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Forum: Spain
Feb 3rd 2022, 12:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By Leper

Re: Irish retired in Spain help please

Apologies, Fred James is right. Stay in Spain for more than six months and you are liable for to pay income tax on all your worldly earnings. I also agree with some of Johnboy's post - what's the...
Forum: Spain
Feb 1st 2022, 5:40 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By Leper

Re: Irish retired in Spain help please

Derickoo, you can do yourself a big favour by arranging an appointment with the Embassy of Spain in Dublin where you can have your NIE application processed. .It costs about €8.00. This is Step 1 in...
Forum: Spain
Oct 28th 2021, 10:35 am
Replies: 67
Views: 3,195
Posted By Leper

Re: Visa over-stayers, how does Spain react to them?

Málaga and Alicante airports have gates in which you pass through. If your travel entitlements have expired, it's likely you will be buttonholed and deported at your own expense. It's likely other...
Forum: Spain
Jun 22nd 2021, 7:28 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,371
Posted By Leper

Re: Apartments in spain.

Spire, we don't know what age you are or what you are looking for. Perhaps you yourself don't know what you are looking for?

If you are retired or nearing retirement you could do worse than...
Forum: Spain
Jun 9th 2021, 6:09 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,371
Posted By Leper

Re: Apartments in spain.

1. Do you want to rent or buy?
2. If long term rent (i.e more than two weeks) is it in the off season you wish to travel?
Forum: Spain
Mar 27th 2021, 11:40 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,073
Posted By Leper

Re: Irish Passport ? Obligations of Irish Citizenship ?

Don't throw obstacles in your way. Go for it! You can still support the Red Rose or the Three Lions although we'd like if you gave us the odd shout too!
Forum: Spain
Mar 27th 2021, 10:25 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,073
Posted By Leper

Wink Re: Irish Passport ? Obligations of Irish Citizenship ?

. . . or simply if you wish to stay in Spain beyond the 90 days limit in any one year and if you have a parent or grandparent born in any part of Ireland (Republic or Northern) then it would make...
Forum: Spain
Feb 28th 2021, 7:42 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,628
Posted By Leper

Re: Cheddar Cheese

Kerrygold Cheddar Cheese is produced in Ireland (within EU). It is a top class product and on sale nearly everywhere in Spain.
Forum: Spain
Feb 19th 2021, 9:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Leper

Re: Almeria - I'm sure your sick of answering

One thing Costa Almería will do for you is ensure you have a healthier lifestyle. It's warmer and drier longer than any other area of the Mediterranean basin ensuring you can have more outdoor...
Forum: Spain
Feb 19th 2021, 2:30 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Leper

Re: Almeria - I'm sure your sick of answering

1. I have read through the posts so far and I agree with each writer. Let me hammer home the message if you are buying any property anywhere in Spain use a solicitor to represent you solely and not...
Forum: Spain
Feb 3rd 2021, 8:26 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,654
Posted By Leper

Re: Buying Off Plan - any tips and advice

Even if I'd won the Lottery, I wouldn't buy off plan.

Main Reason:- The finished product is hardly ever the same for which initial planning permission was given.
Forum: Spain
Jan 24th 2021, 11:05 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,556
Posted By Leper

Re: Is my move realistic?

Yeah! - I'll run with Rotor, rent before you buy. You can test the water, experience the change and in a few short weeks will discover if Spain is for you. You're not the first and won't be the last...
Forum: Spain
Jan 11th 2021, 9:39 am
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Leper

What Are You Waiting For? Book Winter/Spring 2021/22

OK! We're leeching our way through Brexit, Covid-19 has taken its toll, but it won't be around for too long more. Let's be honest 2020 was miserable, there's only one way to go and that's up. Have...
Forum: Spain
Jan 9th 2021, 8:58 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,250
Posted By Leper

Re: Where to retire to?

I am amazed at the amount of advice given on fora such as this as to where somebody should retire to. You can find your dream home and much cheaper than you originally thought and everything appears...
Forum: Spain
Sep 21st 2020, 11:58 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,897
Posted By Leper

Re: Proof of life

Rosemary, With due respects, all you have to do is travel to the City Hall and have your signature witnessed by an official there. It is essential travel for an essential purpose. I recommend you...
Forum: Spain
Aug 16th 2020, 7:27 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,862
Posted By Leper

Re: Deciding between areas in Spain for a holiday property, where to start?

1. Maximum Cost of Property = €170,000.00 appears (to me) to be main criterium and I'm OK with that. (circa 15% more for fees etc).
2. Confining your search to CdS, CdL is just that i.e. confining....
Forum: Spain
Jun 27th 2020, 10:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,537
Posted By Leper

Re: Best place to live in Spain

Write down a list of your needs in Spain e.g:-
1. Do you want Expat enclave or not?
2. Do you want to rent your Spanish property when you are not using it?
3. Are you retiring or do you need to...
Forum: Spain
Jun 13th 2020, 6:33 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,482
Posted By Leper

Re: What kind of holiday in Spain soon?

My Brit neighbours in Spain advise that Spain will reopen for holidaymakers from the UK with effect from 15th July 2020. However, there is a chance that the EU will instruct Spain to open earlier,...
Forum: Spain
Jun 4th 2020, 7:11 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,209
Posted By Leper

Re: Brit holiday makers are not welcome

Let's stick to the facts. British Holidaymakers are welcome in Spain and always were. The Tourism minister in Spain merely stated the UK must first get it's fight against Covid-19 act together. The...
Forum: Spain
May 16th 2020, 5:39 am
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By Leper

Re: Could lockdown be the death of bullfighting

So Bullfighting could end in Spain! - Every Cloud has a Silver Lining. Thank You Covid-19.
Forum: Spain
May 15th 2020, 7:47 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,204
Posted By Leper

Re: Advice Needed

Joppa is right (I don't know him/her). No matter what anybody will say on the forum, I reckon you're going to go ahead anyway. Therefore, I suggest you add "cycling facility" to your B&B. I think...
Forum: Spain
Jan 20th 2020, 7:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By Leper

Re: Costs of buying ?

1. Allow about 15% on the purchase price to cover fees, taxes etc.
- - - - - - and then . . . . . .
2. Before you pay any utility (electricity, water, refuse ) allow a further €2000.00...
Forum: Spain
Jan 3rd 2020, 8:31 am
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By Leper

Re: Costa Del Sol Advice please...

We live in Mojacar Playa (Costa Almeria) which is 2 hours drive east of Málaga. It is a resort populated equally by Spaniards/expats. Except for two hotel complexes at either end of the resort and...
Forum: Spain
Dec 16th 2019, 7:48 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By Leper

Re: Spain vs ???

Spain:-
1. Accessibility. Airports, road infrastructure. Easiness of coming and going.
2. Sun.
3. Quality of life.
4. Cheaper and better lifestyle.
5. English is spoken throughout the Costas and...
Forum: Spain
Nov 22nd 2019, 2:00 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Leper

Re: Renting: all the money up front?

You know what? I am not surprised. I bet the OP is honest, elderly, talkative, anxious for some winter/spring sunshine and almost has "Mug" written on his forehead. I've seen this from several estate...
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