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people are. It's a wise choice for those who want to
really get to know their local area before buying. It
can also be a good way of helping to pay your mortgage
or generating an income. However, you need to be aware
of your tax obligations if you do decide to rent
your Spanish property out. Our article 'Offsetting
costs against your rental income' provides information
on the ÁbacoConnect website.
a lighter note
you enjoy a little satire and wry humour take a look here.
Ring any bells? How much of this do you do when you're
trying to make yourself understood? Learning a language
is not easy if you're past primary school age. If you're
a tourist you can be forgiven for having only the basics
- but what about the rest of us?
Do you think that learning the language should be
compulsory if you want to live abroad?
Click here to tell us what you think:
A learning the language course should be compulsory
The decision to learn the language or not should
be up to you
And for those of you who've met that brick wall in language
learning AGAIN why not take a look at this website: www.thesaurus.com
The whole website is interesting if you have a love
of words. It contains a thesaurus, dictionary and quotes,
but of particular interest is the Spanish language
web page. This resource can help you with your translations
as well as featuring 'word of the day', 'phrase of the
day' and grammar tips in a very palatable form.
is important when you come to buy a resale property
that it has a habitation certificate. Regulations around
the issuing of these are changing constantly.However,
our article on the website 'A
Habitation Certificate for your resale property'
might help throw some light on the current situation.
our last newsletter we asked you what time would be
best for us to hold a webinar (an online seminar).
You told us that an afternoon slot (3.00 pm UK time)
was your preferred time. Thanks to those who responded
- it will help us plan in the future.
your bills the easy way
Did you know, you don’t have to use stamps, visit offices
or even use the internet to pay some of your bills?
If they have a bar code you can use that handy hole
in the wall instead. Just:
1. put your card in the cash machine
2. click on the 'menu' to 'pay bills'
3. scan the bar code in
4. your account is debited immediately and the bill
There are only certain cash points that you can use
- BBVA, CAM, CajaMurcia, Caja Madrid, La Caixa, Santander.
But what a good idea!
For a rather entertaining tale of bill payment woes
The article concludes with some useful advice too.
It's all new at Alicante airport. If you've not been
to the new terminal yet, the word is BIG. Perhaps the
second word association for it is CONFUSING. Or at least
the drive up to it is. But help is at hand from this
excellent step-by-step guide on the Alicante-Spain website.
You might also find this description useful on the website. my
travel guide website.
good news is that parking here is still cheap! Whilst
on the subject of flights…
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