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Forum: Spain
Sep 18th 2012, 5:47 am
Forum: Spain
Sep 17th 2012, 7:47 pm
Replies: 176
Views: 27,356
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Running a bar in spain info saught

:eek: Yeah ok, it was me!!!!!! :rofl:

How are you all doing?

Yes i credited the OP, but did not want to ID them in case they didnt want me to.

I found the points halfway thru writing the...
Forum: Spain
Feb 19th 2012, 1:17 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,201
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Regrets?

:)

no regrets from us either! And we're glad we didnt move to a wholly english area, based on the hassle we have had with (some) other brits since moving to spain.
Forum: Spain
Feb 1st 2012, 12:51 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,924
Posted By painterhombre

Re: New facebook group for Valencia, come and join us!

.......hi again, just to update the original post, and the "doom and gloom" merchants, :p our facebook group posted here some time ago, has gone from strength to strength and now has over 350...
Forum: Spain
Nov 16th 2011, 11:48 am
Replies: 32
Views: 21,660
Posted By painterhombre

Re: LHD car in Spain... RHD part-exchange?

:D and sorry to all about not being on this forum for ages, well i'm back now, and promise to behave myself LOL!:eek::tape:
Forum: Spain
Nov 16th 2011, 11:48 am
Replies: 32
Views: 21,660
Posted By painterhombre

Re: LHD car in Spain... RHD part-exchange?

Hiya.

Cars in Spain are a total and utter pain in the a**

There are no english car dealers around Valencia city, not reputable ones, who will buy your UK car around here, apart from one or two...
Forum: Spain
Nov 16th 2011, 11:34 am
Replies: 24
Views: 11,171
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Hide ip address for Humax Foxsat iplayer service

We get uk tv in spain (vpn service) for 7 quid a month and its fab. U can get iplayer, itv player, channel 4 and catchup (4od) and much more.
Forum: Spain
Nov 16th 2011, 10:20 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,061
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Car mechanic killed my car, what can be done?

Hi. I would make sure it is the garages fault by taking the car to a reputable garage, getting them to identify the problem and they will tell you if its the oil was the issue or not. And yes diesel...
Forum: Spain
Aug 23rd 2011, 12:45 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,460
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Charity Project in Valencia

:thumbsup: "Big up" to you!!! as Ali G used to say (!) , nice to hear someone doing something altruistic in the area, best of luck. :thumbup:
Forum: Spain
Aug 8th 2011, 1:19 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 9,126
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Looking for furniture in Valencia

Hiya. :thumbup:

The cost of furniture in Spain is ridiculous, especially 2nd hand. You are better off bringing everything from UK, i know i wish we had done! :banghead:

....however try the...
Forum: Spain
Jun 30th 2011, 8:56 am
Replies: 4
Views: 3,231
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Andura paint

Hi.

Although i have not had my house done by these people, (as its brand new and doesn't need it!), i can vouch for them personally and have known the people who run it for many years, totally...
Forum: Spain
May 18th 2011, 12:52 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,074
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Why are Spanish businesses e-mail shy?

:D Hi , not been on here for a while, how is everyone?

Ok, the Spanish are behind (with respect) many northern European businesses and email, and responding to internet enquiries are a new thing...
Forum: Spain
Feb 25th 2011, 6:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,924
Posted By painterhombre

Re: New facebook group for Valencia, come and join us!

:lightbulb: yep, your'e right I guess.:)

Facebook can be beneficial too, I know i have caught up with family and friends i haven't seen in years, for example, but i think privacy settings are...
Forum: Spain
Feb 25th 2011, 4:03 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,924
Posted By painterhombre

Re: New facebook group for Valencia, come and join us!

er ok....... i'll leave you all talk amongst yourselves on that one!!!!!! :rofl:
Forum: Spain
Feb 25th 2011, 3:26 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,924
Posted By painterhombre

Re: New facebook group for Valencia, come and join us!

What the hell was the point of posting that?????? :blink:
Forum: Spain
Feb 23rd 2011, 1:48 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 5,938
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Moving to spain with children

hiya and good luck, i am sure you will get lots of advice here. As far as the kids, well they will certainly have a better and safer life here than the UK. Your 7 yr old is a perfect age but you may...
Forum: Spain
Feb 23rd 2011, 1:46 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,924
Posted By painterhombre

New facebook group for Valencia, come and join us!

Hiya, how are you all? I know i havent been on the forum for a while (no, dont go there! :rofl:) but due to me having far too much time on my hands (!) I have started up a new page on Facebook for...
Forum: Spain
Jan 26th 2011, 3:18 pm
Forum: Spain
Jan 26th 2011, 7:36 am
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Recommendation for rental agency in Valencia?

speak to Craig Holden. here is the website http://www.rawlinsholden.com/
Forum: Spain
Jan 26th 2011, 7:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Valencia: best/convenient bank to open account?

There are branches of english banks in valencia, Barclays, HSBC and Lloydstsb, all of whom have english speaking staff, but if you dig deeper , quite a few spanish banks have english staff. We are...
Forum: Spain
Jan 20th 2011, 6:21 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,658
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Looking for a business

now THAT is a good idea, we have thought of it too. There is a local spanish 2nd hand shop here called "chollos" (Bargains) but to be honest i still dont think they have quite "got it", insofar as...
Forum: Spain
Jan 19th 2011, 1:13 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,658
Posted By painterhombre

Re: Looking for a business

.........what have you done in the past work wise? Any skills or trade?
Forum: Spain
Jan 18th 2011, 6:37 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 40,651
Posted By painterhombre

Re: MOT runs out whilst in Spain - what do I do?

I shall ask my gestor for confirmation of that and also it may be something that is ONLY in the communidad valenciana, sorry, not an expert, wasnt trying to be either, just what several people told...
Forum: Spain
Jan 18th 2011, 10:11 am
Replies: 50
Views: 40,651
Posted By painterhombre

Re: MOT runs out whilst in Spain - what do I do?

yeah and the reason the sort of kangoo (van with with rear windows) type of car is so popular in Spain is that autonomo's (self employed) people, (I THINK) :huh: can buy one, and claim the 100% cost...
Forum: Spain
Jan 18th 2011, 9:40 am
Replies: 50
Views: 40,651
Posted By painterhombre

Re: MOT runs out whilst in Spain - what do I do?

:rofl:

oh yes, i am fed up with paying thru the nose for old, poorly serviced buckets, paying 4k for something you can get in the UK for 1,500. etc. I would import one if it wasnt for the...
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