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16:16

Local

British people could have to pay more tax on properties they rent out on the Costa

Héctor Barbotta

...reached to the contrary, from next year Brexit will result in fiscal modifications which will affect British citizens who live in the UK and earn money from renting out properties they own in the EU. Around 50 per cent of the properties sold on the ... income they receive, after deducting related expenses including the commissions charged by holiday rental platforms. This has to be paid quarterly after registering as non-resident owners of properties, and the tenants are listed as subsidiary payers. ... in Andalucía, Charmaine Arbouin. This change in tax on rental income could have direct consequences on the property market, because many of the British citizens who buy properties on the Costa del Sol do so not just with their own holidays in mind

14:42

Local

Seven in ten of the dearest homes to buy are in Malaga province

NURIA TRIGUERO

...ranging between 6,000 and 22,000 euros per square metre, these properties have a series of features in common, although they are in different locations. They are all more than 800 square metres in size (constructed area, so not including the gardens), ... leader Marbella is the municipality with the most properties included in this ‘top ten’. There are four villas in luxury developments on or near the Golden Mile. The most expensive, mentioned above, is in Los Monteros and has 1,548 square metres of ... euros, and the other tenth at 13.5 million. All these properties are on or close to the coast, but there is one exception and that is in Ronda, a rural estate in fifth position on the ‘top ten’ list, priced at 16.4 million euros. “These rankings are

20:50

Local

Police raid on illegal cigarette factory unearths six suffocating workers

Juan Cano / Álvaro Frías

“totally closed off and abandoned to their fate”, following the arrest that same morning of their bosses, said officers. The operation, codenamed ‘Hannibal’, has resulted in 20 arrests after 13 searches of private properties. Some 153,000 packets of

14:58

Local

"We're not ruling anything out regarding irregular properties"

AGUSTÍN PELÁEZ

...making them legal as has been done in other regions such as Valencia. He says his Ministry has no preconceived ideas about the matter. What is the priority for Decree 3/2019 regarding illegal properties? The environment and people. We are ... fine. We are not legalising these properties with this Decree, but the owners have to bear the cost, that is totally clear. They cannot go on damaging the environment. What does the new regulation do? It recognises that some homes were built years ... future, so much the better. The decree also applies to properties classified as 'outside regulation', but so far not many people have taken up that action. Few people applied because there were a lot of obstacles. The law permitted it, but not for

15:26

Travel

The eight Andalusian hotels not to be missed

Andrew Forbes

18. On Vejer's beautiful town square, in the medieval quarter, this new boutique six-room property has breathed new life into one of the town's most elegant 19th-century properties. The former merchant's house has been sympathetically restored using

11:46

National

Junta takes big step towards regularising many more of the 327,000 illegal homes in Andalucía

MARÍA DOLORES TOLOSA

The Junta de Andalucía regional government approved on Tuesday a decree to regularise homes built with illegal planning permission. There are an estimated 327,000 properties in this precarious position in Andalucía, with thousands owned by foreign ... normally expires after six years from construction, so as not to fall foul of the court system. The decree offers a range of possibilities for town halls to regularise properties from larger housing developments through to more isolated homes, a ... illegal property has rights to services and utilities and can be entered on the official land registry, as well as letting owners make improvements. Up to now only standalone rural properties built illegally could be regularised this way, but now the rules

11:21

Local

Town halls are 65 million euros better off thanks to undeclared changes to properties

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ

...cent of the infractions. Another 21.5 per cent were renovation work and changes of use (such as enclosing terraces with windows, or restoring an old house). The remaining 5.9 per cent of properties had swimming pools that did not figure on the ... authorities' database. Place to place By municipality, Malaga city stands out with 13,050 properties being regularised, of which half were extensions or rehabilitation. Nevertheless, in relative terms, it is striking that the inspectors detected

15:54

LifeStyle

A life of real luxury

Héctor Barbotta

...villas, and gradually. Nearly 30 years later, there are still only 230 properties. The most modest is valued at three million euros; the most sumptuous, 25 million. Many years of development lie ahead. Only three or four residences are sold each year,

13:45

Local

Police warn of technique used by burglars to monitor targeted homes

Á. F. / J. C.

