Back to Normal

Father-in-law left this morning, and Marcela back at work, so I am spending my time getting the house back in shape, thanks to my Mother-in-law it is not that hard, she has kept the Guest quarters clean and tidy, so I am just working the washing machine on overtime, and cleaned the three bathrooms. IContinue reading “Back to Normal”

Another busy day on the Bike!

What a day!  we were out for 8am because the Bike needed oil, and I wasn\’t risking a trip into God\’s country without a top up. That done, we made our way to the house, where John and one of his workers, were already waiting, we handed over the keys, had a quick chat, thenContinue reading “Another busy day on the Bike!”

Things are speeding up!

Yesterday, we had to take the car in to Marcela’s Uncles Garage, and whilst it was there, we went off with the Owner (Don Pedro), of the house in Copacabana, and checked that there was no mortgage, he paid all his bills up to date, and gave us copies, we then went to the NotariesContinue reading “Things are speeding up!”

Not good news!

Having heard nothing from Spain, I sent the prospective Buyers an email yesterday, and had a reply this morning, not good news, apparently the Bank has said that the Escrituras I had drawn up before I left, for the workshop and land are not accurate…funny that, because 18 months ago they were fine, it wasContinue reading “Not good news!”

Spanish Update

The situation in Spain seems to be never ending, I have had a lengthy update today, and now it looks as if it will be mid September before the sale goes through. There are two versions of the new Deeds/Escritura , one has been lodged with Registro, and the other has to go to theContinue reading “Spanish Update”

Is it too much to hope we might finally be there?

I received an email this morning to say that the Spanish Court has finally signed off my new Deeds / Escritura, and they are in transit to my Gestor, I guess the next step is that he will have to be paid before he releases the papers, then it is down to the Buyers Bank,Continue reading “Is it too much to hope we might finally be there?”


Well, I have finally found out what has been causing the hold-up on drawing up the New Escritura / Deeds, in Spain, the inefficiency of the Gestor in Torvizcon  José Manuel, combined with the bloodymindedness  of my neighbour Ana. As I have previously said, for some reason all neighbours and former owners, have to giveContinue reading “Progress…Possibly!”