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UK to Spain Flight Market Named The Largest In Europe

The UK to Spain flight market has been named the largest in Europe this winter, according to the latest Official Airline Guide (OAG) data. Compared to last year’s winter season, the market has grown by over 12% for the number of seats and flights between Spain and the UK, suggesting that more and more Britons […]

Alicante Highest Number of International Passengers Recorded

Alicante-Elche Airport has surpassed its own records this summer. The number of passengers handled by the airport on international flights rose by 16.1% during H1 2016 to a record high. Known as the gateway to the Costa Blanca and a hub for all those travelling to the east and south east of Spain, the airport’s […]

Spain’s tourist appeal soars as Brits seek winter sun

Spain’s tourist appeal only continues to soar higher, as Brits seek out familiar sun this winter. Spain has always been a popular destination for British holidaymakers all-year round, but as the cold sets in across the UK, the bond between the two just keeps climbing, with the latest Official Airline Guide data ranking the UK-Spain […]

Taylor Wimpey tournament raises €5,000 for charity at Los Arqueros

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 […]

Foreign sales of Spanish property increase

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. http://www.themovechannel.com/magazine/property-investment/foreign-sales-of-spanish-property-increase/  

Visitors to Spain stay longer on the plain with many purchasing a more permanent residence

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.” http://www.easier.com/visitors-to-spain-stay-longer-on-the-plain-with-many-purchasing-a-more-permanent-residence

Foreign Tourists Are Staying Longer In Spain

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. http://www.spainmadesimple.com/foreign-tourists-staying-longer-spain-huge-majority-turning-property-buyers/

Visitor numbers up, along with foreign property purchases

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

Demand for Spanish property ‘growing in line with tourism’

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.” http://www.currenciesdirect.com/en/uk/news/demand-for-spanish-property  

Link between tourism and house sales in Spain

“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 […]

Live beyond green with Taylor Wimpey Espana’s brand new eco-friendly homes on the Costa del Sol

Live beyond green with the new nature inspired Botanic residence launched by Taylor Wimpey Espana on the Costa del Sol. A unique, eco-friendly residential development created in accordance with the criteria of sustainability, ecology and bioclimatic architecture. http://www.easier.com/135241-live-beyond-green-with-taylor-wimpey-espanas-brand-new-eco-friendly-homes-on-the-costa-del-sol.html

FBD Hotels & Resorts partners with Taylor Wimpey on Spanish development

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. https://www.rte.ie/news/business

Indulge in a spa property for total body, mind and financial wellbeing

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 […]

Swedish demand surges as Brits’ Spanish property budget shrinks

Swedish demand for Spanish property is surging this year, as British buyers are shrinking their budgets. The number of Swedish buyers looking to Spain as a second home destination has now doubled, according to the latest statistics from leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España. Overall, the total year to date sales to Swedish nationals, as […]

Swedes are snapping up second homes in Spain

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

Holiday homes in Majorca from £160k:where to find unspoilt villages, white-washed townhouses and traditional fincas

The Spanish Balearic island of Majorca receives more than three million visitors each summer, though relatively few visit its north-east corner. Furthest from Majorca’s international airport and without the south-west’s enticing infrastructure and glamorous super yacht marinas, the north-east was more the preserve of in-the-know families from the Spanish mainland. Reiner Fischer of Engel & […]

Have you got the Balearic bug yet?

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 […]

Golf and Spanish property suit each other to a tee

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 […]

Golfers go in search of the perfect pad close to the fairway

The prestigious Andalucian Open is returning to one of Europe’s most idyllic golfing destinations, the Costa del Sol, this September. The event, held between 22nd and 25th September, is set to be broadcasted to over 100 countries and will see pro golfers Lydia Ko and Michele Wie go head to head. Having hosted over fifty […]

Tourism’s flying in Alicante as highest number of international passengers recorded

Alicante-Elche Airport has surpassed its own records this summer. The number of passengers handled by the airport on international flights rose by 16.1% during H1 2016 to a record high. Known as the gateway to the Costa Blanca and a hub for all those travelling to the east and south east of Spain, the airport’s […]

August the most popular month to start a holiday home search reveals portal

For families with school-age children, August is the last chance to escape the daily grind and head off into Europe to catch some summer sun. It’s a month for long, dreamy days spent on the beach, fabulous al fresco meals with the sound of the sea in the background and catching up on everything from […]

Have you caught the Balearics bug?

