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Living in Spain

This area is for people living in Spain, moving to Spain, or who have a general interest in Spanish life.

 Elle Draper

Learn Spanish – Around The House

Here is a list of some translated words for around your house – very handy if dealing with workmen, or shop staff. Enjoy!

 Elle Draper

Learn Spanish – Building Terms

If you are looking to extend your property in Spain, build a wall, convert your terrace etc… you may enlist the services of a Spanish Building Company. There are many terms which may leave you a little baffled – even if you are just nipping around to your local hardware store. Benjamin Ritter from Denia […]

 Elle Draper

Learn Spanish – In The Kitchen

Learn Spanish – In The Kitchen

Shopping for ingredients in Spain can be a nightmare if you haven’t been able to learn Spanish words for what you are trying to buy. We’ll try to add to this list as time goes by for you – but in the meantime… here’s just a few translations to help you when buying ingredients for […]

 Elle Draper

Tax Raise in Spain

Due to public spending, the Spanish Government has introduced a temporary tax raise from 24% to 24,75% for 2012 and 2013, on income from rental of your property in Spain. This is a provisional measure that will affect tax payable on Rental Income. We use (and recommend) Ben Simkins for our tax affairs. You can […]

 Elle Draper

Learn Spanish – Useful Phrases

Only polite… Hello – Hóla Good day – Buenos diás Good evening – Buenos tardes

 Elle Draper

Spanish Property Owners Can Save Money

Paying the annual taxes on your property in Spain is usually done by your asesoria or legal representative, and can cost a fair amount of money to process  – usually in excess of €100 each year. In the current climate, every penny counts… which is why we’re very pleased to be able to flag up […]

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