Buying a new property in Spain It is well known the booming property market along the Mediterranean coasts
as well as all along the most important cities of Spain. Buying real estate
involves many legal issues: payment of taxes, insurance, mortgages… the Spanish
market is very different from the foreign one, these differences make it even
more necessary the assistance of a Spanish Lawyer More...
Purchase of a second hand property Selecting a second hand property can be easier than selecting a new one, since
the building is already constructed, you can check it before buying. Here are
general guidelines on aspects of real estate purchase which can help you to
understand how it works in Spain, but it can not be substituted for proper legal
advice. It is important to seek professional advice in order to avoid
misunderstandings and possible frauds, at the same time, you will avoid the
worry of all the procedures and paperwork More...
Getting a mortgage in Spain How mortgage loan work? do mortgages come with compulsory insurance? how can
you make the process of obtaining your home financing as efficient and simple
as possible? More...
Having your house built Which steps should I follow to have my house built in Spain? should I get permission
from the Town Hall to build it? what if my land is in the deep country? More...
Selling your Spanish property Only those persons or companies named on the property title deed have the right
to sell any property in Spain, unless a notarised power of attorney has been
given to a third party More...
Renting & Housing Nowadays legal provisions on renting and letting in Spain are contained in
the new Law of Urban Lettings of 1994, which applies to rental contracts
dated from January 1, 1995 onwards. Contracts settled before that date are governed
by several rules, which have been modified by the current law of urban lettings
The community of property owners If you have bought an apartment or villa, which take part of a building complex,
keep in mind that these will be subject to the Spanish Law of Horizontal Division.
According to this law, every apartment or villa-owner has the co-property of
the common elements of the building complex. More...