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Living In Gran Canaria: Articles By Local estate Agent Laura Leyshon

Useful articles about living in Gran Canaria by local estate agent and property expert Laura Leyshon.

Jable restaurant: Quality Fuerteventura-sinspired food on the Las Canteras beachfront in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city

BEACHWATCH: Fuerteventura inspired food on Las Canteras beachfront At Jable

As a rule of thumb, beachfront food tends to be “good enough” because seaside restaurants don’t need to try all that hard to fill their tables. However, nobody seems to…

Beachwatch: Las Palmas Beachfront And Penthouse Apartments

You found the Las Palmas Property BEACHWATCH page. I’m Laura Leyshon and I specialise in luxury Las Palmas property. Here I tell you about the best  property that comes up…

A New Garden Centre In Las Palmas

  La Casa de Las Semillas by the old stadium, always a quality place for houseplants, has moved to the ground floor of the British Club building on León y…

4 Things Being An Estate Agent Has Taught Me About Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria runs on its own time The Canary Islands are an hour behind the rest of Spain and on the same time as London. This gives the islands up…
The Rocktop rooftop bar in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Guide To All The Rooftop Bars In Las Palmas City

The Las Palmas rooftop bar scene is taking off with new hotel bars and terraces opening regularly. It’s because the law changed at the start of 2018 to allow restaurants…

Living In Gran Canaria: A Guide By Laura Leyshon

My guide to moving to Gran Canaria as an expat or foreign resident is called Gran Canaria Living. It’s a useful guide to moving to the island, finding friends and settling…
The Las Canteras beachfront property market in Gran Canaria

5 Things About The Las Palmas Water Supply That Only Experience Teaches You

As a Las Palmas estate agent, I sell dozens of properties in the city every year so you’d think I know most things about the city’s quirks. However, it wasn’t…

A Fresh Guide To Las Palmas Food Shopping

One of the great advantages of living in Las Palmas city is that you are never a couple of minute’s walk away from a shop. Between local shops, supermarkets and…
Las Palmas beachfront property seen from the sea

Las Palmas City’s Quality Of Life Amongst World’s Best

Las Palmas has one of the highest Quality of Life scores of any city in the world, according to website Numbeo.com Numbeo uses a wide range of factors to calculate its…
Bargain propertry in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

5 Unique Las Palmas Property Problems & How To Fix Them

Owning a property in Las Palmas is largely hassle-free. It’s not like we have to worry about cleaning out the gutters or insulating the roof.  However, there are a few…

7 Things You Only Know If You’ve Lived In Las Palmas

A few quirks of living in Las Palmas that I’ve learned to love about living in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city. Parallel parking: It’s easy Yes, lots of people around…
Bargain propertry in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Moving To Las Palmas: Really Useful Resources

Here’s the list of useful websites that I always recommend to people moving to Las Palmas.  Las Palmas events The LPA Info Facebook group publishes a great range of local…