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Looking out at the Tramuntana mountains from Campanet in Mallorca in winter 2024

Mallorca Property Prices Continue To Soar In 2024

Recent property reports indicate that prices in the Balearics once again exceeded those of mainland Spain throughout 2023 and this trend looks set to continue into 2024.
Renowned tourist areas continue to be popular with wealthy overseas buyers looking for 2nd homes.

A winter view out over the sea from the Pine Walk, Puerto Pollenca Mallorca

Massive Demand For Luxury Properties In Mallorca

Spain is now ranked fourth in the world for the sale of luxury properties, trailing only behind the real estate powerhouses of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, and the Balearics have cemented their status as a premier destination for opulent living.

Sea, hills and sun on the Pine Walk, Puerto Pollenca Mallorca winter 2024

Considering Buying A Property To Rent Out In Mallorca?

Are you thinking about purchasing a property in Mallorca to rent out for at least part of the year as a holiday home?

You are not alone as it’s a very popular idea as it will help you cover the property’s running costs. Beware however of the required rental licenses!

Apartments and houses dotted against the hillside near Andratx Mallorca all with a wonderful sea view

Buying Property and Living in Mallorca After Brexit: What You Need to Know

There is no doubt that moving to Mallorca, prior to Brexit was a lot easier process for Brits than it is now, though it has always been more complex for Americans.

Though Brexit hasn’t changed the fact that UK residents can own property in Mallorca, it has changed the fact that it no longer gives you the rights to live here, or in fact to stay more than 90 days in a 180 day period.

If you wish to spend more time in your newly acquired property, you will need to look into acquiring a visa. There are 3 main types of visa you can apply for – The Non-Lucrative Visa, The Golden Visa and the Digital Nomad Visa.

A moody day and sky in Portixol, Palma Mallorca in May 2022

Mallorca – The Island Where Everyone Knows Your Name (And Americans Love It Here!)

In this blog we take a look at the reasons why in recent years, the sunny shores of Mallorca have become a beacon for American homebuyers seeking more than just a picturesque European getaway.

This idyllic island in the Mediterranean, which has long attracted celebrity buyers like Michael Douglas, Claudia Schiffer, Bradd Pitt and many more, is witnessing a noticeable uptick in interest from across the Atlantic, with more affluent Americans than ever before choosing to plant roots in its rich soil. Several agents have reported a threefold increase in enquiries over the last year.

Elegant honey hued stone houses in Pollenca town Mallorca December 2023

10 Reasons To Use A Property Buying Agent In Mallorca

Buying property in Mallorca can be an exciting adventure, but it’s not without its challenges, especially if you’re from overseas.

The real estate market can be very tricky with lots of unscrupulous agents, underhand dealings, problems with illegal building works not to mention the complexities with different types of land, permissions you may have to obtain and what you may be allowed to do with them.

A beautifully maintained Mallorcan stone building with pine tree in the sun

Mallorca Real Estate: A Snapshot of Growth and Stability

In a world where the real estate market is feeling the pinch from geo-political-economic happenings, from conflicts to climbing interest rates, it’s a mixed bag out there. Yet, amidst this, Mallorca’s luxury properties continue to attract, holding a special allure for discerning buyers despite the broader global challenges.
Mallorca, with its blend of scenic beauty and cultural vibrance, has long been a magnet for those looking to invest in more than just property. It’s about building a lifestyle, a sanctuary for families, and it’s always been a smart investment move.

The view from Puig de Maria in Pollenca Mallorca, out over Mallorca town in November 2023 - a great walk!

Winter In Mallorca – The Best Time To Pull On Your Hiking Shoes And Take To The Hills

There’s a reason why outdoor enthusiasts flock to Mallorca – the mild climate, wonderful and varied scenery and plethora of walking trails and bike lanes make it the perfect place to spend a day outdoors using whatever mode of transportation takes your fancy.

Personally, I’m very fond of putting on my walking shoes and going for a hike, and the winter months are the best time in my opinion to get outside and enjoy this glorious island and all it has to offer.

Pollenca town Mallorca at Christmas 2023

Revelling In The Festive Christmas Spirit In Mallorca

Come October, Mallorca starts to move out of hyper mode and into slumber mode as the tourists begin to depart and the residents start to emerge and enjoy the more peaceful streets and atmosphere (and the fact you can find a car park!)

In fact, October is one of the most pleasant months to be in Mallorca – still warm, but without the crowds so you can enjoy the beaches and strolling through the towns, or just relax in a café or bar and watch the world passing by.