Blogs and advice from Industry leading Specialists
Valuable Opinions, Comments & Gossip
Financial related News & Articles relating to Spain
Latest News, Stories
& Hot Topics
Various Tools & Widgets to help with your financial needs
Tools & Widgets to
help with finances
Polls, Surveys and Opinions featured throughout Tumbit
Featured Polls, Surveys & Stats
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat

Removals to Spain v Exports from Spain

By The Equalizer - Sat 21st Dec 2013

Ten years ago the UK’s Road Haulage and Removals industry were able to use their initiative and capitalise on a reasonably unique set of circumstances and carve out a very lucrative niche for themselves.

In 2004 the Spanish property boom was in full flow and TV shows such as A Place in the Sun were adding fuel to the already growing demand for British citizens to own a property in Spain.

Furthermore, the favourable sterling – Euro currency exchange rate together with the rapid increase of price in British property made Spanish property seem an attractive home for many an investor.

So removals to Spain was a growth industry – the only problem was how to cost the service competitively and to cover the cost of the empty return leg....

Fortunately, the rapid growth in the price of British properties around 2004 also coincided with an increase in popularity in DIY (thanks in part to TV’s ‘Changing Rooms’), and many saw improving their homes as an attractive a and cost-effective alternative to moving house.

Solution : The guys offering removals to Spain saw the connection and offered exports from Spain – notably ceramic tiles and bathroom suites.

So fast forward 5 years or so until the burst of the Spanish Property bubble and, to a lesser extent, the decline in property prices in the UK. Market forces now dictate that removals to Spain no longer sees the demand that it did 5 years plus ago – the opposite is seemingly true. Expats begin returning to the UK in droves. The problem is that the UK’s appetite for DIY remains intact, and the exchange rate is now even more favourable.

Comment on this Blog

Be the first to comment on this Blog !!

Related Partners

Recommended Items

More Blogs By The Equalizer

Related Articles

Blogs From Other Users

When shopping for bodyjewelrytips, never buy anything that has nickel. The best type of material is the steel, titanium, wood, anodized gold or gold. Most nickel products will rust and may infect your ear. If you have pierced the naval or eye, you do not need to worry, as that is the most versatile part of the body. You can wear rings, straight, curved or fancy and captive beads. There are many leading body piercing jewelry that offer some of the biggest collection at very affordable price. In regard to shopping, always go to a wholesale shape as that is the sure place of getting any type of body piercing jewelry. The only thing that you need to be careful about is the material used to make the jewelry. There are instances when body piercing might go wrong and the result is an infection. In order to avoid this, make sure that the person doing the piercing is qualified to do so. After piercing is done Bodys piercing trends, you should keep the area sterilized and clean. Use warm water to wipe dirt. Never use spirits as they will corrode the area resulting to a wound which might cause an infection.