Monthly Archives: November 2010

Malaga airport sees passenger numbers increase by 16%

It looks like tourism figures in Andalucia are on the rise again from 2009. Malaga Airport reported a great October, handling almost 1.3 million passengers last month. This is a 16% rise from last October and shows that tourists are opting to escape the cold winter for a bit of sunshine and relaxation.  Hotels in Spain are reporting […]

Tourist numbers increase in Spain

Owners of Spanish properties who are looking to capitalise on holiday rental income have a reason to celebrate, with figures showing that the number of foreign tourists arriving in Spain has risen for the fifth month in a row compared to 2009. Interestingly, the number of British tourists is actually falling, but the German market […]

Help is at hand for owners of properties on the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol is a wonderful place to have a second property, as the weather’s excellent, the beaches and sports facilities are great and in many areas you can operate almost entirely in English. Unfortunately when it comes to issues with the Town Hall, local authorities and rules and regulations on driving, taxes, wills, […]

Advice on handling utility companies in Spain

As  provider of quality property management in Spain one of our regular jobs is managing the various utility providers in Spain and that can be a difficult task. They take a rather blase approach of, cut you off first ask questions later which can be very frustrating! Here are a few common problems we deal with for our owners […]