How Golf benefits the Spanish Property Market

The golf sector has been a major influence on the Spanish property market. This is especially so on the Costa del Sol where there are a large number of golf courses.  Golf brings many visitors to the region and finding the Sunshine Coast particularly appealing, a lot decide to stay here to indulge their hobby and immerse themselves in this coveted lifestyle. Golf has not only been of benefit to the Spanish property market, but also to local tourism, with a thirty-six percent increase in visitors in the first three months of this year, compared to last year.

With over 3,000 golf-related property sales this year alone, it’s clear that being close to a golf course is popular. Buyers are interested in the investment factor, as these property prices tend to increase more quickly than comparable homes in other areas. Those properties located close to a golf course can increase in value by around twenty-five percent on average. This year in May, there was a twenty-three percent increase in Spanish home sales including the golf villas. This is the biggest increase since the beginning of 2013. For your election we have magnific properties in Costa del Sol.

Golf courses make for great scenery

Golf and properties on Costa del SolWith the Spanish property market steadily recovering, interest in properties close to golf courses has also increased. Part of the reason for this is that the views from the property can be spectacular and there is no fear that they will change. Golf courses and the surrounding areas tend to be very peaceful, and the feeling of being out in nature is a major draw.

Around 160,000 British expats residing in Spain have property close to a golf course, and over 230,000 properties are in the direct vicinity of them, with easy access. This preference in property is also shared with the Belgians and Scandinavians that looking for properties for sale Costa del Sol.  Many foreign nationals also have a property near to a golf course that is a used as a second home. This is perhaps because many of the golf courses on the Costa del Sol have other attractive amenities available, such as quality restaurants, hotels, as well as sporting and wellness facilities.

Costa del Sol golf courses

Just a ten minute drive from Calahonda, Miraflores Golf Resort is a particularly popular course that brings many property-seekers to Calahonda and the surrounding areas. Aside from sea views, you can find an excellent restaurant and bar with an outside terrace; inside this picturesque building they host live music events here to keep both golfers and non-golfers entertained of an evening. Did we mention the 18 holes, golf academy and driving range?

You can find other golf courses on the Costa del Sol if you want to keep your options open, but whatever your property requirements, Start Group are confident that we can get you set up in your ideal home, second home or with an investment property here on the Sunshine Coast. Get in touch!