National Police have sent out a warning regarding a new burglary trend currently in action around Malaga. A group of criminals from Eastern Europe is placing small pieces of plastic or thread on doors of properties they consider most likely to ... contain jewellery or cash (those inhabited by middle-aged people or older). When they return days later to see the plastic or thread is still there, they know that the property is unoccupied and break in undisturbed. Properties were especially targeted

11:45

Local

Quabit starts work on 700 new properties in La Cala de Mijas

Ivan Gelibter

Urbanisation work has now started to prepare for a development with 700 properties to be built in La Cala de Mijas by the firm Quabit. The mayor of Mijas, Juan Carlos Maldonado, and the Planning councillor, Andrés Ruiz, announced the start of the ... the project, which will start, alongside the urbanisation works, with the construction of a first phase of 240 properties. While the majority of the 700 properties in Las Lomas del Flamenco are aimed at foreign residential tourists, part of the area ... is reserved for young people. A sum of 12 million euros is being spent on 79 properties in El Lagar de Quabit, reserved for first-time buyers. A discount of five per cent will be applied to purchases of the two and three-bedroom properties in this

19:42

Travel

The Directory: Caribbean all-inclusive resorts

Andrew Forbes

Beach near Punta Cana has recently undergone a make-over, restoring its status as one of the flagship properties for Bahia Principe. New for 2019 are swim-up pool suites, and the new Escape Experiences from Bahia Principe -signature gastronomy and

13:09

Local

Marbella cocaine bike delivery gang is caught by police

SUR.

Police have arrested five people in connection with a network of motorcycle riders who distributed cocaine on demand. As part of recent searches of properties in the Marbella area, 17 kilos of cocaine were found. More than 1.2 million euros of

14:39

Local

Sewage connection for rural properties

Ivan Gelibter

Rural areas of Mijas (which account for almost a quarter of the population after Mijas Pueblo, Las Lagunas and La Cala) should begin to receive more services in the next few years. Town Planning councillor Andrés Ruiz met recently with representati

18:05

Local

Casares begins process to seize abandoned homes in historic centre

Charo márquez

Casares council has started the process of the expropiation of properties in the historic centre which have been abandoned and whose state of disrepair is affecting adjoining properties. Around 60 properties are estimated to be in this state and

19:30

Local

Marbella villa among world's ten best holiday properties

sur in english

Just one property in Spain has made it into the top 10 of TripAdvisor's Traveller's Choice Awards 2018. Located in the Bello Horizonte region of Marbella, near the Carlos Cabezas sports centre, 'VillaCasa Marbella' boasts eight bedrooms and six bat

17:43

Travel

Sustainable travel

Andrew Forbes

...bedside. This is no longer acceptable. I favour properties, like many in Mallorca, that offer filtered water in reusable glass bottles. The same is true with plastic straws - refuse them. As for those little bottles of shampoo and conditioner in the hotel

13:20

Local

Marbella mayor asks for Roca's properties to be handed over for the town's use

Héctor Barbotta

The mayor of Marbella, Ángeles Muñoz, has asked the council to vote on her plan to demand that the national government give the town seven properties owned by former town-planning head, Juan Antonio Roca, who was the mastermind of the Malaya ... council for public use. Among the properties is Roca's former country home, Finca La Caridad, near San Pedro and valued at 5.7 million euros, a heliport near Nagüeles (769,000 euros), a luxury apartment in central Marbella (2.6 million euros), and a

12:47

Local

Spain-Holiday removes 275 illegal tourist properties from its holiday let platform

Pilar Martínez

Holiday rental platform Spain-Holiday, based in Malaga, has removed 275 rental properties within the region that were not on the Andalusian Tourism Register from its database. "Ever since the regulations for tourist properties came in in 2016, ... our clients have had a lot of difficulties getting onto the register but we are very grateful that they have made the effort," he said. Removing properties from the database, however, has a major impact on portals such as these. While conceding that ... it has affected business, Petersen said that he hoped to be able to get these 275 properties back on the database "little by little".

