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Searching for the ultimate Christmas gift? Why not a second home in Spain!

Lleading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España, has the ultimate Christmas gift in mind – a second home in Spain. “Surprising your partner and family with a Christmas gift on this scale has to be the ultimate present! You’re giving them the gift of years of happy holidays and memories to come. I’m not sure there’s […]

Spanish home sales from Britons ‘up 25% in a year’

With a strong pound and low property prices in Spain, real estate-related transfers from the UK are up by a quarter in the last year, the highest for three year. Taylor Wimpey Spain says, “The low cost of living in Spain is also a draw. Quite simply, retirees can get more for their money here […]

Interview Marc Pritchard, Sales & Marketing Director — Taylor Wimpey

Taylor Wimpey España is a homebuilding company with operation in the UK and Spain that has been building homes in the Balearics, the Costa Blanca, and the Costa del Sol since 1958. Marc Pritchard, the Sales & Marketing Director of Taylor Wimpey España, talks about the business, and gives us his views on the market. […]

More nations buying into rising Spanish market

Britons used to dominate foreign purchases of Spanish property, but now rising demand from Russian, Chinese and Scandinavian buyers mean more nationalities are looking for bargains, it is claimed Taylor Wimpey comment “High-quality developments with communal pools have attracted particular interest, with both property investors and second home owners keen to take advantage of Spanish […]

Fabulous homes by the beach or the golf course

Now is an ideal time to buy in Spain. Prices are competitive and the pound is looking strong against the euro. Traditionally prices to the south of Alicante have been lower than those in the north. But this is changing with homes now costing much the same wherever you go. Read more: http://www.mydestination.com/

Homes with sea views in the North Alicante region

When people move to Spain or are looking for a holiday home, most are looking for beach properties. So imagine the chance to live in a brand-new apartment or town house with pool and gardens plus direct, private access to the beach. Taylor Wimpey España is building a beautiful, luxury complex of properties leading on […]

Avoiding the pension pot pitfalls

The pain in Spain continues to dog the market but there are some signs that the oversupply of property is finally being absorbed and there are bargains to be negotiated on all the Costas. However, buying cheap here could be a costly mistake. Taylor Wimpey Espana’s new apartments and penthouses in Avalon at Los Arqueros […]

Enjoy the winter sun in Spain

It’s that time of year when the novelty of cold mornings and rainy afternoons in the UK has worn off and families turn their attention to which country would be the best place for them to soak up some winter sun. This year the number of those leaving the UK in search of winter sun […]

Silver travellers set retirement sights on Spain

Taylor Wimpey Spain explains: «Many of our buyers are looking for holiday homes right now but with a view to one day living in them permanently, once they retire. They are seeking high quality homes on developments that provide them with luxuries they don’t have in the UK, like swimming pools and balconies on which […]

Spain’s Surprising Recovery a Magnet to Property Investors

Despite being one of the countries hardest hit by the financial crisis, Spain has made a spectacular turn-around, dazzling financial markets across Europe. As former economic powerhouse Germany continues on a downward spiral, Spain has reduced unemployment (albeit modestly), seen GDP growth for the last few quarters and now the Spanish property market is bouncing from the […]

Sustained recovery in Spanish property market looking more likely

Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España, believes that Spanish property is currently some of the best value in Europe. ‘Buyers from across the globe are taking an interest in what Spain can offer, both as an investment choice and for the lifestyle benefits,’ Read more:: http://www.propertywire.com

Spanish property market offers best value in Europe

Taylor Wimpey de España comments “Spanish property is some of the best value in Europe. Buyers from across the globe are taking an interest in what Spain can offer, both as an investment choice and for the lifestyle benefits. We’ve found that our buyers include a mixture of those looking for an escape pad for […]

Spanish property market offers best value in Europe

Leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España, at the heart of the Iberian country’s residential property market, comments, «Spanish property is some of the best value in Europe. Buyers from across the globe are taking an interest in what Spain can offer, both as an investment choice and for the lifestyle benefits.»  http://www.propertysecrets.net

Portugal versus Spain

Meanwhile, across the border in Spain, Mike and Val Reay cite the weather, wine and food as the key drivers behind their choice of country, as well as the stunning scenery to be found when one veers from the beaten track. Like the Hutchinsons, they opted for a new build, high spec development, buying through Taylor […]

Spanish property sales strongest since 2010

Spanish property sales totalled 91,338 in the three months ot June 2014, according to the Ministry, a surge of 12.1 per cent compared to the same period in 2013. The rise marks the strongest second quarter for Spain’s property market since 2010, as positive sentiment continues to climb.  Taylor Wimpey España, which has just released a […]