As an already established holiday hotspot, it is no surprise that Mallorca and the neighbouring Balearic Islands are currently some of the hottest places to buy overseas property in Spain. So far this year, the Balearics have enjoyed a boost in both tourist numbers and property sales. According to the most recent data from travel […]

Can you still afford to buy a property overseas?

The UK economy remains stable after the initial referendum shock, and sterling is clawing back losses against both the dollar and euro. Dire warnings that Britons may lose their right to live in popular retirement destinations such as Spain and France after the UK leaves the EU look overblown. Brexit Britons are still avid buyers […]

Booming Balearics lead Spanish property recovery

The booming Balearics are leading Spain’s property recovery this year. New figures from the National Institute of Statistics (INE) show that sales on the islands have surged 39 per cent in 2016, leading the rest of the country’s ongoing recovery. Indeed, 33,390 home sales were recorded in the country’s property register in June 2016, up […]

Want To Live Like a Royal? Buy In Beautiful Mallorca

With its picturesque scenery, it’s unsurprising that Mallorca is popular with kings, queens and Hollywood stars. Do you want to live like a royal? Buy an overseas property in the beautiful island to enjoy the gems it has to offer. Mallorca, a Balearic Island, has attracted the world’s rich and famous for centuries. From Agatha […]

Mallorca registers biggest growth in property sales in Spain

The Balearic island has recorded the largest year-on-year growth of any Spanish destination, with property sales rising 39%, according to the National Institute of Statistics. Meanwhile, tourists are also looking to get their Mallorcan fix, with Palma de Mallorca ranked as the third most searched destination in Europe, according to Global Travel Insights. Marc Pritchard, […]

Spanish property selling prices up 20%

Selling prices for new-build Spanish properties have risen by more than 20 per cent in the last year. The increasing average amount being spent on new properties indicates a “revitalised confidence” in the market that the developer predicts will continue in the coming months, with valuation firm Tinsa also showing that the average price of […]

International buyers of Spanish property are ‘increasingly discerning’

International property buyers are becoming choosier when buying in Spain, says a top agency. That is why Lucas Fox International Properties is launching five designer bespoke homes, Anamaya Villas, on the Costa Del Sol, in the prime residential area of Nueva Andalucia. There has been growing demand for high-quality designer properties on the Costa del Sol during […]

Spain in Top 10 most attractive countries for investment

Spain is now among the world’s top 10 countries for real estate investment, according to a new report by Ernst & Young. As the Spanish summer heatwave continues, so too does the growing optimism surrounding its real estate market. The Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction Capital Confidence Barometer report revealed Spain climbed seven places to […]

Taylor Wimpey España ‘remain cautiously optimistic’

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 […]

Mallorca becomes most sought after destination for 2016 as sales soar by 39%

Taylor Wimpey Espana, offer a beautiful selection of properties on Mallorca with something to suit the requirements of each individual. Their most recent addition to the landscape is the gorgeous Bahia Sant Pere. The development is a Mediterranean-inspired residential complex situated in the traditional north east coastal village of Colonia de Sant Pere, perfect for […]

MALLORCA ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT DESTINATIONS

Taylor Wimpey España  is delighted that Mallorca has been ranked so highly as a sought after destination and is excited for more people to discover the beauty of the island. “We have certainly experienced a growing interest in property on Mallorca as it becomes a more prominent must visit destination on the international stage. As […]