14:20

Local

Rincón de la Victoria plans drastic action to restrict the number of tourist properties

Eugenio Cabezas

The battle is heating up between the hotels, who claim that holiday lets are creating unfair competition, and owners of properties which are rented for tourism, who say their business helps to create wealth and employment in the province. Some ... action has already been taken by the authorities, such as two years ago when the Junta de Andalucía began to insist that all properties used as holiday accommodation are registered and regulated, but there are still calls for more to be done. ... Websites now to insist that holiday rental properties are legally registered Holiday accommodation websites are also now tightening up their rules and insisting that properties in Andalucía which are used for tourism must comply with the regional

11:42

Local

Scandal over suspicious Mijas property auctions widens

Ivan Gelibter MIJAS

...asked for files going back to 1980. “We have serious suspicions that the so-called ‘express auction’ case is just one part of the story,” said the councillor. He added that he believes that properties bought by the council for “the people of Mijas” ... were given to others to use. The problem arises as the council has no accurate inventory of the properties it owns. “This municipality has made a real mess of this,” he continued. The case of ‘express auctions’ in Mijas came to light almost a year ... ago. Former PP mayor, Ángel Nozal, and his councillor for Finance, Mario Bravo, are being investigated over the auction of property at below market rates without following proper timescales. The council was selling the properties it had gained from

12:38

Local

Landowners plead for their rural property to be rezoned

ALBERTO GÓMEZ

A group of neighbours on a piece of rural land behind Torremolinos are fed up that the legal status of their properties is still in limbo over ten years after a promised development in their area never materialised. 30 families who live in the

15:56

Local

The price of luxury properties in Marbella has doubled since 2011

Héctor Barbotta

...the market from Panorama, Marbella's longest-established estate agency. The price increase in some of the most exclusive areas reflects a lack of supply compared with the growing demand from would-be purchasers. The sale of properties costing more ... especially on the Golden Mile, south of the main road. Another highly-coveted area is the Casablanca residential development beside the Meliá Don Pepe hotel. The lack of land has meant that many investors have purchased properties in these areas in order to ... process. In 2017 the College of Architects of Malaga approved 4,895 plans for new properties, but this was only 10.88 per cent of the 45,000 which were approved ten years previously. The segments of the market which are the strongest and most solid at

10:50

Local

Bank ordered to pay back deposits on unfinished properties

CHARO MÁRQUEZ.

A Malaga court has ordered Banco Popular to pay back the deposits paid to developers Aifos by buyers of a property in Hacienda Casares. Aifos went into administration in 2009, leaving construction unfinished. The claimants put more than 81,000 euro

12:08

Local

Manilva will reduce IBI tax on property as of 2018

C.M.

The mayor of Manilva, Mario Jiménez, has announced that the local property tax (IBI) will be reduced by an average of 0.123% as of next year. The change will lead to almost 17,000 homes getting a lower IBI bill, although around 9,000 bills may go up,

17:38

Local

Tourism properties now outstrip hotels in Malaga and Marbella

Pilar Martínez

The unstoppable growth of holiday rentals in the region has now seen numbers surpass those of hotels in both Malaga city and Marbella. Figures show that tourism properties, which have been regulated since 2016, have more than doubled in the past ... meanwhile, remains a stronghold for the hotel sector with holiday lets struggling to get a foothold in the town (only 725 properties have been registered so far, adding barely 3,000 beds).

13:52

Local

Over 87,000 undeclared new and altered properties found by taxman in the province

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ

(extensions, reforms or changes of use) on urban and rural land, which had not been declared. The overall aim is to guarantee that the official description of the properties is factual, whether or not they were ever granted a works licence and occupancy ... appeal. Everybody who has to regularise their property has to pay 60 euros to cover the costs of the inspections. Consequences. The properties' rateable values will be increased and this will affect other taxes which are determined by this variable. ... images and personal visits to almost every part of the province. With only Benahavís and Campillos still remaining to be inspected, of the 1.42 million properties checked in four phases of the plan, 87,143 (6.1 per cent of the total) were found to have

