Yearly Archives: 2013

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Energy Companies Suspected of Fixing Electricity Prices after an 11% Hike Is Announced

The Government is demanding that a full investigation is carried out to determine whether electricity companies have colluded together to fix prices and raise the cost of electricity. This is after the quarterly wholesale auction saw the price of electricity increase by a massive 26.5%, which translates to an 11% rise in our electricity bills [...]

By | December 21st, 2013|Home Services|0 Comments

House Prices Are Still Falling, But Not as Fast as Before

Property values in Spain are still sliding downwards, yet statistics for the third quarter (July to September) published by the Ministry of Public Works show that they have only dropped by 4.5% in the last 12 months. This is 3.3% less than the annual rate for the second quarter when they were reduced by 7.8% from the [...]

By | December 3rd, 2013|Property Finder Service|0 Comments

Hacienda on the Prowl for Undeclared Rentals

Tax office inspectors made 20,446 unexpected visits to properties last year They are stepping up their inspections on this type of activity Hotel owners have long criticised illegal holiday lets in apartments It’s clear that the Spanish tax office, Hacienda, is not about to let up in its search for those who are not paying [...]

By | November 21st, 2013|Home Services|0 Comments