Friday, August 14, 2020

Coronavirus will rip a few roof tiles off Spain’s property market but it’s resilient enough to escape structural damage,...

CORONAVIRUS AND ADVICE FOR SELLERS A crisis always creates opportunities. For real-estate buyers, this can be good news. For...

COVID-19: As Spain’s Ministry of Labour uncovers fraudulent redundancy schemes, Lawbird’s Antonio Flores explains ERTE

SPANISH ERTE schemes, following the trend of most European countries, allow employers to lay off or temporarily suspend workers in crisis situations.

Real estate agent Amanda Butler looks ahead to brighter days as Spain’s Balearic Islands emerge from the worst of...

WELL that’s what we’d all like to say, and will celebrate when it truly happens with gusto! I am...

COVID-19: The wheels of industry must start turning – goodbye China!

AND so it was that the COVID-19 pandemic exposed the catastrophic de-industrialisation of the West. A combination of greed,...

COVID-19: Marbella Town Hall initiates path to recovery by allowing thousands of Licenses of First Occupation to be approved...

MARBELLA municipal officials have approved a revolutionary measure that will greatly prop up property sales and short-term rentals, COVID-19 permitting.

COVID-19 and the actions to slow its spread have changed Spain and the world, writes surveyor Campbell Ferguson in...

IT is firstly vital to thank the frontline staff, or worker bees, without whom our hive would not survive.

The Costa del Sol’s car-free roads are giving Giles Brown travel nightmares during Spain’s COVID-19 lockdown

BEING what is deemed an ‘essential worker’ – which as a freelance journalist and broadcaster is a first – I am lucky...

Property is a safe house for investors in the time of Spain’s coronavirus crisis, writes agent Adam Neale

AS financial analysts and market experts debate what shape the post-coronavirus economic recovery may follow, drawing on letters like V, U and...

Specsavers Opticas reveals the key tips to protect your vision while staring at screens and teleworking during Spain’s COVID-19...

DAILY routines for people in Spain have changed dramatically in response to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). With more...

Agent Amanda Butler is confident of Mallorca property market’s resilience and expects influx of inquiries for spacious homes post-COVID-19

We will overcome this, in time, but I truly believe that the way we have managed to ride the COVID-19 wave will help to reaffirm the reputation of Mallorca

If you thought you knew diddly-squat about the rights of squatters vs homeowners in Spain, agent Adam Neale will...

Squatters, or okupas as they're known in Spanish, are becoming increasingly common across Spain

The Finance Bureau’s Tancrede de Pola explains mortgage holiday rules as the Spanish property sector battles on through COVID-19

On March 17 the Government announced by Royal Decree a ‘moratorium’ or ‘mortgage holiday’ for residents struggling with payments

Giles Brown has had enough of the virtual breathing workshops and online psychobabble of Spain’s COVID-19 lockdown

What could be more inspiring than the sight of a 50-something male in a hooded dressing gown muttering obscure rock lyrics to himself

‘Real estate’ in Spain will live up to its name and hold firm during the COVID-19 crisis, predicts agent...

Once life returns to normal, the country will remain a great place to live and spend time for those lucky enough to own property here

Whether a resident or second home owner, here are some things you may wish to consider while Spain’s COVID-19...

The property market has almost immediately stagnated and is likely to experience significant upheaval

MUST READ: The key Spanish words and phrases you need to know to keep out of trouble during Spain’s...

A survival guide to talking your way out of trouble during the pandemic

How Spain’s coronavirus is both a geek heaven and a harsh reality writes Giles Brown

And thus it came to pass that the Geek did, indeed, inherit the Earth

OPINION: The few people who disobey coronavirus lockdown threaten us all

It’s not right to take liberties with other peoples’ lives, fumes Mijas Councillor Bill Anderson

Column: Javea Connect admin Loraine Gostling’s spirits are raised by the nightly aplausos and pranksters making covid-19 that little...

FOLKS, there will be no bets taken on what I am pondering on this week.   Life is surreal. I...

After deadly floods and VAT crackdowns from the government, the Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre goes back into state...

SO MUCH has been thrown at us in the last year, from the devastating floods in September to the VAT crackdown from...

Marbella lawyer Antonio Flores on some key procedural matters affected by Spain’s coronavirus State of Alarm decree

The measures brought in by the government will impact numerous contracts, court cases, tax applications, administrative matters, residency applications, etc.

Long before Antonio Banderas, another hot Spanish actor was the toast of Hollywood and he came from the Campo...

CALLE Actor Antonio Moreno at the back of Mercadona is not the most beautiful street in Los Barrios

Mallorca’s stellar reputation for real estate will help it weather Spain’s coronavirus storm, writes agent Amanda Butler

The supermarket shelves are being replenished, most are not hoarding and the 10 private and public hospitals are reportedly well prepared

Spain’s Coronavirus outbreak has Giles Brown humming along to a noughties boy band from inside his loo roll lair

Living in splendid isolation in a cottage by the lake, with the nearest neighbour about half a mile away, a generator for power and a large water deposit tank, I was all prepared for the breakdown of society

Google Local Reviews in Spain and why you shouldn’t trust them

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