Legal Aspects of Buying Property in Costa Blanca, Spain
Find it, Buy it & move on with us ………………
You´ve made the decision to purchase a property and we want to make sure this exciting time is as stress free as possible. Our friendly, multi lingual team is here with their expertise and knowledge of properties in the area and in depth experience of helping buyers. These guidelines outline a little about the buying process and why we are best placed to work with you to make your dream home become a reality.
Helping you to find that perfect property is what we´re here to do; we will take a full brief from you and tailor a search to find you exactly what you are looking for, give you options and work with you to short list the most appropriate properties for you to view.
Advising you as to what your budget will buy, which areas may suit your requirements along with the process of reforming properties or even building from scratch, along with rental potential if your purchase is to be an investment opportunity.
Mortgages are often an essential part of purchasing a property; if you need help with finance we can put you in touch with an established company who will give you free and impartial advice.
Impeccable service is something we pride ourselves on, we are with you every step of the way, guiding you on viewings, listening and reacting to your feedback and making every effort to find you what you are looking for.
Legal checks are an essential part of purchasing a property, we would recommend you have an independent lawyer to work with you and can help suggest reputable lawyers in the area.
Tax is an important consideration when buying a home in Spain. You will need to allow around 12% of the purchase price to cover taxes and costs.
Offering on a property is where we can guide you to ensure you secure that perfect place.
NIE numbers are essential to purchase a property, this is a unique number issued by the Spanish authorities to identify foreigners, we will be happy to help you to get this and can often achieve this within a day.
Success! When we have found your dream property, you will need:
·A 2500€ holding deposit
·10% of the purchase price is then due within an agreed time.
·The seller and their lawyer will produce the escritura (title deeds) and once the paperwork has been exchanged all parties must attend the local notary and confirm official ownership. Final balance is to then be paid and keys exchanged.