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by fincalospinos
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 617
Views: 13250

Re: Coronavirus

I used to cough to disguise a *beep*, now its the other way around :shock: :shock:
by fincalospinos
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 617
Views: 13250

Re: Coronavirus

The Board has approved a general measure to maximise restricted movement by citizens. Citizens are only allowed to leave their homes, individually (unless accompanying a disabled person or for another justified reason), in the following situations, both on foot and by car: to buy food or other prima...
by fincalospinos
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Driving with the dog
Replies: 7
Views: 6479

Re: Driving with the dog

There is a pet friendly Novotel at Biarritz, right on the beach, ideal for walking the dogs.
by fincalospinos
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Water accion available?
Replies: 11
Views: 436

Re: Water accion available?

[*As I understood it the Patamalara system is supposed to be for farmers and not meant for houses. It is not treated drinking water and meant for irrigation. Paco the water man used to be really rude to a friend if he complained there were problems with the supply to his house.] .Wicksey you are cor...
by fincalospinos
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Water accion available?
Replies: 11
Views: 436

Re: Water accion available?

[*Sorry thats totally lost me? Whats a water accion?] It is a share of a water supply situated on the hill by Pavo Real bar on Competa/Torrox road. It is owned and administered by Patamalara, a company based in Torrox Pueblo. When we bought our first house in the area, 1 "Accion" entitled ...
by fincalospinos
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: New CaixaBank fees ... time to change banks?
Replies: 44
Views: 2109

Re: New CaixaBank fees ... time to change banks?

Look at Cajamar "Wefferent" account, no charges providing you do online transactions or at an ATM. The only time they charge is if you need them to carry out a transaction from the counter within the bank.
by fincalospinos
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Locksmith
Replies: 13
Views: 663

Re: Locksmith

HI

Felipe who has the metalwork workshop and estate agency Rincon de Competa. He is almost opposite the olive mill in Av de Torrox.
by fincalospinos
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: DELPASO Car Hire – A cautionary tale.
Replies: 11
Views: 947

Re: DELPASO Car Hire – A cautionary tale.

I may be causing a stir here, but if you are hiring a car for the daily cost of a bottle of wine, it stands to reason that the hire companies have to make up the deficit from somewhere. I always look at the overall cost of hiring, including the full insurance cover, and have never experienced any pr...
by fincalospinos
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Torrox pueblo property
Replies: 11
Views: 594

Re: Torrox pueblo property

costakid wrote:Ok if you want to be in no mans land. You will need a car for sure.


Not necessarily, this area is on a good bus route.
by fincalospinos
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Communal Wifi in apartment block
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Re: Communal Wifi in apartment block

What normaly happens with an apartment block is that one or more providers fit Fibre optic boxes into the block, usualy in a communal area where telecoms or electric meters are housed. It is then up to the individual apartment owner to arrange to have the fibre optic wired into their apartment. Fibr...
by fincalospinos
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Deposito water pressure?
Replies: 6
Views: 260

Re: Deposito water pressure?

I am not sure where your water comes from in Canillas, but I do know that further along the Maroma ridge in Canillas de Albaida and Competa, the water does have a high Cal content. When I lived there it was a constant problem of water pipes, boilers and taps and toilet flushing units becoming clogge...
by fincalospinos
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: CGT Relief
Replies: 8
Views: 453

Re: CGT Relief

Thanks Beachcomber.
by fincalospinos
Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: CGT Relief
Replies: 8
Views: 453

CGT Relief

Can someone give some guidance on the following scenario. Full time resident in Spain, fiscaly domiciled in Spain, under 60 years of age. Decides to sell their main home of 5 years. Decides not want to buy another house but to rent somewhere long term. Would any mortgage interest payments be deducta...
by fincalospinos
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Using lawyer recommended by agent
Replies: 18
Views: 1857

Re: Using lawyer recommended by agent

Have sent you a PM.
by fincalospinos
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Activity clubs drama / golf / sailing / art Caleta / Torre / Velez Malaga - help please!
Replies: 34
Views: 1122

Re: Activity clubs drama / golf / sailing / art Caleta / Torre / Velez Malaga - help please!

Hi - this is very helpful - I will call into the sailing club when we are over in a couple of wees tim I think we will still try and rent as the pitfalls of buying appear to be many!! I see you are a resisdent of Caleta - any other info about the area very very welcome! As you may have already foun...
by fincalospinos
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Activity clubs drama / golf / sailing / art Caleta / Torre / Velez Malaga - help please!
Replies: 34
Views: 1122

Re: Activity clubs drama / golf / sailing / art Caleta / Torre / Velez Malaga - help please!

Sailing club in Torre del Mar: Club Náutico de Torre del Mar Website for the marina in Caleta de Velez: https://www.marinareservation.com/marina-puerto-deportivo-de-caleta-de-velez-1199 Have a look at Lux Mundy in Torre del Mar, they organise many activities and are a font of local information. Long...
by fincalospinos
Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Planning permission Vélez Malaga pool
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Re: Planning permission Vélez Malaga pool

Tis was around 18 months ago. No problems with the Town Hall, but as we are on the beach road in Caleta, we had big problems with the Costas department in Malaga.
by fincalospinos
Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Planning permission Vélez Malaga pool
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Re: Planning permission Vélez Malaga pool

It took me around 6 months to get permission for a build in Caleta de Velez ( from Velez town hall )
by fincalospinos
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Night Driving Glasses
Replies: 4
Views: 857

Re: Night Driving Glasses

Amazon.es
by fincalospinos
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Renting out property - a new slant
Replies: 3
Views: 990

Re: Renting out property - a new slant

I set up a similar business a few years ago ( although with more than one property) and registered as a sole trader renting out property with Ministerio de Trabajo,Migraciones Y Seguridad Social. I paid into the system to get healthcare, and now I`m retired, a Spanish pension. However, although ther...

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