Running around El Valle de Lecrín

If you’re a lover of country running and like a bit of a challenge, then the Lecrin Valley has routes aplenty and lots of fabulous scenery, sights and sounds to distract you from the hills! Local runner and our new colleague, Catherine Walkley tells us why she loves running around El Valle de Lecrín…

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Client Spotlight: Johan and Reijer’s property adventures in the Lecrin Valley

Six years ago, Johan and Reijer, an enthusiastic couple from The Netherlands, contacted me, having planned a visit to Spain to look for a house somewhere on the general route between Alicante and Malaga. And of course the Lecrin Valley area sits nicely in between the two!

Six years and five renovations later, here’s their amazing property adventure story so far…

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The end of “estado de alarma” and the welcome start of summer

This weekend, the sun reached its highest point in the sky, we had our longest day and summer officially started in the northern hemisphere. It was also, very happily, the weekend that the ‘state of alarm’ officially ended in Spain. Until further notice, we will now live under the rather awkwardly-named “new normal”, but in Andalucia, this will not be quite the same as in the rest of the country.

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The likely effects of lockdown on the Spanish property market

Easter will have turned out differently for most of us this year: no family gatherings, empty streets, empty beaches, worries about your own health and that of your loved ones, and perhaps financial and economic concerns.

You may be wondering what this will mean for the plans you’ve made in relation to future holidays and, for some of you, for your future emigration to Spain and what this all means for the property market.

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