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by fincalospinos
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Spanish Postal Service
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Re: Spanish Postal Service

Go into your local correos and ask for redirection. You can choose between 6 month or 12 month, and there is a charge depending on which you choose. I am not sure what the current charges are, but when I did it a few years ago it wasnt too expensive.
by fincalospinos
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Summer grass watering
Replies: 3
Views: 171

Re: Summer grass watering

If its on an unbanisation the water used for watering may be "grey" water. This comes from sinks, showers etc within the urb. and will get filtered as it is absorbed by the grass/soil.
by fincalospinos
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Dog Behaviourist
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: Dog Behaviourist

I have used this guy in the past. He is a dog behaviourist not a trainer. May be worth contacting him. He is based around Torre del Mar.

Steven Rowle
stevenrowle @ outlook. com
by fincalospinos
Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Owner not paying yearly community fee
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Re: Owner not paying yearly community fee

If you are a community regulated by the Horizontal Property Law, you do have some recourse. If someone fails to pay community charges, they can be taken to court to recover the amount together with court costs and interest. There is now a more streamlined way of achieving this, which your community ...
by fincalospinos
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Notaries, Lawyers, and house completions in August
Replies: 2
Views: 329

Re: Notaries, Lawyers, and house completions in August

Not every Notary or Lawyers close in August, although many work mornings only. You may find some delay but you should be able to complete a sale/purchase during the holiday period.
by fincalospinos
Fri May 24, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Padron definitive answer
Replies: 11
Views: 519

Re: Padron definitive answer

Why wouldn't you sign on ? Even if you only spend a few months here, if you own a house you would expect to receive certain services. Whilst most services are covered by IBI payments, others depend on money received directly from the government. Health centres for example, and yes, you or your guest...
by fincalospinos
Wed May 22, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Fishing....
Replies: 13
Views: 4016

Re: Fishing....

You are correct Katy, if you are over 65 the license is free. You need to go to your Oficina Agraria to get one. Here in Caleta we use the Oficina Comarcal Agrari de Velez-malaga. They also issue cheaper licenses than Telelicencia, but buying it online is much simpler. You do not need to pass any ex...
by fincalospinos
Mon May 13, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Torrox
Replies: 63
Views: 7511

Re: Torrox

I am an animal lover, but I am afraid the abundance of cats puts me off, especialy when they are walking over the tables.

Steve
by fincalospinos
Tue May 07, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Question about unpaid Community Fees
Replies: 3
Views: 727

Re: Question about unpaid Community Fees

There is no where in the Horizontal Property Law that states that an officer must be up to date with their fees in order to perform their duties, however, they cannot vote on any matter concerning the community.
Any officer can be removed from office by a majority vote at either an AGM or EGM.
by fincalospinos
Tue May 07, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Waterproof Tape
Replies: 6
Views: 412

Re: Waterproof Tape

This is the stuff, can be bought on Amazon.es.

Autoadhesivo altereglow - cinta Butyband altereglow 10 m x 75 mm
by fincalospinos
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: house alarm
Replies: 35
Views: 1517

Re: house alarm

Over 2 floors I have 3 x door detectors, 2 x motion detectors, 2 x still cameras, control box by the front door, and a mobile unit upstairs with all sorts of gadgets on it. Oh, and one of their reps was passing the other week when we were having the outside painted, and dropped off two new signs !!
by fincalospinos
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: house alarm
Replies: 35
Views: 1517

Re: house alarm

Securitas Direct supply some excellent systems, and if you negotiate well enough, there is no installation charge providing to take out a contract with them. I paid 50 euros / month for the first 18 months, and 23 euros / month thereafter. First class service and response time.
by fincalospinos
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Fishing Licence Velez Malaga
Replies: 3
Views: 1146

Fishing Licence Velez Malaga

Can anyone tell me where to renew a beach fishing Licence in Velez Malaga. My current one, which I obtained in Cadiz, runs out next month.
by fincalospinos
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Problem with my pool leaking
Replies: 5
Views: 1852

Re: Problem with my pool leaking

Then emptying it will not create any more problems for you. If the leak is somewhere in the finished surface of the pool, you will have to empty it anyway to find the leak. You may find that if the pool is left empty the tiles will start dropping off. Far better not to trickle water in, but to allo...
by fincalospinos
Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Roofing Costs
Replies: 18
Views: 2721

Re: Roofing Costs

There is an old roof present, but it has collapsed in a few places, so I am currently stripping it off completely.
The building is 3.5mtrs X 28mtrs and will need all new materials.
by fincalospinos
Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Roofing Costs
Replies: 18
Views: 2721

Roofing Costs

Can anyone give me a rough idea of the cost of a new roof.
It is approx 100 sq mtrs, traditonal Andalucian roofing tile, single aspect.
It would be from scratch on existing walls.
by fincalospinos
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Nice to Malaga
Replies: 3
Views: 1670

Re: Nice to Malaga

Have a look at Volotea.com
Only company I know with direct flights on limited days.
by fincalospinos
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Buying an old house without basic services
Replies: 7
Views: 1803

Re: Buying an old house without basic services

Bit difficult to say as you dont give the size of the house. However, a septic tank would cost around 5k - 6k. Just to supply and connect an electric meter will be around 1k, this excludes the necessary wiring from the nearest supply box to the house. I would suggest you get a local builder to take ...
by fincalospinos
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Renewing green A4 residence certificate.
Replies: 5
Views: 2669

Re: Renewing green A4 residence certificate.

I did it last November, and it is as Free at Last says, except that we only needed an up to date Padron to change the address.
by fincalospinos
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Community meetings
Replies: 6
Views: 2274

Re: Community meetings

If your community is registered under the Horizontal Property Act ( Ley de Propiadad Horizontal ) you do not have to notify the community of your intention to sell unless it is stipulated within your community bylaws ( unlikely). However, you do need to notify the community administrator as to who t...

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