An essential guide to the 10 best estate agents in Estepona

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Buying, selling or renting a property can be a really exciting milestone, however, it can also be stress-inducing and time-consuming due to confusing paperwork and legalities, which can put a bit of a downer on your relaxed Spanish lifestyle! It’s always a good idea to find the best, most well-trusted estate agent in the area who can secure you your dream home or make it easy to sell it and move on, so, with that in mind, the Euro Weekly News has put together a handy guide to take you through the best estate agents in Estepona to help you on your journey.

When looking to buy, sell or rent a property, it’s always advisable to work with a trusted estate agent in a language that you can understand. You will need someone who can help you to arrange viewings, fill out all of the relevant paperwork, liaise with prospective buyers or sellers, and work with your budget in mind. That’s why we have put together a list of the best estate agents in Estepona to sell your home or find you your dream property in Spain. 


The best estate agents for your move to Estepona

Buying, selling or renting a property is a huge task involving lots of paperwork and documents and with many factors to consider such as your lifestyle and needs, the area and amenities and, of course, your budget. That’s why we have made a list of the best estate agents in Estepona to help you on your exciting journey.

Our top pick

1. Status Homes

The process of buying a property on the Costa del Sol can be confusing, time-consuming and stressful, but with Status Homes, the Euro Weekly News can assure you that they will make your journey to finding your dream home an exciting and rewarding experience! It is because of this that we have placed Status Homes at the top of the list for the best estate agents in Estepona, a trusted, reliable and honest agency covering the Costa del Sol.

By really listening to your needs and requirements, the multilingual and professional team at Status homes will find the right properties for you, within your budget, to suit your lifestyle – wasting no time on showing you homes that are not suited to your criteria. This is their promise, and something that the Euro Weekly News knows that they follow through with.

The Euro Weekly News trusts Status Homes due to their extensive knowledge of properties on the beautiful Costa del Sol following over 22 years of experience, we know that the team at Status Homes place special importance on listening to YOU. Whether it be a small getaway apartment, a charming finca or a beachfront mansion along the coast, anywhere between La Cala de Mijas and Sotogrande, finding you the perfect home for your new life in the sun is their goal.

Managing director Julian Hall has called Spain his home for over 35 years and has been helping other expats find their dream property on the coast since 1999. This is how Julian first met the late musical legend Rick Parfitt of the band Status Quo and his wife, Lyndsay. Impressed with Julian´s knowledge of the local property market and following many discussions, Rick, Lyndsay and Julian founded Status Homes – now one of the most trusted and well-known agencies on the Costa del Sol.

With an impressive team that can speak 7 languages, Status Homes invites you to visit their prestigious offices in the area of Guadalmina where they have the red wine open, the white wine on ice, and the coffee brewing, so stop by for a drink and a chat. The Euro Weekly News can assure you that the friendly and knowledgeable team at Status Homes is always happy to help!

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Address: C.C. Guadalmina, Edf 4, Local 11, 29678, San Pedro de Alcanatara, Marbella,Málaga

Telephone: (+34) 951 204 321 UK Tel: (+44) (0) 203 807 1817 Mobile: (+34) 649 30 99 08

Email: [email protected]

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2. Livingstone Estates

The multi-lingual team at Livingstone Estates are experts in their field, meeting their client’s needs and requirements for profitable holiday home investments, short and long-term rentals and the purchase of a permanent home on the beautiful coast.

Whether you are looking at selling your property and need experienced and professional help with marketing, searching for a luxury holiday home to spend time away with family and friends, planning your dreams of moving to the Costa del Sol or in need of a rental property – Livingstone Estates is here to help.

Positioned as the leading choice in Estepona on the sunny Costa del Sol, the estate agents here are the New Golden Mile´s real estate specialists, offering you tailored solutions and impeccable attention to detail. With a wealth of experience in the property market, Livingstone Estates provide an exclusive range of properties and various housing types including charming fincas, luxury apartments, cool penthouses, typical Spanish townhouses and plots to create your own house.

If you are selling your property, you need an experienced and professional agency to guide you through the unpredictable and competitive market. Livingstone Estates will give you the best marketing services to make sure your property makes its way in front of the right buyers, including real-time evaluation, publishing in their magazine and online portals, promotion of your property in their network of over 125 agents on the Costa del Sol, and even a professional photographer to capture the best images.

