Your Perfect Costa Del Sol Property - 4 Great Tips

How To Find your Perfect Costa Del Sol Property – 4 Great Tips

When you are looking into making that all important house purchase in Spain, it can soon become very overwhelming and daunting. The act of simply Googling 'Costa Del Sol properties for sale' will find yourself being bombarded with villas, fincas, apartments and town houses from thousands of web sites. So how do you find your perfect property on the Costa del sol ?

Here are 4 great tips...

Know your areas

The Costa Del Sol stretches from Estepona to the west of Malaga, to Nerja in the east and covers a distance of around 130 kms. In order to help with your property search, it is a good idea to have an understanding of the areas that you would like to live in and alternatively, ones that you would not. A good idea is to rent for a short while and use this as a base to explore the surrounding areas.

Know what you are looking for

Only you will know whether you fancy a beach apartment, a town house, an inland villa, or secluded finca. If you know what type of Costa del Sol property you are after, then this will again save a lot of time.

Know your budget

Everybody has a budget, and the great thing about buying a property in the Costa del sol, is that there is a property available to suit all budgets. By being disciplined about your budget you can relay this to your estate agent, and from this, they will be able to tell you exactly what you can get for your money.

Be prepared to wait

It may take some time to find your perfect property therefore you need to have patience. Properties come up all the time, so try to keep in touch with your estate agent on a regular basis. A regular phone call reminding them that you are still looking and interested, might prompt your agent into calling you as soon as something suitable comes on to the market.

1 Casa have been helping people to find their dream homes in the Costa del Sol and Granada areas for over 10 years. They have a wide range of properties for sale to suit all budgets and tastes. Check out the website at http://www.1casa.com

Written by : Barbara Brough