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Spanish Coastal Properties Attracting Lots Of Interest

Taylor Wimpey Espana reports that Spain as a whole has been shown good level of interest in recent times, with coastal regions providing most of the business for real estate agencies in the country.A larger number of potential buyers are expressing their desire to own properties by the beach as compared to those who want […]

National debt isn’t always bad news for the overseas homes market

Taylor Wimpey sold out six new developments priced from £113,500 on the Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca and Mallorca. Tax concessions by the Spanish government to stimulate the market — lowering VAT to four per cent and reductions on capital gains tax — certainly helped, but wise buyers knew it was still all about value […]

Property Hot Spot In Spain

Of the three Spanish regions in which Taylor Wimpey España specialise, Mallorca, Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol, the latter has by far seen the largest increase in sales compared to the same period last year with new developments such as Los Arqueros Beach in Marbella selling in record time.Via www.nuwireinvestor.com

Investors chasing Andalucian property

Andalucia property is increasing in popularity and helping to drive Spanish real estate sales. According to Taylor Wimpey Espana, foreign buyers are showing lots of interest in the country of late and coastal regions are proving themselves to be the main draw.Via www.propertyshowrooms.com

Property sales increase in Costa del Sol

Property in Spain is always popular with foreign investors, but it seems that the Costa del Sol in particular is performing well this year.Via www.beforeitsnews.com

Take advantage of cut price VAT on Spanish property before it ends!

Overseas buyers have only a few weeks left to buy a new property in Spain and take advantage of the country’s cut price VAT which ends soon. The VAT is set to increase on 01 January 2013 for new properties but there is still time to buy at the lower rate according to developer Taylor […]

Costa del confidence

Of the three Spanish regions in which Taylor Wimpey España specialise, Mallorca, Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol, the latter has by far seen the largest increase in sales compared to the same period last year with new developments such as Los Arqueros Beach in Marbella selling in record time.Via www.easier.com

Sales rising on the Costa del Sol

Taylor Wimpey España believes that the fall of the euro, the government’s new residency scheme for those spending over €160,000 on property, and the reduction of VAT to 4 per cent until the end of 2012, have all increased consumer confidence in Spanish property, with investors and those looking to buy a second home gradually returning to […]

New low-cost routes to Mallorca announced

The news is predicted to bring a further boost to the Mallorcan property market, enabling those considering buying a property in Spain easier and more convenient access to their overseas holiday home. Taylor Wimpey España comments: «Mallorca has always been a firm favourite — it’s easy to get too, offers sunny days and the most beautiful scenery. To highlight […]

Heathrow opens flights to Mallorca for first time in 3 years

Spain is still considered one of the most reliable and established markets for property buyers with Mallorca remaining one of the most popular destinations. Although Mallorca is often deemed much more of an ‘aspirational destination’ attracting affluent expats, Taylor Wimpey España argues that quality homes and affordable prices can go hand in hand.Via www.themovechannel.com

New cheap flights from UK to Mallorca

Mallorca is the number one destination for people over the Jubilee week, registering a 60% increase on 2011 and Palma de Mallorca voted one of Spain’s Top 10 Destinations in Trip Advisor’s Traveller’s Choice awards 2012.Via www.propertyoverseastoday.com

Brits target Spanish homes near beaches and golf courses

Proximity to beaches and golf courses are among the most important things to consider when buying property in Spain as far as many Britons are concerned, according to Spanish property developer Taylor Wimpey España.Via www.propertyoverseastoday.com

Finding unique frontline property in Spain just got easier

Now, leading Spanish house builder Taylor Wimpey España is happy to announce the pre-release of a unique first line development on the Spanish Mediterranean coast that won’t break the bank. The first phase of La Vila Paradis in Villajoyosa, Costa Blanca will compromise of 27, two and three bedroom/two bathroom apartments, all with beautiful sea […]

