Changes (backtracking) in the rental contracts

A few days ago, on December 14th “Real Decreto-ley 20/2018” was published in the BOE, which have introduced some changes in both “Ley de Arrendamientos Urbanos” and “Ley de Propiedad Horizontal”. Mainly regarding to contracts length, guarantee or bond, etc. In addition, related to tourist apartments and their regulation inside of homeowner associations. Therefore, if … Continue reading Changes (backtracking) in the rental contracts

A piece of advice for the “threatening” moving

The process of house changing is one of the most beautiful and exciting experiences that we face in our life. After that comes the threatening moving. The action that makes us “buried” in boxes for weeks. Sure, with correct planning it depends whether these weeks will become months, or just a few days until the … Continue reading A piece of advice for the “threatening” moving

Crowdfunding and Crowdlending, new ways of property investments

Nowadays there is pouring rain of new modern concepts over us, that in some occasions, even being of our interest, we dismiss them because we do not know what they really are. Because of that, firstly we would like to make it clear what these two concepts really mean: Crowdfunding means collective financing, and Crowdlending … Continue reading Crowdfunding and Crowdlending, new ways of property investments

Efficient constructions are not only a choice

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

The reasons why selling with a real estate agent pays off

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

Why now is the best moment for selling

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

Can I rent my flat if it´s for sale?

  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?

Selling after a separation or divorce

  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

Asking for a mortgage or a personal loan?

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?

We have inherited a house… what next?

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?