Yes thanks heatherpsk. The architect is in Madrid though and we need someone in the Costa Blanca for the work.
A london architect wouldn’t know a yorkshire builder, would he?
I understand that the licence costs are based on the material costs of the reform and that the application states the cost and we pay the 1% charge for this.
We tend to do a lot ourselves and don’t do like many others and leave it to a company to do everything for you from flying you out to signing on the dotted line.
We employed our own solicitor and have a chap out there to keep an eye on things.
We also got to know the Spanish neighbours who are more than willing to keep an eye on things too. 🙂
There are no Brits in the immediate area.