First line development opened in Costa Blanca

Taylor Wimpey España has opened the first phase of La Vila Paradis in Villajoyosa, comprising of 27 two and three bedroom, two bathroom apartments. For a price that won’t break the bank, people can now invest in Spanish property with beautiful sea views and direct beach access.Via www.propertyshowrooms.com

New Costa Blanca beachfront homes from €249,000

The Costa Blanca is the second most popular choice for foreign buyers seeking second homes in Spain. Alicante has become the Spanish province with the largest number of foreign transactions, with almost 85%. Taylor Wimpey España says it has achieved a 76% increase on total property sales on the Costa Blanca up to September 2012 […]

Light At The End Of Spains Crisis Laden Economic Tunnel

Spain’s prevalent tourism industry is helping the nation’s real estate market, as confirmed by the increase of sales volumes in September 2012. Taylor Wimpey de Espana’s marketing and sales director, Marc Pritchard said revealed a rise of 22 per cent in property transactions experienced by his firm in the month of September this year as […]

Middle-Class Russians Settle in Spain

Experts said that the recent tourism boom in Spain is one of the reasons that middle-class owners are becoming more prominent on the real estate market. The number of Russian visitors coming to Spain almost doubled in 2012, with a record-setting 1 millionth tourist arriving in Malaga on Oct. 31.Experts are predicting that the demand […]

Spain property sales rising

Taylor Wimpey Spain has experienced a 22 per cent rise overall in the number of real estate transactions in September, compared to the same period in 2011. And the figures are even more impressive for property in the Costa del Sol, which has seen sales rise by 52 per cent in the year to date, compared […]

Spanish property sales ‘on the rise’

Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey de España, revealed that his firm experienced a 22 per cent rise in the number of real estate transactions in September, compared to the same period in 2011.Via www.propertyshowrooms.com  

Balearic property sales soar 32.3%

Pritchard explains: ‘Top properties in prime locations do sell at the right price in Mallorca. Prices are stable on the island — it’s a resilient market with a good reputation.’Via www.propertyoverseastoday.com

Spain buoyed by Balearics property boom

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Manager at Taylor Wimpey España comments,’In terms of new build property sales, there are only very few new developments around for buyers to actually snap up and we are literally the only developer building right now.’Via www.themovechannel.com

Sales of new properties boost the Spanish housing market

What is happening in the market depends on where you are, according to Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager at Taylor Wimpey España which has new homes for sale in Mallorca. ‘In terms of new build property sales, there are only very few new developments around for buyers to actually snap up and we are […]

It’s Viva España for foreign holiday home purchases

There are numerous reasons why Spain still ranks top of the list for property buyers. For Brits the easy-to-reach reliable good weather plays a big part, swapping grey clouds for blue skies and the strength of the pound against the euro means that visitors can get more for their money which has no doubt aided […]

Fast Track

Sales and Marketing Manager at Taylor Wimpey España – Spain’s leading house builder that has been constructing homes on the Balearics, the Costa Blanca and the Costa del Sol since 1958. Via www.construction-online.net

Back in the game! Spain sees highest increase in sales since 2008

There are numerous reasons why Spain still ranks top of the list for property buyers. For Brits the easy to reach reliable good weather plays a big part, swapping grey clouds for blue skies and the strength of the pound against the euro means that visitors can get more for their money which has no […]

Over half of Spanish property sales went to Brits last month

  While the data shows that Brits seem to be showing a great deal of interest in real estate in Spain, we at Taylor Wimpey España are seeing this interest translate into action. While enquiries by Brits have increased by 5.5% in August this year compared to the same time in 2011, last month saw 53% […]

Spanish push to attract British buyers back seems to be working

Opportunities to purchase quality properties in good locations at low prices combined with the strength of the pound to euro and 4% VAT has meant that Brits are prepared to act in order to take advantage of the current market. Via www.propertywire.com

Many reasons’ to buy a property in Spain

This is the opinion of Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager at Taylor Wimpey de Espana, who explained some of the factors that make the country popular for property ownership include its weather, transport links to other European destinations and safety. Via www.propertyshowrooms.com

