Searching For Your Perfect Property? I’d Advise You To Forget It And To Find Your Ideal Property in Malaga

In this post, I would like to share some information and advice with you about searching for your perfect or your ideal property abroad. Simply, don’t do it. Why? Because it almost certainly doesn’t exist. What? I hear the groans and shrieks of disagreement from realtors and estate agents from all over the world as

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Why Invest in Malaga Real Estate?

Why Invest in Malaga Real Estate? The Costa del Sol is one of the most popular regions in Spain for holidaymakers and expats alike. The stunning beaches, chic marinas, wall-to-wall sunshine and luscious golf courses are major attractions. It provides an idyllic lifestyle for so many different personalities. However, its popularity is also reflected in

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10 Tips For Finding The Best International Schools in Spain For Your Children

Moving abroad with your children is an exciting opportunity for them to learn a new language and experience a different culture. Finding the best international schools in Spain may not be such an exciting task. Making sure your children receive the best education is an important part of this big adventure. Many expats enrol their children

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Help With Your Contract in Spanish

Are you about to sign a contract in Spanish? Please stop and think before you “just sign on the dotted line”! Signing rental contracts or any other kind of contract in Spanish should be approached with as much, if not more, caution as in your home country. Too many non-Spanish-speaking expats are, too often, encouraged to

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Buying property in Spain?

Thinking about moving to Spain or buying property in Spain? Did you know that the British Embassy website offers information and advice to allow you to safely buy property in Spain? Their dedicated “buying property in Spain” pages cover topics such as : Their sound advice is as follows… “If you are considering buying a

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To Rent or Buy in Malaga

The decision whether is is better to rent or buy in Malaga is a very personal one. It is a decision that should be taken once you have researched thoroughly. It is a decision you should make without unnecessary, outside influence. (ie. pushy estate agents!) As a Relocation Consultant and a Property Finder, I assist

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The Weather in Malaga

The weather in Malaga: One of the many reasons people love living here…. The climate is Subtropical–Mediterranean with very mild winters and hot summers. Málaga enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the year, with an average of about 300 days of sunshine and only about 50 days with precipitation annually. Its coastal location with winds blowing

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Ronda, Inland Malaga

If you are thinking about moving to the Ronda area of Málaga, read what local resident Claire Conway has to say about the area … Claire Conway was born in the North West of England before moving to Ronda twelve years ago  at the young age of 20. She moved to Spain to improve her

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Riogordo, Inland Málaga

If you are thinking about moving to the Riogordo area of Málaga, read what local resident Pauline Lewis has to say about the area … Following a brain haemorrhage in the summer of 2003 and a successful operation to stop the bleed, I decided to take early retirement from teaching and use my second chance

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El Rosario Marbella

If you are thinking about moving to the El Rosario Marbella area of Málaga, read what local resident Marina Nitzak has to say about the area … We´re a young family of 3 – myself, a self-employed NLP Coach and Trainer, my husband Juan, who works from home office as forex broker and our little

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Nerja, Malaga

If you are thinking about moving to the Nerja area of Málaga, read what local resident Kristy Louise Weir has to say about the area … I first left England in 2000 newly married and with a baby on the way,  after much deliberation, the Costa Del Sol sounded the best place to start a

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Coin, Malaga

All About Coin Malaga … If you are thinking about moving to the Coin Malaga area, read what local resident Karen Southall has to say about the area … I left England to go travelling in my early 20s and after a few years exploring various corners of the globe I ended up on the

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Estate Agents in Spain

There are various types of Estate Agents in Spain: • Traditional estate agents:  These usually charge owners a sales fee. • Buyer’s Agent or Property Finder: The best ones will find you the property you want and charge you for it up to 3 – 5% .The commission is paid by the seller or seller’s

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Buying a Car in Spain

It is advisable to request an “Informe de Cargas” before buying a car in Spain, particularly if it is a second hand vehicle. The “Informe de Cargas” is a document that informs you of any outstanding debts or embargoes the vehicle may have. An online copy of the document can be found here . Once completed, the document

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U.S. Consular Agency in Malaga

The U.S. Consular Agency in the Malaga province is located in Fuengirola: Avenida Juan Gómez “Juanito”, 8Edificio Lucía 1º-C29640 Fuengirola (Málaga), Spain conagencymalaga@telefonica.net Tel.: +34 952 47 48 91      Fax: +34 952 46 51 89 Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 to 14:00 Please note that this office does not issue visas or passports but will provide application

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Spain Starter Pack

Help in Spain … At Move to Malaga, we understand how daunting Spanish bureaucracy can appear, especially when you first arrive in Spain. We also know how “getting it right, from the beginning” can make the difference between a successful and unsuccessful relocation to Spain. Too many foreigners move to Spain without assistance. Do not

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International Schools in Malaga

There are many International Schools in Malaga  to choose from. These International Schools follow the British System but are not regulated by OFSTED. They are monitored and regulated by the Junta de Andalucia Consejeria de Educacion (Junta de Andalucia Education Department). All British Schools in Spain are inspected by the local authorities before being issued with

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Americans in Spain

Residency, Visas and Permits for Americans in Spain: Americans on Spain, who are visiting for a period less than three months, can travel visa free. However, Spanish authorities may require proof of funds or a return or onward travel ticket. If a visit needs to be prolonged, an Extension of Stay, of no more than

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