Our lead article and video this week is all about the fact that sometimes the
Spanish way can appear quite direct to us foreigners but it seems it's just
a matter of us adapting.
Now, before you read all about that I just wanted
to mention a couple of points.
Firstly, we've put together a really useful tool for Spanish property buyers in
association with Mark Wilkins from The Rights Group. It should be online by
Thursday so I'll let you know when it's up. It's very good!
Secondly, we seem to get a lot of articles sent to us covering the costa del sol
but not so many for other areas. We really want to feature more articles about
other areas of Spain. So why not help us out and send us an article about
an area of Spain that you know about? It could be about living there, buying
there, setting up a business there, etc.
Submit your articles to us and we'll happily publish them for our thousands
Anyway, on with today's articles.
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Manners in Spain
"Por favor" and "gracias" are not words that you tend to hear very often in Spain.
This can feel quite rude to us but should we take it personally?
Read Susan's observations...
Watch the Video
Our friends at Sol Channel have created a superb video based on the "Manners in Spain" article. A brilliant complement to our
Watch the video...
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Buying a Car in Spain
Three months ago I went to the VW garage nearby to order my new car. Considering
this was VW I was shocked at the poor levels of customer service. Now a new
service aims to take the pain out of buying a car in Spain....wish they'd been around
three months ago!
Read about this new service...
Off Plan Consumer Rights - Sample Purchase Contract
It's no big secret that less and less people are now venturing into buying off plan
in Spain these days. For those who are or will be then the best thing is to
Read Maria's advice...
Holiday in Seville
Last August we went to Seville for a day. We all nearly died from the heat!
Avoid the blistering sun in July and August and Seville is a beautiful city to explore.
Read about Seville...
Spain Top Choice for Second Home Abroad
It seems that no matter how much negative press is thrown at the Spanish property
market, Spain still ranks as a top destination for second home buyers, or so says
Read Louise's article...
That's all for today. Enjoy the rest of the week and see you soon.