey España’s top buyer nationalities from January to August 2016 are German, British and Scandinavian, with Belgium buyers ranking fourth, drawing a definite parallel between those visiting Spain and those looking to purchase a more permanent piece of the Spanish pie.”
FBD Hotels & Resorts has announced a €55m development at its La Cala Resort in southern Spain.
The development at La Cala Resort is in partnership with Taylor Wimpey Spain, the Spanish subsidiary of UK based housebuilder Taylor Wimpey.
Spanish developer Taylor Wimpey España, has observed the popularity of holiday homes with spa facilities rising.
“From speaking with potential buyers seeking their ideal holiday home, it’s becoming increasingly common that developments with spa facilities sway their decision to buy. With 21st century living becoming gradually more stressful, it seems that more and more people are opting to spend their free time in the most relaxing and tranquil environment possible.
“Holiday homes with spa facilities are a luxury that owners are thoroughly enjoying and paying a premium to purchase.”
The number of Swedes purchasing second homes in Spain has doubled, according to the latest data from leading Spanish housebuilder Taylor Wimpey España.
Swedes are Snapping Up Second Homes in Spain
Taylor Wimpey España is launching a new development in the region to cater to this growing demand. The promotion, called Arenal Dream, consists of 47 two and three bedroom apartments in residential complex with communal gardens and a pool.
Taylor Wimpey España:
“We have certainly experienced a growing interest in property on Mallorca as it becomes a prominent must-visit destination on the international stage. As popularity for the island continues to grow, we are determined to provide an array of high quality properties in locations that reflect the best of Mallorca’s culture as well as its coastline.”
To take advantage of golf’s growing influence upon the region’s international appeal, Taylor Wimpey España are teeing off a new addition to their Horizon Golf community. Situated in the Valley of Mijas, Horizon Golf is Taylor Wimpey de España’s second development at La Cala, introducing two and three bedroom apartments to the resort as well as luxurious penthouses.
Leading Spanish homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey España, has revealed today that they ‘remain cautiously optimistic’ for the future of Spain’s real estate landscape and expect to make ‘good progress for the year as a whole.’
The company, which has been building homes in Spain for over 50 years, released figures that show a substantial increase in the total order book, as at 3 July 2016, of 29.5% to 399 homes.