The services don´t end after the purchase of your new property, Livingstone Estates aftersales services are something that no one else provides, setting them apart from the rest. Their professional Management and Maintenance department is dedicated to services such as registering your telephone line, car rental, insurance management, maintenance and more.

Discover how the experienced and knowledgeable team can help you on your journey:

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Telephone: +34 952 806 417

Email: [email protected]

Address: Urb. Guadalmansa Edif. Salinas Local 7, Ctra. de Cadiz KM 164, 29680, Estepona, Malaga

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3. The Spanish Estate Agent

Do you ever have those days where you think ‘Now I’ve seen it all’? Just when you think you have seen every personal situation or property quirk, along comes another one to surprise you. The Spanish Estate Agent recently helped a client avoid disaster when they fell in love with a property that not only was built on illegal land, but right on top of a river!

Buying and selling property is officially one of the most emotional things you’ll ever experience. There’s the high of the property search or viewing visits, the tension of the negotiation, the anxiety of the wait to complete, and at any stage you’re bound to have questions. Good preparation starts way before the first viewings with some in-depth research to find an agency – and an agent – that will listen, respond and share the ups and downs of the journey with you.

We asked Shirin Sharifi of The Spanish Estate Agent what she would look for in an agent: “As a buyer, you need an agent that knows the area inside out and has a little black book of all the best-kept secret properties plus a great relationship with the hundreds of developers along the coast. Properties move fast and not everyone keeps up to date with the latest availability.

“You also need to be speaking to someone who will take the time to really listen to what you want, will be interested in your lifestyle and will be able to guide you to the best-fit properties.

“As a seller, you will want an agency with extensive international marketing (for instance, we use top-ranking portals such as Rightmove, Kyero and Idealista), a physical presence to reassure clients and an active and energetic team to promote your property.

“Having lived and worked on the Costa del Sol for 25 years I know the value of building trust, and having open and honest communication with clients and I have built a team that shares my views and values.
The last piece of our professional jigsaw is a trusted Spanish lawyer who is completely bilingual and who works with us to oversee every transaction and offer the best legal advice. This has been key in offering added value to our clients.”

Telephone: 951 516 905

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4. Garu Estepona

Located in the centre of Estepona, one of the most important tourist towns on the Costa del Sol, Garu is one of the most prominent and trusted real estate agencies for buying or selling property in the area. Having grown considerably over its years of activity in this beautiful part of southern Spain, the Garu team is known as one of the best real estate agents in Estepona.

Led by Roland Gills, who has over 25 years’ experience in the Costa del Sol property market, all of Garu’s agents are highly qualified experts in their field. Able to speak several languages, including Spanish, English, French and German, and with Russian and Arabic-speaking staff, the sales representatives are known for their attentive and personal service.

Listening to your needs and requirements, Garu’s sole objective is the complete satisfaction of its customers, using the most modern technology and advertising at its disposal. With unrivalled customer service from the first point of contact to after sales, the team will listen carefully to your needs before offering you a list of properties, so that you don’t waste your time on properties that don’t suit your budget or tastes.

Garu will guide you through the entire buying or selling process, applying their experience and expertise every step of the way. The team will keep you informed of any updates and assist you with all the relevant paperwork, from start to finish. Garu can offer you impartial legal and tax advice, as well as a comprehensive after-sales service that leaves nothing to be desired.

Garu has recently become a member of the LPA – Leading Property Agents in Spain – with the common purpose of promoting transparency, encouraging collaborative action and knowledge sharing. This sets a common standard of conduct that allows for the sustainable development of the sector, meaning you can have peace of mind that Garu follows all relevant rules and regulations on your buying or selling journey.

Garu also has offices in the prestigious areas of Puerto Banús and San Pedro Alcántara.

Contact the team to start your dream life in Spain or to help you sell your property.

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Estepona office phone number: +34 952 790 790

Address: C. Real, 110, BAJO, 29680 Estepona, Málaga

Opening hours: 9:30am until 7pm, 9:30am until 1:30pm on Saturdays, closed on Sundays.

