The summer season is officially over! No more driving around for hours looking for parking to get to the beach, no more long queues at the supermarket and dare I say it, cheaper prices in the shops!!
I don't mean to offend anyone but it does get exceptionally busy around these parts
during July and August. It's quite a relief for us that live here when things get back to normal.
Anyway, a couple of major points before I introduce our articles this week
This month is "Rentals Month". We've got loads of information to give you all about renting out your property or renting a property yourself. We're kicking it off today with a must-read article from Maria de Castro. And then on Thursday I'm sending out a very interesting video for those who need more rental bookings!!
Secondly, I am in desperate need of some assistance. We have a job opening
for an office admin person to start ASAP. You can read more about it on the
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Legal Requirements Of Landlords In The Community of Valencia
If you own a property in the Valencia area and you rent it out for holidays then you need to read this article written by Maria de Castro about your legal obligations. Very important.
Read Maria's article...
People Go Back
Not everyone who moves to Spain stays here forever. Some even leave after just a few months. Whether it's a lack of work or language reasons, Susan this week takes a look at why people leave Spain to return back home.
Read Susan's article...
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After reading about the trials and tribulations of my community in Spain, one of our readers sent us his story about some troubles he's had in his community. He makes some valid points in the article and I can totally empathise with him.
Read the article...
Moving To Barcelona With Children
Moving abroad can be very stressful for the entire family, especially if you're relocating to a major city. Mary Brooke of MumsAbroad.com gives her advice for those considering moving to Barcelona with children.
Read Mary's advice...
Menorca And The Twilight Game Of Golf
Too hot to play golf in Spain during the day? Well, you need to get yourself to Menorca and enjoy golf in the cool of the evening instead. Michael Mahon tells us all about it.
Read Michael's article...
The Licensing Process For Off Plan Properties In Spain
You may think that all that is needed for the town hall to grant a building licence to a developer is a wad of Euros, but actually there's more to it than that ;)
Read the article...
That's all for today. Enjoy the rest of the week and see you soon.