Spanish tourism in full swing as golf drives Costa del Sol demand

Golf is driving millions of people to the Costa del Sol this year, as the country’s tourism industry hits full swing. According to the most recent Tourism Movement Survey from the National Statistics Institute (INE), Andalusia has enjoyed the greatest rise in international tourists so far this year, increasing by 18.1 per cent in comparison […]

Santa Ponsa: Wimbledon is putting this exclusive Majorcan town

The south-west of Majorca is where holiday homes come with million-pound price tags. Villages such as Andratx and Portals have become international brands, famous for sleek, ultra-modern villas built into the cliffs and elegant, immaculately renovated rural stone fincas. Taylor Wimpey España is selling three-bedroom townhouses with a communal pool from £473,600 at Marina Golf. […]

CELEBRATE WORLD TAPAS DAY WITH SPAIN’S CULINARY

Taylor Wimpey says: “Tapas has become a symbol of Spanish culture and is enjoyed by diners all over the world. The variety of dishes means there is something for everyone, from the traditional favourites to new, more daring creations. When visiting Spain, those with access to their own kitchen facilities can take full advantage of […]

Record number of Blue Flags in Spain and Portugal

Leading Spanish homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey España is delighted with the results and have witnessed a surge of interest in seafront properties accompanying the Blue Flag announcement http://rciventures.com/news/europe

British second home buyers boost Spanish construction industry

According to the most recent data revealed by leading Spanish homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey España, the total year-to-date sales to April have risen in comparison to last year, with British buyers increasing by 48 per cent. http://www.builderandengineer.co.uk/news/british-second-home-buyers-boost-spanish-construction

Spain’s property market to top IMF table following growth in UK and Swedish buyers

Figures from the Organisation for Economic Development (OECD) reveal UK buyers accounted for 21% of sales last year, while Swedish sales increased by 220%, accounting for 6%. The statistics show that it is still possible to acquire a bargain in Spain, with property undervalued by 26%. In contrast, the UK and Swedish markets were overvalued […]

Mallorca Continues To Attract Huge Numbers Of Tourists And Second Homeowners

With more flights and more tourists, Mallorca is helping Spain retain its position as a second home hotspot for British buyers. The largest and most developed Balearic Island, Mallorca is one of Spain’s most popular destinations. This year, it has recorded the greatest increase in tourists of all Spanish regions, enticing low-cost airline easyJet to […]

Record number of Blue Flags fly high across Spain and Portugal this summer

With the results of this year’s Blue Flag awards hot off the press, Spain and Portugal’s coastlines are looking even more inviting to those wishing to dip their toes into clean waters. • Spain retains top spot in this year’s Blue Flag Awards • Tenerife attracts beachgoers with impressive 15 Blue Flags • Algarve’s 88 […]

Employees from Spanish property branch raise thousands for UK charity in Scotland

It’s taller than La Concha and the weather is not exactly up there with the costas. But this didn’t stop a group of employees from Taylor Wimpey Espana from leaving Marbella to climb Scotland’s Ben Nevis to raise €11,500 for charity. The group joined the Highland Games, participating in the traditional caber toss before climbing […]

Spain: The world’s best for beaches

Spain is still the world’s best for beaches, as the country remains home to the highest number of Blue Flag awards. Blue Flag beaches are judged on four different categories: water quality, safety and services, environmental management, and environmental education and information. http://www.themovechannel.com/magazine

Taylor Wimpey España tackle the testing terrain of the Scottish highlands in the name of charity

Taylor Wimpey Charity Challenge 2016 sees employees climbing the highest mountain in the British Isles Taylor Wimpey España raise £8,945.89 for the Youth Adventure Trust This weekend saw Taylor Wimpey employees complete the 2016 Charity Challenge, ’Going for Gold’. Having already battled the Brecon Beacons and prevailed in the Peak District, this year’s challenge transported […]

Mallorca celebrates place in the world’s top 10 best island destinations

2016 continues to be a significant year for the Spanish island of Mallorca as it becomes prominent on an increasing amount of holiday wish lists. A new entry for 2016, TripAdvisor’s latest installment of their Travelers’ Choice awards revealed that Mallorca is now the sixth best island in the world confirming its place as one […]