Spain encourages buy-to-let investors

  Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager at UK-based housebuilder Taylor Wimpey España, said the sharp fall in property prices was the main driving force behind the increase in sales. «Spain still ranks top of the list for property buyers. For Brits the easy-to-reach reliable good weather plays a big part, swapping grey clouds for […]

Overseas visitors set to top 1 billion as Spain hosts World Tourism Day

  The host nation, Spain, is a prime example with the nation being the second most visited country of the world after France, thanks to its geography and rich cultural scene. In the first eight months of this year alone, Spain received 40.7 million international visitors; this was 3.6% more than in the same period […]

Back in the game! Spain sees highest increase in sales since 2008

There are numerous reasons why Spain still ranks top of the list for property buyers. For Brits the easy to reach reliable good weather plays a big part, swapping grey clouds for blue skies and the strength of the pound against the euro means that visitors can get more for their money which has no […]

Alicante ‘a popular choice’ for Spanish property investors

It is no surprise that the destination on the Costa Blanca has remained popular with foreign buyers looking for real estate in Spain, as the area is renowned for its clear blue waters, miles of golden sandy beaches, quaint villages, sophisticated cafes and restaurants, and an abundance of historical, cultural and leisure activities Via www.propertyshowrooms.com

Over half of Spanish property sales went to Brits last month

While the data shows that Brits seem to be showing a great deal of interest in real estate in Spain, we at Taylor Wimpey España are seeing this interest translate into action. While enquiries by Brits have increased by 5.5% in August this year compared to the same time in 2011, last month saw 53% of […]

Foreigners Still Interested in Spanish Property

Spain has been voted the number one retirement destination on a number of occasions and it’s easy to see why, said Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager of Spanish house builder, Taylor Wimpey España. ‘Certainly the weather is a major factor in people’s decision making. Health too is without a doubt of great importance to […]

‘Many reasons’ to buy a property in Spain

This is the opinion of Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager at Taylor Wimpey de Espana, who explained some of the factors that make the country popular for property ownership include its weather, transport links to other European destinations and safety. Via www.propertyshowrooms.com

Fancy leaving Britain for the sun? Spain still holds the key

Of these Spainremains the most popular second home destination for British buyers, according to Standard Life research, beating Australia, the USA and France. According to Taylor Wimpey de Espana, an increase of nearly half a million tourists in 2012 has boosted property sales. Via www.express.co.uk/

New ‘loyalty card’ scheme to reward repeat visitors to Spain

Leading Spanish house builder Taylor Wimpey España comments: «In spite of Spain’s current situation, the nation is still a top pick with tourists and if the number of visitors till May has already risen by 2.4% compared to last year, can you imagine what will happen once the new tourism plan kicks in?» Via www.aplaceinthesun.com

Rising tourist numbers ‘boosting Spanish property sector’

Demand for real estate assets in Spain increased in the first half of the year, compared to the same six months in 2011. This has been attributed, in part, to the rising number of tourists visiting the country. Via www.propertyshowrooms.com

Demand for Spainproperties ‘rises’

» … the rise was partly due to an increase in the number of tourists coming to Spain. Other reasons for the rise in sales include the sunny climate, the strength of the British pound against the euro and Spain’s proximity to Britain, Mr Pritchard said.» Via news.assetz.co.uk

Spain property sales increase as 19.1 million tourists flock to Spain

«There are numerous reasons why Spainstill ranks top of the list for holiday makers. For Brits the easy to reach reliable good weather plays a big part, swapping grey clouds for blue skies and the strength of the pound against the euro means that visitors can get more for their money which has no doubt […]

Mallorcan property offers «any advantages»

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing manager of Taylor Wimpey de Espana, commented: «The stunning BalearicIslandoffers a wonderful quality of life and superb properties that are so often desired by tourists and potential homeowners.» Via www.aplaceinthesun.com/

Summer sailing in Mallorca boosts property investor confidence

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Manager of Taylor Wimpey de España who also lives on the island, comments, «Every year Superyacht Cup not only sees many boating enthusiasts preparing to set sail from the dazzling Mallorcan shore but an abundance of intrigued visitors flocking to the island to witness the action. Indeed, international events of […]

