Tag Archives: british community

Energy Proficiency Certificate questions.

Recently I have had a number of people ask me if the Energy Proficiency certificate needs to be Visado.  The answer to this is no, it is not required by law any notary or land registry will verify this to … Continue reading

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Energy Performance Certificates: Fully registered EPC Provider

The spanish government recently passed a bill that will require all existing homes in Spain that are for sale or rent to have an “energy performance certificate” from the 1st of June 2013. Once the new regulations have come into … Continue reading

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OMIC, The Spanish Ombudsman.

In the town hall of most towns you will find a Ombudsman. The office or post where he is situated is called the Municipal Office of Consumer Information (OMIC). They are independent legal councilors in each municipality and have the … Continue reading

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Cheap rate electricity and hour change.

The hour went forward o last night 30th of March at 2am. If you have a distinction rate contract with iberdrola then the cheap rate electricity comes on at 11pm until 1pm the next day. The more expensive rate is … Continue reading

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I provide a Spanish-English-Spanish translation service for almost anything in the area. Medical, Legal, Notary, Court, Public health, Administrative, Written translations via email, Mechanic, Commercial, simultaneous translations for public speaking and conferences…. I also have a emergency 24 hour service for medical and … Continue reading

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Non Residence tax to be paid before the 31st of December.

This is a repeat post. There has been a lot of publicity and questions about the tax upon owners of homes who do not live in Spain. There is some confusion as to weather this tax is included in the … Continue reading

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The planning department estimate at least two million euro’s loss to the treasurey of Orihuela caused by the first 208 illegal homes detected in the north of Orihuela.

22/11/2012 The planning councilor, Antonio Zapata, appeared today to present the first results of the flyover  that a company is performing over the municipality of Orihuela in order to carry out a the plan of regularization of illegal dwellings that … Continue reading

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