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Forum: Spain
Jul 13th 2011, 9:47 am
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By Nige

Re: Property Renters: What's your current experience?

Have you looked through the many others properties on that web site in your area and compared what is being offered ? I see that there are a total of 98 'properties' in Chiclana for rent. Not all...
Forum: Spain
May 21st 2011, 8:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,414
Posted By Nige

Re: New Law: "ITV" for houses

According to some, today is Judgement day so maybe all this is not necessary.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13468131

If Judgement day passes without effect then these latest edicts...
Forum: Spain
May 18th 2011, 2:29 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,004
Posted By Nige

Spanish SIM card

I seem to recall a few years ago that the socialists decided to make everyone register their mobile phones under threats of being cut off.
My question is actually not related to that but this:
...
Forum: Spain
Apr 22nd 2011, 10:32 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,917
Posted By Nige

Re: The Alhambra Palace

BBVA lost the contract a few years back when some local difficulty caused consternation. Now tickets are sold online by LA CAIXA bank people and good bank it is too.

You can buy tickets here :
...
Forum: Spain
Apr 12th 2011, 5:45 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,252
Posted By Nige

Re: Algeciras city

La Brujidera is the name of the tapas bar on Calle Once on the left side between Plaza Alta and the town hall. Nice wines and always popular at lunch time for the bites.
Glad you are visiting the...
Forum: Spain
Apr 12th 2011, 9:01 am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,252
Posted By Nige

Re: Algeciras city

Am I the only person on this Forum who thinks Algeciras is quite interesting and worth the time? :unsure:

I have stayed for several overnights at the Reina Cristina (the sister hotel of the Reina...
Forum: Spain
Mar 25th 2011, 7:15 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,635
Posted By Nige

Re: Vodafone es movil/mobile internet

when these USB dongles are advertised at 7.2 Mbps download rates do not believe it. You may get that if you live next to a main Vodafone mast which is transferring data though the main cables to the...
Forum: Spain
Jan 27th 2011, 1:40 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,726
Posted By Nige

Re: Endesa took electric box away

art - I have had paper bills from ENDESA and had set up a Direct Debit for several years without any problem. So far I am very happy.
Forum: Spain
Jan 25th 2011, 12:50 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,726
Posted By Nige

Re: Endesa took electric box away

Think that kind of business is called GESTOR or GESTORIA.

Maybe answer is to set up Direct Debit with ENDESA ? It can also be done on line these days although I like to receive a hard copy.
Forum: Spain
Dec 21st 2010, 9:09 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,961
Posted By Nige

Re: Only residents can own cars?

Oh so X doesn't mean Xtranjero ! And you can have a different beginning letter. This is getting interesting.
Forum: Spain
Dec 20th 2010, 7:50 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,302
Posted By Nige

Re: Bank Reposessions Website

This is an interesting graph on http://www.spanishpropertyinsight.com
shows the trend since 1st Quarter 2006 of sales to Foreigners. Explains the glut of holiday homes and the problem the banks...
Forum: Spain
Dec 20th 2010, 5:04 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,961
Posted By Nige

Re: Only residents can own cars?

It says something about "article 58 of Royal Decree 864/2001 of 20th July" oh and Law Organico 4/2000 of 11th January and Law Organicas of 8/2000 of 22nd December, 11/2003 of 29th September and...
Forum: Spain
Dec 20th 2010, 4:11 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,961
Posted By Nige

Re: Only residents can own cars?

Thanks for that. Very clear. So as I am never in Spain for longer than 3 months at a time - usually 1 month max. I assume that I don't need to get a Green Residence certificate. I already have some...
Forum: Spain
Dec 20th 2010, 3:50 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,302
Posted By Nige

Re: Bank Reposessions Website

La Caixa is a large bank and they have their own portal for selling repossessions.

http://www.servihabitat.com/svhPortal?idioma=3
Forum: Spain
Dec 20th 2010, 3:47 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,961
Posted By Nige

Re: Only residents can own cars?

Yes. I mean No. I am a Non Resident. I think. But could be a resident but not now. A car or not a car - that is the question. When is a native car a non resident car ?
Forum: Spain
Dec 20th 2010, 8:18 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,961
Posted By Nige

Re: Only residents can own cars?

Now I am confused Bomber. So now you are saying that you can import a car as a Non Resident and do your own UK to Spanish plates? This is getting me all in a tiz...:confused:
Forum: Spain
Dec 19th 2010, 2:20 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,961
Posted By Nige

Re: Only residents can own cars?

Thanks Fred. So as I understand it, for the sake of clarity, if my nice UK registered car was bought by my Spanish neighbour and he arranged to matriculate it onto Spanish plates (with help from...
Forum: Spain
Dec 19th 2010, 10:11 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,961
Posted By Nige

Re: Only residents can own cars?

Just a small point. What is a car 'native ' to the country ? For example Spain. Which car is native to Spain ?
Forum: Spain
Dec 17th 2010, 9:58 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,961
Posted By Nige

Re: Only residents can own cars?

Thanks for that clear and concise explanation of how the Law works.
Forum: Spain
Dec 16th 2010, 10:28 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,961
Posted By Nige

Re: Only residents can own cars?

Isn't it daft that a member of the European Community can spend months in another EEC country and not be able to use a car locally ? They can hire a car from a rental company with no problem. But to...
Forum: Spain
Dec 11th 2010, 10:02 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By Nige

Re: Ikea

Horarios de apertura
De lunes a sábado: 10:00h. a 22:00h.
Domingos y festivos (sólo los autorizados por la Junta de Andalucía): 10:00h. a 22:00h.

IKEA is open every SUNDAY too during December.
...
Forum: Spain
Dec 4th 2010, 10:26 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,179
Posted By Nige

Re: My new build

Spanish plugs are different. Also I do know that in Spanish houses a RING main is unheard of. Or so I was told by an electrician here in Spain. Wires lead out from the junction box through many tubes...
Forum: Spain
Oct 30th 2010, 3:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Nige

Re: Strange question

You need to read up BORDER Agency details. Especially if the 'indefinite leave to remain' qualification applies. Application can be made in the UK after arrival if necessary....
Forum: Spain
Oct 13th 2010, 9:44 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,258
Posted By Nige

Re: Yoigo Sim expiry

What's this monthly charge? On Vodafone PAYG Pay as you go, there is no monthly charge. I have a Vodafone PAYG and if I forgot to top up to beat the deadline whilst outside Spain I use the Internet...
Forum: Spain
Oct 10th 2010, 10:45 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,079
Posted By Nige

Re: ANOTHER Phone/Satellite Question....

The speed will probably reduce sooner or later and then you will know whether the deal is good or not. I think once you are using the Internet more and not only for Skyping you will find that 500 mb...
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