Summer sailing in Mallorca keeps confidence afloat

The stunning BalearicIslandoffers a wonderful quality of life and superb properties that are so often desired by tourists and potential home owners. And, although recognised in part, as a hub for the rich and famous, Mallorcahas plenty to offer in terms of affordable property with something for everyone. Via www.themovechannel.com/

Low prices in Spainare good news for investors and second home hunters

Spanish house builder Taylor Wimpey España believes that there remains plenty of opportunities to capitalise off the back of low prices. ‘In spite of Spain’s current situation there are some big opportunities for shrewd property hunters right now. Property investors will not only benefit from the fact that Spanish property is currently around 33% lower […]

Look before you leap into a cheap Spanish property deal

«If I was in a buyer’s position, I would look at the market very carefully. It is location, location and location,» says Marc Pritchard, a sales manager of housebuilder Taylor Wimpey España Via www.independent.co.uk

Blue Flag beach awards ‘can benefit Spanish property owners’

Mr Pritchard, sales and marketing manager at Taylor Wimpey de España, pointed out the quality of the country’s beaches is one of the big attractions for the tourists, so an increase in the number of Blue Flags awarded could help boost its appeal as a holiday destination. Via www.propertyshowrooms.com

Spain still reigns

Taylor Wimpey España, said: «One of the great things about the Costa del Azahar is that fact that it has maintained all that is authentic about Spain. The coast has upheld its appeal with people and activities still in keeping with Spanish culture and tradition – something that appeals to second-home buyers who want to […]

Costa del Azahar most popular Spanish location for Brit buyers

«Our latest development located in Alcossebre on the Costa del Azahar — a first for us — affords a highly sort after frontline location with direct access to the sea matched with an affordable price tag — a perfect combination for buyers looking for something special that won’t break the bank!» he added. Prices at […]

Spain’s ‘Orange Blossom Coast’ catches the eye of investor

Taylor Wimpey Espana explained this is because the coastline offers good value for money in terms of property prices, but also offers more regional authenticity than some destinations. In the Costa del Azahar, residents and visitors can enjoy Blue Flag beaches, the mountains of Castellon, the medieval castle at Peniscola and the seaside town of […]

Costa del Azahar most favoured area in Spain for home purchases

Taylor Wimpey España, comments, «One of the great things about the Costa del Azahar is that fact that it has maintained all that is authentic about Spain. The coast has upheld its appeal with people and activities still in keeping with Spanish culture and tradition — something that appeals to second-home buyers who want to […]

Golf tourism to boost home sales

Spain is one of the biggest international golf destinations; it’s certainly the most popular European golf location and anyone thinking of buying a golf property in Spain would definitely be making a wise move. With Taylor Wimpey developments you are buying into community spirited neighbourhoods that afford excellent facilities and green surroundings as well as […]

Golf tourism on the rise

Taylor Wimpey España, comments «The golf tourism sector has proven to be a resilient and reliable market that always bounces back even when the chips are down and we are happy to hear that there is an optimistic outlook among golf tour operators with three-quarters of those surveyed in KPMG’s report expecting growth in the […]

Tourist spending in Spain increases during first quarter

Q1 2012 has been rather successful for Spainwith British and German bargain hunters choosing the nation as their top holiday and second-home destination,’ declared Taylor Wimpey Espana. Via www.azureholidays.com

Spanish overseas property sales hit three year

Figures from the Bank of Spain and Taylor Wimpey Espana provide proof, if any was needed, that international property markets behave differently to their domestic counterparts. Via www.globaledge.co.uk

Taylor Wimpey records 21% hike in Spanish property sales

House builder Taylor Wimpey España saw a significant rise in the volume of new homes sold in Spainduring the first quarter of this year as more Brits are attracted by cheaper Spanish property prices and a favourable sterling/euro exchange rate. Via www.internationaleat.com

