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Meet the Team

Our team is made up of many people from many backgrounds operating as Specialist Property Finders, effectively as "Buyers Agents" working with you to find and negotiate the Ideal Property whether it be for sale in Spain or Portugal.

The areas we specialise in are

New and resale property for sale in the Villamartin area of Alicante
New and resale property for sale in the Pilar de la Horadada area of Alicante
New and resale property for sale in the Guardamar del Segura area of Alicante
New and Modern property for sale in the Moraira area of Alicante
Country and Character Properties in the Granada province of Spain
New and resale property for sale in the Malaga province of Spain
New and resale property for sale in the Huelva province of Spain
New and Modern property for sale in the Island of Mallorca
New and resale property for sale in the Algarve and Silver Coast areas of Portugal

Nigel Salmon

Managing Director and Founder

Nigel Salmon
Nigel is based in Spain and the UK and travels extensively across the Girasol areas of Spain and Portugal. Always innovating it is his goal to make Girasol recognised for exceptional service and always working with its clients for the best outcomes. This is via systems, technology and the best and brightest people of which he is always looking for to join the team.Its been 12 years since we started Girasol Homes and the market has recovered a great deal in that time, so much so that it feels like a different world.   In that time we grew from…

Sven Andries

Joint Managing Director Spain and Mallorca

Sven Andries
Sven was born and raised in Antwerp (Belgium). he has been within the property industry for nearly 25 years as a partner in a real estate agency in Belgium and Spain. Throught the years he has gained fundamental experience in the overseas property markets as well as development and construction from individual to multiple unit projects.   He is always looking for new challenges and improving customer services is that is what drives him every day.   Sven loves travelling , architecture and interior design and spending time with his family.…

Volker Runge

Portugal Director of Sales

Volker Runge
With now 30 years in Real Estate Volker joined Girasol Homes in 2014 and with his background also in the construction industry he is leading Girasol Homes in Portugal. Providing guidance and assisting sellers and buyers in marketing and purchasing property for the right price under the best terms. Girasol Homes specialises in finding the ideal home for their clients using modern technology, determining clients needs and financials abilities to propose solutions that suit them.   The real estate market in Portugal is one of the fastest …

Mario Sofroniou

Senior Sales Manager Villamartin and Pilar de la Horadada Area

Mario Sofroniou
Mario, is based in the Villamartin Office and lives locally in the area of San Miguel de Salinas, throughly experienced in the Spanish Property Market he is an expert propèrty finder and great at listening to clients needs.Armed with a great sense of humour he is always prepared to go the extra mile to find Girasol clients their dream property.

Rebecca Jefferies

Client Services Manager Alicante and Murcia

Rebecca Jefferies
If you are looking in the Alicante and Murcia Regions there is a good chance you will be speaking to Becky about your move to this area. Her role is looking after our clients initial enquiries and she is extremely knowledgable about the entire area. A long time resident in Spain she lives locally and has just brought a new property so is well aware of all the current things you will need.She can also help you with information about mortgages, currency exchange, lawyers, buying bank repossessions and much more.

Andy Hobbs

Partners Manager Midlands, South West and Wales

Andy Hobbs
Andy Hobbs, based in Cheltenham comes from a very experienced Spanish pedigree looking after European and UK Estate Agents when he was with a prestigious Spanish developer in the last few years. He joins Girasol as our Partners Manager for the Midlands, South West and Wales supporting UK agents in this area, selling for Girasol Homes Spain and Portugal. Andy is looking for more agents in this area to add a lucrative income stream and add value to their businesses in 2020.
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