Blog Category: General Articles of Interest

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Wines and Vineyards of Murcia

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Local area, Travel and Tourism.

Just a short drive from the Orihuela Costa, the Murcia region is home to three DO wines, which are wines that comply to various conditions for production, these wines are Bullas, Jumilla and Yecla. Vines are said to have been introduced to the region by the Phoenicians in ancient times. Murcia’s winemaking reputation has been somewhat inconsistent through the centuries…. Read more »

Problems with Items bought Online

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Newsletters.

We have had a few enquiries lately asking for help whereby clients had bought items online and had problems or not received them. In the most recent case someone had bought some glasses from an on-line retailer and they never arrived. They also saw that hundreds of people were writing about problems with this company on the internet so knew… Read more »

Have you ever had a water leak at your property in Orihuela Costa?

Posted and filed under Current Claims Possible to Win Back Funds, General Articles of Interest, Legal Issues in Spain, Newsletters.

This article applies to people who are with the company “Hidraqua”. Sometimes you may not even realise that you have a water leak until you get the unpleasant surprise of a bill that amounts to thousands of euros. When the water company come out to read the meter, if they see that you have used an unusually large amount of water,… Read more »

The New Legal Procedure for Holiday Rentals (Valencia Region)

Posted and filed under Businesses in Spain, General Articles of Interest, Legal Issues in Spain, Local area.

You may recall last year that we posted an article about the new law that it is obligatory for all owners letting out properties as holiday lets in the Valencia region with no official agent to apply for a tourist licence  (we can only comment on our area). Please see this article on tourism licences https://www.spanishsolutions.net/blog/legal-issues-in-spain/tourism-licence/ A client has now suggested to us… Read more »

What can go wrong if you do not have legal representation when buying or selling a property in Spain?

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Legal Issues in Spain, Property in Spain, Property Purchase/Sale Service.

I still am surprised when I read posts on facebook on the forums and someone asks for a recommendation for legal help in buying or selling a property and there is always one who says, do it yourself it is easy! Firstly, I am quite sure that most of the time that particular person has not actually done all the work… Read more »

Children in the digital age: how to protect your children

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest.

Should parents supervise, or even spy on, their children’s mobiles, computers and tablets?   Experts use the term “active parental mediation” to refer to what in every home is known as “being aware of what the child is doing” The coordinator of the Spanish Security Center for Children on the Internet, Manuel Ransán, advises parents to support “parental control tools… Read more »

Discover the Oceanografic in Valencia…

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Local area, Travel and Tourism.

What is the Oceanografic? This is one of the most famous and interesting places to visit in Valencia with its magnificent modern structures in the form of nine different towers. A great place to visit in Valencia especially with the children or grandkids. The Oceanografic is situated in the East of Valencia and forms part of the cultural complex of the… Read more »

Latest news Corvera and San Javier airports.

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, In the Spanish News, Local area, Newsletters, Travel and Tourism.

On Saturday 24th February, after many years of discussion, AENA signed the management contract for the new International Airport of the Region of Murcia, located in Corvera. AENA will take possession of the airport, inspect the facilities and equipment, discuss staff being employed from Murcia San Javier airport, and have to get the proper authorisations from the State Air Safety… Read more »

Rules For Stopping and Parking in Spain

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Motoring in Spain, Newsletters.

Have you ever considered how there a great deal of places that you are prohibited to stop or park in Spain? It is fairly obvious that you are prevented from stopping on curves, and slopes with reduced visibility, close to and inside tunnels, and in underpasses. Also on level crossings, and pedestrian crossings, but also on cyclist crossings… Then there… Read more »

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