Balearic government aims to phase out Green house emissions by 2050

A bold move by the Balearic islands’ government to phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is being considered in a new green manifesto, which includes banning diesel cars and changing all street lighting to LEDs. Other plans include Francina Armengol, the president of the Balearics’ socialist-green government, said  “It has to be this way if […]

Palma town council to ban holiday rentals in apartment blocks

We understand Palma town council is close to banning holiday rentals in apartment blocks. Long-term rentals will not be affected, nor detached or semi-detached dwellings and always when a specific tourist rental licence is granted. The Gobern Balear will also empower other local authorities across the islands to prohibit apartment rentals if considered necessary. The […]

2024 Balearic Property Preview

Alastair Kinloch MRICS from Property Works Mallorca gives his views on the property market in the Balearics for 2023.   He starts with a general historic picture of the Balearic property market and then goes on to look at how things are shaping up for 2023.  The basics of the Balearic Market  In my opinion, the […]

Uk divorce valuations and Spanish Property

We can help minimize difficulties following the breakup of a marriage or relationship by providing a market valuation of your Spanish property. Although always a difficult situation, we can help identify the value of your asset, hopefully, before it goes to court. If this is not possible, we can act as an expert witness if required […]

OJO! If you have not voted for more that 15 years and resident in Spain you lose your vote for ever!

James Preston, a Spanish resident, and UK citizen has lost his appeal to allow British ex-pats to vote after 15 years of absence from the UK. it is estimated that the ruling will disenfranchise up to 5 million British ex-pats. British ex-pats continue to fight the 15-year voting rule Ironically, this is occurring while the […]

RICS Property Surveys, Valuations and Support Services in Mallorca, Menorca Ibiza and Formentera.

Property Works Mallorca, headed by Surveyor Alastair Kinloch MRICS, is a multi-disciplinary RICS surveying firm, based in Mallorca (Majorca), Spain offering surveys, valuations, project management, and support services throughout the islands.   We believe unlike other providers, we are the only RICS residential surveyors in the Balearics with full professional indemnity insurance, therefore fulfilling RICS standards, requirements and regulations. […]