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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi Everyone, We are moving to Spain this winter and don't currently own a car in London. We have booked a ferry from Portsmouth to Santander and will be traveling with our dog. We have been told from Britany ferries that dogs can only be allowed on board if inside a vehicle. Does anyone know a...
  2. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I am sure it has been addressed before but if someone can just clarify that would be great. In the event I go and that I must do at some stage then a necessary thing is to have a will in place. So I have investments in both the UK and Spain. How is this all managed via a will? Do I need two...
  3. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, I am here to ask for advice and guidance regarding buying my fathers Spanish property. Some background: 1. My father owns a property in Guardamar and is looking to sell. The property is owned outright and he has the deeds. 2. My wife and I have decided to buy the property and raised the...
  4. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi , from my understanding, as a foreigner living in Spain , you have to have been making social security contributions for a minimum of 15 years , before being able to claim a state pension on retirement. 1) is this correct? I have been living and working and making contributions for the...
  5. International Expat Discussions
    Hi I am currently looking into buying a property in Torrevieja, I would love to speak to someone who has or does live in this part of Spain I am trying to work out annual living costs on this area so any advice would be gratefully received thanks Lewis
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I have a brother who was invited by a charity organization in Spain, he has all the documents, but one is not known what it refers to: It is named: "copia de los estatutos de la entidad". What does it refer to exactly? Which legal body it should come from in Spain?
  7. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Anyone drafted a moving home checklist here for Spain from one area to another?
  8. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi everyone, So my boyfriend and I are planning to move to Spain in the next months. We want to move in the areas of either andalucia coast or the cities of València or Alicante. Our situation is, we will have our working holiday visa and are looking for work in these places. We are fluent in...
  9. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello. I want this to be a year of change and would like to move to Barcelona for a year. My Spanish is OK, but not fluent enough to work in a multilingual job, so I'm currently doing a TEFL course. My questions: 1. Teaching English doesn't pay much in Spain. Is the cost if living too high...
  10. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Does anyone know a loophole how to avoid the consent of the scheme for the appearance/ design/ look of the windows/ doors? If nit, is it possible to exit the condominium scheme completely and become independent? Thank you
  11. Other Europe
    I feel the treaties need improving. For example there is no specific mention of inheritance tax, although reference to other taxes, beneficiaries, immovable property etc, might include that, but many lawyers and accountants in Spain just say as it is not mentioned then the spanish tax residency...
  12. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi all! I am please to say that next year i will be eligible to apply for citizenship (married to a local and living here for a year) in spain. We live in Segovia, Spain. Anyone have experiences and information they can share? Particularly i am looking for: links to where i can find the...
  13. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, there may be a related post but couldn't find it so started a new one. I had residency approved earlier this year but for a bunch of reasons had to return to the UK, where I have been for now 6 months. I am planning on returning soon to Barcelona, does anyone know if I need to go the...
  14. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I am 68 and had a stroke. Physically ok, but confused speech. Can anyone tell me if I should be applying for extra money from Spanish Government in any form. Am I entitled to any help. I don't need a carer. Thank you.
  15. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello, My brother is self employed in Spain and works under a comercial name. He wants to sell his trade and im going to be the one to buy it from him. The sale comes with all his materials, tools, customers, computers etc etc... Currently i am not a resident in Spain, i only have the NIE...
  16. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi - we have a house in Spain that had the electricity supply cut off during the pandemic due to a payment issue. We haven’t been there in 2 years. We are going back in a couple of weeks to try and get it reconnected and do some maintenance. Does anyone know how long it might take to get the...
  17. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    What type of bank account can I have to pay rent in spain. I am moving and currently only have a UK bank account and monzo. The company who I am letting from want my bank details so they can set up a standing order. However the UK account I have an Monzo dont offer international standing...
  18. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi All, I've been trawling through the forum but couldn't find much help regarding my specific situation, though I can't believe I'm the only one having this issue. I hope somebody can help! My situation is the following, I've moved to Spain about 3 years ago and transferred from a UK-based...
  19. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi everyone! I hope you are all well & appreciate any help you can give as I am stuck between these forums and emailing the Chicago embassy every day. The best path is not coming clear to me so I would love any insight! My Spanish husband and I (American) are planning to move to Segovia in...
  20. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello all! In about a year’s time, I will be moving to Barcelona in order to teach English. I am extremely excited as Catalunya has always been on my list to travel to and now I have the opportunity to live there! But, after noticing the increase in rent in Barcelona, I have been trying to find...
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