21% increase in Spanish property sales

Outlook for Spanish property positive as Taylor Wimpey España records 21% increase in sales. Spainis still considered one of the most reliable and established markets for property buyers with Mallorca remaining one of the most popular destinations. Via www.myintroducer.com

Mallorca: An island for all seasons

Local resident Marc Pritchard of Taylor Wimpey, says: ‘It has sports, nature, Michelin restaurants and good-value rural restaurants. Palmais a year-round city with festivals and concerts. Via www.homesandproperty.co.uk

Uplift in tourism benefits Marbella

Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager at Taylor Wimpey de Espana, said it is ‘no surprise’ Marbellais popular not only as a holiday destination, but also as an option for those buying Spanish property. Mr Pritchard added Brits are still one of the main target markets for the Costa del Sol as a whole and […]

Costa del Sol prepares to welcome Brits sprinting away from Olympics

Spain is always a hot pick for Brits when deciding where to holiday and if the latest news from Lowcostholidays.com is anything to go by, having identified that Mallorca is the number one destination for people over the Jubilee week, registering a 60% increase on last year along with other popular regions such as the […]

Tourism push ‘will benefit Spanish property market’

A new campaign to promote the Costa del Sol to overseas visitors is likely to have a positive effect on Spain’s real estate market. Such is the opinion of Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager at Taylor Wimpey de Espana, who explained British holidaymakers in particular are being targeted by the region’s tourist board. Via www.propertyshowrooms.com

Climate and investment ‘most important factors in overseas property purchases’

The main reasons why Brits buy property in Spain or other nations overseas is due to the warmer climate and investment opportunities on offer. It is not only British buyers who are drawn to Spain, with sales and marketing director of Taylor Wimpey de Espana Marc Pritchard revealing earlier this month there have been an […]

Spanish house prices falling to more realistic levels says Kyero

Prices across Spainare readjusting with sellers and agents pricing more reasonably,’ agrees Mark Pritchard, sales and marketing director of developer Taylor Wimpey de España, adding that the country is becoming ever more attractive to buyers from Scandinavian and North European markets like Sweden,Denmark, Norway and Holland. Via www.opp.org.uk

Property outlook for Spain more rosy as price decline slows

At Taylor Wimpey de España we consider our prices very fair given the prime locations, space and quality of build and indeed our reduced 4% VAT offer in itself highlights that we want to make it even easier for property hunters to buy in Spain. Via www.propertywire.com

British interest in Costa Blanca on the rise

Taylor Wimpey España has a selection of properties to choose from on the Costa Blanca. The new Lagunas del Sol development is a residential complex located close to the heart of Ciudad Quesada. It is made up of townhouses close to the beaches. The properties have been built on two floors with 2 or 3 […]

Old favourites still rule when buying a second home abroad

‘A home from home for many, Spain’s climate, infrastructure, ease of access from the UK, combined with good hospitals and healthcare system, political stability, timeless tourism appeal and affordable housing market draws buyers in their droves,’ says Marc Pritchard from housebuilder Taylor Wimpey España. Via www.independent.co.uk

Spain top destination for Brit travellers.

I really do think that the British love affair with Spain will be stronger than ever in 2012 and as a way to say thanks we are commencing a ‘send a friend’ campaign. You recommend friends and family who are interested in Spanish property and if they buy, you earn €2,000. Via www.aplaceinthesun.com

2.5 million tourists expected to visit the Costa Blanca in 2012

While there has been an overall 63% increase in the number of Taylor Wimpey España properties sold to foreign buyers this year already, British buyers remain our biggest fans with a staggering 100% increase in sales to this group to date this year compared to the same time in 2011. Via www.aplaceinthesun.com

Spanish housebuilder sees 100% surge in British buyers this year

Of course, while there has been an overall 63% increase in the number of Taylor Wimpey España properties sold to foreign buyers this year already, British buyers remain our biggest fans with a staggering 100% increase in sales to this group to date this year compared to the same time in 2011. Via www.opp.org.uk

