March 2018

Buying a home

This guide sets out essential information for people wanting to buy property in Spain, including advice on legal advice, buying in certain areas, complaints and more. It should be read together with the ‘How to buy property abroad’ guide. We are unable to provide any guidance on individual property purchases apart from the information and links listed below. Legal advice Mortgage Buyer´s...

Renting out your property

As from 1st June 2013, all homes for sale or to let in Spain are required by law to have an energy efficiency certificate. If you are offering your property for rent after this date, you will need to obtain an energy certificate first. Please contact us regarding rentals as we are offering these services and we have a long experience in this field. Short-term lets If you want to let your property...

Mortgage

Look for the mortgage which is most appropriate for your capabilities and needs. There are a range of mortgages on offer and you should pay special attention to the interest rate and repayment period, fees for setting up the mortgage as well as early repayment and cancellation fees. If you cannot keep up the mortgage repayments, the Spanish bank could repossess your property in Spain. If the value of...

Legal advice

It is strongly recommended that you choose an independent lawyer who is specialised in Spanish land law (urbanismo). Independent means that they work on your behalf only and are not also looking after the interests of the agent or developer. The Spanish property conveyancing system is different to the UK system so you should ensure that those involved in the transaction are qualified and experienced in...

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