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Relocation, Relocation, Relocation – Sun, Sea and Risk

Spain, and the Costa del Sol in particular, has been a favourite destination for legitimate and some not so legitimate UK nationals for many years. The last five years have seen a property explosion on the Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca with new construction projects appearing just about everywhere, leading to ever-increasing market prices […]

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Relocation, Relocation, Relocation – Checklist for a move to Spain

"As removals companies have countdown diaries to help you remember all those important elements needed before the 'Big Day', I felt it would be useful, for those seeking to relocate to or acquire a holiday home in Spain, to have a 'checklist'..." Mark Wilkins of The Rights Group with a useful list of things to do before moving to Spain.

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Relocation, Relocation, Relocation Part Two – Arrival in Spain

Would-be relocators who have followed my family’s migration from south-west London to our new home in Spain, may have already been assisted in their search for that dream home by our initial six easy lessons to a comfortable transition to life in Spain. We have been asked to expand on our preliminary advice. So, from […]

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Relocation, Relocation, Relocation Part One – Deciding to Move

Over the last few years we have heard an increasing number of, perhaps apocryphal, tales of UK citizens “not recognising” the country they grew up in. Tales of people feeling alienated in their own country and looking for a way out. When you decide that you are nearing the end of a busy working life, […]

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Having a Baby in Tenerife

The last thing I expected of my time in Tenerife was to fall pregnant. My partner Nino and I were only intending to stay on the island for six months or so, principally so we could spend some time with my parents. We were living in Thailand and, much as we loved it, we both […]

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