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Forum: Spain
Mar 19th 2017, 9:13 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By poolboy

Re: Builder

Crack in pool - get a specialist in. It will be expensive but needs doing properly. I had a crack in the corner near water line. It took 5 applications of special adhesive. Fix worked. I got a...
Forum: Spain
Feb 23rd 2017, 9:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By poolboy

Re: Gandia

Have you found anyone? I live in denia and just had my windows done by a local company. I know someone in gandia she may be able to help.
Forum: Spain
Jan 28th 2017, 8:51 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,412
Posted By poolboy

Re: Setting up a Sydney Style Cafe in Gandia

Really interesting proposition as i have just been looking at nice daytime cafes in uk cities. I know the streets of gandia you are looking at too. I fear the rents and running costs would make the...
Forum: Spain
Jul 11th 2016, 5:32 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By poolboy

Re: Keyholder service in Oliva, Valencia

I know someone in olive who looks after property, pm me if u want I can ask him. He is reliable and honest, I have no commercial connection.
Forum: Spain
Jul 11th 2016, 5:26 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By poolboy

Re: Benidorm Bus Station

Yes I park there and have left the car there for weeks unattended without issue. I once had my aerial stolen so now remove it. Best park near pedestrian entrance to mercadona as at night it is...
Forum: Spain
Aug 31st 2015, 12:13 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By poolboy

Re: Venue rental for craft courses, Denia-Javea / Javea area

Doesn't the HELP denia organisation have a room in la Xara next to their shop that has tables/small canteen & I assume a toilet. At least any rental you would pay them would go to a good cause.
Forum: Spain
Aug 27th 2015, 4:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By poolboy

Re: Who is on the Costa Blanca 1. week September?

Hi ok best message me I ll have a look at them
Forum: Spain
Aug 27th 2015, 12:34 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By poolboy

Re: Who is on the Costa Blanca 1. week September?

Denia - I live there & have looked at lots of houses over the years, if you need any advice just pm me on here. Happy to help, around most days
Forum: Spain
Aug 14th 2015, 11:38 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,707
Posted By poolboy

Re: La Referencia Catastral - how to get it?

you may be paying ibi but at the suelo rate, not the ibi as if there is a house on the plot. My neighbour's house was built 25 years ago & was only listed as a plot - she sold the house 2 years ago...
Forum: Spain
Jul 13th 2015, 12:01 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By poolboy

Re: Good aircon supplier

as with all things get the best you can afford. I just had a Panasonic unit installed - second to daikin its the most expensive. However, its really quiet, very powerful (over specced at 4500...
Forum: Spain
Jun 22nd 2015, 11:31 am
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By poolboy

Re: Mountain biking benidorm area

Tom, I have a few trails near you - I am in Denia but use the train to access. Message me I tell you or meet in Benidorm we can ride from there.
Forum: Spain
Apr 17th 2015, 12:07 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By poolboy

UK pension contributions & tax uplift

If an expat pays into a UK pension does he still get the tax uplift from the UK govt as if he were working in the UK? ie, the 3600 gbp annual contribution a non earner can make only costs him 2880...
Forum: Spain
Mar 31st 2015, 10:45 am
Replies: 67
Views: 5,201
Posted By poolboy

Re: Moving to Spain - Rental income

Hi, I am a landlord in UK & Spain.

On UK investments for the right property you will enjoy capital appreciation, rising rent, the law being on your side, professional tenants. A yield of c 4-5%...
Forum: Spain
Mar 23rd 2015, 1:24 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 9,898
Posted By poolboy

Re: What area would you not live in in oliva

there's some astonishlingly cheap property on solvia.es website. I'd have a look on there before parting with your hard earned cash to an agent.
Forum: Spain
Jan 2nd 2015, 1:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By poolboy

playing draughts in denia area

anyone keen on playing? I really like it but don't know anyone else!!! drop me a pm, Javea - Oliva areas.

Happy New Year
Forum: Spain
Oct 1st 2014, 1:31 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By poolboy

Re: Valencia - newbie saying hello & sports questions

I cycle round Valencia/Albufera/Alboraya a fair bit. If you pm me I'll email some fab eating places, well worth searching out.

Good luck with the language just go to school & persevere.
Forum: Spain
Sep 24th 2014, 2:34 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 6,994
Posted By poolboy

Re: Best area to live in Barcelona

I like San Cugat but I suspect even in these times it's very expensive. A friend lived there 5+ years ago & a 3 bed flat (it was a nice urb with pool & gardens) was 1200e pcm, they sold for c...
Forum: Spain
Jul 28th 2014, 11:58 am
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By poolboy

Re: Telitec Internet in Javea

what do telitec say? my telitec wifi in pego has been faultless for 5 years now. Actually, 2 weeks ago the renters said it didn't work - they rebooted the router & it went back on.

Is the green...
Forum: Spain
Jun 2nd 2014, 1:16 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By poolboy

Investors Chronicle readers - Denia/Javea/Pego

It's a long shot but anyone in the north Costa Blanca area get a postal subscription. I am thinking of subscribing & missing my weekly read.

Please get in touch.

Regards
Forum: Spain
Mar 17th 2014, 5:03 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,781
Posted By poolboy

Re: The Ten ways to access public Healthcare in Spain (in order of priority):

Yes above entitlement is true as this morning I got my sip card, entry qualifications being:

Tax resident before 2012
Residencia ditto
On Padron
Letter from UK confirming no cover there

Its...
Forum: Spain
Mar 17th 2014, 4:45 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 14,578
Posted By poolboy

Re: Moving to Gandia

Alicante - Gandia is doable on public transport:

Airport - Benidorm via alsa or a2b transfers (9e or 6e)
Benidorm - Denia via alsa or train (6e or 4e)
Denia - Gandia via alsa (4e)

Bring a...
Forum: Spain
Mar 11th 2014, 5:42 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 14,578
Posted By poolboy

Re: Moving to Gandia

I walked along the beach at Gandia this morning. It is lovely but you must like your own company!! last time I was there was august & it was packed. Today, lovely & sunny but I saw 50 people tops...
Forum: Spain
Oct 30th 2013, 12:30 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By poolboy

Currency fair users

Thanks all for the tips re above & I have just set up an account & transferred my first credit in sterling & want some euros.

I see the best offer today is 1.16 which I am quite happy with but I...
Forum: Spain
Oct 28th 2013, 1:03 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 9,501
Posted By poolboy

Re: Lonely in Altea

I'd be up for a beer in say Albir or Finestrat, my favourite places down that way. Even better if anyone cycles down there - Benidorm certainly looks different on 2 wheels.
Forum: Spain
Oct 25th 2013, 3:51 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 9,501
Posted By poolboy

Re: Lonely in Altea

hi, I walk & cycle around Altea/Benidorm a bit so if you are up for it drop me a pm. I could always meet you for a beer after.

I am not a mad stalker btw!!! well not much...
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