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  • The Convenio Especial is now active again in Andalucia


    Great news! The Convenio Especial, the pay-in scheme for accessing healthcare in Spain, is now active again in Andalucia.

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  • Permiso de Circulación in Spain


    From now on, if your 'Permiso de Circulación' (logbook of the car & proof of ownership) is lost, stolen or just damaged, you can request a duplicate in any post office in Spain. You don´t need to make an appointment and go t..

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  • Government tightens property regulations in anti money laundering move


    Real estate dealers operating in Portugal will face new legal regulations from 26 June in a Government bid to get tough on money laundering. These legal requirements affect the way properties for sale or rent are identified/described and gove..

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  • The New Mortgage Law Comes into Force


    The new mortgage law is in force from June 17. The law obliges the Notary and the bank to explain the content of the mortgage contract days before the signature. On another hand, and with regards the mortgage set up costs, by law the paym..

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  • New framework housing law will kill Portugal’s mortgage market


    A chorus of opposition is growing from the property and banking sector in Portugal over the government’s proposed Framework Housing Law. Currently being debated in the Portuguese parliament, the new housing law, if passed in its current..

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  • Environmental stickers mandatory in Madrid


    The city of Madrid has activated new traffic restrictions aimed at reducing the current high levels of air pollution in the Spanish capital. Hence from last 24th April, all vehicles with no environmental sticker are not allowed to circulate wit..

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