It is election times again, not just in UK or Spain, but also very soon in the USA and with all the presidential campaigns; I cannot help but think of communities of properties.
In fact communities of properties are pretty much the same. They have annual general meetings and elections. They have a budget, general expenses, fixed income and unexpected costs. There are also different groups of people in all communities and each
Today every other word you hear is Smart. Smart cars, Smart Watches and Smart Phones. So how Smart is your community? Is it really smart? Does such a thing as a Smart Community exists?
I recently sent an email asking all our members to give us their stories. Among these stories was a very interesting story of how a community went practically bankrupt in less than one year.
With any community or urbanization there will always be practical problems which arise. Traditionally these are brought up at the yearly AGM to be discussed and if possible resolved.
The Urbytus team had a productive week last week as they attended the Franquishop exhibition in Seville to promote their reseller programme to entrepreneurs. It was a great opportunity for us to show the benefits of becoming an Urbytus reseller and the concept sparked lots of interest.
You will have noticed that in the past couple of months we have made a fair few upgrades to our website. As we have not had the chance to let you know about each update at each stage, here is a quick summary.
1. User Management
You will have already noticed some of these updates. First of all when you go to User Management you will notice a user icon with a green tick for all those users who have
In the past couple of years Cost of Electricity per kw has risen over 20%. Part due to rising costs and part due to market liberalization. In urbanizations and communities with large communal areas this has created an enormous increase in community costs, while communities generally add a 5% annual increase in their budgets, such changes are quiet
A community of proprietors is described legally as horizontal ownership. This is the legal term that establishes the individual ownership of a real estate and in an undividable way, the co ownership of the common elements that are necessary for the use of the particular property.
Where did it all start and who was first? Ideas more or less come to many people at the same time. Some people have them earlier than others and some a little later. It is difficult to say who is first these days. Many ideas have come and gone, some have been too early for their time and others have not had the right mix of luck and product.
For many foreigners purchasing a property in Spain is an investment, a second property or possibly winter residence. While most people leave everything in the hands of their solicitors to complete, they are often unaware of all the things that need attending to after the purchase of a property. So here is what I have composed as my list of most important items. However they are not in any particular order of importance.