17:16

Travel

Hot hotels for 2020

Andrew Forbes

...offering classic Scottish dishes and indulgent afternoon teas. Tokyo Edition Hotels - JAPAN Opening in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, Edition Hotels is opening two new properties in the Japanese capital. The 80-room Tokyo Edition Ginza opens in the ... popular shopping district, while the 200-room Tokyo Edition Toranomon will breathe new life into the former Pastoral Building in the city’s business district. Both properties promise Edition Hotels’ unique glamour and style. La Maison Blanche,

12:53

Local

Costa property prices have risen most in Manilva and Marbella

Mónica Pérez MALAGA

...proven to be correct so far. The Tinsa report shows that the Costa del Sol is in a leading position in the recovery of the property market. Front line properties on the coast in Marbella are now costing about 6,000 euros per square metre, and in ... property is selling well in Marbella but the stock of residential property is one of the lowest in the country. The most popular properties are two-bedroomed houses or apartments, about 100 square metres in size. New builds are mainly good quality two or

14:55

Local

Airbnb deletes 18,000 unregistered Andalusian holiday rentals from its site

Pilar Martínez

...rentals platform has deleted 18,000 Andalusian entries, leaving the Airbnb community in the region reduced to 40,800 properties, according to the company. The move is a serious blow to the illegal rental properties in the region, which now no longer ... platform does not provide data by province, the statistics of the Tourism Registry of Andalucía indicate that a large proportion of the affected properties are on the Costa del Sol, a destination that accounts for more than half of the rented tourist ... accommodation in the region. However, half of the 18,000 properties removed had not had a booking in the last year, explained Airbnb in a statement. The rest operated normally, despite not complying with the regulations. The removal of the illegal properties

13:41

Local

Half Manilva's 3,000 unfinished homes have been vandalised

CHARO MÁRQUEZ

...residents have had the chance to comment and it has been approved by the Junta de Andalucía. The plan states that the number of empty properties in the area, unfinished when developers pulled out or went bankrupt during the financial crisis, is now 3,000,

12:58

Local

Three arrested after two properties full of marijuana plants found near Casares

Charo márquez

Police have arrested three people after discovering marijuana being cultivated in two houses near Casares. Suspicions over the two properties arose after it was discovered that they were using excessive amounts of electricity, which was being ... illegally tapped from the mains electricity supply. Neighbours' complaints of strong smells coming from the houses added to the local police's suspicions. After six months of surveillance of the two properties, the local court issued a search warrant. ... It was at 7am on Monday morning when members of the local police and Guardia Civil stormed the property. They discovered that the two properties were being used entirely for the production of cannabis, with a total of 1,245 marijuana plants.

14:35

Local

Seminar planned for property professionals

SUR IN ENGLISH

...event at La Sala Banús aims to help professionals give their clients the most up-to-date advice based on changes in laws and practices affecting the sale of properties. Subjects also include irregular properties, finance options, German and Scandinavian

10:49

Local

Malaga province can accommodate 250,000 tourists a day

JON sEDANO

"People are buying properties just for holiday lets". This is something you often hear now in the property sector, which is already talking about a new bubble and one with a difference on the Costa del Sol and in other major cities and tourist ... resorts: holiday rental properties. The regional government's Minister of Tourism, Francisco Javier Fernández, asked the government a few months ago to regulate this type of business, because it is now becoming increasingly difficult to find properties to ... is that this goose with its golden eggs is damaging the market. The phenomenon is not new in Andalucía: the Junta has been regulating this type of rental for a few years now, demanding that properties meet certain standards such as air conditioning

16:29

Opinion

Coffee and health

javier morallón

...origin have been lost in stories which are surely apocryphal from the tenth century. The way we roast and consume coffee now did not start until the 15th century on the Arabian peninsula, from where it spread rapidly. Its invigorating properties were ... It seemed that with this 'poison' removed, coffee became a nutritionally impeccable product. It was a shame that at that time nobody knew about some of the properties which are associated with caffeine nowadays: anti-inflammatory and diuretic actions,