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english · 23. agosto 2019
I have been approached by a number of owners from a large development in the province of Alicante asking me to survey certain works carried out by their president. Apparently the president awards himself certain works every year which mounted to many thousands of Euros. However, the works were apparently accepted and voted by a majority of owners. Nevertheless, the question arises if anything that it is voted in a general annual meeting is legal. Since I am not a solicitor or an administrator...

english · 23. agosto 2019
There is a popular saying in Spanish that says: “those who works with honey can’t help sucking their fingers”. Apparently there is a lot of honey in multimillion public construction contracts and large construction companies have been involved in the payments of commissions to political parties to obtain large public contracts.

english · 23. agosto 2019
Obtaining a good bargain when buying a new home is a quite a job. Whether it is for purchase or rent, it requires the investment of time and some reflection, including calls visits and revisits. To this we have to add a number of decisions that must be taken.

english · 23. agosto 2019
In my last article we did analyse the importance of orientation before we jump into making an offer to buy a property and how the relation of the internal layout of the property it is important and not just orientation. We also stated that is not the same to have a south orientation for a property on the North of Spain to a property on East Coast.

english · 23. agosto 2019
A building site is not exactly a rose garden. And often you have to draw the line somewhere. I am referring to the situation when the contractor on site is not doing his job properly or when a member of the contractor’s team is not up to the standard that it is required.

english · 23. agosto 2019
As I have mentioned in many previous articles since 2007, the new Building Regulation in Spain have changed tremendously as to the way we architect have to design and build new buildings.

english · 10. julio 2019
Terrace is one of the spaces in the house that most satisfies the Spanish people especially when summer is approaching. We may not have a large area, but there are solutions to get more out of them and enjoy a personal space, adapted to our needs... Do you like plants? Have you always wanted to have a garden? Do you want your terrace to become an oasis in the middle of the city where you can relax every night? Take note of the keys that we highlight to make the most of the terrace adaptable to...

english · 18. junio 2019
Although here in Spain most homes are built of reinforced concrete rather than timber, the fire loading i.e. the amount of combustible materials in the home may cause a dangerous situation specially during the night when everyone is sleep.

english · 16. junio 2019
I have been approached by a number of owners from a large development in the province of Alicante asking me to survey certain works carried out by their president.

english · 12. junio 2019
There is a popular saying in Spanish that says: “those who works with honey can’t help sucking their fingers”.

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