The July figures mark the fifth successive month of rise with home sales

The July figures mark the fifth successive month of rises, with homes sales increasing by 22% in March, 5% in April, 5.4% in May and 8.8% in June. The second hand sales market is doing well, while the homebuilding market has also experienced an uplift, with popular tourist areas issuing an increasing number of licences […]

Spanish property on the up as penthouses command 30% price premiums

Spain’s property market is on the up, as a flood of foreign investors are snapping up bargain properties following years of tumbling prices. Provisional July figures from the National Statistics Institute have indicated that home sales increased by 10.7% compared with the same month in 2013, with 28,583 transactions in total.  Taylor Wimpey Spain comments «We’ve […]

Majorca property has weathered the economic storm

Majorca is a beautiful island with an abundance of dramatic rocky coastlines and flora framed coves, and associated with cultural images of Chopin, Georges Sand and Robert Graves. These days it is just as well known for superyachts and celebrities. Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones have a home there and the Spanish royal family […]

The gateway to Costa del Sol

The gateway to Spain’s Costa del Sol, the municipality of Malaga is steeped in culture and history, from its contemporary art centre to its two Moorish castles and museum dedicated to the city’s most famous son – Pablo Picasso. It is also home to some of Spain’s finest beaches, with wide expanses of sand at […]

The British are coming!

With a reviving economy, improved exchange rate and ever-higher values of their primary home, the British are back in the market for overseas property. To match demand, A Place in the Sun is putting on a new show in Manchester next March, while the Overseas Property Show will run from 5-8 September in Birmingham and at seven […]

Spanish construction sector leads Europe

Spain housing boom was swiftly turned to financial bust when the property crisis struck following years of soaring construction. The sudden downturn left the country’s economy reeling and thousands of homes empty — or unfinished. Taylor Wimpey España comments: «Real estate transactions by British buyers have increased more than 20 per cent according to the British […]

Building a better future in Spain

Spain has had enough of economic doom and gloom. The sun-kissed Iberian country has put its economic troubles behind it and is now leading Europe in the race to build a better and brighter future. Taylor Wimpey comments “Real estate transactions by British buyers have increased more than 20% according to the British Embassy in Spain […]

Belgian buyers snapping up Spanish second homes

According to figures from the INE, Spain’s national statistics institute, the country’s property market is experiencing a renaissance. Sales went up 8.8% in June, the fourth consecutive month of rising sales numbers that Spain has experienced. Taylor Wimpey comments «We’re seeing much more interest from Belgian buyers this year — our sales to them were […]

Survey reveals Spain as the UK’s most popular overseas retirement destination

Spain has long been popular with Brits looking to pick up a holiday home in the sunshine and for many families the property also acts as the bolt hole to which they plan to retire. The gentle climate, delicious cuisine and stunning coastal scenery of Spain have proven a consistent draw to UK holidaymakers and […]

Spanish Property Sales up 48 % in 2014

Taylor Wimpey España said: «We have already seen a staggering 2,500% increase in Middle Eastern buyers this year versus the same period in 2012 and 190% increase in buyers from Russia and Lithuania.»   Read more: http://www.ipinglobal.com/

Spain tops Brit retirement wishlist

The poll from MGM Advantage identified some 3.2 million adults looking to leave the UK to retire in Europe. Out of those, Spain came top of the wishlist, garnering 26 per cent of the vote, enough to top the rankings of preferred destinations. Taylor Wimpey Espana comments: «Our buyers are looking for high spec properties in […]

Spanish property market rebounds as economy turns a corner and attracts international buyers

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director of leading Spanish developer Taylor Wimpey Espana, comments, “Spain has long been a popular second home destination for buyers from across Europe and the Balearic Islands in particular have seen significant investment from those looking to purchase the ideal holiday home in the sunshine.» Read more: http://www.easier.com/

Costa del Soaring? Malaga reports tourism generates €500m

Taylor Wimpey España comments: «These new year round flights operated by Flybe from Southend Airport are really terrific news for both our prospective buyers looking to make their stay in the Spanish sunshine more permanent and our current Taylor Wimpey de España home owners.» Read more: http://www.themovechannel.com/

New-build triples in Alicante, Spain

Taylor Wimpey España, says, “We have experienced this resurgence on the ground ourselves with four new developments on the Costa Blanca and more on the horizon as sales continue to rise.»   Read more: http://www.opp-connect.com/

