Recently I came across an article by Davor Hebel, http://realdeals.eu.com/blog/the-future-of-european-copycats, in which he argues that there is nothing wrong with copying, pointing to the Samwer brothers, who accordingly perfected the craft and created a fortune by building a number of clones including Alando (clone of Ebay), Jamba (clone of
Management of communities of properties (comunidad de propietarios) in Spain and around the world is always a tricky task. There are always owners who will not agree or fail to agree with their part of the responsibilities of paying community charges. This in
As Telefonica announces to offer free internet calls throug O2, its UK operation, it amazes me why it has left its home market in search of others. Shouldn’t be concentrating on providing a service in Spain? First of all let’s look at the growth of intenret connection and use in Spain over the last decade.
I read the following remark about wine, in the book of “The teachings of Zoroaster, and the Philosophy of the Parsi Religion” published in 1913. Wine has been the source of delight and inspiration, from khayam to Hafiz, their work is filled with peoms of love, wine and the soul.
All property owners in a community are responsible for contributing towards the communal maintenance, up keeping and repairs of their urbanization. Unfortunately the number of such debtors and unpaid community fees are
In Spain, a community of owner or (Comunidad de Propietarios) is covered by law in article 396 of the Civil Act, where these type of properties are by character known as Horizontal Properties or (Propiedad Horizontal). Horizontal Property in particular is
In the course of the past 18 months, the price per kw of electricity has gone up over 20%. While many owners have taken advantage of the several deals available from Endesa or other companies, including installations of ICPs, most communities have not.
As of the beginning of this summer (1 July 2011), presidents of communities can get a mortgage for their community. Up until now the law required that any mortgage that was taken out by a community required the signature of all the owners.