Measures to protect house purchasers in good faith become part of Spain’s national election campaign

From the AUAN: As the political parties finalize their election manifestos in the run up to the Spanish National Elections on 20th December, the homeowners campaign group AUAN welcomes the news that the Socialist Party (PSOE) has made a commitment to deliver more solutions to protect purchasers in good faith so that they can rely on the accuracy of the information recorded at the Land Registry when making the biggest investment of their lives – Continue reading Measures to protect house purchasers in good faith become part of Spain’s national election campaign

Spanish senate prepares to reject amendment to protect consumers who purchaser a property in good in good faith

Spanish senate prepares to reject amendment  to protect consumers who purchaser a property in good in good faith   As Spain gears up for an influx of foreign visitors, many of whom succumb to the temptation to buy their dream home in the sun, the home owner’s campaign groups, AUAN and SOHA, reveal that, in the session of the Spanish Senate Justice Commission of 5th May 2015, the ruling PP party voted against all of Continue reading Spanish senate prepares to reject amendment to protect consumers who purchaser a property in good in good faith

Spanish senate considers changing penal code to protect purchasers in good faith

‘A golden opportunity’ according to campaigners The hopes of home owners associations from across Spain have been raised by a proposed change to the Criminal Code (Codigo Penal) presented by the PSOE political party in the Senate (the upper house of the Spanish parliament) on the 18th February. The amendment seeks to ensure that third parties who purchase an illegal property in good faith receive compensation before the property is demolished.  Homeowners group AUAN from Continue reading Spanish senate considers changing penal code to protect purchasers in good faith

AUAN denounce forthcoming demolitions in Cantoria

Release from AUAN: Authorities acting on behalf of the regional government of Andalusia in Spain have set the date of 18th November at noon to demolish the two remaining British owned properties in the hamlet of Las Terreras in the small town of Cantoria, Almeria. This information has been confirmed to our association by one of the affected home owners. These demolitions are a continuation of the demolitions carried out in October 2013 and widely Continue reading AUAN denounce forthcoming demolitions in Cantoria

AUAN “impatient” for planning law to be changed ASAP

AUAN press release 07/10/14: Responding to today’s announcement of the initiation of a parliamentary bill to amend the Planning Laws of Andalusia (LOUA) to deal with illegal land divisions, thus allowing more houses to be regularized ……. SOHA and AUAN are pleased with the agreement reached between PSOE and IU in relation to this initiative.   But at the same time we are impatient for this change to be made law as soon as possible. Continue reading AUAN “impatient” for planning law to be changed ASAP

Almeria University finds livestock drugs in baby food and develops a way to measure contamination levels

Researchers from the University of Almeria have developed a system to analyse the amount of livestock drugs in babyfood preparations, and have been surprised at the findings of the new system. The quantities are very small, but in milk powder and in meat-based baby food, residues of drugs given to livestock were found, confirm the University. Antibiotics, such as tilmicosine, or antiparasitic drugs, such as levamisole, are given to livestock in order to avoid illness, Continue reading Almeria University finds livestock drugs in baby food and develops a way to measure contamination levels

Walkers and Talkers Club

From MACS: Walk & Talk Fun Walk. This fun walk is taking place on Sunday 10th April 2011 at 10.30am and is organised by the Walker & Talkers Club. Tickets cost 2 Euros per person. Dogs welcome at1 Euro per dog and must be kept on a lead. This event was inspired by friends and members of the club who have been supported by MACS (Mojacar Area Cancer Support).Supporters unable to attend the event have Continue reading Walkers and Talkers Club