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Forum: Spain
Apr 25th 2018, 3:18 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 4,304
Posted By Uksp

Bankinter any good?

Hello,
My solicitor has poa and has said he can open a bankinter ac for me cost of 46 euros pa.
does anyone had any experience of bank inter, ie do they have English app, are there lots of hidden...
Forum: Spain
Apr 19th 2018, 11:06 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,675
Posted By Uksp

Bank account non resident

Hello,
I have purchased a holiday home in Spain and need to pay maintenance charges and utilities monthly approx 250 euros. I read on the forum that BBVA offers a free account, is thus fit non...
Forum: Spain
Apr 17th 2018, 4:25 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Uksp

Re: Exchange Rate comparison sites?

Thank you for the useful info. I have contacted Moneycorp today after using the comparison above and got 1.15 euros to £1.
Do you know if there are any bank accounts for non-residents that are free?
Forum: Spain
Apr 17th 2018, 8:36 am
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Uksp

Exchange Rate comparison sites?

Hi,
Ive just had an offer accepted on a property in Spain, paid the deposit and done power of attorney to solicitor to open bank account, NIE number etc.

Does anyone know if there is a currency...
Forum: Spain
Feb 21st 2018, 4:41 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,561
Posted By Uksp

Re: Estate agent commission

Hi,
It is in the Costa de la Luz area.
Thanks
Forum: Spain
Feb 21st 2018, 4:29 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,561
Posted By Uksp

Estate agent commission

Hi,
Is it usual for the estate agent to charge commission of 2.5% -3% plus vat to the purchaser? I’ve had 2 agents now who have said they charge both the buyer and seller?
Forum: Spain
Nov 21st 2017, 6:06 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By Uksp

Re: Payment of house purchase

So do I need to physically go to Spain to open an account first before exchanging into euros? Are the accounts free? I haven’t found a property yet but want to exchange the money ready whenever the...
Forum: Spain
Nov 20th 2017, 10:35 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By Uksp

Re: Payment of house purchase

Thanks.... how long can they hold it for you? Is it secure, ie separate client account?
Forum: Spain
Nov 20th 2017, 7:58 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By Uksp

Re: Payment of house purchase

Hi,
We are at the stage before you. Can I ask how you put the funds into Moneycorp? Did you transfer £’s via debit card to them and they hold it in a client account until your ready? Is this age to...
Forum: Spain
Nov 1st 2017, 11:18 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By Uksp

Re: Currency

If it rises and I want to exchange with a currency company to euros what are the options where to put the funds?
Forum: Spain
Nov 1st 2017, 5:48 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By Uksp

Re: Currency

How? Can I get a Euro account from the U.K.? Most have monthly charges ?
Forum: Spain
Oct 31st 2017, 6:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By Uksp

Currency

Hi,
I would like to transfer some mo ey ti euros nice while the rate is reasonable, 1.13/£1. I had a quote from currency index.co.uk who said that I don’t need to open a bank account they will...
Forum: Spain
Oct 26th 2017, 10:44 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 7,154
Posted By Uksp

Re: Bank account best non resident no charges

Did you have to visit in person to open it? Can it be done online? Do you have to have a minimum amount going in each month for it to be free from fees? Thank you
Forum: Spain
Oct 24th 2017, 4:48 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 7,154
Posted By Uksp

Bank account best non resident no charges

Hello,
Does anyone know which bank account is best for non resident lowest or no charges? Thanks
Forum: Spain
Oct 21st 2017, 12:20 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,780
Posted By Uksp

Re: How to purchase a home in Spain - Advice required

I am based in the U.K. and looking to purchase in the Costa De La Luz area (Chiclana) so as I say the estate agent that showed me some properties spoke very little English. Do I need to visit Spain...
Forum: Spain
Oct 21st 2017, 11:18 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,780
Posted By Uksp

How to purchase a home in Spain - Advice required

Hello, we have found a house we want to buy in Spain in a very spainish area, so estate agent speaks very little English. Can someone let me know the order of steps I need to take to purchase, ie: do...
Aug 21st 2017, 6:38 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 14,820
Posted By Uksp

Re: Currency £ to € now or wait?

Thank you that's great
Aug 21st 2017, 5:40 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 14,820
Posted By Uksp

Re: Currency £ to € now or wait?

Thanks. Sorry I'm not sure which comes first, So I could only open a bank account in Spain in person not online? I have the cash in a uk bank account at the moment, so do I contact a currency...
Aug 21st 2017, 2:46 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 14,820
Posted By Uksp

Re: Currency £ to € now or wait?

How do I do it, do I open a bank ac first or contact a currency translation service first?
Aug 21st 2017, 10:01 am
Replies: 281
Views: 14,820
Posted By Uksp

Re: Currency £ to € now or wait?

Thank you for advice.
Yes I think I should transfer to euros now. Should I open a currency account i.e. with smart currency and then they transfer it to a Spanish bank account, then if for any...
Aug 20th 2017, 10:12 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 14,820
Posted By Uksp

Currency £ to € now or wait?

Hello,
I am looking to purchase a property in Spain later this year, once I decide on a location and find the right property. I have the £'s in a U.K. bank account ready, should I change to euros...
Forum: Spain
Aug 18th 2017, 1:57 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,197
Posted By Uksp

Re: Chiclana, conil or Los Gallos

Thank you for your comments. I have been visiting this part of Spain for the last 15 years on holiday as I like the fact that there is very little British influence and we are normally the only...
Forum: Spain
Aug 17th 2017, 5:39 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,197
Posted By Uksp

Re: Chiclana, conil or Los Gallos

Thank you for the information.
Forum: Spain
Aug 17th 2017, 1:47 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,197
Posted By Uksp

Chiclana, conil or Los Gallos

Hello,
I am looking to buy a holiday home that I will eventually move out to in 10 years time and like the following areas:

Chiclana de la frontera
Novo sancti petri
Conil de la frontera
Los...
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