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Spanish long term rentals made safer after new government decision

Great news for landlords in Spain! Ana Pastor, Minister of Fomento (Ministry of development in Spain) has published new laws for long-term rentals. Non-paying tenants are required to…

Fomento announce new plan

Ana Pastor, from the Ministry of “Fomento” (Development Minister of Spain) announced a new long term plan to improve development and expansion in road communications, public transport…

Autumn brings the search for long-term rentals

If you have been looking for a long term rental over the last few months and not finding any, I can happily say that now is a…

Tips for leaving your home empty over winter

Although we are getting more and more off peak bookings each year, from October onwards the holiday rental market does tend to quieten down now until Christmas,…

Parque de Los Tres Jardines - San Pedro

San Pedro is one of my favourite places on the Costa Del Sol. It is a small, friendly town that has retained its Spanish identity or charm…

Places to visit - Castillo de la Duquesa

There is no shortage of places to go on the Costa del Sol. Whether you are a resident or a tourist there really isn't any excuse to…

The ghost airport of Castellon comes to life!

They said it would never happen.   The cost was toted across the world as a crying shame and it was.  Several politicians stated incorrectly that it was…

Silk in Valencia, and paella and La albufera

There is a striking monastery outside Albocasser with a small café run by Monche who used to be a radio presenter. It was here, under the arches…

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