Saturday, February 27, 2021

DEAR JENNIFER:- Why do I need to get insurance and funeral plans urgently sorted now?

I personally am feeling very upset about Brexit as no lorries seem to be getting here and English supermarkets are getting emptier...

SUN LAWYERS: Why you need to find the right lawyer to guide you through buying a house in Spain

BUYING a property is one of the biggest decisions most of us will make. Making a purchase in...

SWAN’S CORNER:- The Pitfalls of Buying Spanish Rustic Property

THERE are many property professionals in Spain that do an excellent job airbrushing the considerable risks associated with buying rustic properties. Clearly,...

MONEY MATTERS with Chorus Financial on why expats in Spain cannot retain a UK financial adviser

MONEY MATTERS answers all of your questions on finance, tax, pensions, investments and more here in Spain. Chorus Financial...

SWAN’S CORNER: Legal Pointers on Building Work in Spain’s Valencian Community

So you have found your perfect fixer upper home in the Valencia region and now its time to put your own stamp...

Diary of a Councillor (In opposition): Getting a voice

I hadn’t been on the political scene very long before I realised that many, most certainly the majority of International residents in...

Good news and bureaucracy in Mallorca

Luckily Anton (my son) was fine and didn’t have any serious COVID symptoms. He has however developed COVID Toe, seriously it’s a...

SWAN’S CORNER: Do I really need to make a Spanish will?

It is all too common for many of us to put off making a will in Spain. After all,...

SWAN’S CORNER: Time to check if you have to declare your non-Spanish assets on Form 720

SPRING is on the way and so you MUST check if you are obliged to file a 720 Declaration by the end...

SWAN’S CORNER: A Quick Guide to Tax Aspects of Remote Working in Spain

BECAUSE of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote working has increased considerably.   Thanks to the use of new techs, it is...

Different Year – Same Sh*t!: Meltdown in Mallorca for Terenia

WELL, it finally happened! I had the mother of all meltdowns last week! I have really tried to be positive throughout the...

Things can only get better

2020 was a defining year in history and one of which most people would prefer to erase. But for me it was...

Justice needed – the problems we face in Spain

By Lisa Burgess GLADSTONE said ‘justice delayed is justice denied’. I say this because I have heard of so...

‘The best of times, the worst of times’: a look forward to 2021 in Spain by expat councillor ...

By Bill Anderson, local councillor in Mijas WHAT a year! Are you an optimist, a pessimist, or a realist?...

Talking a Spanish Christmas

CHRISTMAS in Spain consists mostly of killing time until the kids go back to school. You may have misses it, but El...

A goodbye and good riddance to 2020!

WELL what a year! No-one can say it’s not been different! And as we’re all preparing for some...

Life on the ocean wave in Mallorca

I HAD all summer, but which month did we decide to do a powerboat course? In December! Crazy, I know! However, this...

MENTAL TOLL: Coronavirus pandemic is tough to endure even in the paradise of Mallorca

IT’S really sad driving by Palma airport and seeing all the planes parked up. The airline industry is suffering...

SWAN’S CORNER: Legal Pointers on Building in Valencia

SO you have found your perfect fixer upper home in Valencia and now its time to put your own stamp in it....

DEAR JENNIFER: The best choice of insurance in Spain

Who is Jennifer Cunningham and how can she help you? I CAME to Spain in the 1990’s and I...

MONEY MATTERS: UK ISAs and bonds in Spain

With Tracy Storer, Senior Partner, Chorus Financial  This week we received the following question from Mrs Sandra W. from...

Year 2021 – As exciting as Mad Max for Valencia region?

LIGHT is now starting to glow at the end of the tunnel. We are soon to emerge from the grips of Covid...

Create your dream home with Found Valencia’s construction services

YOU might already be in a home you love, and would love to realise its potential further. We help...

BREXPATS IN SPAIN: Driving licences, bank accounts and health cards on the agenda

By Anne Hernandez, founder of Brexpats in Spain ANOTHER eventful week for us Brits here in Spain. On Monday,...

Salute to Sir Sean: Connery was central figure to expats on the Costa del Sol

EVERYONE lucky enough to live in Marbella between the 60s and 80s has a Sean Connery story. The Bond...

Trump, COVID restrictions and Brexit – a view from Spain

By Anne Hernandez IT’S certainly been a couple of weeks of twists and turns. First we had the US...

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DEAR JENNIFER:- Why do I need to get insurance and funeral plans urgently sorted now?

I personally am feeling very upset about Brexit as no lorries seem to be getting here and English supermarkets are getting emptier...