About us

Many Norwegians dream of having their own holiday home in Spain and the timing to make such purchases is good. For most people, buying a property abroad is a big decision and many delay the process because of the complexity of the market and the purchase process. At Solvilla, we aim to be the missing piece in making your dream a reality. We have streamlined the buying process from A to Z, making it easier and safer than ever. Feel free to contact us for an informal chat about the opportunities for realizing your dream of a holiday home in the sun.

Solvilla acts as an advisor for property buyers in the Marbella region. We seek to provide you with the confidence, professionalism and level of service you expect and deserve, both in terms of your property search and the whole transaction.

We focus on finding you the right property at the best possible price. In accordance with Spanish sales procedures, our fees are paid by the seller.

Torgeir Wemmenstad-Haaland
Torgeir Wemmestad – Haaland
Founder & CEOTorgeir has a degree in Business Administration and over the last 8 years has founded and sold companies such as Move Boards Media, Nova Vista AS and Pangea AS. His last position was as Director of Aller Media in Norway , which acquired Nova Vista in 2012. Torgeir is the founder and CEO of Solvilla and his ambition is to make the Spanish property market easy and safe for Norwegian buyers.
Willy Dahl
Willy Dahl
Partner – Head LegalWilly holds a law degree from the University of Oslo and started his career as a lawyer in the law firm Thommessen in Norway, followed by 5 years as legal counsel and secretary of the board in the Ventelo group. The last 5 years he has acted as an entrepreneur and private investor in various sectors, hereunder in Phonero AS.
Stacy Welch
Stacy Welch
Sales DirectorStacy is an experienced negotiator with an impeccable track record.
Previously the number one sales person for 3 years in one of the top real estate brokerages on the coast. Key sales person in selling out several off-plan developments. Achieved record selling prices for several exclusives. Fluent in English, Spanish & French. An integral part of the Marbella real estate market for over 10 years.
Alfie Chamaly
Alfie Chemaly
Project ManagerAfter having sold his businesses in South Africa, Alfie moved to the Costa del Sol 4 years ago and began to raise funds for developers in Spain, the United Kingdom and Australia. He then worked for a top real estate brokerage in Marbella, on their Commercial Real Estate team. With a degree in Law and Economics, and his passion for Property and people, Alfie is well placed to assist clients with all of their project management requirements.
Roger Widen
Roger Widén
Property AdvisorRoger is Swedish and has lived in Marbella for the last 8 years, acquiring valuable knowledge of the market, area and surrounding. With a background as Key Account Manager for a major European IT-solutions distributor in Sweden, he has always been focused on understanding clients and building long term relationships. His last position was in the real estate sector of Sweden’s largest financial institution; helping Scandinavian clients find their dream home in Spain.
George Rabbat
Georges Rabbat
Property AdvisorHaving grown up in Marbella and returned here after his tertiary education to work as a Real Estate professional, Georges has always had his finger on the pulse on the local Real Estate market. His education in Hotel Management in Switzerland, has allowed him to work in a number of countries for luxury hotel brands such as Fairmont and Four Seasons. Georges fluency in 5 languages; English, Spanish, French, Italian and Arabic, together with his dynamic character and wealth of knowledge of the area makes him a great asset to our company.
Jorge Cismeiro
Jorge Cismeiro Gonzalez
ArchitectJorge has an architect degree from the University of Viena, Austria and a post graduate Master in Construction. Previously working with some of the most established developers in Spain and numerous private clients as an architect and project Manager. Jorge is specialised in new construction, refurbishment of Hotels, villas and luxury apartments. Fluent in Spanish, German, Portuguese, French and English.
Leyla Griffiths
Sales SupportLeyla has a degree in Foreign Languages and over 8 years´ experience of working in real estate, including 4 years in one of the leading real estate agencies of Marbella. Among her previous employers are top construction, development and property management companies including Hines. Multitalented and proactive, she speaks English, Russian and Spanish.
Rikke Fosdal
Sales SupportRikke holds a degree in Business and Finance from Heriot-Watt University. She has over 4 years experience from NCM Development, a real estate development company in Norway. In addition, she has worked for an international real estate agency in Marbella. Rikke is dedicated to assist clients and partners in a professional manner, and will always go the extra length in doing so. She speaks fluent English and Norwegian.

Lucila Martinez 
Sales SupportLucila is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina.  She spent 15 years travelling around the world before settling down in Marbella. For the last 5 years she has been working in Marbella real estate sector mainly in administrative and sale support roles, which helped her accumulate the valuable experience and knowledge. Today she is responsible for coordinating the flow of information between clients, promoters, developers, agents and Solvilla team.