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 …
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
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
Just received the book from Felix Jordan a Spanish lawyer has put together one of the best books from facts to court case ruling about communities and the horizontal property of law in Spain. It is a must read book for all presidents and community members.
The VAT was increased on the first of July. This has already affected all your bills from day to day shopping to petrol, gas and electricity. So how does this affect your income / expenses?
We are essentially trying to help owners who are in the dark about what’s going on in their community. Charles Mackenzie-Hill local real estate agent and landlord wrote to me some month’s ago as our product (OCM) resonated with him. Mainly, because as in the service industry is forever trying to unravel local information for …
If you are the president of your community you know how difficult it is to keep everyone happy and all questions answered. Many communities have already got a website, but none are multilingual or allow as much functionality as OCM a system that is designed specifically for communities, the president, the owners and the administrator. …