Costa del Sol

Cheap Bargain Spanish property all along the Costa del Sol, Spain....

Garratt Homes combine experience, professionalism and a personal approach in order to make your Spanish property purchase a successful and rewarding one.

Beach palm Given the current market conditions, we specialise in finding the ‘distressed’ or cheap properties which come up for sale and sell very quickly.

( To access this month's bargain distressed sale properties. Click here )

We are thoroughly committed to providing our customers all the necessary help in locating the best priced and value for money properties available on the Costa del Sol. Should your interest be in making a permanent move to Spain, finding a holiday or retirement home to suit your needs or sourcing the right Spanish property investment in today's buyer's market, we bring all our experience and resources to bear to make that goal a reality.

Marbella Garratt Homes Inmobiliaria use an extensive network of agents and Spanish property finders enabling us to offer our clients over 16,000 resale properties along the coast and inland.

If you're actively looking for a cheap bargain property in the current spanish property market, you're right in thinking that the locals might get there first, or only those 'in the know' will be best placed to take advantage of any really cheap prices long before they make it onto the web pages. At Garratt Homes we are focussed on today's buyer's market and can therefore help all our customers to find and pay the best prices possible.

Our knowledge of the Spanish market – half of our clients are themselves Spanish – means that our English clientele pay the same prices and get the same level of service as the Spanish locals.

La Alhambra

“When in Rome…or in this case the Costa del Sol…” is the correct approach when considering taking a major step like purchasing a property in a foreign land where you might not speak the language.

In order to insure your purchase is the safest and most cost effective it can possibly be, we work with specific partners for all your legal, mortgage, rental and money exchange needs. Please click on their links.

We also have years of experience working with the major developers on the coast and inland thus offering our customers the widest selection of off-plan, new and resale property.

Above all, Garratt Homes Inmobiliaria will go the extra mile for you the customer; providing a service you will be very satisfied with and would recommend to your friends and family.

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Spanish Government measures for the property market.

The newly elected Partido Popular (Conservative) party has introduced a raft of measures relating to the under-performing property market. These measures are directed both at stimulating certain sectors of the market and generating extra tax revenue.08/01/2012

Spanish Government reduces VAT on New Property Purchases by 50%.

In an unexpected move on Friday of last week, the Spanish government decided to slash VAT on the purchase of new property from 8% to 4%. Applicable immediately, this discounted tax measure will last until the end of the year -31st December 2011.23/08/2011

Spanish Property prices continue to bounce along the bottom.

Many commentators have been looking to call the bottom of the market after the turbulence of the last 3 years and it would now appear that we are there or thereabouts.....19/11/2010

Tinsa estimate a further 20% drop in Spanish house prices in 2009

Tinsa, a Spanish property valuation company used by several high street banks,has signalled that house prices will drop a further 20% over 2009. 01/03/2009

Monthly mortgage payments set to drop by largest amount in five years.

The Euribor, which is linked to the Central European Bank's base lending rate, is set to close the month of December at 3.47%.28/12/2008

Offer extended. Luxury Marbella Townhouses. Reduced by 100,000€

Situated in the prestigeous Marbella location of Cabopino. Standard prices were from 450,000€ - 515,000€. These marvellous luxury homes can now be purchased for 350,000€ - 415,000€. 28/06/2008

Euribor at lowest level for eight months.

Against the trend of bad news in the financial markets, the Euribor fell again to 4.381% (22.01.08). This is well below the rate at the end of 2007 where the rate had spiked to 4.79%.28/01/2008

Spanish property prices end the year lower than they started.

Despite starting the year well with property prices rising in all Spanish regions,2007 has ended in December with prices 0.28% below where they started in January. According to Facilisimo.com, the region of La Rioja has been the worst affected, dropping 11.08% to 2159€/m2 , Madrid and Barcelona haven't avoided the falls dropping 2.38% to 3479€/m2 and 3.05% to 3777€/m2 respectively. 05/01/2008

Euribor falls again for second month in succession.

The Euribor, the Central European Bank's base lending rate, is set to close the month of November at 4.60%.29/11/2007

Bargain Property.Luxury Marbella Townhouses. Reduced by 100,000€

Situated in the prestigeous Marbella location of Cabopino, these high quality south facing residences boast fantastic sea views. Golf lovers can also choose south west facing homes overlooking Cabopino Golf (Par 71). Standard prices were from 450,000€ - 515,000€. These marvellous luxury homes can now be purchased for 350,000€ - 415,000€. 06/09/2007

Spanish Mortgage rate set to fall

The Euribor, the Central European Bank's base lending rate, is set to close the month of October at 4.65%.12/07/2007

Price of resale property falls in several Spanish regions

Resale property prices have fallen for the third consecutive month in thirteen Spanish regions including the province of Malaga.12/07/2007

Deutsche Bank release strong Spanish economy report

The Deutsche Bank have issued a report on the Spanish economy entitled Spain 2020, the success story continues.12/07/2007

Domincan Republic. JUST RELEASED. 30.10.07

Fantastic new property investment just released in the Dominican Republic. This product, previously only available to the Spanish investment market is now available through Garratt Homes.12/07/2007