Category Archives : Community Issues

HOA Horror

On February 26, 2018, Posted by , In Community Issues, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on HOA Horror

Let’s imagine an apartment building with ten floors, forty owners, a dozen service providers, and one HOA committee to deal with issues. The committee implements rules and bylaws that everyone need to follow. Not everyone likes them, of course. Conflict will arise.

The community President fees. Are they legal

On August 1, 2016, Posted by , In Community Issues,Urbytus Network, By ,,, , With Comments Off on The community President fees. Are they legal

There are lot of questions about the fees of a community president. Can they collect a fee, how much and if it is legal. In this article we answer this common question.

The 1st Presidents Club Golf Tournament in aid of Cudeca

On November 16, 2015, Posted by , In Community Issues,Life in Spain,News from Urbytus, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on The 1st Presidents Club Golf Tournament in aid of Cudeca

The 1st Presidents Club Golf Tournament, organized by Urbytus in aid of Cudeca on the Costa del Sol at the Marbella Club Golf Resort.

Protecting Your Trade Mark

The Presidents Club  It is a thing that often most entrepreneurs forget.  It is not just about protecting your trade mark, but also making sure that you do not use someone else’s.  Let me begin with my own story as an example.  In 2007 I embarked on a new project….

It is your turn to be President

Congratulations. It is your turn, your turn to be the President, your turn to run the show, … your turn to serve. To serve your neighbours and be of service to your community.  That’s what being a President is about. It is not about power and having it your way….

Who will win the next elections? I can almost guarantee you my predictions

On May 25, 2015, Posted by , In Community Issues,Costa del Sol News,Life in Spain,OCM Software,Tips for homeowners, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Who will win the next elections? I can almost guarantee you my predictions

It is election times again, not just in UK or Spain, but also very soon in the USA and with all the presidential campaigns; I cannot help but think of communities of properties. In fact communities of properties are pretty much the same. They have annual general meetings and elections….

How Smart is Your Community?

On May 20, 2015, Posted by , In Community Issues,Costa del Sol News,Life in Spain,OCM Software, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on How Smart is Your Community?

Today every other word you hear is Smart. Smart cars, Smart Watches and Smart Phones. So how Smart is your community? Is it really smart? Does such a thing as a Smart Community exists?

The Importance of Attending Community Meetings and giving your Proxy votes

On April 8, 2015, Posted by , In Community Issues,Costa del Sol News,OCM Software, By ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on The Importance of Attending Community Meetings and giving your Proxy votes

I recently sent an email asking all our members to give us their stories.  Among these stories was a very interesting story of how a community went practically bankrupt in less than one year.

New Colaboration Agreement for Debt Collection and Purchase

On January 30, 2015, Posted by , In Community Issues,Costa del Sol News,News from Urbytus, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on New Colaboration Agreement for Debt Collection and Purchase

On the 6ht of January Urbytus signed a colaboration agreement with Eurofees to help with debt collection and also debt purchase in communities across the Costa de Sol and Spain. This agreement is unique in the sense that it turns Urbytus into the only company that can

Minimum Interest Rates in your Mortgage Contract!

On December 11, 2014, Posted by , In Community Issues,Costa del Sol News,Life in Spain,News from Urbytus,Spain News,Tips for homeowners, With Comments Off on Minimum Interest Rates in your Mortgage Contract!

Millions of families across Spain, including a good number of expats, have contracted mortgages with interest rate floor clauses (“cláusulas suelo”, as they are commonly called in Spain), which prevented them from taking advantage of the very low mortgage interest rates which have occurred due to the decline in the…