Guy McPherson, the famous American scientist said: “If you think the economy is more important than the environment, try holding your breath while counting your money”. I think this quote summarise very well what is currently happening in our society; particularly in construction industry. We have more information than ever, regarding to the environmental impact … Continue reading Efficient constructions are not only a choice
In the current World, where new technology makes any product or service more accessible than ever, for what we only need to just click; many times, we need distinguish between two concepts that are intimately related but at the same time are different: efficiency and effectiveness. According to management guru Peter Drucker: “Efficiency is doing … Continue reading The reasons why selling with a real estate agent pays off
It is said in the business world, it is important to know when to enter and when to back out. This is applicable for everything that has to do with any investment- financing or not-. Of course, the most common investment -and in majority of cases the biggest- for a “normal” Spanish family of middle … Continue reading Why now is the best moment for selling
Without doubts, this is a very frequent question, that comes to us daily, when we talk with property owners. And the answer is: yes, of course you can. Now, the important thing is to contemplate this issue in the rental contract -as well as some other things that we will see later on-, with … Continue reading Can I rent my flat if it´s for sale?
Currently, and this is not by my own, according to INE (National Statistics Institute): more than 400.000 couples a year get separated, divorced or marriage annulment. In fact, Spain is the second country of Europe with the highest rate of divorces. As a matter of fact, after a separation, if the couple is renting … Continue reading Selling after a separation or divorce
I remember perfectly a finance professor that I had at the University, and the answer that he always gave us when someone asked him a doubt regarding to any financial formula: “Don´t worry, when it´s not an example on the blackboard, but your own real money, you are going to understand it perfectly”. And with … Continue reading Asking for a mortgage or a personal loan?
Inheritances are one of the main niche listings for a real estate agency, and so, we have seen almost all possible casuistic around this matter in our years of experience in this profession. That is the reason for writing this article, giving our vision and some peace of advice about the way of managing an … Continue reading We have inherited a house… what next?
A few weeks ago we published an article about the Taxes and expenditures when selling a house, now the turn is for those purchasing one. And as we wrote in that publishing, the main doubt that appears to both parts by the time of closing the deal. Also, this is something that independently is contemplated … Continue reading Taxes and expenditures when buying a house
Social Housing has a main advantage, a lower price of purchasing than the open market housing, which makes that in general more affordable for the customer. On the other hand, they have some limitations, like the size -they offer max 90 m2-, being used as a residential home, you cannot sell it in the first … Continue reading Requirements for accessing Social Housing
Cohousing or collaborative house, is a modern concept of homes with reduced surfaces for a bigger community space, and as its own name indicates, they are zones for sharing and collaborating in the community. In fact, this idea which was born in Denmark in the 60´s -where there is no horizontal division, but what really … Continue reading Cohousing: a practical lifestyle