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Beware Clausula Suelo Scam

A British person of dubious character questioned in a Spanish court for real estate fraud, is taking money from homeowners allegedly to take on cases against the banks. The case would be for a refund of extra monthly mortgage payments due to the

Multi Currency Mortgages-a Legal Solution

This article was provided to us by a law firm with expertise in banking products. “We have been observing frequent cases of homeowners who signed multi-currency mortgages , in which the quotas and the capital to be amortised are determined

Is It Legal To Mount A Videocamera On Your Windscreen?

The question whether dashcams are legal or not pops up on our facebook group regularly and our answer has always been that it is legal from a Traffic Law point of view (as long as it does not interfere with  a driver´s full view of the road an

Holidaymaker With Burns Turned Away From Hospital

Just received a phone call from a holidaymaker who had suffered third degree burns and was turned away from a hospital. Posted as latest news so our community can share this information with visitors or holidaymakers they may meet up with. The

End Of Roaming Charges In The Eu

D Day. End of roaming charges in the EU Roam like at home. The EU “roam like at home” rules mean that when you use your mobile phone while travelling outside your home country in any EU country you don’t have to pay any additi

Loss Of Shares Investments In Banco Popular?

We have been privy to a memo from a law firm to all their lawyers in their offices in Spain and abroad. The translation is below. CAB Spain would like to thank the particular law firm for this information. “The position of this Office to those

Santander Purchase Banco Popular And Clausula Suelo

For those concerned as they have a case against Banco Popular to recoup the monies owed and removal of the floor clause, please note the information below provided today by one of the lawyers who are acting for some of our members. “Those

Advance Warning – Unique Extra Electricity Payment In May 2017

The Spanish government has allowed the electricity companies to bill all consumers for the extra costs the different and retro-active way to calculate the state-regulated part of the PVPC (Precio Voluntario para el Pequeño Consumidor) tariff ha

Cab Spain Talk With The Members Of Phoenix Association

What a pleasure it was to meet up with the members of the Phoenix association in Torre del Mar Malaga yesterday. The turnout was magnificent and appeared to be around 60 attending. The members were made up by a group of all ages and as diverse

Cab Spain Planning To Hold Clinics In Various Offices In Spain

We continue to receive many requests for appointments directly with CAB Spain volunteers. For this reason and the fact that various law firms have offered us their facilities, we are  planning to hold clinics in various regions of Spain. For so