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by magpie69
June 19th, 2020, 6:10 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: NIE number
Replies: 3
Views: 418

Re: NIE number

Thanks, Kieron
Thought it would be ok to just leave it, but wasn’t sure if the Spanish taxman would find some way of squeezing something out of us.

Bill
by magpie69
June 19th, 2020, 3:06 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: NIE number
Replies: 3
Views: 418

NIE number

Having sold our apartment in Menorca, do we need to cancel our NIE’s?

Bill
by magpie69
June 10th, 2020, 5:48 pm
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Menorca sketchbook
Replies: 3
Views: 353

Re: Menorca sketchbook

Thank you both. I will keep my eyes peeled for any publication details. We have most of his other books and would love a Menorca version.

Bill
by magpie69
June 10th, 2020, 3:52 pm
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Menorca sketchbook
Replies: 3
Views: 353

Menorca sketchbook

Am I dreaming? I’m sure I’ve seen something about a “Menorca Sketchbook” by Graham Byfield, but can’t find anything on the internet. Can anyone tell me if such a thing has been published recently?
Thanks
Bill
by magpie69
December 16th, 2019, 12:36 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Money transfers
Replies: 13
Views: 2840

Re: Money transfers

We used Carol Thomas at Fincas Sunshine in Mercadal. A small inland town like Es Migjorn, away from resorts, is a niche market so we thought a fairly local agent was a better bet than larger concerns like Bonnin Sanso etc. We also did an exclusive deal with her which cost 4% commission rather than t...
by magpie69
December 16th, 2019, 11:30 am
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Money transfers
Replies: 13
Views: 2840

Re: Money transfers

Just a quick update. Funds arrived in U.K. bank account today, so we’ll done Ley Currency. Glad they fixed our rate before the election, as the pound has risen against the euro since.

Bill
by magpie69
December 11th, 2019, 8:36 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Money transfers
Replies: 13
Views: 2840

Re: Money transfers

The initial deposit payment went into our La Caixa account which cost us nothing. We transferred this to KC Sabadell account, which La Caixa charged €3 for, their standard charge for every transaction, as it was Spanish to Spanish accounts. We have not closed the account as there may be outstanding ...
by magpie69
December 11th, 2019, 3:23 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Money transfers
Replies: 13
Views: 2840

Re: Money transfers

Sorry for not getting back on earlier but things have been a bit hectic. Eventually went with Key Currency, quite a small outfit based in Truro but with good reviews. Set up an account with them by phone before we went over, then went to our La Caixa branch in Es Migjorn and transferred the sale dep...
by magpie69
November 27th, 2019, 2:15 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Selling a car
Replies: 9
Views: 2169

Re: Selling a car

Thanks. We are hoping that FRAMA will take the car and complete the necessary paperwork there and then.
Fingers crossed!

Bill
by magpie69
November 26th, 2019, 6:47 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Selling a car
Replies: 9
Views: 2169

Re: Selling a car

Thanks for reply. Will go to FRAMA and enquire.

Bill