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How Cryptocurrency Relates to the Real Estate Industry

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum have been slowly changing the face of finance for some time now. Until recently, however, those transformations had largely flown under the radar.

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Five of the best mountain biking holidays in Spain: Pyrenees to Sierras

Away from the resorts and beaches of the Costas there’s a very different side to Spain. And it’s a side that’s steep, rocky and perfect for mountain biking. With the Pyrenees in the north and the Sierra Nevada in the south, plus a range of peaks in between, off-road cyclists are spoiled for choice when it comes to mountain biking holidays in Spain. To help you decide where to go on your next Spanish mountain biking adventure, we’ve picked five of the very best spots that offer a combination of rides, terrain and spectacular views. Please note in this article we are only looking at mainland Spain, we have a separate article about where to go mountain biking in the Canary Islands.

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Where are the best rooftop terraces in Spain where you can enjoy the dying rays of the summer sunshine?

As the summer draws to a close, there’s still time for a trip to a few of these rooftop terraces, which afford unbeatable views of nine Spanish cities.

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Is cryptocurrency part of the future of real estate transactions? It’s not so much a question of “if” as it is “how and when,”

As Bitcoin and blockchain technology become more prevalent, the real estate industry is speculating about whether it will be adopted as a mainstream form of payment to purchase homes.

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The Digital Age Brings The Remote Workers To Spain.....

If someone's profession allows them to be location independent, whether as an entrepreneur or remote worker and as more of us are beginning to strongly value having a work/life balance, this trend looks like it’s not going away soon.

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The Spanish Siesta's Days Could Be Numbered........

“The word siesta comes from the Latin sexta, the Romans stopped to eat and rest at the sixth hour of the day.

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Is "Photography Photography Photography" the new "Location, Location, Location ?"

If you look at the difference between photos taken by a professional and ones taken by brokers/agents with digital cameras, it's not hard to see that you get what you pay for. Professional photographers use professional equipment, have the skills set to use it and they have a trained eye for making your home look its best. This is their job, they're professionals.

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Sport In Spain Is Big - Take A Look At What Is Still To Come In The 2017 Calendar.......

Whether in large stadiums, indoor circuits or outdoor trails, this year Spain is hosting a range of internationally recognised events and championships to suit all tastes. So no matter where you are staying in Spain, there will be something for you to enjoy.

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Andalucia - Explore The Farmers Markets and Truly Experience The Mediterranean Diet.....

Ecological farming systems are increasingly being established, whose produce is sold in markets and specialist shops. If you travel to southern Spain be sure to try the local produce. Fresh fruit and vegetables grown without using chemicals, wines, honey, spices and a wide range of products.

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8 Tips That Must Be Considered When Selling a Luxury Home

Selling a home is not the easiest of tasks but it also doesn’t have to be as hard as figuring out the rubiks cube! The level of difficulty does increase though when selling a luxury home. With the increasing level of difficulty comes an increased level of expertise that is required to sell a luxury home.

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A Spanish Lawyers Role In A Real Estate Transaction Is Crucial...

Real estate law is known as being a particularly complicated field of law because of the staggering amount of details that are involved. Details are of the upmost importance when dealing with a piece of property that is a contender for being your new investment.

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Raise your hand if, at some point in your life, you’ve dreamed about packing up your belongings and moving halfway around the world Spain looks good...

Making the decision to move abroad isn't something to be taken lightly. There's plenty of boxes to be ticked, forms to be filled out, and general planning to be done. here are 4 individuals who did just that — and want to share their experiences....

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Exploring Spain With The Family ......

The Picos de Europa range – which is inland from the Spain’s Atlantic coast – is in that select category of travel destinations where school summer holidays are actually the optimum time to visit. The weather on Spain’s “green coast” can change fast and it is important to have rain gear at the ready, and so August, the driest month of the year, represents the best time to try a trek. We had a few murky days but most were warm, sunny and clear.

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We Found This Interesting.......

“Jerez is world renowned for four major things”, explained the city’s mayor. “Our wine, for being the birthplace of flamenco, for our School of Equestrian Art, and for our motorcycle GP. Having been nominated World Motorcycling Capital is very important for our city.”

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Let The Party Begin.........

The summer beach parties might be coming to a close but September the festivals are in full flow......

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Education on the Costa Blanca - living a dream, building a future.

The latest United Nations data shows that the only European country in the top five of expat destinations is Spain in fourth place.

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Asset Folio's Guide To......

We get asked a lot about the process of building a villa in Spain, here is a basic outline of the process,

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China Turmoil Sends Oil, Stocks Sliding Is There A Dark Cloud On The Horizon?

So does real estate investment beat the stock markets over all? Of course we are not going to sit on the fence here at Asset Folio on this one as you would imagine, however with the world economy under immense strain we do see trends in our business and with the above headline in every media outlet a surge in activity descends on Asset Folio HQ from investors enquiring about alternative investments.

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It's Seville !!

Some cities have looks, other cities have personality. The sevillanos – lucky devils – get both,

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Why We Love Malaga !

Welcome to Malaga, the new Barcelona! Arty regeneration makes unappreciated Spanish city one of Europe's hip locations

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Where To Stay When Searching For Your Dream Property With Asset Folio

We often have to arrange and advise on the best hotels for our clients to stay in when they travel to meet Asset Folio in Marbella. With varied tastes and requirements below are a selection for all styles.

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There Have Been Some Great Movies Made in Madrid See If You Recognise Any.

It is typical to see great movies shooting in scenarios as New York, Los Angeles, London, Barcelona and Paris. However, one of the preferred locations for filmmakers is Madrid, Spain.

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Shopping Season Is Nearly Upon Us

Marbella is well known for its golf, beaches, summer night life, fast cars and superb selection of restraunt's its also fast becoming one of the go to areas in Europe. Whatever your heart desires, be it the latest designer fashion, fabulous interior pieces, state of the art gadgets or local specialty products, there’s something to suit every taste and budget.

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How We Feed Our Minds............

Its not all about the property scene, keeping our reputation as the most professional company on the coast also means we have to make sure we look as good as we act. As part of our healthy blog series we focus this week on a talent that even has some of the biggest names in the food industry keeping their eye on her.

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There Is A Reason Asset Folio Recommend The Puente Romano To Its Clients.

Viewing property can be exciting and hard work, after a good day of seeing the finest property on the coast our clients like to enjoy their free time and there is one hotel that will always come top of our list,

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Walk the King's Way - If you dare!

The infamous Camino del Rey has recently reopened after a multi million euro restoration project and is now set to become a major tourist attraction in Southern Spain.

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Want to know What Technology Asset Folio Clients Use To Look At The Real Estate Opportunities We Send Them?

Asset Folio have now been able to answer the argument that has been raging for decades, "what is more popular Mac or Windows?" Well we now have the answer, using the data from our global client base we can settle this argument once and for all.

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Spanish Coffee Ever Wondered What To Ask For?

Coffee is a well-loved drink in Spain. Its popularity is, perhaps, second only to “anything with alcohol.” A Spaniard will drink a coffee for breakfast, at mid-morning break, after lunch and, quite often, after dinner. But have you ever wondered what you should order your self?

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Spain and Some Facts You Might Not Know?

Spain has a history and culture that we love to learn and explore it makes you want to spend more and more time in this country and even think about living here one day? It is hard to know where to start so here is a small selection of facts about Spain that the average person might not know.

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