Second Homes Most Popular for Brits and Irish in Marbella
According to a recent report by building giant Taylor Wimpey, Marbella and Mijas are in the top 3 locations for the British and Irish to buy a second home. Whether that be for holiday rentals or just a place to frequently get away from the rat race.
Marbella and Mijas are both in the Malaga Province so with the abundance of flights available from the UK and Ireland you can see why these two are top of the tree for properties being sold in Spain. The flights don’t disappear when the summer season is over like many other top destinations across Europe, in fact winter in Marbella is perfect for tourist and people wanting to live away from the icy temperatures of the UK and Ireland.
Over the last 12 months we have seen a huge increase in the amount of British and Irish wanting to call Marbella and Mijas a home and a more permanent place to take a break. Marbella has been a holiday hotspot for years now and with attractions always getting added, more international flare arriving you can see the only way is up for Marbella and its surrounding neighbours of Mijas and Estepona.
Over 6 million Spanish residents also own a second home in Spain with more than 3.6 million of those properties being located on the coast. Many use themselves with friends and family but most purchase a home in Marbella and surrounding areas so that they can rent them out according to a local property portal.