Archives for October 2006

October 17th, 2006

You can’t open a magazine containing Spanish property without finding a ‘what’s hot?’ article, often several of them. These are always popular with those looking for property in Spain because they solve the problem of discovering areas and properties that would otherwise be hidden: after all - how can they ...

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October 12th, 2006

“Having lived, worked and brought up a family in Javea for 20 years, it’s fair to say we know the place almost inside out, so you are guaranteed to be given the best assistance and advice when searching for your perfect Spanish home” says Mac, owner of Javea Property. “We ...

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October 12th, 2006

Parliament on Thursday approved a bill aimed at curbing near out-of-control urban development and spiraling property prices in Spain. The legislation, to come into force in July, was backed by all political parties except the conservative opposition Popular Party. “With the instruments of this law we have to put the brakes ...

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October 11th, 2006

Half of those who chose to make a new life in Spain end up returning home. But why does the dream turn sour for so many? Ian Frewer spoke to established expats who offer advice to the new arrivals on the Costas. “A lot depends on whether they came to Spain, ...

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October 10th, 2006

With the rising prices in the UK, property is becoming more and more out of reach for the first time buyers looking to get a start on the property ladder. Research shows that it’s not only retirees flocking to Spain but the UK’s younger generation are becoming increasingly tempted by ...

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October 10th, 2006

With the hugely successful launch of the McLaren Mercedes 2007 season car the MP4-22 in Valencia recently, the city has clearly signalled its intention to not only host a Grand Prix in Valencia but to surpass Monaco’s present status as the epicentre of Formula 1 chic. Valencia has the potential to ...

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October 4th, 2006

Valencia which will host the 32nd edition of Sailing’s America’s Cup later this year has let it be known that the city intends to play host to a Formula 1 Grand Prix in the near future. Onlookers were left in no doubt when McLaren Mercedes chose the city to launch their ...

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