Category Archives: Living in Spain

Could you survive expat life?

Deciding whether to move abroad is a big decision and one not to be taken lightly, but thousands leave their home country for a new adventure abroad each year, so how hard can it be right? Well, the answer to this question really depends on the kind of person you are, how you deal with […]

Making the most of your new life in Spain

Living in a foreign country is very different from simply being here on holiday and so relocating to Spain can take some getting used to, even if you know it well as a tourist. We believe that living on the Costa del Sol makes you happier, healthier and gives you a wonderful quality of life, […]

Andalucia is a great place to work

Relocating to the Costa del Sol is a dream for many, and Andalucia is the third most popular place for those from abroad to work in Spain. Living and working on the Costa del Sol offers amazing lifestyle benefits for expats such as great climate, more relaxed way of life, access to amazing sports facilities […]

Expats – Don’t worry about whether the UK will leave the EU

Since the topic of the EU referendum has been in the news, we’ve had a lot of our long term rental tenants on the Costa del Sol concerned about how it would affect them if the UK did choose to leave the EU. There were fears that we’d all have to return to the UK […]

Why Living in Spain is Good For You

At HomeRentalontheWeb we are all passionate about living on the Costa del Sol and love the lifestyle it offers us and our families, which is why we’re so committed to helping people find the perfect long term rental property to make their dreams a reality. You will find that living on the Costa del Sol […]

Moving to Spain with your family

If you’re planning on relocating to Spain it is an exciting but daunting prospect, especially if you’re moving the whole family and have to worry about how kids and elderly relatives will cope. However, with the right preparation and planning the move can be made much easier and in our experience the stress and strain […]

Costa del Sol looks after its foreigners

The Costa del Sol is a unique region in Spain with a very high number of foreigners living and working here, many of them without the level of Spanish required to deal with bureaucracy. Thankfully, the Town Halls are adapting to our needs and providing dedicated offices and council officials to deal with the issues […]

Spanish Health Care System

Great news for anyone renting long term on the Costa del Sol is that that according to Bloomberg, Spain has the 5th most efficient health care system in the world and the most efficient in Europe. There is an average life expectancy of 82.3 years, compared to 80.8 in the UK, due in part to […]

The law on expat driving licences

There has been a growing amount of confusion recently regarding expat driving licences and their validity in Spain. This week’s Sur in English newspaper tells us the full facts on the matter, but in case you haven’t seen it, here is a quick update on the requirements. The law currently states that, driving licences issued […]

Some incredibly useful phrases to know in Spanish!

Without a doubt, life in Spain is certainly easier and can be more enjoyable if you learn to speak the language. Everything from socialising and work to shopping and finding your way around may require you to know some Spanish. Many people on the Costa del Sol speak English, however not everyone does and Spanish […]