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….
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….
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?
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.
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
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…
Did you know that Spain is amongst the highest taxed countries in Europe when it comes to inheritance? And even worse for the non residents.
At the end of January 2014 beginning of 2014, Presidents of Urbanizations attended the Presidents Club at Urbytus. The event was well attended by Presidents from Mijas Costa, Alhuarin to Marbella.
Community debt has become a big issue to the point of turning many communities into difficult situations of having to close down swimming pools, shutting down lifts and even more drastic measures of complete abandonment. As a hot topic and also one that all paying members and presidents are hassled…
There’s a lot to be said for living in a ‘community of owners’. Communal costs are shared so you get to enjoy facilities like gardens, pools, and tennis courts for a fraction of the cost. But at times like this, when the economic going gets tough, many we spoke to…