I’m Laura Leyshon and I’m Las Palmas’ resident property expert. I work for RE/MAX Cony Overseas, one of the city’s oldest estate agencies and the first RE/MAX office to open in Europe. Cony Overseas has an excellent local reputation and has helped hundreds of foreign buyers and sellers in Las Palmas and all over Gran […]
There are hundreds of properties on sale in Las Palmas, advertised on dozens of websites and portals, and in agency windows all over the city.
And there are hundreds of estate agents in Las Palmas all trying to sell you their properties.
So, how do you search for, find and buy a Las Palmas property in a safe and hassle-free way? [Read more…]
I moved to Gran Canaria in 2002 to spend a year learning Spanish as part of my degree.
I met my husband to be Alex and, after a whirlwind courtship, I returned to England to finish studying before escaping back to the sunshine.
After three years of working as a teacher and saving every cent we left Gran Canaria to go travelling. We wanted to make sure that we had chosen the best place we could find to live.
After two years and 30 countries we came back to Gran Canaria, sure that we’d chosen the right spot to start a family.
After a couple of years and a couple of children I realized that I didn’t want to teach full time and started working for RE/MAX Cony.
RE/MAX Cony Overseas
Cony was the first RE/MAX office in Gran Canaria and 20 years later is now one of Las Palmas’ leading estate agencies.
Buying or selling a property with RE/MAX gives you all the security that comes with using a household name and access to almost every property on sale in Las Palmas and Gran Canaria.
Las Palmas Property
With my local knowledge and RE/MAX Cony’s excellent support, you can be sure that we can help you to find the right property in the right place, and help you through the purchase process and settling in period.
I want all my clients to be as happy as we are in Gran Canaria and that starts with finding the right home.
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House prices in Gran Canaria and the rest of Spain have been in freefall since the 2007 financial crisis. They are now down about 40% from the peak. However, due to local circumstances, we believe that Gran Canaria property prices are close to the bottom. [Read more…]
Las Palmas is the ninth biggest city in Spain with over 400,000 inhabitants. Consequently, there are always plenty of decent flats to rent. The problem is finding one in the right area when you need it. Rental properties are listed and rent out fast on the island, especially in high-demand areas like the beach fronts. Finding a rental property can be a major headache for people with little time, or for those who don’t speak good Spanish. [Read more…]