Estate Agents in Estepona Spain

Estate Agents in Estepona Spain

Luxury partners Real Estate S.L. provide a unique and personal service to help you buy your home in Estepona Spain

You may be searching for a forever home , holiday home or rental investment and our team of dedicated professionals make it their mission to fulfilling all your needs .

We sit down with you and talk with you about your property “wish list” and how we can work towards ‘ticking as many if not all of the boxes”

It is one thing to view all the property programming on television or to look at the property portals on the internet but buying a home ( especially out with your home country) can be a daunting process.

Similarly expectations should be in line with your budget.   Front line Beach properties are particularly expensive and command premium prices and  this is one aspect a home buyer should be aware of , however we have provided a quick guide to the key things you should know about buying your home in Estepona.

Buying your home in Estepona

If you are considering moving to a warm and sunny climate and  thinking of buying a home in Estepona , either as a permanent home , holiday home or rental investment

We have listed below this helpful guide:

Hire a reputable lawyer:

Once you have found a beautiful homein Estepona that  you like , please hire a reputable lawyer to help you with the legal aspects of the purchase.

Luxury Partners Real Estate  work with a number of reputable  lawyers such as :

Pujol Wilkie Associates

                                                                       Gonzales Sanches and Partners

            Blanco Martin  Abogados


The lawyers we recommend are  highly skilled in  the property legalities that are required for buying property in Estepona and  we are also  delighted to

further advise you on a lawyer that will be a perfect fit for your requirements ,including speaking your language.

Lawyers  help you with the necessary paperwork, advise you on the legal requirements, and ensure that the purchase process is legally binding.

Obtain a Spanish Tax Identification Number (NIE):

You will need to obtain a Spanish Tax Identification Number (NIE) to buy a home in Estepona .  We can advise on how you can do this easily.

Open a Spanish Bank Account

You will also  need a Spanish bank account to transfer funds for the purchase.  You can do this at the bank  you have chosen or online if it is more convenient to you

Apply for a Mortgage ( if needed):

If you need finance to purchase the property, research mortgage options with Spanish banks. You will need to provide documentation such as income and asset information.

Once you have found a property that you want to purchase in Estepona ,  make an offer and when your offer is accepted  your next step will be to

Sign a reservation agreement:

On signing this agreement you will normally pay a deposit to reserve the property.

This fee  is around €6,000 euros, depending on the price of the property   ( Please note this amount will be deducted from the final price)

Pay a deposit on the property.

You will pay a deposit on your new home in Estepona,  within a few weeks or signing the reservation contract

( this is normally 10% of the property price)

Sign the purchase contract

Your lawyer will review the purchase contract and advise you on any changes that need to be made.

Once the contract is satisfactory, you will sign it and pay the remaining balance.

Register the property: Your lawyer will register the property with the local land registry.

Please budget for additional costs  such as taxes, notary fees, and registration fees,

Transfer tax  7% ;  Registration fee 1% ;  Lawyers and Notary 1-2%

Some Interesting Facts about Estepona



Beaches: Estepona boasts a coastline stretching over 20 kilometers, with pristine beaches that are popular for sunbathing, swimming, and water sports. Playa de la Rada is one of the most well-known beaches, offering golden sands and clear waters, while quieter coves such as Playa del Cristo provide a more secluded retreat.

Flower-Filled Streets: Estepona is known as the “Garden of the Costa del Sol” due to its abundance of flowers and beautifully adorned streets. The town takes great pride in its floral displays, with many streets adorned with pots and baskets of colorful flowers, creating a picturesque and vibrant atmosphere.

Mural Art: Estepona is home to a remarkable outdoor art project known as the “Estepona Murals Route.” This initiative began in 2012 and has since transformed the town into an open-air art gallery, with over 50 large-scale murals adorning buildings throughout the municipality. The murals depict a variety of subjects, including local culture, history, and nature, adding to the town’s artistic appeal.

Old Town Charm: The historic center of Estepona boasts narrow, winding streets lined with traditional white-washed buildings adorned with colorful flower pots. Visitors can wander through the charming old town, discovering hidden squares, quaint cafes, and restaurants.   The Plaza de las Flores, with its bustling market and lively atmosphere, is a particularly popular spot.

Selwo Aventura: Just a short drive from Estepona is Selwo Aventura, a large wildlife park and adventure park. Spanning over 100 hectares, Selwo Aventura is home to a diverse array of animals, including elephants, giraffes, lions, and more. Visitors can explore the park on foot or via safari-style tours, getting up close to exotic wildlife in a naturalistic environment.

Traditional Festivals: Estepona celebrates various traditional festivals throughout the year, offering visitors a glimpse into local culture and customs. The Feast of San Isidro Labrador, celebrated in May, involves colorful processions, music, and dance to honor the patron saint of farmers. The Feria de Estepona, held in July, features flamenco performances, traditional cuisine, and carnival rides, attracting locals and tourists alike.

These are just a few highlights of what makes Estepona a unique and captivating destination in Spain.

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