Blog Category: General Articles of Interest

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The Risks if you don’t have Spanish Residence Permit or Medical Card

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Legal Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron), Medical Care in Spain, Spanish Residency.

Over the past few days, we have been trying to help a ill Irish client who has lived here many years. She never obtained her Spanish Residence Permit or her SIP (Spanish Medical Card). She preferred to rely on paying for health care when needed and on the EHIC (European Health Insurance Card). She never doubted that if needed the… Read more »

How to be a Real Estate Agent in Spain

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

5 Ways Spanish Solutions Can Help Your Real Estate Business in Spain Dear Soon-to-be-better Spanish Estate Agent, Selling the benefits of a law firm in Spain is not very sexy, cool or exciting. Spanish Solutions is not any ordinary firm, We ́re sure about that. We can offer you five reasons why you will benefit from your clients working with… Read more »

Some Brexit Updates from Spain.

Posted and filed under Brexit and Spain, General Articles of Interest.

Brexit: Spanish driving licence, residency, donations. I had a meeting today with the notary, Marguerita, in La Zenia, Alicante. It appears there is uncertainty in Spain concerning Brexit with the Spanish government making contradictory noises on several aspects of the so called “arrangement”. Great Britain has agreed to respect the rights of the almost 100,000 Spanish residents in the UK… Read more »

“Gota Fría” – Insurance Claim. Please share. Urgent.

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, In the Spanish News.

This is just a quick post for all those affected by the terrible storms Thursday and Friday. You may have found out already that PROBABLY your home insurance IS NOT REALLY GOING TO COVER YOU. If this is the case, it is very important that you are aware and make others aware that the general Insurance Consortium (Consorcio de Seguros)… Read more »

Looking for a Property in Spain?

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest.

On my return from Summer holidays, I was asked by a friendly non-European at Madrid airport if I lived in Spain. When responding in the affirmative, he asked if I could give some advice to a foreigner looking to diversify from property investment in his country. As a legal adviser, property and businesses are not my area of specialisation but… Read more »

Residency for expats in Spain after Brexit and a No-Deal

Posted and filed under Brexit and Spain, General Articles of Interest, Legal Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron), Spanish Residency.

Our suggestions for expats in Spain after Brexit We wish to make it clear that we only provide our advice on the legal and tax issues in Spain as we see it. We are not giving any personal opinion on Brexit or deals or otherwise. There is plenty of that elsewhhere for those who wish to read it. You must… Read more »

“ Are You Looking for an Alternative Country? Consider Spain

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Miscellaneous.

So says top entrepreneurial influencer, Martin Varsavsky.  More and more people´s work is now “location independent” so expats are thinking of where they should put down some sort of roots. We’ve said before that Spain may be the best place in the world to live. We are not alone in our opinions. Martín Varsavsky (@martinvars) is an interesting character. Born… Read more »

Spain, one of the best places in the world to live. 

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest.

Its one of best places in the world to move too, officially!!   HSBC bank has been doing a survey for 12 years entitled the Expat survey where they assess various places, under different headings and interview people who have moved there to find the best countries in the world to live in.  You ́d expect Singapore, Switzerland and New Zealand… Read more »

La Tomatina (Tomato Festival) Spain 2019

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

It can only be in Spain, that the residents of a small town in Valencia, of usually under 10,000 people, produce each year in their sleepy little place, an incredible spectacle of a giant food fight involving more than 20,000 people… oh and a lot of tomatoes! (Before ticketing was instigated, apparently there were more than double that amount of… Read more »

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