Malaga City

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    • #55915
      Anonymous
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      If the forum users wishes to buy in Malaga city ( not the province ) would they buy ( of course price at a sensible price ) if yes, which part of Malaga ???

    • #101240
      Anonymous
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      I wouldn’t buy in Malaga. It is ok to visit for the odd day but in general I find it too congested, polouted and noisy.

    • #101241
      Fuengi (Andrew)
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      I would buy in Malaga city. From the parts i know, the most interesting areas have been: malagueta, teatinos or the centre around calle larios.

    • #101242
      Anonymous
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      Thanks , one yes & one no so far.

    • #101244
      angie
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      I would be happy to buy there too, I prefer it to Marbella, it’s more Spanish, has great shops, cafes and tapas, a waterfront too, and the airport on the doorstep, nothing wrong with lively cities either. just my opinion though. 8)

    • #101246
      katy
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      Drug sellers on every street corner, traffic gridlocked all day, knife crime up 40% in a year…….just like living in Hackney (apologies to Hackney) :mrgreen:

    • #101247
      Fuengi (Andrew)
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      @katy wrote:

      Drug sellers on every street corner, traffic gridlocked all day, knife crime up 40% in a year…….just like living in Hackney (apologies to Hackney) :mrgreen:

      cosmopolitan city, highest concentration of wealth in the province, small but growing IT industry, one of hte largest harbours in spain, third most important airport in spain, commercial ‘capital’ of andalucia, multiple universities, etc…

      every place has got its good and bad

    • #101249
      katy
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      They are not priorities for living in a City, nicer places are closer to Airport etc.

      Few empty places here, right in the centre. 😆 Away from tourists sites it’s a shit of a City.

      http://www.diariosur.es/20101020/local/malaga/desalojan-bloques-okupas-malaga-201010201109.html

    • #101251
      Fuengi (Andrew)
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      Really?
      wealth attracts wealth
      major port attracts business, IT park attracts specialised skills (means higher wages)
      major airport hub also attracts business
      etc…

      all of this brings wealth and services to an area.

      So if your looking for city living and want easy access to the rest of spain and beyond, Malaga offers it.

      and this not include hte historical and cultural aspects of the city.

    • #101254
      Fuengi (Andrew)
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      my interest would be in a primary residence not a holiday property by the way

    • #101255
      Anonymous
      Participant

      Fuengi: its intresting what you say ” primary residence not a holiday property ” Why surely the city covers both aspects. Its like Nice in France.

    • #101257
      Fuengi (Andrew)
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      @shakeel wrote:

      Fuengi: its intresting what you say ” primary residence not a holiday property ” Why surely the city covers both aspects. Its like Nice in France.

      You are correct. But I am looking at it subjectively. You did ask why we would buy there.

    • #101259
      katy
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      Whatever floats your boat but I would not live there for a pension. Stuck in an apartment, horrendous traffic noise. It is no way as good as Nice.(wouldn’t live there either) Too many druggies, dealers, Gypsies and thieves. Don’t you posters read the spanish newspapers. Give me Torremolinos any day 😆

    • #101260
      Anonymous
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      Gypsies have been deported by Sarkozy to please the right.

    • #101271
      Fuengi (Andrew)
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      @katy wrote:

      Whatever floats your boat but I would not live there for a pension. Stuck in an apartment, horrendous traffic noise. It is no way as good as Nice.(wouldn’t live there either) Too many druggies, dealers, Gypsies and thieves. Don’t you posters read the spanish newspapers. Give me Torremolinos any day 😆

      but it is quite a large city. there are good areas and bad, just like every other town and city. That is why Shakeel asked about areas aswell.

    • #101273
      angie
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      I clearly have not spent enough time in Malaga because each time I’ve been there, I’ve felt perfectly safe and had a good time there and safer than many UK towns.

      However, we were threatened by a group of young males in broad daylight in Marbella, unfortunately Spanish, who were asking for money whilst we were strolling beside the main through road near those lawyers DLM, maybe it was them! 😉

    • #101275
      Fuengi (Andrew)
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      @angie wrote:

      I clearly have not spent enough time in Malaga because each time I’ve been there, I’ve felt perfectly safe and had a good time there and safer than many UK towns.

      However, we were threatened by a group of young males in broad daylight in Marbella, unfortunately Spanish, who were asking for money whilst we were strolling beside the main through road near those lawyers DLM, maybe it was them! 😉

      if it was the lawyer they would’nt ask, just demand

    • #101279
      katy
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      Percentage wise málaga has a much higher crime rate than marbella. It is the fourth highest city in Spain for robberies from cars too. Away from the tourist drag I would rate it as one of the assholes of Spain. Vandalism is high too, youths being fond of setting fire to rubbish skips which sometimes spreads to cars. They also manage to set fire to a few tramps too each year but that passes without much comment! Marbella is sheer paradise to that place 😀

    • #101290
      angie
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      No Malaga purchase for me then katy, I’ll stick to Nice or somewhere similar 😉

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