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M.E. Estates: Private Brokerage in Marbella and Sotogrande Real Estate

M.E. Estates: Private Brokerage in Marbella and Sotogrande Real Estate

“It can be a daunting task to develop a clear sense of perspective of a market based on qualified, useful information taken from the multitude of material that comes your way when you consider buying a property, above all in a foreign country”, says Maurice Elst, managing director of M.E. Estates.

Finca Cortesin – MED1004

M.E. Estates provides a knowledge-based service to its clients in which they place the emphasis on providing expert information and advice as part of what is a dedicated “private home search service”.

As a private brokerage agency in the greater Marbella and Sotogrande area, the boutique firm is focused on delivering discreet and personalised services to its clients. 


Prime Property Areas of the Costa del Sol 

What’s more, the Costa del Sol property market is going global. Between 2014 and 2021 the real estate sector in Malaga alone experienced very significant growth in the number of homes built and homes sold.

This increase in demand, which has been growing at a phenomenal pace, has been for a large part the direct consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, as confirmed by our statistics and those of most real estate agencies specialising in the high-end market.

This area is one of the most sought-after by tourists and ex-pats, taking advantage of the sunny Spanish weather, and numerous leisure and gastronomic activities throughout the year. This increase in foreign investment has made the sector also increase in terms of real estate value. 

Buyers flock to the Costa del Sol for its blessed climate, natural landscape, and high quality of life, making it a widely desired home destination for many. Here are some of the areas that ME Estates have honed in on: 



Marbella is a beautiful Spanish seaside town located in the southern region of Spain and offers incredible properties for sale. Everything about Marbella exudes elegance and it is world-renowned for its luxury areas, golf resorts, gastronomy, nightlife and spectacular beaches.

Marbella boasts stunningly beautiful properties, many of them inspired by Andalusian architecture. These homes are a blend of contemporary and traditional architectural designs that give the homes a modern look, but with a touch of local heritage. 

It houses different types of homes, including big hillside mansions and estates, modern apartments with spectacular sea views and magnificent villas around Marbella’s golf resorts.



Sotogrande also is considered one of the main luxury residential areas in the southern region. If you like nature, wellness, calm, exclusivity and privacy, it is an ideal place that you should keep in mind to discover.

If you are a sports enthusiast you can enjoy its impressive five golf courses, in particular Valderrama, which is considered one of the best courses in Europe. You will also have the opportunity to attend one of the most awaited professional PGA golf tournaments of the year.

However, the stand-out sporting event here is Polo, the king of elite sports. An absolute must-attend event during the year is the International Polo tournament at the Santa María Polo Club, where you can enjoy a great summer afternoon or early evening of leisure. 

Enjoying leisure, family life, friends, sport, nature, sea views and open spaces are an exclusive guarantee of the most select lifestyle in this incredible urbanisation. The Sotogrande International School provides the residents with one of the best international schools in Spain.


Santa María Polo Club Sotogrande


Finca Cortesin

Rated consistently as one of the best hotels in Spain, Finca Cortesin is a resort that exudes a true country club environment, much of which also comes from a superb Spa, championship golf course and clubhouse. The hotel has the feel of a landed estate with its acclaimed interior design, complete with luxurious suites and some of the finest restaurants on the Costa del Sol.

The hotel is the focal point of an exclusive residential area that includes both stylish modern apartments and luxurious villas. 

Finca Cortesin – MED1004

Finca Cortesin forms a select, gated community of great quality and aesthetic appeal set within a panoramic area between sea and mountains – both of which are five minutes away – with open space and nature dominating.


Finca Cortesin – MED1004


Real Estate Leaders Providing a Bespoke Service

Dedicated primarily to the greater Marbella and Sotogrande areas, M.E. Estates is proudly appointed as an exclusive member of the prestigious international network known as the “Leading Estates of the World”. Founded in 1969, it is made up of an elite group of international real estate brokers. 

With a team that brings over two decades of experience in the high-end real estate business, M.E. Estates offers a more personal approach when it comes to buying and selling premium properties. 

The group are at the beck and call of their clients, helping them achieve the sought-after lifestyle in the greater Marbella and Sotogrande areas, under a direct, alternative, and personalised service, working closely with their clients to complete their vision. 


Selling your Property in the Costa del Sol

“Finding a buyer for a special home often is a tailored job, says Maurice Elst. M.E. Estates has developed a proprietary international network of real estate professionals, advisors and marketing experts over the last two decades, people we know and trust. Our network is maintained up to date on our collection of stunning homes and estates, providing a unique and targeted outreach.”


Meet the Managing Director Maurice Elst

Maurice Elst has an impressive resume under his belt. 


With over two decades of experience in international high-end real estate, Maurice is the managing director of M.E. Estates. He is a specialist in exclusive brokerage, residential tourism and resorts real estate.

His expertise has been built both as real estate sales director of large resort developers such as Vale do Lobo Golf & Beach Resort in the Algarve, and Sotogrande S.A. in Spain, as well as managing partner of successful international boutique brokerage firms in Portugal, Switzerland and Spain.

He has been an active part of some of the most important international real estate networks and is currently a Full Member of the Urban Land Institute and its European Hotel and Resort 

Product Council, as well as being a member of the Advisory Board of the prestigious network Leading Estates of the World. 

He is an internationally focused person who has assisted international clients for over two decades, having worked with (ultra) high-end real estate in more than 15 countries.

M.E. Estates deals with some of the most stunning and prestigious properties in all of southern Spain. Maurice and his team strive to serve their clients to the best of their abilities and with the knowledge that they’ve acquired in selling high-end real estate. What’s more, the firm is an exclusive member of the network “Leading Estates of the World”. 


Contact Details:

M.E. Estates – Private Brokerage

Exclusive member of Leading Estates of the World

C/ Edificio Ayala 18
11311 P.N. Guadiaro
San Roque, Cadiz, Spain
+34 956 389 585

Website: www.me-estates.com


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