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Spain ceases the Golden Visa scheme.

Spain ceases the Golden Visa scheme. Earlier this month, in a significant policy shift, the Spanish government announced the cessation of the Golden Visa scheme, marking the end of an era for foreign investors seeking residency through property investment. Since 2013, the Golden Visa program has attracted investors from around the globe, offering residency rights in exchange...

26/04/2024
Marbella's new low emission zone: and other green initiatives.

Marbella's new low emission zone: and other green initiatives. Marbella: known for its beautiful beaches, eclectic nightlife, gourmet restaurants, and almost year-round sunshine, is paving the way towards a greener, more ecologically sustainable, and healthier future for its residents and visitors. In October 2023, Marbella town hall approved the implementation of a low emiss...

13/02/2024
New Years Eve & Three Kings on the Costa del Sol.

New Years Eve & Three Kings on the Costa del Sol. Whether you are a long-time visitor, resident; or if this is your first time experiencing the festive season on the Costa del Sol, you can see how beautiful Marbella, and the surrounding areas of Estepona, San Pedro del Alcántara, Benahavis, and Mijas Costa are, during the Holidays.   Fabulous lights and amazi...

20/12/2023
The Holiday season in Marbella.

Dolan Property Your trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile. 4th December 2023 By Michael Dolan   The Holiday season in Marbella.   December on the Costa del Sol is a dream. Glorious blue skies and moderate temperatures (averaging about 18-20 degrees) during the day, give way to cooler nights (it drops to about 10 degr...

04/12/2023
Golf on the Costa del Sol ….

Foto de Thomas Ward: https://www.pexels.com/es-es/foto/foto-de-primer-plano-de-una-pelota-de-golf-2828723/Dolan Property Your trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile. Golf on the Costa del Sol ….   22nd November 2023 By Michael Dolan     Golf can be traced back to the 15th century (if not before). It originate...

21/11/2023
Celebrating Halloween in Spain.

Foto de Ylanite Koppens: https://www.pexels.com/es-es/foto/jack-o-lantern-sobre-superficie-de-madera-marron-1456121/Dolan Property Your trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile. Celebrating Halloween in Spain.   23rd October 2023 By Michael Dolan     Allhalloween, All Hallows Eve, and Samhain, are all lesser-known name...

31/10/2023
Winter-proofing your home on the Costa del Sol.

Foto de Саша Ромадин: https://www.pexels.com/es-es/foto/resfriado-festivo-invierno-vaso-19743453/Dolan PropertyYour trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile.Winter-proofing your home on the Costa del Sol. 25th  September 2023By Michael Dolan  For residents of Andalucia and frequent visitors to Marbella and the surrounding...

04/10/2023
Buying or renting a home in Spain - what property insurance do I need?

Foto de Oleksandr P: https://www.pexels.com/es-es/foto/oferta-mano-edificio-oficina-7599735/Dolan Property Your trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile. Buying or renting a home in Spain - what property insurance do I need?   19th August 2023 By Michael Dolan   If you are purchasing a property in Spain, whether it is your...

18/08/2023
International Schools in Marbella

Foto de Oleksandr P: https://www.pexels.com/es-es/foto/tijeras-verdes-y-grises-2831794/Dolan Property Your trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile. International Schools in Marbella, and the surrounding areas of Estepona, San Pedro, Fuengirola …..   29th July 2023 By Michael Dolan     Marbella, and the Costa...

29/07/2023
Summer celebrations in Estepona.

Foto de Nuh Isa: https://www.pexels.com/es-es/foto/noche-lena-fuego-hoguera-19662943/Dolan PropertyYour trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile.22nd June 2023By Michael DolanSummer celebrations in Estepona. Summer is here, bringing with it endless days of brilliant blue skies, and sizzling temperatures.Visitors flock to the coastal tow...

19/07/2023
How to make the most of your property viewing (what to look for) ….

Dolan Property Your trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile. How to make the most of your property viewing (what to look for) …. 5th June 2023 By Michael Dolan   Buying a new property; be it your dream villa, a starter home, or a buy-to-let investment; is exciting, and whether this is your first time getting a foot on the...

05/06/2023
Estepona and the “New Golden Mile”

Dolan Property Your trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile. 22nd May 2023 By Michael Dolan   Estepona and the “New Golden Mile” The term the Golden Mile is synonymous with Marbella, Spain. A tree lined avenue starting at the western edge of Marbella City and running east to Puerto Banús, it is one of the most...

22/05/2023
How do you know when it is the right time to move house?

Foto de Artem Podrez: https://www.pexels.com/es-es/foto/hombre-persona-trabajando-sujetando-5025669/Dolan Property Your trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile. How do you know when it is the right time to move house? 9th March 2023 By Michael Dolan   English proverb, "a man's home is his castle", (derived from a judicial decisi...

13/03/2023
Why do so many people come to Marbella in winter?

Dolan Property Your trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile. Why do so many people come to Marbella in winter?   8th February 2023 By Michael Dolan     Spain has long been the favourite for British and Scandinavian second-home buyers, but why is that? It is easy to understand why it is popular in summer, the end...

08/02/2023
Top tips to help sell your home in 2023 ….

Dolan Property Your trusted Marbella real estate agent and property specialist on the Golden Mile. Top tips to help sell your home in 2023 …. 9th January 2023 By Michael Dolan   It could be because the new year is traditionally the time for fresh starts; or maybe because most of us have just spent an extended period at home (not working) over the festive seas...

09/01/2023