David Searl

Q. My neighbour, a mechanic, offered to repair my car for an hourly rate. He stripped down the piece involved and I bought the necessary parts. He spent seven hours…
Q. I was treasurer of a registered society for many years, during which time I followed the instructions of a Spanish lawyer for the presentation of the accounts. Our president…
Q. I AM President of my urbanisation and I seek your advice on bringing a supply of natural gas into our urbanisation. Some owners want gas and others do not.…
Q. MY husband recently passed away. I am in the process of selling the car which was in his name. The man who wants to buy it has requested a…
Q. I read your comments on wealth tax with interest as I have an apartment in Los Boliches and have been paying wealth tax on this for the last 35…
Q. With reference to your advice regarding property wealth tax. We have owned a property in Torrevieja for 18 years but have only paid tax on it for four years.…
Q. My partner and I have lived in Spain for seven years. We have lifetime residency and NIE. We live on our pensions and do not pay tax in the…
Q. We have received several queries about Spanish income tax and the time is upon us now. The most frequent question every year is whether incomes under €22,000 need to…
Q. We are going to sell our villa, located in a rural area with a few other houses not far away, and our possible purchaser is insisting that we obtain…
Q. My partner and I reside in Mallorca. We are both residents. I started a Death Benefit Policy with her as beneficiary some years ago. My teenage daughters live in…
Q. Is it correct that Spanish community AGMs do not have an official section for Any Other Business, that they have instead a sort of Questions period at the end…
After recent confusion over the legality of driving in Spain on a UK licence, the Directorate General of Traffic has now clarified the full letter of the law concerning this…
Q. How can I find the title deeds for my apartment in Alcudia, Mallorca? We left them with Halifax Bank España, with whom we had a mortgage. This was paid…
Q. I am confused by the Spanish law on inheritance tax. I have a property in Almeria but I am not resident. I have a Spanish will which leaves my…
Q. If an owner wishes to enlarge the French doors, such action would alter the facade of the block. Does he need the agreement of the adjacent owners? Does he…
Q. An organisation close to us in the countryside holds seminars lasting 10 days or more on a frequent basis throughout the year, causing us much disruption. Our mains water…
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