Marbella Family Real Estate

Marbella Family Real Estate

This Marbella Family Real Estate page is for families considering a second home or permanent relocation to the Costa del Sol. We receive questions and feedback from thousands of families each month considering a move to the region so we've put together this assortment of handy links and get you on your way to making the right decision.

If you're looking for a tradesmen in Marbella, check out the growing list of family recommended service providers in our section on Tradesmen in Marbella.

Purchasing | Renting | Property Management | Home Refurbishment | Pool Services | Removal Services | Legal & Finance | Insurance | Cleaning Sevice

RENTALS in marbella

Vacation Marbella offers luxurious and well located properties in Marbella for the perfect family holiday. Furthermore, they can assist you with any of your holiday needs, from airport transfers to exciting tours and excursions throughout the Costa del Sol.

MS Properties

MS Property specialises in short and long-term Marbella family real estate rentals ranging from small apartments to large villas. Owned and operated by local family residents, they come highly recommended by families looking for quality rentals near the beaches in Marbella.

sun marbella

Sun marbella offers property owners a safe and reliable partner to rent and manage their holiday homes in Marbella, also providing holiday planners with total customer care in preparing for their anticipated family trips to Marbella. 

 


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PURCHASING: Family Focused Agencies

One consistent message we have heard from nearly all families is: don't rush into things! 

While it is true that there is more activity in the market this year, keep in mind that there are many, many properties in Marbella and anyone who says something to the contrary may not be acting in your best interests.

While it is true that supply fluctuates, particularly during the peak summer months, you will generally be better off by taking the time to understand and experience the various neighbourhoods, school options and differences among them.

If you are not families with the area, find a friend, agent or company you trust to provide you with objective information of the market and the pros and cons of each neighbourhood.

Below are some recommended agencies that we've been in touch with which have a family-focused orientation on Marbella.

Jackson Grundy

Jackson Grundy has been established in the UK for over 20 years and has a local team permanently based in Marbella. The company's Director General has his own home here and offers a wide range of property options from apartments to villas.

The Benahavis Hills Country Club offers rustic contemporary villas have been architecturally designed and upgraded to the highest specifications with spacious interior living areas of up to 757 square meters. You'll find infinity pools, garden areas, designer kitchens, hydro massage baths, en-suite, underfloor heating and more.

The Property Finders

The Property Finders offers a service recommended by families in Marbella who are not sure about which location is just right for them. This is a good place to start if you are considering an investment but need expert advice on the best options according to your need.

   

Alcantara Estates

Alcantara-Estates has been established in Marbella since 2004 and focuses on beachside properties between San Pedro and Puerto Banus. If you're specifically focused on homes or apartments in this area, this agency offers detailed insight on this increasingly popular locale.

Location Moves

Location Moves Properties offers a property finder service for a flat fee which provides clients with an analytical overview of the properties under consideration as well as historical information which could improve the negotiating position of a buyer.

Property Management on the Costa del Sol

De Napier Property Services

De Napier Property Services is a British-owned and operated company for property owners who own real estate on the Costa del Sol but live outside of Spain. Established since 2002, the company is among the longest-serving property management brands in the region. 

Home Refurbishment, Furnishing, Construction & Improvement

Shutters in Spain

Shutters in Spain is where you turn when you are looking for high quality window treatment, professionally installed in your home, apartment or business in Spain. 

ProMas Building is a recommended construction company in Marbella with over 20 years of experience. They also offer both interior and exterior design, providing guidance and assistance with help from their top architects and designers.

WoodFactory Spain

WoodFactory manufactures high-quality Dutch wooden furniture that is naturally beautiful, extremely durable and perfect indoors or outdoors, with an amazing selection of children's furnishings.

MS Servicios

MS Servicios is a highly recommended local contracting company that offers turnkey refurbishment and construction services on the Costa del Sol. They speak fluent English and offer surprisingly affordable prices.

Advasol

Advasol installs pool fencing systems suitable for private homes, holiday villas and communities to insure children are well protected from the dangers of falling into an unprotected pool. 

GRASSify

GRASSify is London’s finest brand of artificial grass based on the Costa del Sol, professionally installing a wide range of high-artificial grass, suitable for family, recreation and business applications.

Balconseguro.com offers the best protection nets for balconies and windows. A certified system that will allow you to make the most of open spaces without fearing accidental falls. Perfect for children and pets, also a very effective anti birds barrier.

Pool Cleaning Services on the Costa del Sol

Costa del Sol Pool Maintenance

Costa del Sol Pool Maintenance offers professional, English pool cleaning from a company that has been serving families on the Costa del Sol since 1994. Complete pool installation, refurbishment, maintenance and cleaning from Marbella to Sotogrande. 

Moving and Removal Services

Murray Harper

Murray Harper is a recommended European Relocation & Storage company that has been established on the Costa del Sol for more than 20 years. It is a family-run business and they conduct the full range of services using in-house resources.

Legal & Finance

deVere Spain Marbella

deVere Spain is part of one of the world's leading independent financial advisory organisations, with more than $10bn under advice from over 80,000 clients in 100 countries.

Sanchez + Beck Marbella

Sanchez + Beck Abogados is a recommended law firm headquartered in Marbella that offers multi-lingual expertise in civil, criminal, company and real estate law in Spain.

Mata Legal Marbella

MATA Legal & Financial Advisors offer recommended legal & financial services to address the specific needs of family residents and businesses in Marbella and the Costa del Sol.

Marbella Translators

Marbella Translators is a professional company providing translators and interpreters for legal procedures and all your documents and terminology which is ever so important.

