Architects Fees Marbella and Costa del Sol

Architect Marbella

What does an architect charge in Marbella and the Costa del Sol? Conventionally they charge a percentage of the build cost. While there are no mandatory rates almost all architects quote the standard rates of their colegio. The percentages vary according to the scale of the project. The Architects Colleges that supervise the architects inContinue reading

Do you NEED the Tesla Powerwall battery?

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Under some circumstances you probably do. The key thing about this battery is that it has a high capacity and a high output (so you can run the kettle and the washing machine for example). It’s also small, clean, and easily mountable on the wall. Forget the old days of rows of kind of carContinue reading

Marbella Property Market Update May 2018

Spanish Property Market

The best latest report comes from Survey Spain, a company of Chartered Surveyors in Estepona, that does building surveys and valuations. The report is the most informative and best researched that I have seen and is impartial. It is really useful for people who might be asking themselves where to buy and how values varyContinue reading

Eco Vida Homes Ethical Code of Practice

RICS Ethical Code

Eco Vida Homes is a “company of Chartered Surveyors” by way of the fact the John Wolfendale is a qualified RICS member. We are also architects, technical architects, and a contractor. John still carries out valuations and building surveys to RICS standards as an independent professional. Eco Vida Homes is therefore regulated ethically by theContinue reading

How to Write an Architect’s Brief for Marbella Spain

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Remember Mr Spock from Star Trek? He was able to exchange minds with someone so that both he and they had a complete understanding of what is happening in each other’s mind: a mind meld. Having melded they join forces to defeat the common enemy. Mr Spock would have made a good architect because whatContinue reading