Monthly Archives: February 2011

SPANISH MORTGAGE MARKET CHERRY PICKS DEAD CERTS

The Spanish mortgage market has been up and down like a proverbial fiddler´s elbow over the past few years but news came to me yesterday which makes me think that buying property is not at the top of most bank´s … Continue reading

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WHAT SHOULD BEING AN ESTATE AGENT MEAN

Birds build nests and humans, since they learned to bend a few twigs and cover them in cow waste, have built houses.  A house is the single most important item to any human being, whether it be a thatched shack … Continue reading

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THE DARK TALE OF THE SPANISH BLACK MONEY SYSTEM

What is black money?  Well it is money paid in cash which is not declared to the government.  It is not legal and never has been but it was common place in Spain up until a few years ago and … Continue reading

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MY SAINTED AUNT

Well not mine exactly.  When I worked in Murcia, one of the girls in the office came to me one day and asked if she could get a few days off to go to Valencia to see her uncle.  “No … Continue reading

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