Category Archives : OCM Software

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.

Bringing your AGM to order

With any community or urbanization there will always be practical problems which arise. Traditionally these are brought up at the yearly AGM to be discussed and if possible resolved.

Franquishop Exhibition a great success

The Urbytus team had a productive week last week as they attended the Franquishop exhibition in Seville to promote their reseller programme to entrepreneurs. It was a great opportunity for us to show the benefits of becoming an Urbytus reseller and the concept sparked lots of interest.

OCM updates and new modules.

Dear All, You will have noticed that in the past couple of months we have made a fair few upgrades to our website. As we have not had the chance to let you know about each update at each stage, here is a quick summary. 1. User Management ________________________________________ You…

Cutting Community Bills using Modern Technology

In the past couple of years Cost of Electricity per kw has risen over 20%. Part due to rising costs and part due to market liberalization. In urbanizations and communities with large communal areas this has created an enormous increase in community costs, while communities generally add a 5% annual…

The participation quota in a community of properties

A community of proprietors is described legally as horizontal ownership. This is the legal term that establishes the individual ownership of a real estate and in an undividable way, the co ownership of the common elements that are necessary for the use of the particular property.

The history of online website for communities and urbanizations

Where did it all start and who was first? Ideas more or less come to many people at the same time. Some people have them earlier than others and some a little later. It is difficult to say who is first these days. Many ideas have come and gone, some…

Have you purchased or about to purchase a new

For many foreigners purchasing a property in Spain is an investment, a second property or possibly winter residence.  While most people leave everything in the hands of their solicitors to complete, they are often unaware of all the things that need attending to after the purchase of a property.  So…