Category Archives: Long-term rental blog

Featured Property – Three Bedroom Apartment in Hacienda de Mijas Golf

When it comes to searching for a new family home in Spain, one of the most important considerations is that the children will be happy, settled and safe. The Costa del Sol is one of the most popular areas with families, with so much on offer including; excellent schools, sport facilities, and a massive choice […]

Swimming lessons for children on the Costa del Sol

Cooling off and having fun in the swimming pool is all part of the lifestyle here in sunny Spain. When the summer sun gets too hot, you can’t beat a nice dip in the pool! Of course the kids love it too, making memories to last a lifetime. Unfortunately though, every year there are reports […]

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 […]

Having a baby in Spain

Every year, hundreds of expats make the Costa del Sol their permanent home and decide to start a family here, or extend the one they have! The great weather, schools and choice of activities make the area very appealing to families of all ages. If you are planning to have your baby here for the […]

Why rent your property out long term?

Over the past 5 years, the long term rental market on the Costa del Sol has grown immensely. Hundreds of families have moved here looking for a better quality of life, or to try before they buy, and the slow-down in property sales has left the long-term rentals market with a year round demand for […]

Medical translation line for expats in Andalucia

One of the best ways to settle into your new rental home on the Costa del Sol is to start learning Spanish as it will make your time here much easier and you never know when you may need to use it, such as in an emergency. We don’t like to think we will ever […]

Doctor strikes on the Costa del Sol

A recent article in the Euro Weekly News informed us that from this week, doctors in Andalucia will be holding various strikes at healthcare centres in the area. The 24 strikes will be called randomly at a different health care centres everyday in order not to disrupt hospitalised patients, so if you have an upcoming […]

Learning Spanish – Christmas shopping

The Costa del Sol is an enchanting place to be at Christmas time and a great chance for you and the family to learn about Spanish traditions. Pretty Christmas lights are sparkling in the towns, the restaurants and bars are once again bustling and the supermarkets are stocked with juicy turkeys and all kinds’ of […]

Why Sign Up To The Padron?

There are a surprising amount of expatriates renting property on the Costa del Sol who have not yet signed up to the padron. As an expat in Spain you are obliged to sign the register yet still many are unaware it even exists or unsure why they need to.   So why should you sign up to […]

Why rent your property out long-term?

The Costa del Sol still remains a year round destination loved by thousands and many home owners rent out their property to holiday makers as a way of earning extra income. However, this time of year the demand for holiday rental homes is less and hundreds of properties will be left empty until next summer. […]