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5. Dreamlife Property

The Costa del Sol is a highly desirable location for many international buyers boasting the best climate in Europe, excellent investment potential and an unbeatable quality of life. However, the complexities of buying in unfamiliar territory with language and bureaucratic hurdles to overcome can often be off-putting for many.

Rolf Christensen and Martin Jorgensen, friends and international real estate professionals with a combined 40 years’ experience, joined forces in 2010 to create Dreamlife Property to improve the buying experience for international clients.

Having faced their own frustrations first-hand when buying property in Spain, they realised they could offer a much-improved mode of operation that would better cater for the buyer’s needs.

The first Dreamlife Property offices were established in Estepona in 2010, and despite the peaks and troughs of economic volatility during this time the company has gone from strength to strength. This they put down to their in-depth market knowledge, dedication and passion to deliver the vision they receive from their clients.

Dreamlife Property live by the philosophy that there is nothing more fulfilling than finding their clients their dream home. This is underpinned by their 5 company values; Quality, Service, Passion, Speed and Heart.

Quality: Taking care of all your legal and administrative concerns, allowing you to relax in the process.

Service: Delivering beyond your expectations. From the moment you first arrive, until the moment you have found your dream property.

Passion: They are as motivated and driven as you are to find your perfect property match in this Mediterranean paradise.

Speed: In this fast-paced, competitive market, timing is of the essence. The team react with speed so that no opportunity is lost.

Heart: You will feel safe. Dreamlife Property have a genuine concern and act in the best interests of their clients.

Dreamlife Property collaborate with an extensive network of partner agents and developers meaning that no stone is left unturned to find you your perfect place, and the journey doesn’t stop there. They will ensure that each client customer receives all the assistance they need from bureaucratic processes to renovations and interior design.

For the best chance of finding your dream home, speak to Dreamlife Property.

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Address: Property Costa del Sol, Avenida del Carmen 9, Puerto Sol local 13, 29680 Estepona, Malaga

Telephone: +34 952 885 600

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Types of property in Estepona 

With the highest percentage of international residents of all municipalities in Andalucia, Estepona is a very popular place to live, especially for British expats. Whether you’re looking for capital growth or a stable rental income, real estate in Estepona is booming due to the thousands of other homeowners or renters who realise how foolish it would be to miss out on the 325 days of sun each year, gorgeous Mediterranean mountain views and pretty palm trees. That’s not to say that everyone’s excellent taste in Spanish locations are the same when it comes to properties.

Luckily, Estepona has a wide range of properties on offer, from a chic city-centre apartment, a more rural, rustic cortijo, or a villa with stunning sea views, there is something for everyone. Whether you want to get your hands on a renovation project or move seamlessly into a pre-furnished rental without having to think about wallpaper swatches or colour palettes, working with an estate agent in Estepona is a sure-fire way for you to get your hands on your dream property. 

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Image – Estepona: Pawel Kazmierczak/shutterstock

More estate agents for your move to Estepona

6. Genius Properties 

In line with their motto ‘intelligently simple’, Genius Properties strive to make selling your property or buying your perfect home, whether it’s an apartment, townhouse, villa, land, or even something completely different, as straightforward as possible. 

Address: Calle Mondejar, 15, 29680, Estepona, Spain 

Telephone: +34 971 70 69 72 

Email: [email protected]


7. Alvarez Real Estate, Estepona 

With a wide range of properties, from houses to flats in Estepona, Alvarez Real Estate are extremely well versed on the area and competent in their ability to match their clients to their perfect property. 

Address: Avenida del carmen Edificio, Rotonda del Puerto No.2 – 29680 Estepona 

Telephone: +34 952 92 83 79

Email: [email protected]


8. Easy Estepona 

Presenting themselves as a no-nonsense real estate agency, Easy Estepona, located in the municipality’s port, combines over 20 years of experience in this sector, passion for their work and knowledge of the area.