Spanish tourism enjoys strong start to 2014

Taylor Wimpey España comments: It comes as no surprise that the Costa Blanca is once again a favorite summer holiday destination. Here we have seen an abundance of holidaymakers and foreign property buyers drawn to the clear blue waters, miles of golden sandy beaches, quaint villages, sophisticated cafes and restaurants and an abundance of historical, […]

Spain set to reign once again as top holiday home hotspot

Taylor Wimpey España is proud to be at the forefront of the province’s recovery. The established developer has over 50 years’ experience of building in the Spanish market and currently has a new joint venture, a project under construction on the in Torrevieja, Alicante.   Read more here: http://www.tamworthherald.co.uk/

Scandinavians swoop in on Spain’s lucrative property market

Spanish house builder,  Taylor Wimpey España remarked on the proliferation of Swedish and Norwegian buyers in Spain. «Buyers are taking advantage of favorable exchange rates and reduced Spanish house prices to purchase their dream second home abroad. More here: http://www.propertyoverseastoday.com/

Spanish Property Rises by 5.3%

According to the Spanish National Statistics Institute (INE) the sale of Spanish homes rose by 5.3% in April, up from the same month in 2013, to a total of 24,968 sales. Alicante in particular has shown a strong recovery from turbulent economic times over the first quarter of this year, according to a report by […]

Perfect your swing as you soak up the sun in Spain and Portugal

«We saw a 74 per cent annual increase in sales in Majorca last year and in Spain generally we registered an eight per cent increase in golf property sales,» says Taylor Wimpey de España. «Golf undoubtedly is a big appeal for many buyers.»   Visable http://www.homesandproperty.co.uk/

Spanish cuisine is key factor in attracting ex-pats and tourists

Taylor Wimpey España, commented: “Fine food and wine are insurance for our culture. It is very hard for tourists to not get hooked on our huge range of gastronomic offerings, which are oft! en a key part of their desire to make their sojourn in Spain a more permanent arrangement.   Visable http://www.internationaleat.com/

Bounceback Spain

Meanwhile, in Mallorca in the Balearics, new-build is a viable option, with the developer Taylor Wimpey España offering a selection of key-ready developments, as well as off-plan opportunities, in the most desirable parts of the island. Projects available from TWE include the last phase of its Cala Magrana complex in Porto Cristo, with prices from […]

It’s a hole in one for golf Spain

Taylor Wimpey Espana comments, “The importance of golf tourism to Spain and the wider European economy is abundantly clear and despite being hit by the recession over the last few years, it’s certainly making a comeback hand in hand with the property market.   http://www.easier.com  

Want golf property in Spain?

The importance of golf tourism to Spain  and the wider European economy is abundantly clear and despite being hit by the recession over the last few years, it’s certainly making a comeback hand in hand with the property market,» comments the leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España. www.themovechannel.com

Belgian buyers swoop on Spanish property

Herman Dircx is just one of the many Belgians that have snapped up a Spanish place in the sun, commenting: I bought a wonderful apartment in the Costa del Sol through Taylor Wimpey España. I chose to buy a holiday home in Spain due to the excellent weather, great surroundings and brilliant golf courses to […]

Spanish home sales up 60 %

Spain has become an oasis for foreign investors, who between 2009 and 2013 bought property totaling just over €9.6 billion according to a study by Real Capital Analytics,¨ says Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Manager for Spanish house builder Taylor Wimpey España. This puts Spain in tenth position globally for attracting foreign investment Via http://www.themovechannel.com

Spain ranked third most attractive place to invest in Europe

Spanish house builder Taylor Wimpey España, comments: This news comes as no surprise to those of us on the ground in the Spanish property market. We have seen a steady increase already this year of foreign buyers coming from Western Europe, looking for residential property across the Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol and Mallorca Via http://www.themovechannel.com

Spain climbs to 3rd most attractive real estate markets for foreign investors

Leading Spanish house builderTaylor Wimpey España comments, ¨This news comes as no surprise to those of us on the ground in the Spanish property market. We have seen a steady increase already this year of foreign buyers coming from Western Europe, looking for residential property across the Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol and Mallorca. Via http://www.propertysecrets.net

Record number of foreign tourists descend on Spanish shores

Taylor Wimpey España comments, ¨Ranked the third most popular tourist destination in the world, Spain remains a resilient holiday destination, popular with foreign travellers whatever the market conditions. The record number of tourists welcomed in January 2014 continues the positive trend in arrivals witnessed in 2013 when a record 60.66 million arrived on Spanish shores. […]

Bag yourself a place in the sun

The Cala Magrana development is a new residential complex located on Mallorca’s east coast just south of Porto Cristo. It is around an hour’s drive from both the capital Palma and airport. Contact: Taylor Wimpey Spain Via http://money.uk.msn.com

Is this why homes with swimming pools are so popular?

