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Welcome to How to Move to Malaga!

Buying property in Spain and moving to Spain can be compared to a fairground ride. The question is …

'will it be a fun ride that you enjoy or one that has you shrieking in frustration and fear?'

It goes without saying that research and planning are fundamental for a successful property purchase and a smooth relocation. And don’t listen to anyone who says you are doing too much.

Whether purchasing a permanent home or a holiday home, moving to Spain on your own, as a couple, or with your family, you can always benefit from a helping hand.

when the job is done correctly, you know that you can relax

We cover everything you are going to need

Buying property on the Costa del Sol is a fabulous investment.

Quality of Life

The quality of life here, the climate, the scenery, the gastronomy, are second to none. Whether you are looking for a holiday home, a rental investment or a permanent place to live, you will not be disappointed.

Our Property Finder Service

Our Property Finder Service ensures you avoid any expensive mistakes during your property purchase. We are totally independent and act as your buyers agent. Unlike traditional estate agents, who work for the seller, we work for you, our purchaser. We negotiate the best prices on your behalf.

Property Page

Go to our Property Page,take a look at the many properties for sale in Malaga and the Costa del Sol and let us help you secure your ideal property and the best price.

Relocating to the Sun

A big decision

Moving to Spain is a en exciting but sometimes frightening decision. Research and planning are fundamental for a successful relocation. At Move to Malaga, we make your relocation smoother and stress free!

Choosing your Location and Securing a Property

Whether you know exactly where you want to live or you have no idea, we can help you. Our team have lived on the Costa del Sol for many years and can expertly guide you to your ideal location. Our Property Finder Service will help you purchase your ideal home or secure a great rental property.

All that paperwork..

Education, Banking, NIEs, Padron Certificates, Residency, Insurance, Utilities and much more: We will assist you with every decision you need to make to ensure your relocation is a success. Our team will inform you and guide you and where necessary, act as translators.

All about Visas and permissions

Non EU Citizens

If you are a non EU Citizen, planning to reside in Spain more than 6 months of the year, you will need a long stay visa. The type of visa you require depends on your own personal situation. Applying for the correct visa is essential for a successful move to Spain!

The Golden Visa

Spanish Golden Visa: an investment-based visa that offers the opportunity to reside in Spain by making a significant investment in the country (minimum 500.000€) .

When you don't need to work

Non Lucrative Visa: an excellent option if you wish to stay in Spain without engaging in any work.This visa is ideal for retirees or individuals who have sufficient income or savings to support themselves financially during their stay.

Answer these questions...

  • Do you want to improve your quality of life?
  • Would you enjoy a fabulous climate with long summers and mild winters?
  • Can you imagine experiencing stunning scenery and rich cultural heritage?
  • Would you like to find the property of your dreams at a price you can afford?

... Malaga and the Costa del Sol are waiting for you!

Our Pricing



  • NIE, Residency, TIE applications
  • Town Hall registrations
  • Rental property search
  • Bank accounts
  • Insurances & Currency Transfer
  • School selection and enrolment
  • Assistance with utility companies
  • Your own dedicated relocation consultant


€595 Euro

  • Pre arrival video Consultations
  • Property Shortlist
  • Pre-planned itinerary for visits
  • Savings on currency transfer
  • No obligation insurance quotes
  • Opening a Spanish bank account
  • Price negotiation


a quote

  • NIE & Residency
  • Non Lucrative Visa
  • Golden Visa
  • Digital Nomad Visa
  • Highly Skilled Worker Visa

Frequently Asked Questions

Our VIP property finder package is for you if you plan to purchase a property and relocate to Spain. If you want to initially rent a property then you should choose the relevant relocation package.

All our packages are designed to make the whole purchase process as smooth and stress-free as possible.For this reason, as soon as you are ready to start your property search/relocation, it is advisable to sign up. Our services are bespoke and we have a limited number of packages available each year. Securing your package guarantees our assistance.

We do not stipulate a minimum budget for the property finder packages however we need to be certain that what you are looking for is achievable with your budget. Once we fully understand your expectations, you will sign a Property Finder agreement that states you will conduct your property search through us and agree that our minimum fee of €2500 (plus IVA) will be paid on securing your Spanish property. In most cases, ALL our fees are paid by the listing agent, however, if due to your budget this is not the case then you will be required to pay the difference.

All non EU citizens who wish to reside in Spain for more than 3 months in every 6 months require a long stay visa. Since Brexit, this now includes UK citizens. We will assess you and advise which is the best visa for you, based on your personal circumstances.

Simply send us a message via the 'Chat on WhatsApp' button and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible. Alternatively use any of the Contact forms on our website.


Move to Malaga are a small team of highly experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly people who will become invaluable to your successful relocation and property search in southern Spain.

We save you time, money, and frustration when you purchase property in Spain or plan a move to Spain, by providing you with accurate information and clear instructions to plan every step of the process.

Our team members have lived in many different parts of mainland Spain and the islands, for more than 25 years. This experience has provided us with in-depth knowledge that we can share with you, allowing you to make the best, most informed, and most appropriate decisions for you and your family.

We thoroughly enjoy living in Spain and, with our assistance, you too can get as much out of it as we do.

Lisa Sadlier - Move to Malaga Spain Founder

Lisa Sadleir


Lisa Sadleir - Founder of Move to Malaga.

Malaga is a wonderful place to live and has so much to offer so many. We are here to help you. If you are thinking of moving to Malaga or the Costa del Sol or if you are looking to purchase a property here, make sure you contact us. We will make the process much smoother!

My team is experienced in relocation consulting and personal property finding - We are here to assist you in making the right decisions when purchasing property or planning a move to Spain. Our specialties include knowing the best places to live, dealing with NIE, visa and residency issues, Spanish bureaucracy, school selection, property purchase procedures, and much more.

We look forward to helping you start your new life in Spain


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