The city authorities have banned the construction of houses above 4 floors, so Altea is very different from neighboring cities. Local real estate attracts buyers with its cozy low buildings, a calm and measured rhythm of life, an atmosphere of peace and silence. Real estate in Altea and the surrounding area by the standards of Spain is not cheap, but is in demand among wealthy buyers. The cost of apartments in Altea starts from 150-200 thousand euros, the cost of houses and villas - from 300 thousand euros.
In the vicinity of the city there are many popular gated villages and urbanizations, such as Pueblo Mascarat, La Galera de las Palmeras, La Galera del Mar, Altea la Vieja, Jardines de Alhama, Alhama Springs, Sierra de Altea. The property here is represented by private villas, houses and townhouses.