Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Second homes in third world

An Andalucian based architects has launched a campaign to offer free homes to some of the world’s poorest people

My perfect home

Estate agent Irene Ortiz on why she and husband Thorwald moved from the UK to Ronda

No show Connery

Actor Sean Connery was not present for his day in court

A distinct lack of distress

Residents of Sotogrande – where the average home price is 1.5m euros – are generally not pressurised into panic-selling

From bargain to burden

Hundreds of homebuyers have been hit with new tax demands after their homes were wrongly re-evaluated

House that Eiffel built

Buying and selling your dream home in Andalucia just got easier with the launch of the groundbreaking new website www.allaboutandaluciaproperty.com

Land grab law may not breach EU legislation

Valencia’s notorious land grab law might be legal, according to lawyers in Brussels

Spain is a better place to live than Britain

New research shows the UK is the worst place to live in Europe

Buying in the home of bananas and mangoes

The good-value Axarquia is a fabulous place to make a home, writes estate agent Sally Harrison

All about… Andalucia Property

Come to the natural home of buying and selling property in southern Spain with the Olive Press's new property portal www.AllaboutAndaluciaProperty.com

Going once…

It’s uncharted territory for a Ronda agent, who is holding his first private auction – a charming village house

Business red tape is triple in Spain

It takes three times as long to set up a business in Spain than elsewhere in the western world

Left stranded

Ryanair pulls out of Jerez, just as airport expands

Bidding for fairness

The auction system is unfair, fraught with risks and needs to be regulated, writes lawyer Adolfo Martos Gross of GAM abogados

New property portal for Andalucia

With thousands of properties listed the new property portal from the Olive Press is already proving to be a big hit!

Euro economy grows

Europe Central Bank sees a one per cent growth in the second quarter

A lot of stress over what exactly?

Olive Press finance writer Ian Le Breton on how the vast majority of Spanish banks have passed the so-called "stress tests"

Home or away?

Seven out of ten ex-pat pensioners do not miss home, according to a survey

These streets were made for walking

Nicola Cowell takes to the narrow lanes of Jimena to discover why the town is such an enchanted retreat for tourists and expats

MRI petition launched

Hundreds join attack on beleaguered property firm

Tower gets go-ahead

Sevilla's controversial Torre Pelli gets approval

Bribes inspector faces jail

He was meant to stop illegal construction, but took thousands to allow it

Bulldozing a piece of history

Two listed buildings have been demolished in Mijas to the dismay of local residents

How much is my home worth?

How much is my house in Spain worth? Mary Beker, an independent agent, sheds some light on it

Spain not in top five places to retire

Spain scored lower than expected in a survey of the best countries

Shaken and stirred

Bond star Connery being investigated over new Costa fraud
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