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hello to anyone looking on going on an inspection trip/
my wife and i have just come back from a 4 day tour with parador
looking in the area of NORTH COSTA BLANKA, unfortunately we could not agree on two properties. But what i would like to say is that you do read some horror stories but take it from me we had a gentleman called (Graham) from parador who was very very professional, there was no hard sell what so ever!!! we meet up with another Graham from Signature properties in Javeia in which both could not do enough to try and find our dream home.
Yes i know they are on commission but these guy's are well worth that 10/15% we may pay so anyone thinking or going on an inspection trip i would highly recommend parador!!!!! and ask for Graham to show you around.

HEFF AND GRHAM
once again thank you for everything and what ever happens in this interim period we will be buying our dream home form you guy's most defiantly!!!!! thank-you for all your hard work over these last for days.

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hello to anyone looking on going on an inspection trip/
my wife and i have just come back from a 4 day tour with parador
looking in the area of NORTH COSTA BLANKA, unfortunately we could not agree on two properties. But what i would like to say is that you do read some horror stories but take it from me we had a gentleman called (Graham) from parador who was very very professional, there was no hard sell what so ever!!! we meet up with another Graham from Signature properties in Javeia in which both could not do enough to try and find our dream home.
Yes i know they are on commission but these guy's are well worth that 10/15% we may pay so anyone thinking or going on an inspection trip i would highly recommend parador!!!!! and ask for Graham to show you around.

HEFF AND GRHAM
once again thank you for everything and what ever happens in this interim period we will be buying our dream home form you guy's most defiantly!!!!! thank-you for all your hard work over these last for days.

kind regards
Danny and liz

Yes we do read some horror stories Danny ....... Parador Properties in the UK are in administration ...... I dont understand how you are buying a property through them, and quite frankly I'd think again

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hello to anyone looking on going on an inspection trip/
my wife and i have just come back from a 4 day tour with parador
looking in the area of NORTH COSTA BLANKA, unfortunately we could not agree on two properties. But what i would like to say is that you do read some horror stories but take it from me we had a gentleman called (Graham) from parador who was very very professional, there was no hard sell what so ever!!! we meet up with another Graham from Signature properties in Javeia in which both could not do enough to try and find our dream home.
Yes i know they are on commission but these guy's are well worth that 10/15% we may pay so anyone thinking or going on an inspection trip i would highly recommend parador!!!!! and ask for Graham to show you around.

HEFF AND GRHAM
once again thank you for everything and what ever happens in this interim period we will be buying our dream home form you guy's most defiantly!!!!! thank-you for all your hard work over these last for days.

kind regards
Danny and liz
10/15% comission?????????? So if you buy a 200,000 euro property from them you'll be happy to pay them 20,000/30,000 euros??? That sounds like a horror story to me!

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Hi thanks for your concern,

do you know the full story about Parador ? yes the U.K department are in adminastration for one reason and another.

were you aware that it was origanally owened by two parner's and now the other one has bought him out and he is shrinking it down so that it is less over heads. this has something to do with the adminstration i am ledd to beleave.

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Hi Jo Jo,

we haven't bought throught Parador yet as my wife and i cant agree on the property (nightmare) but i understand you must have to pay something for there expertease as it is a business, i dont know the exzact figure but my wife and i wouldnt know the first thing about buying abroad and weather there is any debt on thew villa etc etc etc we dont know what to do you heare so many different stories

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we haven't bought throught Parador yet as my wife and i cant agree on the property (nightmare) but i understand you must have to pay something for there expertease as it is a business, i dont know the exzact figure but my wife and i wouldnt know the first thing about buying abroad and weather there is any debt on thew villa etc etc etc we dont know what to do you heare so many different stories
Danny. we were the same, where? How?, What? etc. etc... We came over several times, a couple of times with companies such as Parador. I've gotta be honest the only way to truly know where you wanna be and what you're gonna need is to rent for a while and see! No expert can tell you that and once you've bought you're stuck if its not quite right. Also once you've decided on a property, most of these agents having nothing more to do with the transaction - its between you and their solicitor (thats my experience). So theres no guarrantee it will all be legal and above board

We've been here for 6 months now in rented and all the things we thought we wanted and must have are just a memory. Your whole perspective changes and you realise things are different when you actually settle here. We will buy here one day,(when house prices here have finished falling) and it will be something totally different to what we thought we wanted when we first started looking.

What you must remember tho is that estate agency out here is in terrible trouble at the moment, so all companies will be all things to you - no they wont appear pushy cos they know that drives people away, but they may well load the price cos they are really struggling. 10% is a huge chunk of money, bearing in mind you also have to pay 10% to buy a property here anyway - can you really afford to give that sort of money away??


Anyway, are you planning to retire out here, work?>>

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Yes we do read some horror stories Danny ....... Parador Properties in the UK are in administration ...... I dont understand how you are buying a property through them, and quite frankly I'd think again

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Careful, one of the other Mods wrapped my fingers the other day for "suggesting" Parador were in trouble!! I was only trying to warn a potential victim. There is another UK big company in Spain who have caused untold misery to expat buyers but I'll keep my mouth shut.

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Stravinski is a mod isnt he?? Is that other company in Spain called V??? E?????

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Hi Jojo,

Stavinsky isn't a Mod as in those lads that liked fighting with rockers (I hope!) but he has Mod next to his name so I take that to mean he's a Moderator.

The other company isn't the one you mentioned. Needless to say, Trading Standards in the UK are involved as well as the Media - I personally know people who's lives have been ruined due to the incompetance of this company. Anyway, I won't mention the company name on here, I hate being banned! Lol

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Hi Jojo,

Stavinsky isn't a Mod as in those lads that liked fighting with rockers (I hope!) but he has Mod next to his name so I take that to mean he's a Moderator.

The other company isn't the one you mentioned. Needless to say, Trading Standards in the UK are involved as well as the Media - I personally know people who's lives have been ruined due to the incompetance of this company. Anyway, I won't mention the company name on here, I hate being banned! Lol
I thought forums were about giving advice both positive and negative. What a shame it is if you can't pre-warn people about bad companies. Can you imagine someone losing all their money just because bad information about a company was with held. As you say, you know people whose lives have been ruined, surely we should be preventing this happening to anybody else?

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