Leading Spanish house builder Taylor Wimpey España, agrees that demand for second homes with both communal pools and direct beach access remains ¨especially high. A swimming pool is sand-free, contains no dangerous currents, you can go back to your property within seconds and with Taylor Wimpey España properties the pool can only be used by […]

Spanish Cuisine is key factor in attracting ex-pats and tourists

Taylor Wimpey España, commented: “Fine food and wine are insurance for our culture. It is very hard for tourists to not get hooked on our huge range of gastronomic offerings, which are often a key part of their desire to make their sojourn in Spain a more permanent arrangement. Via http://www.internationaleat.com

Tempting the British back with good design

Taylor Wimpey reported its best sales year since 2006. It has four new-build developments across the coast with an average price of £132,800. Five minutes from the beaches at Calpe with their dramatic rock, Calpesol has three-bedroom homes with a communal pool and gardens priced from £140,830, while three-bedroom townhouses at Las Brisas de Alenda, […]

16 to 23 March: Experience Holy Week in Andalucia… Not to be Missed!

Andalucia: tradition, incense, orange blossom and intense emotions. When visiting Andalucia in Holy Week, simply allow yourself to be seduced by your senses: breathe in the subtle scent of incense and orange blossom that fills its cities; let yourself be moved by the heartfelt singing of a «saeta» or listen to the silence of the […]

Foreign investors even more confident about Spanish property investment

Taylor Wimpey Espana comments, ‘It is very encouraging to see the experts such as the Urban Land Institute and PwC highlighting the turnaround which Spain has undergone and the vast potential which remains. We have been saying for some months now that the situation, especially within the second homes market, is steadily improving’. Via http://www.theolivepress.es

New-build triples in Alicante, Spain, in 2013

Taylor Wimpey España, says, ‘We have experienced this resurgence on the ground ourselves with four new developments on the Costa Blanca and more on the horizon as sales continue to rise. There is clearly a high demand for second properties in the area as more and more visitors descend.’. Via http://www.opp-connect.com

Spain overtakes China as third most visited country

We at Taylor Wimpey España have seen this increase of tourists translate directly into the holiday real estate market. 2013 has been the best year in terms of sales since 2006 with both frontline and inland projects performing very well. ‘. Via http://www.aplaceinthesun.com

Spain ranked third most-visited country in the world

We at Taylor Wimpey España have seen this increase of tourists translate directly into the holiday real estate market. 2013 has been the best year in terms of sales since 2006 with both front line and inland projects performing very well. We currently do not have any stock properties on the Costa del Sol and […]

Spain steals number 3 spot in latest world tourism rankings

Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España, comments: ‘There are numerous reasons why Spain still ranks top of the list for holidaymakers. 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 […]

Bailed out: Spain exits eurozone aid

House builder Taylor Wimpey España acknowledges that the economic climate has been tough for some time: ‘2013 was probably the first year where we did not have permanent discussions with clients about the general situation in Spain. It is still not the best but it certainly seems to be improving steadily.’. Via http://www.themovechannel.com

Property investors ‘focusing on prime locations’ in Andalucia

Earlier this week, Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey de Espana, was positive about the outlook for Spanish property in 2012, commenting that further house price falls in highly desirable areas are unlikely, with growth anticipated in the most sought-after locations. Via www.propertyshowrooms.com  

Buy a VAT free home in Spain with Taylor Wimpey España

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. Offer on stock properties (limited units). Via www.propertyoverseastoday.com

Expats prop up Spanish property market

Taylor Wimpey España, told the news provider: ‘While other markets such as Greece, Egypt and Turkey may have lowered their prices to attract more tourists, the Balearics have taken the bold decision to target the higher end of the market. ‘The calibre of stock and property prices have gone in an upward direction and interest […]

Falling prices boost Spain’s prime property

Taylor Wimpey España is now predicting a ‘great’ 2014 for the Spanish property market: ‘It’s no wonder the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol remain top holiday home choices; with miles of white sandy beaches, great climate and cuisine not to mention prices in both areas starting to bottom out, I truly believe the Spanish property market […]

Balearics luxury property market ‘keeps Spain figures buoyant

There are also beachfront developments where expats can snap up a bargain off-plan. Taylor Wimpey España, still the only developer building and selling new apartments in Majorca, has ridden out the storm and is currently finding its high-end properties easier to sell than the more modest apartments. ‘. Via http://www.telegraph.co.uk

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