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Forum: Spain
Today, 5:15 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Fred James

Re: Hola

Because if you sell your UK house after you have become tax resident in Spain you will pay Spanish CGT on the sale. If you buy a house in Spain at the same time or within 2 years you may be able to...
Forum: Spain
Sep 16th 2019, 6:26 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Fred James

Re: Calpe shopping

Sadly , I don’t have enough hair to straighten!
Forum: Spain
Sep 16th 2019, 3:12 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Fred James

Re: Calpe shopping

Amazon.es will sort it out!
Forum: Spain
Sep 14th 2019, 10:16 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Fred James

Re: Severe weather warning

It is the worst since 1987. 5 killed so far and it's now heading for Madrid.

https://elpais.com/elpais/2019/09/13/inenglish/1568359828_120540.html
Forum: Spain
Sep 12th 2019, 1:35 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,046
Posted By Fred James

Re: Family of 5 living costs on the Costa Del sol

You need to realise that if you post on a public forum you are opening yourself up to questions that you may not like but assuming the forum rules are not broken, that is what happens. If you don’t...
Forum: Spain
Sep 10th 2019, 3:37 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Fred James

Re: Apply for residency without address?

Yes, that happened to us as well.
Forum: Spain
Sep 10th 2019, 11:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Fred James

Re: Apply for residency without address?

They would never register you without an address. In addition, many offices insist that you are registered on the Local Padron. You cannot do that without an address either - you need to own property...
Forum: Spain
Sep 10th 2019, 11:22 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Fred James

Re: Severe weather warning

Here's another Gota Fria warning.

http://www.aemet.es/documentos_d/enportada/20190910105707_p52tesp1.pdf
Forum: Spain
Sep 9th 2019, 12:09 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By Fred James

Re: Who knows about Spanish Tv's?

If you are happy with buying online I would recommend this company. Www.electroprecio.com

i have bought my last 3 TVs from them and a number of friend have used them. Huge range, good prices, very...
Forum: Spain
Sep 8th 2019, 4:17 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,046
Posted By Fred James

Re: Family of 5 living costs on the Costa Del sol

It may turn out to be a very stony path if they have a poor education.
Forum: Spain
Sep 8th 2019, 12:22 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By Fred James

Re: Latest statement on UK pension uprating

You are assuming that the UK will not have a bilateral agreement on social services with Spain within that period of time. Bearing in mind the large number of Spanish residents in the UK, I would...
Forum: Spain
Sep 5th 2019, 6:45 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Fred James

Re: new itv

Why not just put the date in your calendar?

https://itv.com.es/cita-previa
Forum: Spain
Sep 4th 2019, 10:02 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By Fred James

Re: Brexit discussions

Well, there is only one Brexit thread. Which thread are you referring to?
Forum: Spain
Sep 4th 2019, 8:27 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By Fred James

Re: Brexit discussions

What on earth are you on about?

Disrespectful - I think not!
Forum: Spain
Sep 3rd 2019, 6:42 pm
Replies: 1,264
Views: 102,572
Posted By Fred James

Re: Gibraltar 2

Halmatic made the first fibreglass sailing boat in 1952. Uffa Fox was involved in the design. They basically made hulls for other people to fit out, the wonderful Nelson being a good example.
Forum: Spain
Sep 2nd 2019, 5:59 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By Fred James

Re: UK Government announces £3 million grant to help UK nationals in the EU prep

They did say they would, but they just haven’t got round to it yet. I’m not worried about it as the Spanish have given them to the end of 2020 to sort it out and I can’t see that they won’t get round...
Forum: Spain
Sep 2nd 2019, 4:44 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By Fred James

Re: UK Government announces £3 million grant to help UK nationals in the EU prep

All these idiots need to do is agree to reciprocate all existing agreements with Spain. That won't cost them 3million!
Forum: Spain
Aug 31st 2019, 6:16 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By Fred James

Re: Who knows about Spanish Tv's?

​​​​Those two links are just for the usual illegal IPTV streams which you usually have to pay for and put up with really bad picture quality.

The OP wants a simple solution for his new 4K TV and...
Forum: Spain
Aug 29th 2019, 8:35 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Fred James

Re: New British Ambassador Hugh Elliott arrives in Spain

Another Brexiteer to look after our interests? That sounds promising - NO.
Forum: Spain
Aug 29th 2019, 8:20 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By Fred James

Re: Question re making a will

There is no such thing as an ‘estate’ in Spanish law. Each beneficiary is responsible individually for any taxes due and the amount depends on the personal circumstances and relationship to the...
Forum: Spain
Aug 29th 2019, 4:21 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By Fred James

Re: Question re making a will

I'm not even sure that Spanish law has the concept of an executor.
Forum: Spain
Aug 29th 2019, 10:27 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By Fred James

Re: Who knows about Spanish Tv's?

If you are happy with your current TV, apart from it not being Smart, my earlier suggestion to get an Amazon Fire Stick would save some money. I prefer to use mine for catchup compared to the Smart...
Forum: Spain
Aug 28th 2019, 6:12 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By Fred James

Re: pension

How did you manage to get on the Spanish NHS as you are not of UK pensionable age? Are you autónomo or working on a contract?
Forum: Spain
Aug 27th 2019, 7:46 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By Fred James

Re: Who knows about Spanish Tv's?

It probably won’t have the UK apps but there is usually a way round it somewhere in the settings with a few clever tweaks. Just Google it. If all else fails a simple device like an Amazon Firestick...
Forum: Spain
Aug 27th 2019, 9:04 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Fred James

Re: Severe weather warning

The warning was out for today as well. At the moment the Balearics seem to be getting plenty of rain.

The forecast was spot on in terms of where it would rain, but forecasting the quantity is much...
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