Island tourism takes off as easyJet reveal Palma de Mallorca as their first ever seasonal base

Leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España, has a beautiful selection of properties on the island, with something to suit each individual buyer. Experiencing a rise in demand for property in Mallorca, Taylor Wimpey España have expanded their sun kissed portfolio further with the newBahia Sant Pere. This newest development is a Mediterranean-inspired residential complex situated […]

Top of their league: 10 homes for football fans

La Cala Golf Resort is home to a professional football camp. The facilities attract the world’s top teams: FC Porto (Portugal), Atlante FC (Mexico), Anderlecht (Belgium), Dynamo Moscow (Russia) and the English U-21 squad. Horizon Golf is a gated development within the resort, offering 55 three-bedroom villas. Residents also have the use of a spa, […]

Irish tourists on the up in Spain

As Spain’s popularity as a holiday destination continues to grow, we have certainly noticed an influx of interest in the second home market with a definite increase from prospective Irish buyers,” comments Taylor Wimpey España http://www.themovechannel.com/magazine/stories/spanish-tourism

Spain 3rd most popular market in Europe

Spain is the third most popular market in Europe among real estate investors. Spain as the number three destination on the continent among professional investors, behind only Germany and the UK. Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España has just revealed details of its newest frontline development, Panorama Mar, situated on the Punta Prima beach. http://www.themovechannel.com/magazine/property-investment/spain

An Irish firm is targeting wealthy Brits with a €40m development at this Spanish resort

THE PROPERTY GROUP owned by  Farmers Business Developments (FBD) expects buyers from the UK, Scandinavia and Belgium to snap up most of the properties it plans to build at a resort in Spain. The move is part of a joint venture with Taylor Wimpey Spain, the Spanish subsidiary of British-based FTSE 100 company Taylor Wimpey. http://businessetc.thejournal.ie

FBD Property and Leisure to further develop Spanish resorts

FBD Property and Leisure Ltd (FBDPLL), the hotels and property company now solely owned by Farmer Business Developments, is to further develop one of its resorts in the south of Spain. It will form a €40m joint venture with Taylor Wimpey plc, one of the largest house-building companies in the UK, to develop the well-known […]

FBD to spend €40m on Spanish development

The development is being run as a joint venture with Taylor Wimpey Spain. Construction of the new development called ’Horizon Golf’ will begin this month, with the first units to be handed over in 2017. Sales of the units will be launched later this year. http://www.independent.ie/business/

How Will a Brexit Affect EU Property Owners?

Taylor Wimpey Espana says: a potential Brexit has yet to impact Spain. “Most Spanish people are too preoccupied with hanging on to their jobs to worry about a UK exit, and very few of the Brits I have met recently mention it,” he says. “Even if Britain did leave Europe it wouldn’t stop Brits buying […]

Spain continues to reign as tourist favourite

Spain’s tourism industry records third consecutive record year (National Statistics Office) Alicante-Elche (El Altet) Airport records best November in history with 9.3% increase in passenger numbers Free furniture pack for all Costa Blanca homes at Brisas de Alenda Golf (Taylor Wimpey España) until 31  March 2016 http://www.globalbankingandfinance.com/spain

La Manga Club, Spain, appoints new Director of Sales

Taylor Wimpey España offers properties in Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol, Mallorca and Ibiza. As more and more people look to buy a home in this wonderful country, we will continue to deliver properties of the highest quality and with accompanying services that provide the very best for our loyal and increasing client base. We […]

TAYLOR WIMPEY ESPAÑA REPORT 38% RISE IN SPANISH HOMEBUYERS FROM THE UK

Spain accounts for 1/3 of top travel destinations searched for by UK holidaymakers (TravelSupermarket) Homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España enjoys surge in British buyers during September 5% of holidaymakers made friends on their last holiday (Holiday Hypermarket) http://keyready.co.uk/taylor-wimpey-espana

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