Properties along the Costa del Sol are being snapped up, and there is a growing demand for residential and other properties in this superbly beautiful part of Spain. This stretch of land also offers fantastic variety in terms of amenities and scenery. Stunning sunny beaches, magnificent mountains, and quaint countryside locations are just three examples of the natural diversity in these parts. Similarly, you can also expect great variety as far as properties are concerned.
Some of the most popular types of properties included homes on and near golf courses, seaside homes, and luxury apartments. Of course, choosing the ideal home also means that you need to consider your needs and budget. The latter being the most important fact of all. Setting a budget for your new home will depend on how much you have available for a down payment and how much you will qualify to lend if you are opting for a mortgage.
The larger the property, the higher the price. In addition, the location and amenities in the area will also affect property prices. As tempting as it might be, it's never a good idea to buy a home that is just within your reach (financially). You should always leave yourself some financial room for error. In other words, make sure that you are not depleting your funds and monthly income just to pay for your home. Life is unpredictable, and emergencies often require that you have some cash on hand.
For those who are planning on renting their Costa del Sol home out throughout most of the year, it's also important not to rely on this source of income too heavily. The extra income is great, but if, for whatever reason, your home remains empty for several months, you don't want this to financially cripple you. If in doubt, the best thing to do is outline your current income and savings while comparing this amount to your usual monthly and annual expenses. At Sunshine Golf Properties, our goal is to help you make a sound investment. Our team is always happy to assist with professional advice regarding any step of the home purchase process.