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Archives January 2018

A day trip to the Jalon Valley.

A day trip to the Jalon Valley. Situated in the Marina Alta area in the Costa Blanca North beside the River Gorgos, surrounded by the Sierra de Bernia and the Sierra del Forner mountains, Jalon boasts some of the most magnificent scenery in Spain with its landscape of olive and pine trees, intermingled with orange groves…

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Schools In Javea

Schools In Javea If you are relocating to Javea, Costa Blanca and you have children it is very important for your child to be in a school environment in which they feel happy and confident. Whether you wish your children to attend the local state run schools, or prefer them to attend the fee paying…

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The Spanish healthcare system- How to register

The Spanish healthcare system is ranked among the best in the world. Learn how to sign up for free state healthcare in Spain, or apply for health insurance as an expat. If you’re living and working in Spain, you’ll likely have access to free state Spanish healthcare, paid partly by social security payments, which will…

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FIESTAS IN XABIA 2018

FIESTAS IN XABIA 2018 January 5th The Three Kings parade and life Nativity scene San Antonio’s Festivities From 5th of January until 3rd of February. Funfair “Crema del Pi” (burning of the pine tree) Animal’s blessing on 14th in Pl. de la Constitucion and 17th in the port promenade. 19th, 20th and 21st Bull running…

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Brexit and the consequences on the rights of many UK citizens living in Spain

The British Government and the European Union have agreed the date for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union to be 29th of March 2019. As a result of this, negotiations on the Withdrawal Agreement have started. Those negotiations will have direct consequences on the rights of many UK citizens living in…

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Brexit has had this effect on Britons buying property abroad

Brexit has had this effect on Britons buying property abroad BREXIT appears to have had no impact on Britons buying property abroad, with 55 per cent still want to buy a second home in Europe.   The General Election result in the UK saw the Conservatives lose their House of Commons majority but unexpectedly gain…

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So what has happen to the property market in Javea during 2017?

  So what has happen to the property market in Javea during 2017 ? Here at Alta villas we are pleased to confirm that Javea remains a firm favourite for International property buyers. This year has seen steady continued growth in both residential sales and investment properties. Properties prices have risen by over 6.9% and…

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Winter economic forecast for the Eu region

The growth for 2017 is expected to be 2.3% and 2.1% for 2018 for Spain The European Commission just released it’s Winter economic forecast for the Eu region: Spain remains strong: Economic growth exceeded expectations in recent quarters. As favourable tailwinds gradually subside, the pace of growth is set to ease but remain robust throughout…

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