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OECD says Spanish life expectancy second best in the world

Spain officially has the second life expectancy in the world according the the OECD. Currently there is 150,000 people over the age of 100 years. The report shows, that the average person born in Spain today can expect to live to the ripe old age of 83.3. That places residents just behind people in Japan, who […]

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The Spanish Economy Continues To Grow

The Spanish government have announced some good news for the economy. The Economy Minister said that the economy is expected to grow at a similar rate to previous quarters. This means a year on year growth in the economy of 3.3%, just above the government´s projected growth of 3.2%.  The Minister said that the economy […]

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Algorfa´s annual procession

Sunday 10th July 2016 at 08:30 am Algorfa is a little village steeped in history and tradition and this weekend it celebrates one of the town´s most important dates of the year. On the first Sunday of Algorfa´s annual fiesta, there is a traditional procession, followed by numerous towns’ people and tourists. The heavy statue […]

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It´s fiesta season in Algorfa and the preparations have begun!

The bunting is going up, the lights are across the roads and the flags are hanging from the lamp posts. Yes it´s fiesta time in Algorfa. It is a time when the town comes together for both a celebration of the Virgen del Carmen and just for being Algorfa. The fiesta lasts from 2 July […]

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Alicante Province Seeing Record High For Tourism

Alicante is being shown to be one of the favourite destinations for holiday makers this year. Although usually a slower month January 2016 has seen more than 3.5 million tourists. It is an 11.2% increase on the same period in 2015. This increase seems to be set to continue through out the year. Some 20% […]

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Spain´s Second Largest Bank Says the Data Shows Signs for Optimism

The research arm of the BBVA Spain´s second largest bank are reporting that data accumulated over the past few months gives them signs of optimism in the Spanish property market. Some of the reasons have already been reported in this blog. They include a rise in consumer confidence, a decrease in unemployment and more licences […]

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More positive data regarding property in Spain

UK residents reaping the benefit of 7 year high in the exchange rate The first bit of good news for purchasers outside of the Euro zone. If you are using sterling you would have seen a 10% rise in the value of the GBP against the Euro, which is currently at a 7 year high, […]

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More optimistic growth forecast from the European Union for Spain

Spain seen as a role model for the Euro zone. The European Union has just raised it forecast for Spanish growth and is hailing Spain as a role model for other European countries. The forecast is now been raised to 2.3%  from a lower 1.7% just three months ago. This is the biggest upward forecast […]

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Increase in demand for residential property

Bank research shows increase in demand According to research carried out by the BBVA Bank using figures for September 2014 there is an increase in demand for residential property in Spain. The uplift in the people employed along with an increase in consumer confidence appear to be the factors underpinning the increase in demand. These […]

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