Review of 2020 and why house prices did not fall in the Lecrin Valley

2020 has been quite a ride and the good news is, it’s almost over!  Looking back on the year brings back a mixture of emotions: From the first shock and disbelief to panic and sadness, to new-found resilience and perseverance.  What a strange year!

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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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Alphons and Rogier: a year on from taking the plunge!

In 2018, we sold this lovely couple from The Netherlands an existing business with holiday accommodation on the outskirts of Durcal in the Lecrin Valley. Eighteen months later, we pay them a visit to see how they have found working and living in Spain and dealing with the unfortunate current circumstances with the Covid travel restrictions.

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