Sunshine Enterprise Marbella is a full service agency that helps you with everything and anything you need to set up your home or business on the Costa del Sol.

Insurance

Op de Beeck & Worth Marbella

Op de Beeck & Worth is an independent insurance broker in Marbella that has 45 years of experience in Spain. As a neutral partner working with many insurance carriers, they can offer the full range of services for your family.

ALC Insurance Marbella

ALC Health Insurance provides flexible and cost effective medical cover for your family while living in Spain.  ALC offers European-wide coverage for treatment with any hospital and with any doctor.

Generali is a major player in the global insurance industry and is represented locally by Quieroseguros in Mijas Costa. 25% Discount for visitors of MarbellaFamilyFun.com.

cleaning service

Edina's Cleaning service offers deep cleaning and special requests to anywhere from Fuengirola to Estepona. This company offers comprehensive and professional cleaning from a great team with years of experience. 

To Beach or Not to Beach...That is the Question

So, where is the best place for families to live in Marbella?

The starting point is to firs ask yourself what lifestyle you are looking for. Some absolutely want to be walking distance from the beach, while others imagine themselves nestled in the hills with a view of the Mediterranean. 

Generally speaking, there are three broad categories of real estate options on the Costa del Sol:

  • Beachside
  • Golf Areas
  • Mountainside 

The prices of Marbella family real estate vary based on what your personal needs are. Generally speaking, you will find larger properties for your money the further away from the popular beaches. That's not to say that the mountains are necessarily inexpensive by comparison, however, you will find a greater selection of options of larger properties. If you're not sure which type of property you are interested in, read more information about the Pros & Cons of Property Locations, below.

Do you have a question about Marbella family real estate or other properties on the Costa del Sol? For answers directly from the community, use our Ask a Question feature. We'd be glad to put it out to the local community for you so you can get answers directly from locals who have lived or vacationed in the area for years.

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Where do expat families live in Marbella? 
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Thamarai Design | Pools and Landscape in Marbella 
One of the most experienced Interior, landscape and swimming pool design companies in Marbella, Spain. Each project is designed with close attention …

Moving to Marbella 
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TANGO HOLIDAY SOLUTIONS 
Tango Holiday Solutions offers short term holiday rental and now long term rental and property management They personally answer every question and …

Long term rental in Marbella mountain area wanted 
My name is Maria and I'm looking for a house to rent on an (ongoing) long term contract somewhere in the mountain area surrounding Marbella. (Appr. …

Looking for Town House in Marbella  
Excellent clients, references can be provided. 3 beds, guest toilet and small garden for toy poodle. From Sept 1500€ per month. Direct owners listings …

BREXIT impact on Marbella Real Estate 
The dream of UK nationals owning Spanish real estate may be challenged in the years following the BREXIT decision. Citizens from the United Kingdom represented …

Moving our family in September to Marbella 
Hi everyone, We have taken the decision to move to Marbella area in September this year, our daughter is due to start school in September and I suddenly …

New Rental Law in Spain 
Do you have any information about the new Rental Law just arrived in Spain? I believe it will be illegal to advertise or offer your home for rentals without …

HIFX Money Transfer 
General International Money Transfers One of the reasons we recommend HiFX is that they have a convenient location right in Nueva Andalucia where …

Urbanisation Fees? 
We have recently bought a an old property that was built many years prior to the urbanisation that now surrounds it. My question is: do we have to …

LOOKING: Long Term Rental  
We are a family with a 14 years-old son living and working in the coast and looking for a long term rent in Nueva Andalucia area. Presently we are a Señorío …

Looking for long term rental 
Hi I am looking to rent long term in central Marbella, I want sea view. 2/3 bed with a garage. Furnished or unfurnished I can pay yearly in advance €1000.00 …

Recommended transport company to ship from Germany to Marbella? 
I need to ship furniture (new) from a store in Northern Germany to Marbella. It is in approximately 15 flat pack boxes and weighs approx 700kg. Volume …

Should we move to Marbella from Scotland? 
My family and I live in Scotland but would love to relocate to Spain, in particular Marbella but have no idea where to start. I have over 10 years …

Where's the best place in Marbella to live for families? 
Hi, We are a family with 2 kids of 5 and 8 years old planning to move to Marbella in August. Can you pls advise me the best area to live in with the …

Require long term rental for young family 
We are looking for a long term rental - from now for 10-11 months. Area Marbella to Cancelada. 3 Bed in a good locality with parking and wifi. Please …

Murray Harper European Relocation & Storage 
MURRAY HARPER started international removals from the Costa del Sol 20 years ago at its company headquarters in Estepona, Southern Spain. It is a family-run …

Best place to live with kids in Marbella? 
Hello, I am a single dad with 4 and 7 years old kids locating to Marbella this summer. I have visited the area and looked at properties to rent, but no …

Experience with removal companies in Marbella? 
Hi there, I'm just wondering if anyone has any experience using a removals company called Britany Southern, based in Mijas Costa?

long term rental with option to buy 
we are looking for a 2 bedroom rental apartment around marbella or estepona with otion to buy do you have any renting price can be from 450 to 700 per …

We are looking for fully furnished, comfortable, long term rental .. 2 bed , 2 bath minimum 
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removal company required/man with van 
Hi, can anyone help me with a recommendation of a removal company from Marbella to South Coast of England. My daughter is starting university at the end …

Removal boxes 
We are in the process of moving back to the UK from Marbella. Does anyone know a good removal box supplier in the area. Thank you for you help.

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Long term apartment rental agency 
Can anyone recommend a good long term apartment rental agency in the Marbella area?

Moving to Marbella Spain 
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Advantages of buying a Marbella home after BREXIT 
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