Address: Puerto Alto, Calle Del Naranjo 49, Bloque 2,  Local 7, 29680, Estepona (MA) Spain 

Telephone: +34 952 636 664 

Email: [email protected]


9. Alegra Estates 

Having built connections with other agents along the Costa del Sol, the estate agents at Alegra Estates aim to provide their clients with as much choice as possible, so that they can actually enjoy the buying process, all proceedings dealt with professionally and personably. They also guide their clients through legal services, property management, area knowledge, schooling advice, interior design and local tradesmen, knowing how important all of these things are when it comes to choosing your home. 

Address: Avenida del Carmen 9, Edificio Puertosol, Local 2B, Estepona, 29680 

Telephone: +34 952 755 777

Email: [email protected]


10. Melrose Properties 

Located in Estepona’s port, Melrose Properties have their finger on the pulse when it comes to knowledge about properties in the area, and are fully committed to their clients, specialising in offering sound investment opportunities as well as expert guidance on sales and rentals. Whilst their independence means that they will prioritise the personal needs of the individual client, their listings and extensive network of associates and brokers have allowed them to build up their portfolio to offer the best properties. 

Address: Puerto Deportivo, Calle de Levante, 14p, 29680, Estepona, Malaga 

Telephone: +34 952 802 912 

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The most popular areas in Estepona

Perfect for those in search of a calm and quiet lifestyle somewhere where they can return to a beautiful home without wanting to sacrifice the entertainment and amenities which make life exciting, Estepona’s industry is booming due to increasing popularity with visitors, but has successfully retained its traditional charm and quintessentially Spanish culture. The level of hustle and bustle you experience will depend on which area of Estepona you live in, although you’re sure to enjoy the family-friendly, small-town atmosphere whether you’re in beautiful Playa Bahi-Dorada, excellent El Paraiso or attractive Altos de Estepona. Take a look at the most popular areas before we look at the best real estate agents in Estepona.

Benamara-Atalaya

Whilst the sun-soaked area of Banamara-Atalaya boasts both tranquillity and luxury, an excellent choice for those in search of comfort and relaxation, it also has a great selection of nearby private and public international schools and amenities so is perfect for families or couples. Only 15 minutes from the bustling town of Marbella and even less to coastal town of San Pedro, everything you need is sure to be close by.  

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Image – Atalaya: BearFotos/shutterstock

Punta Plata 

If its glitzy name didn’t give it away already (‘Plata’ means ‘Silver’ in Spanish) this area is one of the most exclusive places to live in Estepona. Rather satisfyingly, it forms part of the New Golden Mile of properties and lies just outside of Estepona’s town centre, where you can complete the triad with a bronze statue tour. 

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Image – Punta Plata: Ekaterina Chuyko/shutterstock

Costa Natura 

Let’s face it, the beach is one of Estepona’s most charming features. As well as being an ideal sun-bathing spot, it also provides a charming view for many properties in this area of one of Andalucia’s most popular municipalities. Costa Natura has a range of apartments and townhouses on offer, with multiple golfing opportunities and only a short journey from the town centre. 

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Image – Costa Natura: Ekaterina Chuyko/shutterstock

Altos de Estepona

With it’s name as a dead giveaway, this residential district in Estepona presents visitors and residents with marvellous mountain views, located up high in the foothills of Sierra Bermeja. The only problem? You might find yourself having to choose between a charming cortijo and a blissful balcony. 

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Image – Sierra Bermeja: Caron Badkin/shutterstock

Seghers 

With Estepona Port close by, the fresh sea air is never far away in Seghers, and neither are an amass of amenities and reputable restaurants. As part of Estepona’s attractive development, this area has certainly benefitted from a range of exceptional properties from penthouses to villas. 

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Image – Estepona Port: Philip Lange/shutterstock

Playa Bahi Dorada

Designed by renowned local architect Aubrey David, this residential area will feel like a constant holiday, one on which you can step out of your perfect property and almost immediately onto the beach whenever you want to. Less than 10 kilometres from the nearest town, it also has everything you could need. 

Best estate agents Estepona
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El Velerin 

Great for families, El Velerin is home to many enviable beachside properties, as well as some of the best wildlife and adventure parks Spain has to offer. As one of the up-and-coming areas of Andalucia’s ‘Golden Mile’, you can have your pick from well-established complexes, lock-up-and-go apartments and frontline beach villas. 

Best estate agents Estepona
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