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Stuff to do with banks and legal professions - and estate agents too.
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Buyer beware!
I was asked by a member if he would be able to post the following.
I agreed as I think it is important for potential purchasers coming to the área.
He has spoken to his lawyer about the pos...

Started Jul 23rd, 2014 at 6:57pm by Nigel
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59 42343 Last Post Oct 22nd, 2014 at 12:27am
By: Jsherwood - Ex Member
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Abogado in Tortosa area
Can anybody recommend a good solictor in the Tortosa or Mora d'Ebre area? We are looking for someone who can advise on a property rental agreement and general legal issues. Preferably somebody who spe...

Started Jul 5th, 2006 at 11:41am by sabineopp (Ex Member)
0 1018 Last Post Jul 5th, 2006 at 11:41am
By: sabineopp - Ex Member
Advice sought on car insurance
Good afternoon
We want to drive over to Spain in our UK registered car. We have just been told by Direct Line we can only have a green card valid for 1 month and thereafter we'd have to go to Dir...

Started Jul 31st, 2006 at 6:25pm by sabineopp (Ex Member)
4 1960 Last Post Aug 18th, 2006 at 8:04pm
By: sabineopp - Ex Member
La Caixa is closing the branches at St. Llatzar and the one near the Corona before the end of this month,  Matteu is going to the branch near Endesa /Bus station.  There is talk of an  ATM being place...

Started Nov 10th, 2014 at 10:43am by jollyolive
1 3927 Last Post Nov 10th, 2014 at 12:44pm
By: Ritaratbag
Bank account and NIE numbers
Firstly: Bank account
You can open a bank account without having a house in Spain - no problem there. Just go to a bank with your passport and proof of address (i.e. bank statement) and that's i...

Started Apr 6th, 2005 at 3:55pm by Nigel
2 1402 Last Post Jun 3rd, 2005 at 8:15am
By: nobrot - Ex Member
Bank charges
For the last two months La Caixa bank has charged for
our U.K. Pensions to be transferred into our account, in Tortosa.
As pensioners we were getting free banking with them before.
We ...

Started Jul 7th, 2014 at 2:47pm by Ritaratbag
8 4485 Last Post Jul 9th, 2014 at 1:13pm
By: Ritaratbag
Bank Commission/Landing fee.
Hi All.
I am moving a sum of money to my bank (La Caixa) from abroad, they say this will cost me a commission/landing fee of 0.04% which is a significant amount. Does anybody know if this is norm...

Started Feb 8th, 2012 at 8:49pm by Smidge (Ex Member)
4 3443 Last Post Feb 13th, 2012 at 8:29pm
By: Smidge - Ex Member
Bank Wanted
Dear All,
we have recently closed our bank acount with Santander Central Hispano as it was rarely used after buying our finca. It was costing us quite a few euro to keep it running and we felt i...

Started Feb 8th, 2007 at 9:17pm by Kevin (Ex Member)
11 4894 Last Post Aug 3rd, 2010 at 8:17pm
By: cactus jack
Bankia (Caja Madrid) Tortosa
Anyone with an account with Bankia (Caja Madrid as it was known) should be aware that the Tortosa office will be closing in November.
The nearest offices will be in Vinaros and Tarragona. This is...

Started Sep 12th, 2013 at 4:16pm by Nigel
0 3181 Last Post Sep 12th, 2013 at 4:16pm
By: Nigel
Bankia Shareholders wiped out

Started Dec 27th, 2012 at 2:24pm by Smidge (Ex Member)
0 1158 Last Post Dec 27th, 2012 at 2:24pm
By: Smidge - Ex Member
Since most of the forum users are Brits, where better to ask the question??? Is there a bank (1 group) that covers the UK and Spain, NOT USE THE SAME NAME but literally is the same group. As ...

Started Dec 15th, 2006 at 11:25am by Farway (Ex Member)
6 10275 Last Post Jan 7th, 2007 at 9:37pm
By: old nelson
Bank charges with La Caixa were supposed to change (increase for many) from 1 April 2020.
I have been querying this with my branch and now understand (if my translation is correct!) that the chan...

Started Mar 30th, 2020 at 7:29pm by rayo
1 424 Last Post May 5th, 2020 at 4:13pm
By: JamJarChris
Cars from other countries
Dont know if this is in the correct section, but a client of ours was stopped today in Corbera d'Ebre by Mossos d'esquadra. They had a Dutch registered car on temporary insurance plates because they i...

Started Feb 10th, 2010 at 9:59pm by jools (Ex Member)
3 2215 Last Post Feb 11th, 2010 at 2:29pm
By: El_Alto
Immigration and Security Minister (James Brokenshire): " Her Majesty’s Passport Office is committed to delivering better value for money for our customers.
In keeping with this commitment, I am p...

Started Mar 16th, 2014 at 5:52am by Bunter
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23 12799 Last Post Jun 13th, 2014 at 5:14am
By: Bunter
Do I need to keep a Spanish bank account ?
Since buying our property 20 years ago I have maintained a Spanish bank account - currently La Caxia. I am getting hammered with charges and wonder if it is obligatory to keep open as a non-resident ?...

Started Jul 26th, 2019 at 2:24pm by munkonminor
8 1076 Last Post Feb 28th, 2020 at 11:32am
By: rayo
English speaking Abogados lawyer wanted
Looking for an English speaking lawyer for a friend of mine who needs help with various legal stuff.
Anyone who can recommend a decent one in the Tortosa area.
Many thanks,  let me know here or PM me.

Started Jan 31st, 2017 at 4:42pm by What Doing
4 4963 Last Post Nov 14th, 2017 at 5:11pm
By: philmountains
English Speaking Solicitor for NIE needed
Hi there
I just moved to a house just outside Ginestar.
Just trying to get my NIE sorted.
Does anyone have a contact for a local English speaking solicitor that can help me to go throug...

Started Apr 7th, 2017 at 2:48pm by BarefootDancer (Ex Member)
2 2002 Last Post May 5th, 2017 at 11:08am
By: Paula - Ex Member
English speaking Solicitor needed ASAP
Hi everyone,
Can anybody recommend an English speaking solicitor, it doesn't matter which area they are based.

Started Sep 6th, 2006 at 11:10pm by jools (Ex Member)
9 8417 Last Post Sep 11th, 2006 at 10:31am
By: Pondgirl - Ex Member
Estate agents
hi , after looking at the bewildering amount of properties for sale and the varying degrees of efficiency in replying to emails I've noticed an agent who is offering a property search package for 500 ...

Started Dec 11th, 2006 at 3:12pm by calum (Ex Member)
4 2649 Last Post Dec 13th, 2006 at 1:35pm
By: Debbie - Ex Member
Exchange Rates
A while ago we opened a Nationwide account in the UK as we still get some income there.
Withdrew some money from an ATM the other day and got €1.139 with no other charges. Barclays used to give a...

Started Apr 12th, 2010 at 8:29pm by PlanesPete
1 1667 Last Post Apr 13th, 2010 at 10:26pm
By: eden - Ex Member
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