Arboleas finds 2000 missing homes

One of the mysteries of modern life in Spain was how Arboleas “only” had 1.320 homes. I mean, there are urbanisations out there with more than that, so why weren’t they accounted for? Well, the Mayor, possibly because he spotted an extra source of income, appointed someone to update the official catastro, and the report has come back. The chap went round counting them all, and found an extra 1953 homes nobody knew existed. So Continue reading Arboleas finds 2000 missing homes

650 homes across Cuevas declared illegal by courts

Some 650 homes across Cuevas del Almanzora have been deemed illegal after a judge rolled up dozens of separate court cases into one massive case and confirmed the annulment of the towns 2003 zoning plan (PGOU). The PGOU, ruled the Judge, went against the planning laws at the time and should never have been permitted. This means that hundreds of home owners of all nationalities have suddenly discovered that their building license have been revoked, Continue reading 650 homes across Cuevas declared illegal by courts