Spain sees 27.8% rise in foreign property investment

Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager of Spanish house builder company Taylor Wimpey Espana, said: ‘The news that foreign investment is once again up is a sign that property market conditions are improving with property purchases in the third quarter of 2011 increasing by 19.2 per cent.’ Editor of Aplaceinthesun.com Liz Rowlinson recently commented that […]

Boost to foreign investment in Spanish property

Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager of Taylor Wimpey de Espana, cited figures from the Bank of Spain, which showed the amount of money entering the sector from overseas buyers grew by 19.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2011, compared to the same period in 2010. Via www.propertyshowrooms.com

Spain’s Costa Blanca Hot Spot for British Buyers

One of the newer properties being offered by Taylor Wimpey España is Brisas de Alenda. Located on the Costa Blanca, this development features 3-bedroom townhouses located in a peaceful and quiet area adjacent to the Alenda Golf Course, just 15 minutes away from the beach. With generous private gardens, a communal swimming pool, a club […]

Taylor Wimpey alone in Mallorca

The eurozone debt crisis has left British construction firm Taylor Wimpey as the last homebuilder still actively developing on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Via www.telegraph.co.uk  

Rising tourist numbers ‘good for Spanish property

This is the opinion of Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager at Taylor Wimpey de Espana, who noted that even more people are expected to holiday in the nation during 2012 than in 2011. Via www.propertyshowrooms.com  

More foreigners buying property in Spain

Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing director of Taylor Wimpey de Espana, commented the rising interest from overseas investors demonstrates ‘many buyers have been discerning enough to strike while the iron is hot and purchase properties that are well priced and in excellent locations’. Via www.propertyshowrooms.com

What do buyers want from Spanish property in 2012

Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager at Taylor Wimpey España, commented: ‘The Kyero.com report provides an interesting insight into what buyers want from Spanish property. In 2012 it is important to look at trends in buyer behavior and the interest generated regarding Spanish property to identify how to grab the attention of this year’s property […]

A Third of British Tourists Prefer Spain

Many foreign buyers will be looking to the famous Costa Blanca to make property purchases. Among the Costa Blanca hot spots are the Lagunas Del Sol and Calpesol developments. Lagunas Del Sol features 2 and 3 bedroom townhomes in a rural part of Rojales, built in a natural setting. Calpesol features 2 and 3 bedroom properties with sun-roofed terraces, […]

Buyers can still buy VAT free in Spain

But those who purchase a new build property on the stunning Balearic island of Mallorca or Costa Blanca through leading house builder Taylor Wimpey Spain before 29th February 2012 can enjoy an extra 4% off the purchase price, in effect making the property VAT free. Via www.aplaceinthesun.com

Taylor Wimpey aims to gain from cost cutting – Finantial Times

Taylor Wimpey group registered some improvement in its small Spanish business, where although the number of properties sold dipped, the average selling price rose to £238,000 from £214,000 in 2010, meaning it made a ‘marginal’ profit. While emphasising that the Spanish market overall remains «very challenged,» Mr Redfern said the company benefited from operating in […]

Spanish property market set for recovery, it is claimed

The market has reached the bottom according to Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager of Taylor Wimpey España and will move in a positive direction this year. Sale prices in Spain for quality properties in prime locations were stable in 2011 and Pritchard indicates that this trend will continue into 2012 while properties in less […]

Spain’s Property Market to Rebound in 2012, Say Local Experts

With years of experience in building some of Spain’s most highly regarded properties, Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing manager of Taylor Wimpey España, suggests that the Spanish market has now reached the bottom and will move in a positive direction this year, highlighting a number of aspects that will aid Spain’s recovery. Via www.worldpropertychannel.com

VAT FREE on your new home in Spain!

«The Spanish government maintains the reduced VAT (4%) on new homes in 2012» And until 29 February: Taylor Wimpey will pay the remaining 4%. Your new home in Spain without VAT! Special offer on stock properties with legal completion on or before 29st of February of 2012. Limited amount of properties available.

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