November 2013 Archive

Monday 25th November 2013

New Homes Still Falling but Modern Styled Sales are on up

Number of New Homes Still Falling but Modern Style New Homes Sales are on the way up 
Modern Property for sale in Spain

Between January and August of 2013, 46,495 new home constructions were completed in Spain, which represented a decrease of 41.2% compared to the same period in 2012 (when 79,156 were completed), according to recent data released by the Ministry of Development. 

Whilst the trend is downwards the real story tends to follow in a few months and Girasol Homes Spain have spotted the trend of more modern style New home sales right across the board but mainly in the Alicante and Murcia Regions.

The rise of Modern Property for Sale in Spain is one trend to watch in 2014 and the new spacious designs which create much light and are designed for outside-in living are proving very popular.

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Wednesday 20th November 2013

British Pound Rises Against the Euro to over 1.20

The Pound has just breached the 1.20 mark against the Euro in afternoon trading following notification that the European Central Bank have been discussing the possibility of negative deposit rates. 

British Pound 

The British Economy is starting to see the signs of recovery and this is starting to show with a larger number of sales and enquiries from UK buyers.

1.20 Euros has been the catalyst for UK buyers to enter the market in even larger numbers and this will show through even in the months of November and December in terms of enquiries for property for sale in Spain and Portugal.

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Thursday 14th November 2013

La Manga Club Captures World Class Academy to open on Mainland Spain

La Manga has been chosen by David Leadbetter and is due to open its first Leadbetter Coaching academy in the prestigious and hugely popular La Manga Club Resort. The resort has been very busy in 2013 under new director Gary Silcock with a surge in Sporting tourists and also many holiday home sales. 

Property for Sale in La Manga 
Nigel Salmon Girasol Homes Managing Director said, "We are delighted with the resurgence of La Manga Club as a premier resort for our clients in Murcia, the variety of the property for sale in La Manga Club, alongside 3 wonderful golf courses, world class tennis facilities as well as football and cricket."

Property for sale in La Manga 
Girasol Homes have several amazing offers for clients looking on the La Manga Club Resort on their award winning website at: 

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Tuesday 12th November 2013


One of Spain’s most successful real estate agencies has given a vote of confidence to Spain in Russia online magazine.  Girasol Homes has discovered a cost effective opportunity to capture the attention of Russians keen to get a foot on the property ladder.


Russian FlagAssisted by journalist Mike Walsh and his Russian-speaking wife, Nadezhda, Girasol’s Nigel Salmon describes the pioneering coverage as ‘great’.  Spain in Russia focuses exclusively on Russian speakers who are interested in Spain property, news, culture, lifestyle and investment opportunities.


"Similar outlay would buy one week’s half page advert in a local newspaper,” says Mike Walsh. In return Girasol enjoys six months home page exposure and clickable unlimited online space to advertise their company’s products with website links on each page.”


Nadezhda says, "the advertising company’s home page is translated into Russian free of charge, a service which only we offer.


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