About the Casas Manuel Family
Benefitting from 2 strategically placed sales offices in Benijófar and La Zenia, Casas Manuel is a professional, family-run company which has been selling property throughout the Costa Blanca since 2001 offering both buyer and seller an exceptional strength of service.
Since 2001, our reliable and professional approach to business has created for us many strong relationships throughout Spain, UK, Belgium, France, Iceland, Sweden, Russia, Norway, Czech Republic and Holland. We pride ourselves on our very personal and professional service that we deliver to ALL clients.
As shown by our Testimonials page – Trust is earned though our collective Honesty, Hard Work, Transparency, Knowledge and Ethics.
Our reputation for Values such as these has enabled us to provide serious property buyers the benefit of always having a wide variety of well-priced properties to offer for sale on the Costa Blanca South. So, whatever budget range stipulated… whether from small beachside apartments, semi-coastal townhouses, traditional Fincas, right through to luxury villas – we will help you!
When you consult our specialist advisors you will find we take your requirements very seriously indeed and because we listen to you we apply our extensive knowledge and capacity within Casas Manuel to diligently find you the perfect property in your ideal location.
In simple: Our team is here to make your Spanish buying process as easy as possible and will be assisting you through every step of the buying process...
If you are looking for something that we do not have in our portfolio then not to worry, you simply tell us what it is you want, and our team of dedicated agents will find it for you.
In 2016 Casas Manuel were honoured to take part in a new Channel 4 property series "Sun, Sea and Selling Houses". The success of the 1st show resulted in a second series (25 episodes) which will be aired in the early part of 2018.
Whether you are buying or selling, our approach to business is simple - To provide the best service possible to every client we meet.
Company Founder and Owner
A native Spaniard and fluent English speaker. Father of 3, Grandfather of 6. Responsible for property viewings, overseas property exhibitions and day-to-day running of the company. Organises and orchestrates countless fundraising events for local charities. A keen Barcelona and Liverpool FC supporter.
Born and raised in Liverpool. Moved to Spain with Manuel and 3 daughters in 2001 to start a new life in the sunshine. Fluent in Spanish and grandmother of 6. Has a wealth of knowledge on the relocation process. Responsible for day to day enquiries and Manages the La Zenia sales office.
Sophie Rodriguez BA (Hons)
Joined the Casas Manuel team full time in 2006 after finishing her International Business studies degree in the UK. Office co-ordinator and after sales manager, mum to three daughters and wife to Damon. English & Spanish spoken fluently. Regularly seen on Sun Sea & Selling Houses.
Administration and Sales
Joined the team in 2012 after finishing University in Altea, Spain. Youngest daughter of Linda and Manuel. Mother of 3 children, 2 girls and 1 boy, fluent in Spanish. Loves to cook and feed the Casas Manuel family. Responsible for arranging property viewings and general admin from the Benijofar office.
Damon Haymes BA (Hons)
Joined the Casas Manuel venture in 2006 after finishing his studies in the UK. Father of 3 daughters and husband to Sophie, fluent in Spanish and a keen cricketer. Responsible for client viewings, property appraisals, negotiations, marketing and overseas property exhibitions.
Administration and Sales
Administration and Sales – A native Spaniard born in Alicante. Joined the team in 2016. Lived in the UK for 4 years where her knowledge of the English language was perfected. Great knowledge of the real estate industry. Front of house in the Benijofar office, first point of contact for customers.
Administration and Sales
Joined Casas Manuel in 2017 after meeting at ‘A Place in The Sun Property exhibition’ in Birmingham, 2015. Started off as client and now a valued member of the team. Mother of 1 and loves the outdoor lifestyle. Front of house in the La Zenia office, client management and customer relations.
Moved to Spain in 2007 and started with the company in 2017. Moved to Spain with family in search of a better quality of life. Worked as a residential sales negotiator in London for many years. Experienced in exporting Spanish natural stone to Europe and Middle East. Speaks Spanish, French, German. Responsible for client viewings from the La Zenia office.
Moved to Spain with his wife and two sons in 2004 in search of a better way of life. Fluent in Spanish. More than 13 years’ experience in the Spanish real estate industry. A wealth of local knowledge and DIY enthusiast. Carries out property viewings from the Benijofar office.
After Sales Coordinator
Joined Casas Manuel in 2017, relocated to Spain with his parents in 2004. Worked in various positions between the UK and Spain including previous experience in Real Estate. Fluent in Spanish and basic in French and a qualified personal trainer. Acts as first point of contact for property completions.
Mike Fraser MCIBS
Started with Casas Manuel 2017. Previously ran a Spanish property business based in Scotland for 14 years with responsibility for marketing and organising overseas property exhibitions in the UK. Father of two. Very keen Golfer and ex season ticket holder at Dundee FC. Responsible for client viewings and negotiations.
Belgian, born in Ninove (Aalst). Joined Casas Manuel in 2017. Speaks Dutch, French, Spanish and English fluently. Lived in Spain since 2013 and experienced in the real estate industry. Responsible for client viewings from the La Zenia office. Great knowledge of the Orihuela Costa and surrounding areas. Resale and New Build specialist.
In-house architect. Lives in Elche, Alicante and mother of two. 15 years’ experience in the designing and supervising the construction of both residential dwellings and commercial premises. Arranges Habitation licenses, home energy reports and building licenses (current and retrospective) for swimming pools and home extensions. Heavily involved in our ‘Design and Build’ projects.