Monday, October 18, 2021

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Construction firm to pay €15,000 after botched job leads to child’s injury

A CONSTRUCTION company has been ordered to pay more than €15,000 for using the wrong sized screw in a job. It comes after investigators discovered...

Summer heat and an Ibiza-style property are the hot topics with Amanda Butler

IT’S amazing what a month can do, 30-35 degrees and still rising! Unusually there are similar temperatures in the UK, if not higher. Looking through all...

Discover how Islam has enriched Spain with architecture to worship

SPAIN is undoubtedly one of the most Arab-influenced countries in Europe. From language to art, the Moors left an indelible mark on Spanish culture. But...

Marbella seize huge estates worth €6.5 million from disgraced Malaya town planner Roca

One of the properties, the 30 acre Finca Siete Colchones, could now become a sports complex for local residents

British couple win €72,000 after retirement home never built by bankrupt Costa Blanca construction firm

A BRITISH family who lost their investment in a retirement home when a Costa Blanca construction company folded have 15 years later been paid...

SALE: Up to 50% off at unique upholsterer and furniture supplier Harris Furnishings in Pedreguer

HARRIS Furnishings is celebrating its third anniversary with a sale, offering up to 50% off selected items in store until August. The family-run business relocated...

Surprise TV appearance for The Olive Press as Costa Blanca South edition launches

WE’VE only just launched on the Costa Blanca south - and we’re already about to get famous. Just days before this week’s first edition, Olive...

‘Floating sofas’ now on offer at Costa Blanca outdoor furniture supplier

JUST when you thought your garden was complete, someone invents a floating sofa. The new addition to Costa Blanca exterior furniture supplier Dumas Design takes...

Housing bodies in Madrid and Catalunya call for suspension of rent payments in Spain due to coronavirus crisis

A PAIR of housing bodies are set to call strikes over rent payments by tenants struggling to pay rent during the Covid-19 crisis.

As Spain’s COVID-19 crisis recedes the spectre of Brexit has returned for British property buyers

SPAIN has finally allowed tourism to return after several months of the world’s most draconian COVID-19 lockdown. Brits, Germans and other key tourist markets are...

Gothic mansion to be transformed into boutique hotel in Spain’s San Sebastian

THIS dilapidated mansion might look more like a haunted house - one that the kids would be keen to dodge on their guising route...

Number of young Brits looking to move to Spain soars by nearly 500%

THE number of young Brits looking to make the leap and move to Spain has jumped by nearly 500% last year, new research has...

Historic tower and house on Spain’s Costa Blanca can be yours for over €1.3 million

A slice of history is on the market for over €1.3 million in the Alicante area with the sale of Torre de las Aguilas...

Capital gain tax when selling your property

Capital gains tax is the tax that you are liable to pay on the earned profits that arise when selling your assets, such as...

Dramatic solar energy prediction for Spain’s Costa Blanca if majority of homes install panels

ALMOST 99% of the Valencian Community's electricity could end up being generated by domestic solar panels according to a survey conducted by renewable...

Sweden’s leading real estate agency Fastighetsbyran is slowly becoming a household name on the coast

While Sweden’s leading real estate agency Fastighetsbyran is slowly becoming a household name on the coast it is rapidly growing with a new office in Estepona

Construction recommences at La Reserva in Sotogrande for first time since 2008

The groundbreaking announcement will see the completion of the final stage of infrastructure

British property scam victims to get €227,000 refund from bank

A Malaga court judge said Banco Popular was responsible for making the payment to the unnamed pair, who found out too late that their dream property in Los Lagos de Santa María Golf in Marbella did not have planning permission

THIRD TIME LUCKY: Micheal Douglas puts his Mallorca estate on the market again

ACTOR Michael Douglas and his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, have put their Mallorcan mansion on the market for a lucky third time. The couple have once...

Nine Lions is the first Andalucian development by global investment group UK & European

THEY have undertaken a series of high end quality investments in Catalunya, Madrid and the Balearic Islands. So Marbella town hall was rightly happy to...

Personal data laws in Spain are about to get a lot more complicated

RECENT changes to the Spanish Data Protection Act (Ley de Protección de Datos or “LOPD”) and the ancillary Royal Decree that sets out security...

CURIOUS YELLOW: An ultralight pavilion set to promote Spain at the next world EXPO

TWO Madrid architect firms have joined forces in a bid to design Spain’s National Pavilion for the EXPO 2020 in Dubai. Their incredible design includes...

M1 Legal is stacking up the victories against Spain’s Timeshare giants

Cala Pi – Maintenance Fees Victory M1 Legal’s clients had two contracts, Cala Pi Maintenance S.L. and Noarre S.L.  The case was initiated by their...

Barcelona Unesco treasure hosts Scottish cancer charity’s first care centre on the continent

A NEW haven for cancer patients - the first of its kind to be built in mainland Europe - has opened in the stunning...

Chartered financial planner and OP columnist Jonathan Holdaway is one step away from the home of his dreams in...

It’s amazing how just moving a few kilometres into a different postcode, can make a massive difference in price

As Boris Johnson sets his sights on No 10, Amanda Butler looks towards the sale of one of Mallorca’s...

Having performed a market appraisal, I would have valued it last year somewhere in the region of €9m

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